Campus Headlines

bullet Ongoing Series:  Shining Gems of IWU: Assets and Assistance Within Reach

classroom building

Timelapse: 1 Year of Construction
Watch one year from the webcam of construction of the new classroom building, collapsed into about a minute. Also see a photo gallery.


Kenny '13 Named Wesleyan's Lincoln Laureate
Daniel Kenny '13 received the 2012 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate Award. He also became Illinois Wesleyan's 114th Academic All-American athlete.

Teddy and Jonathan

Illinois Wesleyan, Chinese University Forge Scholarly Exchange
China's Beijing Union University and Illinois Wesleyan will conduct faculty exchanges and collaborate on scholarly research under a new agreement between the institutions.


Wesleyan Honored for Student Activities, Leadership Programs
The office that serves as a resource for campus programming, student organizations and leadership development has received a Small Campus Programming Organization of the Year Award for 2012.


The Many Facets of Matthew Dearing '00
Alumnus Matthew Dearing explores life's dynamic patterns via many interests, as featured in the cover story of the fall Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine, now online.


Lincoln Scholar Eager for Spielberg's Movie
In the midst of the buzz surrounding the upcoming biopic Lincoln, Wesleyan's Robert C. Bray is waiting to see which Lincoln will show up in the film -- the myth or the man.

book cover

Chemistry Professor Authors Eighth Textbook
The newest edition of Inorganic Chemistry is the eighth textbook by Illinois Wesleyan's James E. House, a prolific author and honored teacher.


Illinois Wesleyan Among Kiplinger's Best Values
Illinois Wesleyan moved up to 54th in this year's Kiplinger's Personal Finance listing of the nation's best values among private liberal arts colleges, a listing that measures both academic quality and affordability.


Iannucci Named Men's Lacrosse Coach
Zach Iannucci, currently at Oberlin College, has been hired to be the first men's lacrosse coach at Illinois Wesleyan University.


Schofield '12 to Present Research in Cuba
Colin Schofield '12 will present a paper, based on his research while studying abroad in Chile, at an international conference on social communication in Cuba.