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Wesleyan University is participating in the HuffPost College Thesis Project, which gives students a chance to share with a wide audience the fruit of their hard academic work. The project is launching with about a dozen partner schools, which comprise students from public and private, two- and four-year colleges.

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How Disability Is Represented in Theater

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 2:47 PM


Emma MacLean, Wesleyan University '14, is a theater major elected to Phi Beta Kappa. A Massachusetts native, she'll return to the Boston area this summer to work at a camp for children with autism. Her plans for the fall are not...

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Illegality, Criminality, and the Taxpayer's Burden: The Incomplete U.S. Immigration Narrative

(1) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 4:45 PM

"It is impossible to talk about the single story without talking about power. There is a word, an Igbo word, that I think about whenever I think about the power structures of the world, and it is nkali. It's a noun that loosely translates to "to be greater than another."...
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Examining the Broken Brain and Reducing Stigma

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2014 | 3:59 PM

When I reached the peak of my neuroscience career at Wesleyan, during my junior year, I was fascinated and overwhelmed by all that I was learning. I admired my professors, adored the material, and thirsted for more. I do not know when I initially came up with the idea for...

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Being Second-Guessed by a Machine: Leveraging the Lie Detector

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2014 | 4:41 PM


Matt Donahue is a senior at Wesleyan University double majoring in Neuroscience and Psychology who will soon begin a career in market research upon graduation at Kantar Retail.

We deceive ourselves and others on a daily basis. It's just how we...

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