Student News


Banales '14 Named Lincoln Laureate
Senior Josi Banales was selected as Illinois Wesleyan University's recipient of the 2013 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate Award.


Student Programming Crew Wins Honors
The programmers and crew with the Office of Student Activities won a Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities Mid America Regional Conference.


Kistner '15 Interning for Scottish Parliament
Michael Kistner '15 has a front-row seat to history, interning with the public health minister in Scotland as the country moves toward independence.


Weishar Memorial Bench to be Dedicated Saturday
A bench honoring the memory of former Illinois Wesleyan football player Andrew Weishar, who died of cancer in 2012, will be dedicated prior to the No. 13-ranked Titans' game against North Central.


Wesleyan's Observatory Designated Official Site
Precise observations of asteroids by three Illinois Wesleyan physics majors -- Kyle Connour '15, Chelsea Davitt '14 and Daniel LaRocca '13 -- have resulted in the designation of Mark Evans Observatory as an official observing site.


Students Plan to Make a Difference with Alternative Fall Break Programs
Student volunteers will devote their upcoming break to service, with Alternative Fall Break opportunities in the local community and in Chicago.


Wesleyan's "Extraordinary Ordinary Men" to be Honored
Based on their commitment to service and efforts to improve the community, six Illinois Wesleyan students will be recognized at the second annual Extraordinary Ordinary Men of the Year Awards.


Ruther '14 Interning with Chicago Bears
Pete Ruther '14 is still pinching himself over working as an Events and Entertainment intern for the Bears -- and says "I'm going to keep these credentials forever."