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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.

Wendell

Illinois Wesleyan Mourns the Loss of Wendell Hess
The Illinois Wesleyan community lost one of its most respected academic leaders when Emeritus Professor Wendell Hess, the University's first provost, died on Thursday, April 3.

Deanna

Director, Playwright Jent '84 to Speak at Commencement
Deanna Jent will deliver Illinois Wesleyan's Commencement address to the Class of 2014 on Sunday, May 4. Over 500 students are expected to participate, one of the largest classes in University history.

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Author to Speak on Hidden History of Vietnam
Nick Turse, author of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, will speak on Monday, April 7.

Research

Student Research Conference Marks 25 Years
This year's John Wesley Powell Research Conference marks the 25th anniversary of one of the longest running and largest undergraduate conferences of its kind.