Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

MSAS Archived News/Events

June 2020

Sea turtles can carry more than 100,000 tiny animals on their shells

Wilton river project rekindles long-lost aquatic plant

April 2020

WCSU receives funding for graduate science programs

March 2020

Climate change is interconnected and happening now

February 2020

WCSU social sciences alumni return for panel discussion

WCSU forum to mark centennial of women’s suffrage in America

WCSU professor to discuss how to be compassionate

December 2019

WCSU professor talks on ‘Climate Change: Listen to the Scientists’ at Norwalk’s Silver Star Diner

November 2019

WCSU hosts third event in Regional Lake Communities Symposium series

WCSU scholars forum explores communication strategies

October 2019

WCSU psychology lecture to look at whether gamers ‘burn out’

Blue-green algae awareness increases after dogs’ deaths

WCSU invites public to participate in Election Connection broadcast

Historian to discuss James Buchanan at WCSU

Macricostas Experience features speakers, events at WCSU

Western Connecticut State University celebrates a new Higgins Hall

The Parthenon comes to life in WCSU lecture by Greek scholar

September 2019

WCSU introduces new master’s degree program in Addiction Studies

WCSU to host Regional Lake Communities Symposium series

WCSU English department to host novelist, educator for public talk

Poet, lawyer, former convict to present annual WCSU lecture

WCSU celebrates Constitution Day with Sen. Julie Kushner

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and WCSU present ‘Weather Report: A Symposium on Art and Weather’

August 2019

Masters in Addiction Studies receives HRSA grant

Math educator names Danbury’s Teacher of the Year

Snapshot: Patrice Boily 

July 2019

WCSU Writing Center coordinator earns statewide honors for teaching

WCSU partnership with NOAA yields research, results, awards

June 2019

Snapshot: Rachel Prunier

WCSU student, alumnus to attend International Diplomacy Forum in Thailand

WCSU ‘Election Connection’ production receives prestigious honors

WCSU biologist Mitch Wagener honored as Environmental Champion


May 2019

2019 New England Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) awardees announced 

WCSU-SCSU initiative trains new generation of biodiversity defenders

The gift of connection: How two residents were welcomed to Newtown with ‘Bee’ subscriptions

Photos: Western Connecticut State University Commencement 2019

WestConn student wins Fulbright

WCSU Master of Fine Arts recipients to exhibit at New York gallery

April 2019

WCSU host Fifth Annual Media Arts Film Festival 

13th Annual Lyme Connection Patient Conference and Health Fair in Danbury

Snapshot: Michelle Monette

Clements among COA Artist Fellowship recipients

Danbury students honored at state science fair

WCSU showcases student research at 15th annual WRD event 

Two WCSU students receive Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award

Tick Control Gets REEL April 10th at the Ridgefield Playhouse

March 2019

Khushi Parikh and Srishti Ramakrishnan from Finding Our Way program win big at the CT Science and Engineering Fair

WCSU to host Northeast Writing Center Association conference

Snapshot: Michelle Brown

Greek philologist to discuss ‘Strangers and Foreigners in Ancient Greece’ at WCSU 

Provost to moderate discussion featuring six WCSU faculty members

Climate Change Lecture Series at WestConn

February 2019

Gab & GROW: Tune in to hear our Dean, Dr. Michelle Brown, speak about her job as a dean and to learn more information about the Macricostas School

WCSU biologist says ‘I Love You’ by naming a plant species after his wife

Dr. Chris Kukk presents at TEDxNashville 2019

December 2018

WCSU MFA program to present author readings at Winter Residency

WCSU students win ‘Mole Bowl’ competition for third consecutive year

November 2018

WCSU to offer master’s degree in integrative biological diversity

Chris Kelly, cybersecurity and online privacy expert, at WCSU

WCSU research shows hope for veterans to heal through community dance program

September 2018

WCSU to host Skywarn Spotter training 

WCSU biologist Edwin Wong receives 2018 Provost’s Teaching Award

August 2018

WCSU discovers first specimen of exotic tick in Connecticut

Bat fungus probed by WestConn researchers

July 2018

WCSU partnership with NOAA yields research, results, awards

WCSU senior names a 2018 College Woman of the Year by Glamour

WCSU undergraduates gain opportunities to pursue biology research