Illinois Wesleyan News Stories
2008

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December

December 17

> School of Nursing's Folse Receives Fellowship

December 12

> Comedienne Alexandra McHale to Perform in Hansen Student Center

December 10

> Diaz Receives NEA Fellowship

December 5

> Boyd Accepts Associate Provost Position

December 4

> Frick Named Accreditation Consultant-Evaluator

December 3

> Student Heads to Egypt for Coveted Archeological Dig
> Landscape Painter to Deliver Artist's Talk at Wakeley Gallery

December 2

> Students Campaign for Clean Water

December 1

> Ellis Paul to Perform Shows for Kids and Adults at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> IWU Celebrates Hanukkah

November

November 24

> Student Presentation Sees Push for Peace from Lincoln, Augustus
> Illinois Wesleyan Choirs to Perform Christmas Concert

November 21

> Students Offer Ideas on West Bloomington Revitalization
> Blue Moon Sponsors Tree for Charity Auction
> Chapel Hour Celebrates the Holidays in December

November 13

> Turner Named to Lead State Advising Organization
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries Present New Exhibits
> Winter Car Clinic

November 12

> Faculty Recommend Places in China to Experience
> Of Thee I Sing Celebrates 60 Years of Musicals at Illinois Wesleyan
> IWCO to Give Concert
> Orchestras to Perform Free Concert

November 11

> Morocco Seminar Part of University's Global Initiative
> Chapel Hour to Hold November Diversity Forum
> Chamber Singers and University Choir to Perform Concert
> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates International Education Week

November 7

> Professor Awarded Green Chemistry Grant

November 6

> Students Overseas See Reaction to Obama's Election
> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates Discovering a New You
> Chapel Hour to Give Thanks
> Professor Bruce Criley to Retire
> Crileys Reflect on Years with Illinois Wesleyan
> Symposium Honors Retirement of Long-time Faculty, the Crileys
> Annual IWU Nursing Career Fair

November 5

> "The Elixir of Love" to be Performed

November 4

> International Students to Watch Voting Process
> Political Memorabilia Offers Reminder of Campaign History

November 3

> Krista Detor to Return to Blue Moon Coffeehouse

October

October 31

> Speaker Presents Ideas on Living a Purpose Driven Life

October 30

> Multicultural Speaker to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
> Chapel Hour to Feature Jazz Ensemble

October 28

> Goldfish Owned by Illinois Wesleyan Student Makes a Splash

October 24

> Author Tim O'Brien Speaks at Illinois Wesleyan
> Football Team Raises Funds for Alzheimer's Association

October 23

> Symposium for Contemporary Music to Feature Orchid Ensemble
> Biology Student Named Lincoln Laureate

October 22

> Undercover Talent Makes Year Seven Debut
> Chapel Hour Celebrates Diwali
> Teichman Named to City Committee

October 21

> The Ames Library Receives Grant to Study How Students Study

October 20

> Jazz Ensemble to Perform Halloween Concert

October 17

> Natural Science Colloquium to Examine Action Monitoring

October 16

> New Music Cafe Presents Minimalism, Post-Minimalism and Beyond

October 15

> Theatre Returns to Artistic Roots in the Play The Women of Lockerbie
> Visiting Professor to Speak on her Best-Selling Biography
> Student to Represent U.S. as Young Leader in Berlin

October 14

> Roommates Come Full Circle

October 13

> Natural Science Colloquium Will Discuss Cosmology and Bolometric Detectors
> Chapel Hour to Hold October Diversity Forum

October 10

> Habitat for Humanity to Host Shanty Town Sleepover

October 9

> Faculty to Perform Saxophone, Piano Recital
> Time to Talk Declared at IWU

October 8

> Grand Opening for New Vintage Clothing on Campus October 25

October 7

> Internationally Renowned Director Rainer Simon to Speak on Campus
> First Civic Orchestra Concert of Semester
> Chapel Hour Focuses on Sophomores

October 3

> New Music Series to Host Bulgarian Music Festival
> Violinist and Pianist to Play Guest Recital

October 2

> Award-Winning War Novelist to Visit IWU, ISU

October 1

> "It's All Relative": Family Weekend 2008
> Evelyn Chapel to House John Wesley Letter

September

September 30

> Scientist and Science Fiction Author to Speak on NASA Research
> Student Recitals for Fall 2008
> Chapel Hour to Feature InterVarsity

September 26

> Homecoming Chapel Services to be Held

September 25

> The Blue Moon Coffeehouse presents Melissa Ferrick
> Homecoming to Feature Fine Arts Fair

September 23

> Chapel Hour to Mark Rosh Hashanah
> School of Music Sponsors Estonian Choral Ensemble Concert
> Colloquium Discusses Development of a New Diabetes Treatment
> World Piece Discusses the Presidential Election

September 22

> Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Present Creative Works

September 19

> Homecoming 2008 Offers Celebration of Tradition and Change
> Alumnus Loyalty to be Honored
> Distinguished Alumnus a Leader in Neurosurgery
> Herzog to be Honored as Young Alumnus
> Alumnus to Receive Top Nursing Honor

September 18

> In the Heart of America Featured at McPherson Theatre

September 17

> Illinois Wesleyan Adds Chinese Language, Culture to Classes
> Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Perform Concert

September 16

> Professor to Speak on Nazi Ghetto
> IWU Alum to Speak on Research in the Rainforests of Costa Rica
> Chapel Hour Holds Diversity Forum

September 15

> Conference Speaker to Discuss "Literature and the Feeling of Aliveness"
> Office of Multicultural Affairs Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 12

> The Blue Moon Coffeehouse presents SONiA
> Faculty to Perform Vocal Recital
> Multicultural Center to Host a Barber Shop Simulation

September 10

> Temple Grandin Urges Convocation Audience to Look Beyond Labels of Autism

September 9

> Chapel Hour Examines Faith

September 8

> Titan Film Series Presents Get Smart
> Natural Science Colloquium Will Discuss Nanomedicine
> Titan Film Series Presents Sex and the City

September 5

> International Studies Faculty to Speak on Art and Resistance
> IWU Intern Receives COUNTRY Financial Scholarship

September 4

> IWU's New Music Series to Host Guest Performers
> New Chemistry Textbook Offers Instructor a Way to Reach New Audiences

September 3

> Wanted Comes to Illinois Wesleyan

September 2

> University Gains Access to New Supercomputer
> Student Earns Academic Scholarship Through Summer Internship
> Evelyn Chapel Programs for Fall Semester

August

 

August 29

> Titan Film Series Presents Forgetting Sarah Marshall

August 28

> Prolific Author to Share Experience with Autism
> Grounds Crew Honored  for Award
> Chapel Hour Reflects on Ramadan

August 27

> Phi Eta Sigma Grants Babawande Afolabi Undergraduate Award

August 26

> The Ames Library Presented Beautification Award
> Chapel Hour Welcome Service Helps Kick Off School Year
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Returns for 17th Season

August 25

> Comedian Megan Mooney Comes to IWU
> Titan Film Series Presents Iron Man
> Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Present Fall Art Show

August 20

> New Students Told to Let Themselves Be Led Astray

August 19

> New Book Takes Different Look at Horrors of Holocaust

August 18

> Illinois Wesleyan Welcomes Class of 2012 to Campus
> First-Year Students Engage in Community-Building

 

July

 

July 31

> Wilson Appointed to Commission for Women in Higher Education
> Student Addresses Greek Life Problems at Leadership Conferences

July 28

> IWU Students Intern for a Cause

July 22

> Reversing the Tide: Professor Gives Due to Self-Taught Poets

July 17

> Political Internships a First Step

July 16

> Shimizu Appointed Director of International Office

July 15

> Ecuador's Challenges Viewed by Alumna, Student

July 7

> International Scholarship Awards Open Doors to Japan

July 1

> Three IWU Professors Set To Retire

June

 

June 26

> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Summer Concert July 1

 

June 24

> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Summer Concert Series

June 20

>Illinois Chamber Music Festival Summer Concert June 24

June 19

> Summer Music Camps Introduce Students to Campus Life

June 12

> Chamber Music Festival Concert

June 11

> Workshop Explores 'Global View' for Campus

June 9

> Ram Mohan Named to Professorship

June 5

> Alumna Navigates Life in Africa
> McLean County Woodcarvers to Exhibit at Merwin Gallery

June 4

> Loss of 'Bio-Guards' Endangering Humans, Says Professor
> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Summer Concert Series

June 3

> IWU Archives Go Digital

May

 

May 29

> IWU's Equestrian Club Members Experience Success at Competitions
> Theatre Professor and Students Contribute to IDEA

May 23

> Theatre Major Wins Design Competition

May 22

> Illinois Wesleyan Announces New Board Members
> Alumnus Publishes Text on Emergency Psychiatry

May 21

> Ensemble to Perform Outdoor Concert

May 20

> Golden Apple and Teach For America Offer Specialized Teaching Experiences

May 19

> Blake Bradley Named Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Orientation Services

May 16

> IWU Student Receives Minor Myers jr. Student Senate Scholarship
> Lab Theatre to Present Two Student-Directed Plays
> Peace Fellows Program Selects New Recipients for Next Academic Year

May 14

> Student Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
> Prothero Discusses the Importance of Religious Literacy
> Geothermal System Adds to 'Greening' of Welcome Center

May 13

> Illinois Wesleyan Student Receives Study Abroad Grant

May 12

> With Focus on Nigeria, Student Lands Prestigious Wall Street Internship

May 9

> Electronics Recycling Day a Step in Campus Sustainability Efforts
> Speaker to Discuss Tibetan Autonomy and Chinese Rule

May 8
> Fortune 500 Company Chairman Addresses Associates Luncheon

May  4
> Commencement Speaker Sees Hope for Graduates Facing Challenging Times

May 2

> Titan Film Series Presents Be Kind, Rewind
> National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets to be Shown
> Prevention Does A Body Good Week

April

 

April 30

> Students Lured by Atypical Opportunities Abroad

April 29

> Illinois Wesleyan Student Offered Fulbright Grant

April 28

> IWU's Park Place Economist  Now in its 16th Year
> Student to Study in India on Critical Language Scholarship

April 24

> School of Art Presents May Term Art Show
> "The Disparity of Knowledge in a Global Context"

April 21

> The Phoenix: A Tradition of Change

April 18

> Students Organize Campus Book Drive

April 17

> Jack's Mannequin to Perform in Shirk Center
> IWU Student Receives Residential Life Honor
> Students Name Theune Professor of the Year

April 16

> Dey Wins 2009 Top Teaching Prize
> IWU to Host Latin Tournament
> Technos Prize Awarded to Student Heading to Africa

April 15

> Educational Studies Department Hosts First Research Fair

April 11

> School of Music to Present Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert
> English Faculty Member Wins Outstanding Sponsor Award

April 10

> School of Music Presents Student Composition Recital

April 9

> Marina Balina to Address Honors Convocation
> IWU Student Receives Outstanding Marketing Student Award

April 8

> Virtual Defense: Record-Breaking Grant to Explore HIV Prevention with Virtual Reality
> IWU Alumna Recognized for Outstanding Librarianship

April 7

> Phi Beta Kappa Scholar to Visit IWU
> John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference
> IWU Hosts Art Sale
> Local Junior High Students to Visit IWU Campus

April 4

> Alumnus Richard Jenkins Stars in The Visitor
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Willy Porter

April 3

> Media Advisory - Associates Luncheon
> Religion Colloquium Features Guest Speaker
> IWU School of Music Presents Spring Choral Concert

April 2

> Illinois Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo
> IWCO to Feature Classical Bassist
> Last Chapel Hour of Semester
> Updated Student Recital Listing for Spring 2008
> "Ballymore"

April 1

> Rincker Receives Award for Research
> IWU to Induct Students into Nursing Honor Society
> Senior Art Exhibit in Merwin & Wakeley Galleries

March

 

March 31

> University Awarded 200,000 Grant to Expand Advising

March 28

> Undercover Talent On Display for Twelfth Semester

March 27

> Huff Wins University Staff Honor
> IWU Lab Theatre Presents Spring Musical
> Human Rights Lawyer to Speak on Democracy in Central Eurasia
> Student Researches Alzheimer-like Deficiencies in Rats

March 26

> Bands to Perform Free Concert
> Students from Alternative Spring Break to Lead Chapel Hour

March 25

> IWU School of Music Presents Chamber Music Festival

March 24

> Shannon O'Rourke to Give Presentation at IWU
> Alumna Receives Toxicology Award

March 19

> Annual Writing Conference to Take Place

March 17

> African Studies Symposium Panel to be Presented

March 14

> Guest Violinist to Perform Recital
> Out with the Old and In with the Blue

March 13

> Student Chosen to Present Research on Capitol Hill
> Chapel Hour to Highlight Environmentalism
> Jazz Combo at IWU

March 12

> Study Outlines Successful Management of Medication
> Illinois Wesleyan Ranks High for Students Abroad
> Illinois Wesleyan Student to Study at Oxford
> College Music Society to Hold Conference
> Tommy's New Music Series Presents "Ronnie the Bear"

March 11

> New Orleans Destination for Alternative Spring Break
> Collegiate Choir to Finish Tour with Home Concert
> Actor/Alumnus Kevin Dunn to Address Illinois Wesleyan Commencement
> Electronic Music and Irish Fiddling Featured at New Music Cafe

March 10

> Kiplinger's Names Illinois Wesleyan Best Value in Private Education
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse to Showcase "Meticulous" Musician

March 7

> Tracie Morrow to Speak on 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

March 6

> Scholar at Risk to Speak at IWU
> Student-led Chapel Hour to Focus on Believe Green

March 5

> Beware? The Ides of March is Coming

March 4

> TV Actor Terry O'Quinn Visits With Illinois Wesleyan Theatre Students

March 3

> IWU Graduate Receives Marketing Award

February

February 29

> IWU Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Hold Concert
> Chapel Hour Believes Green with Muslim Student Association

February 28

> Student Senate Hosts Gender Issues Week

February 27

> Speaker to Address Academic Freedom in a Post 9/11 World

February 26

> Ides of March Speaker:  Dr. Sheramy Bundrick

February 25

> School of Music to Host Jazz Ensemble Senior Night Concert

February 22

> Sigma Xi to Hold Science Caf? Event
> Ceramic Sculptor to Visit Illinois Wesleyan
> Paintings and Printmakings to be Displayed in Merwin and Wakeley Galleries

February 21

> Chapel Hour Believes Green

February 20

> Global Warming An Immediate Threat, Says Founders' Day Speaker
> Renovated Lounge Dedicated in Honor of the Youngs

February 18

> 3rd Annual Stand-Up Against Cancer Benefit

February 15

> Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost to be Performed
> WESN Now Broadcasting
> One Man Show to be Performed In Hansen

February 14

> Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Concert Feb. 24
> Illinois Wesleyan University Announces Faculty Tenure, Advancement

February 12

> What's in a Year?  Leap Year Proof It's All Relative

February 11

> Faculty to Perform Viola, Piano Recital
> School of Music Presents Student Composition Recital
> School of Music to Present Faculty Recital
> Alumnus Nabs Honor at Sundance Film Festival

February 8

> Civic Orchestra to Give Annual Concerto/Aria Concert

February 7

> Illinois Wesleyan Alumna Fulfills Her Artistic Dreams
> IWU to Hold Annual Lunar New Year's Celebration

February 6

> State Farm? Companies Foundation Renews ARC Grant
> Christian Comedian to Speak at Chapel Hour

January

January 31

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Folk Rock Singer

January 30

> Ash Wednesday Chapel Hour Service

January 29

> Founders' Day Speaker Vocal on Global Warming Threat

January 28

> Wind Ensemble to Give Concert

January 25

> Journalist and Author Roland S. Martin to Speak at Soul Food Dinner
> 21st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition to Begin

January 24

> Rediscovering Soviet Children's Literature

January 23

> Author Murr to Visit Campus
> Issues Facing Children Focus of New Global Encyclopedia
> Annelie and Roderik de Man Featured Guests at 2008 Symposium  of Contemporary Music
> Student-Lead Chapel Hour to Explore Views on the Environment
> Student Recitals for Spring 2008
> McPherson Theatre to Present The Glass Menagerie

January 18

> John Wesley Powell Scholar to Speak at Ames Library
> IWU Joins Largest Teach-In in US History

January 17

> Iraqi-American Playwright to Give Performance Lecture of Award-winning 9 Parts of Desire

January 16

> Annual Jazz Festival to Feature Artist Joey Tartell
> Chapel Hour to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.
> Mellon Foundation Awards $175,000 for Writing Program

January 15

> Book Seeks Roots of Middle-class Hinduism

January 14

> COUNTRY Insurance Awards Two Students Scholarships

January 11

> Psi Chi Organizes Faculty/Staff Variety Show
> Titan Film Series Presents Dan in Real Life
> Titan Indie Film Series to Show Rocket Science

January 10

> Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speeches to be Played in Memorial Center

January 9

> Modern Folk Musician to Give Concert
> New Book Details American MIssteps in War on Chinese Communism
> Chapel Hour Embraces Sustainability
> Across the Universe Makes Hansen Debut
> IWU to Hold Native American Issue Discussion

January 8

> Chapel Hour Goes Green

January 7

> Copyright Law Expert to Share Knowledge, Experience
> Glass Sculptor's Works to be Displayed

 

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