Illinois Wesleyan's theme for the academic year invites us to transcend borderlands in the ways we think about others and ourselves.
Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action
It was Labor Day weekend 10 years ago that Minh Nguyen '09 arrived at Illinois Wesleyan with just a laptop and a suitcase, after evacuating Tulane University in the face of Hurricane Katrina.
Illinois Wesleyan has created a new Multifaith Meditation Room described as "a concrete example of what it means to be diverse and inclusive."
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.
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.