During the Faculty-Staff Holiday Craft Fair in December, more than 50 students, faculty, staff and visitors collaborated on the building of a temporary floor-to-ceiling sculpture made of bamboo and heavy-duty zip ties. The project was sponsored by the group #Wheatonmakes, as part of the college’s InterMedia Arts Group Innovation Network (IMAGINE).
President Dennis M. Hanno and the Wheaton community participated in the Veterans Day parade and ceremony presented by the town of Norton, Mass.
Studio majors express themselves at annual exhibition
Each year, studio art majors present work in the senior art exhibition in the Beard and Weil Galleries as a culmination of their creative experience at Wheaton. This year’s show, “Introspection,” under advisor Professor Andrew Howard, showcased diverse work by 18 students. [Read more...]
Wheaton presented Nontombi Naomi Tutu, an advocate for tolerance, equality and human rights, with the Otis Social Justice Award on Sept. 16, 2013. Tutu delivered a lecture in Hindle Auditorium titled “Striving for Justice: Searching for Common Ground,” and met and dined with students. Her father, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending the apartheid regime in South Africa.
Keith Nordstrom photos