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Record Number of Nursing Majors Interning this Spring
Even in an academic program that boasts a 100 percent job placement record, nursing seniors at Illinois Wesleyan are engaging in more direct patient care through internships to stand out in a competitive job market.

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Duffee '14 Named Technos Award Winner
Senior Jeremy Duffee has been awarded the Technos International Prize for his contributions to broadening international awareness and understanding.

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Alternative Spring Breakers Lend A Helping Hand
Volunteering Illinois Wesleyan students spent their spring breaks doing service projects at a Lakota Sioux tribe settlement in South Dakota, and in Albany, Ga., with Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge.

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Conference Celebrates 25 Years of Student Research
Since its inception in 1990, the John Wesley Powell Research Conference is evidence of the value Illinois Wesleyan places on undergraduate research and faculty-student collaborations.

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Employees Honored for Years of Service
Illinois Wesleyan University honored retirees and employees celebrating milestone anniversaries at its annual recognition banquet.

Susan

Okuno-Jones '86 Named Advocate Health Care Vice President
School of Nursing Alumna Susan Okuno-Jones has been named vice president, nursing practice and innovation at Advocate Health Care, the largest integrated health care system in Illinois.    

Carmela

Ferradáns Publishes Bilingual Collection of Spanish Poet's Work
Wesleyan's Carmela Ferradáns has published Incessant Beauty, the first dual language collection of Ana Rossetti's poetry.

Kathleen

Montgomery Named Kemp Teaching Award Winner
Associate Professor of Political Science Kathleen Montgomery was named the 2015 recipient of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence at the annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday.

Jake

Student's Research on Crime in Normal a Topic at National Symposium
Analysis of local criminal activity led senior Jake Bates to explore the unintended consequences and ethical implications of policing efforts, which he will discuss at a national ethics symposium.

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Kerr Visits Capitol Hill with Nursing Delegation
Assistant Professor of Nursing Noël Kerr learned how to influence health-care policy at the national and local level during a recent Nurse in Washington Internship.