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Dennis

Martel to be Inducted Into Maine Baseball Hall of Fame
Head Baseball Coach Dennis Martel, who won a national championship in 2010 and is closing in on 700 career wins at IWU, will be among Maine natives inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in July.

USB

Morriss '73 Part of Team Behind Groundbreaking USB Technology
Jeff Morriss '73 was part of the five-member Intel team that developed Universal Serial Bus (USB) technology, honored with the 2013 European Inventor Award.

Dave

Kindred '63 to Receive Golf Journalism Award
Dave Kindred '63 has been named the winner of the Memorial Tournament's Golf Journalism Award for 2013, and is scheduled to appear on The Golf Channel.

Lamp

Students Named Eckley Scholars
Five Illinois Wesleyan students will pursue summer research and creative activity, supported by the Robert S. and Nell B. Eckley Summer Scholars and Artists Program.

Michelle

New Grad Bilek Named Coach at Division I Columbia
Former Illinois Wesleyan basketball player Michelle Bilek '13 has been named Director of Basketball Operations at Division I Columbia University in New York City.

Shirk

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.

April

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.

Tung

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.

oppression

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.

Heather and Christina

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."