Student News

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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.

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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.

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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."

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Juniors Beringer, Sharp Awarded New Study Abroad Scholarships
The Betty Ritchie-Birrer Endowed Study Abroad Fund has provided funds for two new Study Abroad Scholarships, one of three endowed gifts that Ritchie-Birrer has established for IWU students this year.

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Students Meet Real World on AMC's The Pitch
Three IWU students were part of AMC's The Pitch during internships at Bee-line Communications, owned by alumna Stacey (Jones) McClenathan '92. Their episode airs Thursday, Sept. 12 at 10 p.m. Central.

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Students Complete Human Rights Internships
Cathy Geehan '14 and Amanda Watts '14 completed summer internships at prestigious international organizations through the University's newly established Center for Human Rights and Social Justice.

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Class of 2017 Urged to 'Explore Broadly, Dig Deeply'
Illinois Wesleyan welcomed 571 new students to campus with New Student Convocation, where they were urged to leave their comfort zone "and accept the challenge of the liberal arts."

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IWU Student Senate President Takes National Office
Brexton Isaacs '15 was elected to the National Executive Board of College Democrats during the group's conference on Capitol Hill earlier this month.