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Graduate Studies constitutes an essential element of Wesleyan, an independent university of the liberal arts and sciences founded in 1831. Wesleyan offers Graduate Studies programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. There are approximately 200 graduate students in Graduate Studies programs.

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Ricci PhD ’14 Awarded Congressional Fellowship

Ricci PhD ’14 Awarded Congressional Fellowship

(by Christine Foster) James Ricci PhD `14 was awarded a 2018-2019 Congressional Fellowship. The program is administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in conjunction with The American Mathematical Society. During this year-long fellowship, Ricci will be paired with either a member of Congress or a congressional committee. Fellows work as special legislative…
Doris Duke Foundation Supports ICPP’s Performing Artist Case Studies

Doris Duke Foundation Supports ICPP’s Performing Artist Case Studies

This summer, students seeking a master’s degree in performance curation from Wesleyan’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) are working on six performing artist case studies funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. On July 16, the ICPP Entrepreneurial Strategies class discussed their first artist — Becca Blackwell, an award-winning trans actor, performer and writer based…
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