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French Leads Study of Asteroids
Chair and Professor of Physics Linda M. French will lead a National Science Foundation-funded study of asteroids sharing Jupiter's orbit around the sun.


Author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks to Speak at President's Convocation
Rebecca Skloot, author of this year's Summer Reading Program selection, will speak at Illinois Wesleyan's President's Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 12.


NSF Funds Spectrometer for Chemistry Research
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $248,000 grant to purchase a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer for use in synthetic chemistry research at Illinois Wesleyan.

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Homecoming 2012: Broadcasting Titan Pride
A week of student events are gearing up for this weekend's alumni Homecoming, with the theme "Broadcasting Titan Pride."


Pratt to Perform at Benefit Concert
Acclaimed pianist and 2012 Commencement speaker Awadagin Pratt will return to campus to perform a benefit concert on Saturday, Sept. 22.


Zenk '95 to be Named Distinguished Nursing Alumna
Professor, researcher and award-winning nurse Shannon N. Zenk '95 will be honored during this year's Homecoming activities.


Alumni to be Recognized at Homecoming
Three alumni -- the honorable Chief Judge Elizabeth Robb '78, Karl Pierburg '98 and Coyner Smith '54 -- will be honored during Homecoming activities.


Wesleyan to 'Laugh Out Loud' at Family Weekend
Students and their families are invited to share some laughs during the sitcom-themed Family Weekend, Sept. 28-30.


Lett '12 to Play Pro Ball in Spain
After leading the Illinois Wesleyan women's basketball team to the 2012 NCAA Division III national championship, Olivia Lett '12 is headed to Spain to play professional basketball.


Wesleyan Welcomes Students Back to Campus
A week of diverse orientation activities welcomed new students to Illinois Wesleyan, who join returning students in sharing excitement for the new semester on social media.