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News & Events

A selection of the latest stories, photos and videos about Wheaton people, programs and events, produced by members of our community.

Building a better Bhutan

Building a better BhutanRoyal Thimpu College founder Dasho Tenzing Yonten P'12 made his first official visit to Wheaton Sept. 13-19 and gave a talk about Bhutan's history and how education can be a force for change.

Thinking about mindfulness

Thinking about mindfulnessJon Kabat-Zinn, who is an expert on mindfulness, will give a lecture at Wheaton in the Hindle Auditorium on October 7 at 7 p.m. The lecture is titled “Insight, Understanding, Wisdom, Cooperativity and Creativity: The Promise of Mindfulness and Other Contemplative Practices in Higher Education—and in Life.”

Exploring Chinese culture

Exploring Chinese cultureEight students accompanied Professor Emeritus Edmund Tong on a summer course to China, where they explored Chinese art, music, dance, architecture and other traditions.

Teaching exchange

Teaching exchangeDoctorate students at Brown University can teach courses at Wheaton through a partnership between the schools that has been ongoing since 2004. The program recently expanded, and four Brown students are teaching this year on campus.

Peering into deep space

Peering into deep spaceJohn Scarpaci '17 and Ryan Dill '15 spent their summer helping Professor Dipankar Maitra explore the environments around neutron stars and black holes, with funding from Wheaton and NASA.

Other News

  • Hands up, let's talk

    Post-Ferguson forum on racial bias and the police

  • Good morning, Boston

    Fox 25 to broadcast from campus on September 26

  • John Kricher

    Biology professor profiled on Chronicle, the news magazine program at WCVB Boston.

  • Trailblazers

    Student athletes clear campus path for running, walking

  • Welcoming Mythcon

    Wheaton playing first-time host to annual conference for Tolkien scholars, fantasy enthusiasts