Living the Illinois Wesleyan Vision

Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action

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New Leadership for Multicultural Student Affairs
George E. Jackson, III is Illinois Wesleyan's new director of Multicultural Student Affairs, joining Tonya Daniel, the new assistant director.

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Students Explore Race, Identity at Engaging Diversity Program
Some members of the incoming class will come to campus early for discussions and activities aimed at helping them meaningfully engage diversity while at Illinois Wesleyan.

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Titan Men's Soccer Competing in Costa Rica
The Illinois Wesleyan men's soccer team will play four exhibition games during an eight-day stay in San Jose, Costa Rica through Aug. 14.

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Exploring Potential, Problems in Solving World Hunger
Professor William Munro explores ways to bridge the gap between the promise of agricultural biotechnology and the obstacles to its widespread use.

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Fetcho '79 Photographs London Olympics
John Fetcho '79 keeps a blog to share his interest in photography -- and posted daily updates while in London for the Olympics.

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Peace Garden Brings Fresh Food to Community
Students are working to promote community connections and make fresh produce accessible to all through a new IWU Peace Garden.

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Summer Reading Selection Explores Ethics, Race, Social Justice
New students will join the campus community in discussing issues raised in Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the 2012 Summer Reading Program selection.

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International Office Supports Students Here & Abroad
With study abroad programs around the world and advising for international students at Illinois Wesleyan, the International Office fosters global education for the entire University.

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Students, Faculty Member Join Ride Against AIDS
Associate Professor of Music Stephen Press and four Illinois Wesleyan students will bike across America this summer to raise funds for the fight against AIDS.

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Students Appeal on Behalf of Chinese Activist
A group of Illinois Wesleyan students appealed on behalf of Chen Guangcheng, before his case drew international attention.