Campus Headlines - 2012

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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.


John Wesley Powell Research Conference
Students will present academic posters, oral presentations, music compositions and art displays at the John Wesley Powell Research Conference.


Outcomes of Sigma Pi Judicial Hearing Announced
The All-University Judicial Committee announced sanctions on the Sigma Pi Fraternity following investigation of an unregistered off-campus event.


Employees Honored for Years of Service
Illinois Wesleyan honored retiring employees and employees celebrating milestone anniversaries at its 21st Annual Recognition Banquet.


Eckleys Make Half Million-Dollar Gift to Illinois Wesleyan
Two new gifts from President Emeritus Robert S. Eckley, his wife Nell and the Eckley Family Foundation will fund endowments for a lecture in economics and for summer research and creative work by students.


COUNTRY Financial CEO on Battling for the Middle
COUNTRY Financial CEO Kurt Bock told a gathering of IWU Associates how the company is adapting to changes in society and ever-evolving client expectations.

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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.


Promenade at McPherson Theatre
The School of Theatre Arts will present the absurdist musical, Promenade, April 3-7, in its last mainstage production of the season.


Smith Named National Coach of the Year
Women's Basketball Coach Mia Smith, who led her team to a national championship last month, has been chosen as the 2012 RUSSELL ATHLETIC/Women's Basketball Coaches Association "National Coach of the Year" for Division III.


Illinois Wesleyan 22nd in Learfield Cup Standings
Buoyed by a national championship, the Illinois Wesleyan athletic program is ranked No. 22 (of 284 Division III schools) in the final winter 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings.