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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.

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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.

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Students Spend Summer as Museum Interns
As summer interns, seniors Sarah Carlson and Kate Scott were able to apply what they learned in anthropology courses to a practical museum setting.


Self-Designed Major Leads to Prestigious Internship
Designing her own interdisciplinary major helped Annie Tillmann '12 secure a competitive internship at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Mass.


Jent's Play Opens to Rave Reviews in New York
The Off Broadway production of Falling, written by Deanna Jent '84, is described as a singular achievement in writing, acting, direction and subject matter.


Counseling and Consultation Services Offer Support
Illinois Wesleyan's Counseling and Consultation Services provides support and guidance for students making transitional decisions.