First interested in black identity as represented by the enslaved African-American man in American novels, Mellon Scholar Anna Lowenthal '16 is exploring the influence of rap artists.
Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action
This summer, 10 students participated in the Community Partnership Program - dividing their days between State Farm and a community nonprofit, learning about community development and leadership.
Perhaps driven in part by ongoing unrest from events in Ferguson and Baltimore, a record number of entering students enrolled in Wesleyan's pre-orientation Engaging Diversity program.
Students selected for the Summer Enrichment Program worked independently at internship placements, and worked together to build their leadership skills and understanding of pressing social justice issues.
The Whole World is Texting: Youth Protest in the Information Age, edited and with chapters by Wesleyan's Irv Epstein, explores how protest is shaped by electronic and social media.
Students with internships this summer in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Tokyo are sharing their observations and travel adventures through blogs.
More than 1,300 Bloomington-Normal youth were honored at the annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony, co-hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University.
Illinois Wesleyan, a founding member of the Scholars at Risk Network, is among institutions calling attention to a new report that scholars in higher education around the world suffer violent and coercive attacks with alarming frequency.
Illinois Wesleyan students from all over the world have lived together in the grand mansion known as the International House, or I-House -- and some go on to forge international families of their own.
Avery Amerson '17, a leader of the IWU Pride Alliance, was awarded a scholarship from the National Society of Leadership and Success.