Living the Illinois Wesleyan Vision

Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action

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Juniors Beringer, Sharp Awarded New Study Abroad Scholarships
The Betty Ritchie-Birrer Endowed Study Abroad Fund has provided funds for two new Study Abroad Scholarships, one of three endowed gifts that Ritchie-Birrer has established for IWU students this year.

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Campus Converts to Single-Stream Recycling
Students, staff and faculty worked together to carry out a shift to single-stream recycling, which will simplify recycling on campus.

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Galvez Joins Wesleyan in Multicultural Affairs
Eileen Galvez has been named Illinois Wesleyan's assistant director of Multicultural Student Affairs.

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Alumna Explores the Art of Found Object Costuming
Taylar (Kuzniar) Klouda '07 joins the trend of Found Object Costuming, creating green-friendly designs from common household items.

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Students Complete Human Rights Internships
Cathy Geehan '14 and Amanda Watts '14 completed summer internships at prestigious international organizations through the University's newly established Center for Human Rights and Social Justice.

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Author of Outcasts United to Speak at President's Convocation
Warren St. John, journalist and acclaimed author of the summer reading selection Outcasts United, will speak at President's Convocation on Sept. 4.

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It's a Small World When You're a Titan
From remote mountaintops -- to job interviews -- to the world's busiest pedestrian intersection in Tokyo, Titans shared the most unexpected places they've found each other.

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Multicultural Students Enrich Their Summer
Twelve students participated in the Summer Enrichment Program, a rigorous 10-week program that focuses on their professional, academic and personal growth.

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Illinois Wesleyan Welcomes Record Number of International Students
This year IWU is set to welcome about 50 new international students, bringing total enrollment to more than 100 international students from 21 countries.

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Grant to Revitalize Housing in West Bloomington
A west side neighborhood will see a wave of revitalization, thanks to a $1.5 million grant to a new community group whose partners include Illinois Wesleyan's Action Research Center.