Living the Illinois Wesleyan Vision

Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action


Stoeke '12 Awarded Teaching Assistantship in Austria
Senior Amanda Stoeke, an elementary education major and German minor, has been awarded an assistantship to teach in Austria.


Students Seek to 'Catch Killers in Kenya'
Students have raised funds to employ a health practitioner in a coastal Kenyan community, also raising awareness of the burden of both infectious and chronic diseases in the region.


Brown '13 Awarded Study Abroad Scholarship
International Business major Genesis Brown '13 was awarded a scholarship from the Institute for International Education for her current semester of study in China.


Illinois Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo
Exhibitors promoting health, healing, and sustainability will gather at the Shirk Center on Saturday, April 14 for the Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo.

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Wesleyan Hosts German Undergraduate Research Conference
With topics ranging from the fairy tale-writing Brothers Grimm to the regulation of genetically modified foods, German students from around the U.S. will gather to present research.


Wesleyan Community Demonstrates Against Hate Crimes
Illinois Wesleyan faculty, staff and students gathered on the Eckley Quadrangle on Tuesday, March 27 to express disapproval of recent national events seen as hate crimes.

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Wesleyan Named to Community Service Honor Roll
Illinois Wesleyan University has been named to the 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging students, faculty and staff in meaningful service.


Students Build Habitat Homes During Spring Break
Illinois Wesleyan's chapter of Habitat for Humanity traveled to Mobile, Ala., over spring break to aid in construction of houses for underprivileged families.


Students to Build Homes on Alternative Spring Break
A large group of students, faculty and staff are spending their Spring Break in Mobile, Ala., building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

Sister Helen Prejean

Author and Activist Calls for Fire and Passion
Death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean told the Founders' Day audience how she discovered the fire within her for social justice, and encouraged students to find "something that will be worth giving your life."