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"All in for Wesleyan" Challenge a Success
In a one-day rally of Titan Pride, alumni and friends came through to meet all challenges, with over 1,850 gifts totaling well over $700,000.

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Titan Pride on Display
Titans turned to social media to rally around the "All in for Wesleyan" giving challenge. #IWUChallenge

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Roesner to Speak at Honors Convocation
Seniors will don their regalia and Kemp teaching award winner Rebecca Roesner will speak at the annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 9.

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State Farm CEO to Speak at Associates Luncheon
Edward B. Rust Jr. '72 will speak to the Illinois Wesleyan Associates, a group of local business leaders who provide students financial support and internship opportunities.

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Diaz Wins Brittingham Prize in Poetry
Wesleyan's Joanne Diaz has won the 2014 Brittingham Prize in Poetry for best book-length manuscript of original poetry for her collection, My Favorite Tyrants.

Margaret

Physics Student Named Goldwater Scholar
Junior Margaret McCarter has won a Goldwater Scholarship, considered the premier undergraduate award in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.

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Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo
Approximately 100 exhibitors and 20 presenters will explore the themes of Living Well & Living Green and Creating Healthy Communities on Saturday, April 12.

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Students Stage 'Shantytown' to Raise Awareness
Students portrayed street children whose lives they had researched as part of "unraveling inequality"-themed courses at Illinois Wesleyan, reported by The Pantagraph.

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Provost Publishes 6th In Series of Conductor's Guides
Illinois Wesleyan's Jonathan Green recently published A Conductor's Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works, the latest in his critically acclaimed series of Conductor's Guides.

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Students Receive Inaugural Hispanic Studies Scholarship
Thalia Novoa '16 and Huyen Nguyen '17 are the first winners of the new Luis Leal Endowed Scholarship, which supports off-campus Hispanic Studies research.