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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.


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.


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.


"All in for Wesleyan" Challenge a Success
In a one-day rally of Titan Pride, alumni and friends came through to meet all challenges, with over 1,850 gifts totaling well over $700,000.

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Titan Pride on Display
Titans turned to social media to rally around the "All in for Wesleyan" giving challenge. #IWUChallenge


Roesner to Speak at Honors Convocation
Seniors will don their regalia and Kemp teaching award winner Rebecca Roesner will speak at the annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 9.

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State Farm CEO to Speak at Associates Luncheon
Edward B. Rust Jr. '72 will speak to the Illinois Wesleyan Associates, a group of local business leaders who provide students financial support and internship opportunities.


Diaz Wins Brittingham Prize in Poetry
Wesleyan's Joanne Diaz has won the 2014 Brittingham Prize in Poetry for best book-length manuscript of original poetry for her collection, My Favorite Tyrants.


Physics Student Named Goldwater Scholar
Junior Margaret McCarter has won a Goldwater Scholarship, considered the premier undergraduate award in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.


Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo
Approximately 100 exhibitors and 20 presenters will explore the themes of Living Well & Living Green and Creating Healthy Communities on Saturday, April 12.