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Swope, Lewis Named as 2014 Weir Fellows
Lexia Swope '15 and Julie Lewis '16 were named Weir Fellows for launching community projects aimed, respectively, at promoting healthy lifestyles and music lessons among local youth.

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Illinois Wesleyan Offering Summer Camps for Youngsters
Parents looking for academically challenging and fun-filled enrichment programs for their children can find them this summer at Illinois Wesleyan University.

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Alternative Spring Breakers Lend a Helping Hand
Volunteering Illinois Wesleyan students spent their spring breaks doing service projects at a Lakota Sioux tribe settlement in South Dakota, and in Albany, Ga., with Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge.

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Author to Speak on Hidden History of Vietnam
Nick Turse, author of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, will speak on Monday, April 7.

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Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo
Approximately 100 exhibitors and 20 presenters will explore the themes of Living Well & Living Green and Creating Healthy Communities on Saturday, April 12.

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Students Stage 'Shantytown' to Raise Awareness
Students portrayed street children whose lives they had researched as part of "unraveling inequality"-themed courses at Illinois Wesleyan, reported by The Pantagraph.

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Summer Enrichment Program Welcomes New Cohort
This summer, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will offer 12 students a local, paid internship through the Summer Enrichment Program.

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Internship Hiring Continues at Brisk Pace
Illinois Wesleyan students continue to report spring internships at a brisk pace, with 152 students gaining work experience and further defining their career interests.

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Perspectives on the Affordable Care Act
Wesleyan's Greg Shaw, author of The Health Care Debate, gives his thoughts about how partisan agendas and consumer-focused attitudes toward health care continue to get in the way of needed reform, four years after so-called "Obamacare" became law.

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Speaker to Examine Justice in Aftermath of Civil Conflict
Colleen Murphy will discuss how legacies of violence shape justice in transitional societies, such as post-Mubarak Egypt or post-Apartheid South Africa.