Right Now! Series titled “Drugs, Harm, and the Campus.”

To the Wesleyan Community:
The Allbritton Center For The Study Of Public Life is presenting three linked panels in its Right Now! Series titled “Drugs, Harm, and the Campus.” Please join us and contribute to these important discussions.

Drug Use @ Wes
Tuesday, April 7, 4:30 p.m., PAC 002
What are we doing about drugs at Wes and why?
A panel discussion on education, support and policies at Wes
Tanya Purdy, Director of Health Education (WesWELL)
Beth DeRicco, Higher Education Outreach, Caron Treatment Centers
Ashley Fine ’15
MODERATOR: Mike Whaley, Vice President for Student Affairs

The Physiology of Drugs
Wednesday, April 15, 8 p.m., Memorial Chapel
What is actually happening inside your body?
Mike Robinson, Assistant Professor of Psychology and of Neuroscience & Behavior
Stefanie Jones, Drug Policy Alliance
Mark Neavyn, M.D., Director, Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital
MODERATOR: Ishita Mukerji, Dean of the Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Drug Policy, Regional and National
Tuesday, April 28, 8 p.m., Kerr Lecture Hall (Shanklin 107)
The policy debate: What is to be done?
Ethan Nadelmann, Founder and Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance
Susan O’Connor, Program Director, Phoenix House
Mike Lawlor, Under Secretary for Criminal Justice Policy and Planning in the State Office of Policy and Management
MODERATOR: Rob Rosenthal, Director, Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life

Civic Engagement Certificate Info Session, Allbritton Cluster, and CSPL 240 This Friday, April 3

– There will be an information session for Wesleyan’s Civic Engagement Certificate on Friday, April 3 at 12pm in Allbritton 311. This is an excellent opportunity to ask current CEC students about their experiences, learn about upcoming courses, and get ideas for fulfilling the certificate’s practicum and community service requirements. Lunch will be provided.

Be an Academic Peer Advisor and NSO Peer Advisor

The Deans’ Office is looking for talented and motivated students to become Academic Peer Advisors and New Student Orientation Peer Advisors. Academic Peer Advisors are juniors, seniors and exceptional sophomores who work over the summer and throughout New Student Orientation to support Wesleyan’s faculty advising program and enhance student access to academic resources. NSO Peer Advisors are rising Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who meet with new students during NSO as they prepare to meet with faculty advisors. Position descriptions and applications for these positions are now available at http://www.wesleyan.edu/studentaffairs/resources/peeradvisors/index.html. Applications and supporting documentation are due by Monday, April 6th at 5 pm. Questions should be directed to the Associate Dean for Student Academic Resources, Laura Patey (x5581, lpatey@wesleyan.edu).

Work for Reunion & Commencement

Reunion and Commencement Weekend 2015 is fast approaching (May 21st-May 24th), and we need student employees! Aside from getting paid, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to help out with one of Wesleyan’s biggest events, make lasting connections with alumni, and represent the student body to hundreds of visitors and guests. Potential jobs include working at the Registration site, being a Camp Cardinal Counselor, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!
To apply for a position, please fill out and submit the student employee application, available here. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 10th at 5:00 PM, and we will notify you of your employment status no later than Wednesday April 14th.
There will be a mandatory student employee meeting on Tuesday, May 19th in Exley Science Center 150, at 5:00 PM. If you are hired, you must attend this meeting to receive your work schedules, event staff T-shirt, and other important event information.
If you have any questions, please contact us at aprinterns@wesleyan.edu or 860-685-2802.
Thanks for your interest!
Aarit Ahuja ’16, Melissa Leung ’16, Catherine Marquez ’16, and Nisha Grewal ’17
Reunion and Commencement 2015 Interns
Office of Alumni and Parent Relations
330 High Street
(860) 685-2802

Melody Moezzi, 2001 Wesleyan Grad speaks about living with mental illness, cultural barriers, and living with stigma!

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is joining with the Muslim Student Association and Active Minds to bring Melody Moezzi for a talk next Tuesday April 7th. Melody is a 2001 Wesleyan grad, and she does a lot of speaking and activism around stigma reduction. she wrote a book called War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims and her new memoir is called Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life.” She is really excited to come to Wes to speak about living with mental illness, cultural barriers to help-seeking, and living with stigma.

Her talk will take place at 7 PM on Tuesday April 7th in the Daniel Family Commons. Copies of her new book will be available, and we will have light refreshments.

click on flyer for more information: MoezziWesFlyer