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Illinois Wesleyan Honors Shirk Family
The University paid tribute to the Shirk family and the Shirk Foundation for their generous support of the Shirk Center and Shirk Athletic Complex.


Olt '93 to Direct Musical at Senior Repertory of Ohio
April Olt '93 will direct the musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" for the Senior Repertory of Ohio (SRO) Theatre Company in Columbus.


Nguyen '15 Places in Prestigious Math Competition
Tung Nguyen '15 earned an Honorable Mention in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, which has been dubbed the "world's toughest math test" by TIME magazine.


Tunnel of Oppression Seeks to Raise Awareness
An interactive Tunnel of Oppression -- including a Hall of Enlightenment -- will incorporate student work, seeking to raise awareness about social bias and what individuals can do to create change.

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Olt '96 Creates Comedy Web Series About Being Single
Heather Olt '96, a Los Angeles-based actress and writer, is the co-creator, co-producer and star of an upcoming comedic Web series, "2 Hopeful Spinsters."


May Term Strives to Make Human Rights Real
Students enrolled in May Term this year have the opportunity to attend a variety of co-curricular events encompassing the theme of "Making Human Rights Real."

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Graduates, Families go Social
Illinois Wesleyan's newest graduates, alumni and loved ones took to social media to celebrate the Class of 2013 Commencement.

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Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates Class of 2013
Illinois Wesleyan honored graduates, who became the first to receive their diplomas on the new Kemp Commencement Plaza at State Farm Hall.


LaLonde's Tool Library Wins $25,000 Grant
A tool-lending library founded by Matt LaLonde '14 at the West Bloomington Revitalization Project has received a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant.


Football Team to Compete in Finland
The Illinois Wesleyan football team will travel to Finland in June to face the Finnish national team in Helsinki. The football team has previously visited Germany, Italy, France and Austria.