Student News


Illinois Wesleyan Welcomes Record Number of International Students
This year IWU is set to welcome about 50 new international students, bringing total enrollment to more than 100 international students from 21 countries.


Orientation To Acquaint Students With College Life
Illinois Wesleyan offers Pre-Orientation Programs focused on international students, multicultural students and on "Engaging Diversity," prior to the Turning Titan Orientation for new students.


Illinois Wesleyan Students Interning Across the Globe This Summer
From Fortune 50 companies to nonprofits to a medical clinic in Peru, approximately 180 Illinois Wesleyan students are gaining valuable experience through internships this summer.


Students Recognized by 'Design for Good' Project
A public awareness campaign designed and implemented by graphic design students at Illinois Wesleyan University has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design for Good project.


Eckley Scholars Devote Their Summers to Research
This year's Eckley scholars are analyzing mice behavior for clues to stroke rehabilitation, exploring radical political parties, reviewing nursing practices, pursuing chemical catalysts and assisting a Chicago theatre production.

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Titans Staging Chicagoland Production of Nickel and Dimed
Illinois Wesleyan faculty, alumni and students are producing a play based on Barbara Ehrenreich's best-selling book at TangleKnot Theatre in Chicago.


Clemens '13 Named Academic All-American
Tara Clemens '13 has been elected to the second team of the Capital One Academic All-American women's track & field/cross country squads, becoming Wesleyan's 115th Academic All-American athlete.

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Laughlin '14 Selected as NSF Scholar
Thomas John Laughlin has been selected as a 2013 National Science Foundation Scholar, to attend the 17th Annual Green Chemistry and Green Engineering Conference.