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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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Swope, Lewis Named as 2014 Weir Fellows
Lexia Swope '15 and Julie Lewis '16 were named Weir Fellows for launching community projects aimed, respectively, at promoting healthy lifestyles and music lessons among local youth.

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Henry '14 Selected for MoMA Internship
Senior international studies and anthropology major Lauren Henry will intern this summer at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.

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Evans '14 Tapped for Library of Congress Internship
Senior Nate Evans, who begins an internship with the Library of Congress in June, sparked his passion for archiving and preserving history while studying abroad in Morocco last spring.

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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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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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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.