Faculty News

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IWU Researchers Hope Apps Teach Dogs New Tricks
Wesleyan's Ellen Furlong and students in the Comparative Cognition Lab are developing computer games aimed at alleviating boredom -- and resulting behavior problems -- in dogs.

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Students Name Jaeckle Professor of the Year
Illinois Wesleyan students have voted Associate Professor of Biology William Jaeckle the 2014 Professor of the Year. He will speak at Commencement on Sunday, May 4.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Provost Publishes 6th In Series of Conductor's Guides
Illinois Wesleyan's Jonathan Green recently published A Conductor's Guide to Selected Baroque Choral-Orchestral Works, the latest in his critically acclaimed series of Conductor's Guides.

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Perspectives on the Affordable Care Act
Wesleyan's Greg Shaw, author of The Health Care Debate, gives his thoughts about how partisan agendas and consumer-focused attitudes toward health care continue to get in the way of needed reform, four years after so-called "Obamacare" became law.

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Physicists Elect Spalding as Fellow
The American Physical Society has elected Wesleyan's Gabe Spalding to Fellowship in the Society, recognizing his contributions to undergraduate laboratory education.

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Nadeau Wins Grant to Explore 17th Century Spanish Cuisine
Wesleyan's Carolyn Nadeau will translate, analyze and prepare recipes from a 1611 cookbook, joining scholars who use food to examine the politics, economics and social issues of a culture.