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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.


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.


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.


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.


Wesleyan to Host Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony
Illinois Wesleyan, in collaboration with the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Educational Activity Club, will host the 21st annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony on Monday, June 25.


Alpert '12 Named Academic All-American
Lauren Alpert '12 was elected to the first team of the Capital One Academic All-American Women's Track and Field and Cross Country squads, becoming Illinois Wesleyan's 113th Academic All-American.


Keller '97 Receives Jeff Award for Best Actress
Melanie Keller '97 was recently honored as best actress at the Jeff Awards in Chicago, for a starring role with the Signal Ensemble Theatre.


Construction of New Classroom Building Hits Milestone
The campus community gathered to celebrate completion of the structural steel for the new classroom building, which has quickly taken shape on the Illinois Wesleyan Quad.


Coleman Receives Faculty Fellowship at Tulane
Assistant Professor of Philosophy Mary Coleman has been awarded a Faculty Fellowship from the Murphy Institute's Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at Tulane University.


Mohan Receives Fulbright Award
Beling Professor of Natural Sciences Ram Mohan has been awarded a Fulbright-Nehru award to India, where he will teach a special course on the principles of green chemistry.