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MLK Teach-In Addresses Prison Reform, Political Prisoners
Invoking the words and ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1966 visit to Wesleyan, a campus teach-in explored human rights issues related to prison reform and political prisoners.

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New Book Continues Balina's Work on Soviet Children's Literature
The development of Soviet children's literature in Russia, explored by Wesleyan's Marina Balina, is more complex than the common views that see either propaganda or a rare space for free expression.

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Students Awarded Study Abroad Scholarships
Three Illinois Wesleyan University students are among recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship for studying abroad this spring.

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Illinois Wesleyan Names New Classroom Building
Recognizing the enduring relationship between Illinois Wesleyan and State Farm Insurance, the University's new 48,700-square-foot classroom building will be named State Farm Hall.

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Wesleyan to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.
Illinois Wesleyan will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a teach-in focused on prison reform and human rights, and the 23rd annual MLK Gospel Festival.

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Illinois Wesleyan Joins Project to Create Library Publishing Coalition
In collaboration with more than 50 other academic libraries and the Educopia Institute, Illinois Wesleyan has joined a two-year project to create the Library Publishing Coalition.

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Fritzsche Elected to Foreign Language Group's Executive Committee
Language professor Sonja Fritzsche has been elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages.

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Balina Reappointed as Isaac Funk Professor
Based on her contributions in scholarship, teaching and service, Marina Balina has been reappointed to the Isaac Funk Professorship.

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Mathematics Professor's Publications Add Up
Thinking creatively about math drives both the teaching and research endeavors of Mathematics Professor Tian-Xiao He, who has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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Tombaugh '07 To Perform at Carnegie Hall
As the winner of the 2013 Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition, Kate Tombaugh '07 will make her solo debut at Carnegie Hall on Jan. 27.