Ruth Tadesse '19 has been introducing local children to her Ethiopian culture, along with Titan classmates who present stories, songs, dances and crafts from various countries on Saturdays at the Bloomington Public Library.
Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action
Thanks to the success of 17 Illinois Wesleyan students interning in Asia last year, the Freeman Foundation has approved a two-year grant of $400,000 to provide the same opportunity to nearly double the number of students.
During winter break, 19 Illinois Wesleyan students spent a week in Honduras on a business-related service trip.
Alumnus Danny Kenny '13 has received the Tiri Tiri Prize as outstanding master's degree student from Australian National University College of Asia & the Pacific.
Exchange student Shinnosuke (Shin) Sawada is teaching local children how to use an abacus, in an outreach project that has connected him deeply to the Bloomington-Normal community.
Members of the Illinois Wesleyan community came together to write letters on behalf of 12 selected Prisoners of Conscience as part of the Amnesty International event Write for Rights.
Illinois Wesleyan's annual study abroad photo contest encourages students to share and celebrate their experiences studying outside of the United States.
Language professor Scott Sheridan recently translated The Guardians of History by Italian author Elisabetta Cametti, his second translation of a novel for AmazonCrossing.
Actor and author Jesse Eisenberg impressed students with his wit, warmth and writing talent during a packed day of appearances Oct. 26 at Illinois Wesleyan.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $480,000 grant to a team of five researchers including Wesleyan's William Munro, also providing support for the active participation of undergraduate students.