fall into fall with pumpkin fest 2019

Grab your friends and family and join us at Pumpkin Fest, Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 12 to 4 pm at Long Lane Farm in Middletown. Last year’s event drew more than 400 attendees from Wesleyan and our Middletown communities. This year’s event will feature local bands, farm tours, crafts, produce and baked goods for sale, a pie-eating contest, vendors—including RJ Julia, WesPress, NoRA Cupcake, Adelbrook Bark-ery and the Spice Lady—student groups, FREE veggie burgers and cider, and more. Hope to see you there!

jonas promotes one health approach to microbial threats

On April 29, the College of the Environment welcomed Olga Jonas, a senior fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute, for a presentation on “Pandemics, AMR and Other Microbial Threats: One Health Approaches to Mitigate the Risks in Developing Countries.” Prior to her current position, Jonas worked at the World Bank, where she coordinated the operational response to avian and pandemic flu threats and, with the UN and others, was responsible for monitoring the global response since 2006.

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stewart explores tipping points in annual earth week rant

On April 18, 2019, Brian Stewart, professor of physics, environmental studies, and integrative sciences, hosted his 12th Annual Earth Week Rant on the subject of “Tipping Points: Physical, Ecological, Social, and Personal.” His yearly talks inform the greater Wesleyan community on the evolution of climate change and challenge them to actively work to counter its effects.

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