Campus Headlines - 2012
Shining Gems of IWU: Assets and Assistance Within Reach
Knaack Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Biology (pre-med) major and soccer player Lauren Knaack '12 is among 58 student-athletes nationwide to be awarded a postgraduate scholarship by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, based on academic and athletic performance.
NSF Funds Wesleyan Study of Social Exclusion
Gaining insights into the causes and impacts of social exclusion will be the goal of a three-year National Science Foundation-funded study conducted by two Illinois Wesleyan psychology professors and their students.
Grider Named Scholar of the Year
Chemistry major Ronald Grider '12 has been named a 2012 Collegiate Scholar of the Year by the Illinois Heartland Section of the American Chemical Society.
Opera Singer Pfortmiller to Speak, Perform
Acclaimed baritone Kyle Pfortmiller '92 will visit campus to teach master classes, speak about his career - an upward climb from regional companies to The Met - and perform.
Campus Mourns Forrest Frank
Illinois Wesleyan University mourns the recent death of Dr. Forrest J. Frank, who was a member of the chemistry faculty for 34 years until his retirement in 1999.
Whalley '09 Honored for Gypsy Performance
Music Theatre alumna Katie Whalley '09 won a Craig Noel Award for Best Featured Performance in a Musical for her portrayal of Louise, later Gypsy Rose Lee, in "Gypsy: A Musical Fable."