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Domestic violence awareness campaign begins

October 17, 2023

Starting this week, members of the Wells College community can participate in on-campus activities with an awareness campaign and a public forum this October in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Students, faculty, and staff can sign a pledge, take a purple ribbon, or wear purple throughout the month to show support for survivors…

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Wells College Press opens annual chapbook contest

October 16, 2023

Submissions have opened for this year’s annual Wells College Press Chapbook Contest.  English Department Chair Dan Rosenberg said the Chapbook Contest is a wonderful collaboration that invites a range of contemporary poets to not only share their work with the community but also transform it through Wells’ Book Arts Center. “Chapbooks are small, intimate, flexible,…

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Statement about the Israeli Gaza War

October 11, 2023

The past several days we have witnessed a horrific act of terrorism by Hamas against Israel. The violence that has taken place in Israel is almost impossible to comprehend, heart- wrenching and sad. In retaliation, the Israel government has declared war, which means many more people in Israel and in Gaza will die. As a…

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October 6th Update

October 6, 2023

As October begins, it is easy to enjoy this season at Wells with all the splendid colors and the change in the air that fall brings. The enthusiasm across campus since we welcomed our new and returning students just a few short weeks ago is exciting and refreshing. I have heard from many of you…

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Odd/Even for fall 2023 concludes with a tie

October 4, 2023

Last weekend, about 30 Wells College students on the Oddline and Evenline sang in a sing-off and played kickball for this semester’s Odd/Even. The Odds and Evens practiced routines and kickball matches for at least three weeks in preparation for the competitions. In the end, three judges from Wells faculty and staff declared the Evenline…

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Wells College awarded Title III grant for proposed HOPE Initiative

October 3, 2023

On Sept. 27, Wells College was awarded a five-year $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The Title III Strengthening Institutions Program is designed to help eligible institutions “expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability.” Wells College President Jonathan…

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A Brief History of Odd/Even

September 29, 2023
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Filmmaker Series begins with classic French thriller

September 22, 2023

The first film for this year’s Filmmaker-In-Residence Series, hosted by the college’s English and Visual Arts departments, will screen Thursday in Zabriskie Hall at 7 p.m. The chosen filmmaker, Alison O’Daniel, is a United States Artist Disability Futures fellow and a Guggenheim fellow. Her work has been exhibited at the Hammer Museum, Garage Museum of…

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Visiting Writers Series set to begin for fall semester

September 19, 2023

Wells College’s English Department is hosting another Visiting Writers Series for the fall 2023 semester. Dan Rosenberg, English department chair and director of the Visiting Writers Series, said the series began as early as 1973 and has since been a tradition that he’s honored to carry on. Bringing writers from different regions and with more…

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New faces join Wells College faculty

September 4, 2023

As the fall 2023 semester begins, Wells College is welcoming six new faculty members. Below is a brief list of each of their accomplishments and details about their new positions. This is curated content based on written articles and video interviews with each faculty member conducted by the college’s Marketing and Communications Department. To learn…

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