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IWU to Celebrate a "Modern Family" Weekend
A fun-filled "Modern Family"-themed weekend on Sept. 27-29 will give families the opportunity to familiarize themselves with social and academic life at Illinois Wesleyan.

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Sodexo Offers a Fresh, New Dugout Experience
Popular campus dining location the Dugout has undergone a total renovation and menu expansion for the new school year.

Social Entrepreneurship

Zoellick '00 Funds Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship
Todd Zoellick '00 has donated funds to allow the Action Research Center to offer the Zoellick Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship to IWU students.


Tombaugh '07 Premieres One-Woman Show
Kate Tombaugh '07 will premiere her one-woman show, "It Just Takes One," in Bloomington next month.

Washington Monthly

Illinois Wesleyan Makes Two Washington Monthly Top 50 Rankings
Illinois Wesleyan moved up to No. 47 in Washington Monthly's 2013 College Guide's ranking of national liberal arts colleges, and was among the magazine's new "Best Bang for the Buck Rankings."


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.


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.

US News

Wesleyan Moves Into Top 50 In U.S. News Rankings' Quality Measures
In the latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings, Illinois Wesleyan moved up to 65th among national liberal arts colleges, and into the top 50 in terms of student selectivity and graduation and retention rate.


Students Meet Real World on AMC's The Pitch
Three IWU students were part of AMC's The Pitch during internships at Bee-line Communications, owned by alumna Stacey (Jones) McClenathan '92. Their episode airs Thursday, Sept. 12 at 10 p.m. Central.


NSF Funds Study of Cosmic Dust
Assistant Professor of Physics Thushara Perera will study the properties of cosmic dust through a National Science Foundation grant, which will support instruments and student research assistants.