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Liberal Arts Alumni Better Prepared for Careers
A national survey of college graduates found that alumni of liberal arts colleges such as Illinois Wesleyan are more prepared for their careers and more satisfied with their education than graduates of other institutions.

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Kent '13 a Semi-Finalist for College Entrepreneur of the Year
Logan Kent '13 was selected among the top 10 semi-finalists in Entrepreneur Magazine's college entrepreneur contest.

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Exploring Potential, Problems in Solving World Hunger
Professor William Munro explores ways to bridge the gap between the promise of agricultural biotechnology and the obstacles to its widespread use.

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Titan Men's Soccer Competing in Costa Rica
The Illinois Wesleyan men's soccer team will play four exhibition games during an eight-day stay in San Jose, Costa Rica through Aug. 14.

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Fetcho '79 Photographs London Olympics
John Fetcho '79 keeps a blog to share his interest in photography -- and posted daily updates while in London for the Olympics.

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Peace Garden Brings Fresh Food to Community
Students are working to promote community connections and make fresh produce accessible to all through a new IWU Peace Garden.

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Three Alumni Honored as Business Community Leaders
Springfield Business Journal has named Amy Bulpitt '03, Matthew Dearing '00, and J.P. Fyans III '02 among its "Forty Under 40" business community leaders.

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Summer Reading Selection Explores Ethics, Race, Social Justice
New students will join the campus community in discussing issues raised in Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the 2012 Summer Reading Program selection.

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World of Puppetry Displayed at Art Gallery
Puppets are a living art form to puppeteer Ginger Lozar, whose collection is on display in Merwin Gallery this summer.

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Suffragist Funk Shattered Stereotypes She Once Espoused
The "enigmatic" Antoinette Funk, an 1898 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan's law school, became a crusader in the women's suffrage movement.