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Vayo Creates, Inspires New Music
David Vayo, newly appointed to an endowed professorship, discusses his motivation as a composer and supporter of new music.

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Wesleyan Celebrates the Liberal Arts Advantage
Illinois Wesleyan is celebrating Liberal Arts Education Week and the comparative advantages of the liberal arts, which prepare students to be productive in a wide range of fields.

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Advice to New Students: 'Embrace Challenge and Change'
Alumni and current students connecting on social media shared their advice for the class of 2016, who arrive for orientation on Aug. 21.

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Students Explore Race, Identity at Engaging Diversity Program
Some members of the incoming class will come to campus early for discussions and activities aimed at helping them meaningfully engage diversity while at Illinois Wesleyan.

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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.