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Celebration of culture
The beloved International Bazaar and Fashion Show enjoyed a triumphant return on Friday, April 1, after a three-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Center for Global Education event celebrates campus diversity with interactive activities, performances and cuisine from different regions of the world.
Wheaton to launch design major
Starting in fall 2022, Wheaton students will have the opportunity to major in design. This new major is distinctive as it is both interdisciplinary and grounded in the liberal arts.
The winter break afforded many Wheaton students the time to gain hands-on experience in their fields of choice. These experiential learning opportunities were funded through a variety of sources that fulfill The Wheaton Edge promise to support students undertaking internships, research and volunteer work. A few students shared about their winternships.
Accessories of the past
The “Adorned! Jewelry Design from the Ancient Mediterranean to Attleboro” exhibition, funded by a grant from the Council of Independent Colleges and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is a collaboration between Wheaton faculty, students, the Attleboro Arts Museum and members of the local community.
Study abroad takes off again
Many seniors are taking advantage of study abroad opportunities after pandemic-related restrictions led to canceled programs.
Min Jung Kim ’92 is the first female director of Saint Louis Art Museum. Carolina Kaufman ’98 broadens narratives at the Pentacrest Museums. Both majored in art history at Wheaton College and followed their passions into fields that bring them joy allow them to do mission-driven work.
The art of advocacy
What role can art institutions and those who work in the field of art play in creating a more just and welcoming world? That question is the inspiration behind the upcoming Wheaton College conference “Pass the Mic! Create. Curate. Care.”