Campus Headlines - 2012

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Stout Receives Dougan Award
Professor of Mathematics Lawrence Stout has been named the second recipient of the James D. Dougan Award for Contributions to Faculty Governance.


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.


Research Provides New Keys to Destroying Tumors
Illinois Wesleyan physicist Gabe Spalding, working with an international research team, has successfully conducted experiments that may lead to technology for more precisely targeting and destroying tumors.


Ducharme '96 Dives Into Underwater World
As a volunteer at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, Dawn Dall Ducharme '96 dives into a world quite different from her daytime life in the laboratory.


Goldman '12 Named Outstanding Marketing Student
Senior Brittany Goldman, a business administration and economics double major, has been named the University's Outstanding Marketing Student by the Central Illinois Chapter of the American Marketing Association.


Illinois Wesleyan Remembers President Robert S. Eckley
Robert S. Eckley, who served as president of Illinois Wesleyan from 1968 to 1986, died on April 15. His memorial service can be viewed online.


Classical Pianist to Speak at Commencement
Internationally acclaimed classical pianist Awadagin Pratt will deliver the address for Illinois Wesleyan's Commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 29.


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.


Jaggi Named Kemp Teaching Award Winner
Chair and Professor of Physics Narendra Jaggi was named the 2013 winner of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence at Illinois Wesleyan's Honors Convocation.


Honors Convocation to Celebrate Class of 2012
Illinois Wesleyan University will celebrate scholarly achievements of faculty and students at the annual Honors Convocation.