Winter Wellness Meditation with Wheaton

Caleigh Grogan ’18 will perform virtual meditation sessions throughout the semester, February 3–May 5, 2021. Sessions will be held every Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. ET.

The sessions will consist of brief meditation instruction followed by seated silent meditation; different mantras and techniques will be explored throughout the semester. No previous experience necessary, all are welcome!

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Chemistry at Wheaton Through the Years

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
12–1 p.m. ET

Join us for a panel discussion by alumnae with Elita Pastra-Landis ’69, Emerita Professor of Chemistry at Wheaton; Hilary Magruder Gaudet ’09, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry; and Carina Rose Sclafani ’20, IRTA Fellow at The National Institutes of Health.
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Celebrating Dale Rogers Marshall

Saturday, May 1, 2021
2–3 p.m. ET

Join President Dennis M. Hanno, members of the faculty, and alumni leaders for a memorial program celebrating the life and Wheaton legacy of Dale Rogers Marshall, who served as President of the college from 1992 – 2004.

Her Wheaton presidency was defined by a strong commitment to the liberal arts, diversity, and social justice. She led recruitment efforts for a diverse and exceptional group of scholars to join the Wheaton faculty, and she instituted new programs aimed at increasing diversity on campus. In April 2005, the college named the Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning in recognition of her.

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Animal Transmission of COVID-19: A virtual summer research project with students

Tuesday, May 11
12-1 p.m. ET

For many academics, the necessary shutting down of access to libraries, labs, and offices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic was the end of our professional scholarship for the spring semester of 2020. In this talk, join Kathy Morgan, associate professor of psychology, and Robert Morris, professor of biology, as they discuss how they completed a series of research projects in summer of 2020 involving 50 students and 4 faculty members from 3 different departments.

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“Back to the Future”: Wheaton’s Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs in Tanzania and Bhutan and the Future of Global Education

Wednesday, May 12
12-1:30 p.m. ET

Join retiring professors Donna Kerner (Anthropology) and Bianca Cody Murphy (Psychology) for a look back at the evolution of Wheaton’s study abroad initiatives and how faculty-led programs are building a bridge to the future of global education in Wheaton’s new Compass curriculum. Moderated by Gretchen Young, Dean for Global Education.

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A Piece of Coale: A Conversation with Sam Coale, Professor of English

Wednesday, May 19
12-1p.m. ET

Sam CoaleJoin us for a fascinating conversation with retiring Professor of English, Sam Coale. Professor Coale is known for his review columns in the Providence Journal on films, literary works and authors, as well as his additional contributions including the numerous books, essays and papers that he has written throughout his illustrious career. In this conversation, he will review his 53 years at Wheaton, discussing the history, curriculum and the Wheaton of today in true Sam Coale style with sincerity and humor.

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