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Class of 2013 Participates in Common Moment

The Center for the Arts sponsored the 2009 Feet to the Fire Common Moment Sept. 4 on Andrus Field.

The Class of 2013 showcased drumming and dance movements from six different cultures—Korean, Cuban, West African, Japanese, Irish and South Indian—where water is an important component of their cultural traditions.

The event included drumming, rhythmic movement and fire spinners. The evening culminated with the Class of 2013 forming a human histogram about its own water footprint. (Photos by Nick Lacy)

Wesleyan Welcomes the Class of 2013 to Campus

Noah Klein-Markman '13, second from left, was one of approximately 800 other first-year, transfer, exchange and visiting students in the Class of 2013 who moved in on Arrival Day Sept. 1.

Noah Klein-Markman '13, second from left, was one of approximately 800 other first-year, transfer, exchange and visiting students in the Class of 2013 who moved in on Arrival Day Sept. 1.

Noah Klein-Markman ’13 learned his first lesson at Wesleyan 20 minutes after arriving on campus.

“I already lost the key,” he said, carrying in two armloads of belongings. “I think I left the key inside the room.”

Klein-Markman, of Berkley, Calif., was one of the first students to move into the Butterfield Residence Hall during the Class of 2013 Arrival Day Sept. 1. He joined more than 800 other first-year, transfer, exchange and visiting students in the class.

His mother, Laura Klein ’78; father Henry Markman; and brother Sam Klein-Markman assisted Noah with the early morning move. The family dog, Bruno, guarded the family’s rental car parked on Huber Ave.

Although Laura Klein graduated from Wesleyan in 1978, she doesn’t

Videos, Photos of Arrival Day

VIDEOS of the Class of 2013 Arrival Day are below:

Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth delivers a Class of 2013 Arrival Day Welcome Sept. 1 in Memorial Chapel.

Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth delivers a Class of 2013 Arrival Day Welcome Sept. 1 in Memorial Chapel.

Video of Arrival Day 2009. (Video by Melissa Datre, John Wareham and Mark Bailey)

(Video by Melissa Datre, John Wareham, Allynn Wilkinson and Mark Bailey)

Video of Arrival Day 2009 (Video by Lauren Valentino '10)

(Video by Lauren Valentino '10)

Video of Arrival Day 2009 (Video by Bill Burkhart)

Video by Bill Burkhart)

Video of James Dottin '13 of Boston, Mass. moving into Clark Hall. (Video by Olivia Bartlett Drake)

Video of James Dottin '13 of Boston, Mass. moving into Clark Hall. (Video by Olivia Bartlett Drake)

PHOTOGRAPHS of Arrival Day are below:

Families parked on Andrus Field and moved items into Clark Hall.
Families parked on Andrus Field and moved items into Clark Hall.
James Dottin '13, right, of Boston, Mass. moved into Clark Hall.

James Dottin '13, right, of Boston, Mass. moved into Clark Hall.

Wesleyan Welcomes Two ‘Better Chance’ First-Year Students

Malik Ben-Salahuddin '13 and Dorisol Inoa '13 are both recent alumni of A Better Chance (ABC). They will attend Wesleyan in the fall.

Malik Ben-Salahuddin '13 and Dorisol Inoa '13 are both recent alumni of A Better Chance (ABC). They will attend Wesleyan in the fall.

Next fall, Wesleyan will welcome two students of color who graduated high school “capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership.”

Malik Ben-Salahuddin ’13 and Dorisol Inoa ’13 are both recent alumni of A Better Chance (ABC), the oldest national organization of its kind. ABC aims to change the life trajectory in a positive way for academically-talented youth of color through access to rigorous and prestigious educational opportunities for students in grades 6-12.

“This is wonderful recognition for these two top students, two in a long line of ABC students at Wesleyan,” says Nancy Meislahn, dean of admission and financial aid.

ABC’s mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility