Wheaton Weekly 

Here’s what’s happening on campus this week!

Looking to speak with some local artists one-on-one? On Wednesday, September 27 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM there will be the inaugural Beard and Weil Artists Residency, hosted by Bláithín Haddad and Adjua Greaves. Stop by the Beard and Weil Galleries in Watson Fine Arts if interested. Other drop-in studio hours will be offered every Wednesday 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM through October 14. 

Wanting some extra academic support? Stop by the Academic Advising Drop-In Hours on Wednesday, September 27 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM at the Filene Center at Kollett Hall. These hours will be offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for the rest of the semester from 2:30 to 4:00 PM. 

Interested in studying abroad? Check out the Study Abroad 101 info session on Wednesday, September 27 at 3:00 PM in the Center for Global Education on 5 Howard Street. The session will go over the study abroad programs available to Wheaton students as well as the processes and timelines for the programs. Later sessions will be offered on Thursday September 28, 

Wednesday October 4, Thursday October 5, Wednesday October 11, and Thursday October 12, all at 3:00 PM at the Center for Global Education. 

Are you a first year student interested in learning some skills to succeed at Wheaton? Check out the First Year Success Skill Modules: Effective Study Strategies session on Wednesday, September 27 at 3:30 PM in the Hindle Auditorium. These workshop/module seminars are hosted by Academic Advising and Peer Academic Mentors. 

Do you like free goodies and greenhouses? Stop by the Goodies & Greenhouse Tour on Wednesday, September 27 from 3:30 to 6:30 PM in the Mars Science Center Room 4114. Get to know Wheaton Women in STEM, take a tour of the greenhouse, and grab a self-care goody bag! 

Looking to go on a short-term faculty-led trip this winter break? Come check out the South Africa (January 2024) Study Abroad Info Session on Wednesday, September 27 at 4:00 PM in Meneely 105. A second info session will be held on Tuesday, October 17 at 5:00pm in Meneely 104.

Come celebrate with the Wheaton Wire! Join us for the Wheaton Wire Publishing Party on Wednesday, September 27 at 5:30 PM in the Wheaton Wire office (located at the back of the club hub and up the stairs)! We will be reading and celebrating our first print issue of the Fall 2023 semester! 

Interested in supporting the environmental sustainability of the Wheaton community? Stop by the SGA Sustainability Board Open Meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30 PM in Meneely 105! The board will be discussing environmental sustainability plans and initiatives and are always looking for people with new event ideas, to get involved in planning, or to just hear what they’ve been working on! These open meetings will be offered bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 PM in Meneely 105 until the end of the semester. 

Are you a lover of history and prizes? Come to the Historical Deathmatch hosted by History Club on Thursday, September 28 at 6:00 PM in Knapton 214! Face off your favorite historical figures in a Hunger Games-style simulator, vote on winners, and receive prizes! 

Do you enjoy jamming out with friends? Check out Open Jam Night on Thursday, September 28 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM at the Music Co-op (behind the physical plant)! Bring your instrument and sit in on a few songs! Open to all skill levels and abilities. 

Interested in learning more about mental health resources on campus? Come to Fresh Check Day on Friday, September 29 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the Dimple. This annual mental health event is an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event that includes interactive expo booths, peer-to-peer messaging, free food, entertainment, prizes, and giveaways. 

Do you like good food, company, and music? Come check out the Latinx Student Association (LSA) Mixer on Friday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Filene Center. As part of Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month, LSA’s kickoff event for the semester is a mixer! Stop by for empanadas, croquetas, conchas, switch games, kahoot, music, & more! 

Interested in trivia and free prizes? Come to the Women in the Music Industry Trivia on Friday, September 29 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM in Conger Commons! Join Emerson House and Music Co-Op to play trivia with questions about women and their success in the music industry! There will be prizes and snacks. 

Looking for some fall festivities? Check out the Best Buds Fall Festival on Sunday, October 1 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Chapel Base. It will be a fun fall celebration with lunch and games!

Interested in learning more about summer experience opportunities relating to STEM? Stop by the Summer Experience Showcase hosted by Women in Stem on Tuesday, October 3 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the May Room in Mary Lyon. Hear from your STEM peers to learn more about research, study abroad, and other internship opportunities that take place over the summer! The showcase will be broken down into three 1-hour long segments, with a Q&A 

portion following each session. 

Ever wondered how to make your own ice cream? Come to the Make Your Own Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream event hosted by the Physics and Astronomy Club on Thursday, October 5 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM in the Discovery Center Room 1343. Several flavors, toppings, and textures will be available alongside games and good company. If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at making Dippin’ Dots or want to see ice cream freeze within minutes, this is your chance! 

Want to learn more about how you can spend a semester abroad in Bhutan? Check out the Wheaton in Bhutan Fall 2024 Info Session on Tuesday, October 17 at 5:00 PM in the 1960 Room in Balfour-Hood! The program offers the opportunity for students to immerse themselves in Bhutanese culture and history, complete an internship, and explore the country through multiple excursions. 

For more information on upcoming Wheaton events, check out Engage@Wheaton.