Wesleyan's Greg Shaw, author of The Health Care Debate, gives his thoughts about how partisan agendas and consumer-focused attitudes toward health care continue to get in the way of needed reform, four years after so-called "Obamacare" became law.
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Colleen Murphy will discuss how legacies of violence shape justice in transitional societies, such as post-Mubarak Egypt or post-Apartheid South Africa.
Wesleyan's Carolyn Nadeau will translate, analyze and prepare recipes from a 1611 cookbook, joining scholars who use food to examine the politics, economics and social issues of a culture.
To inaugurate its new Center for Human Rights and Social Justice, the University will host guest speaker Martha Nussbaum on Feb. 21, during a student research workshop on the theme of religion, identity, and conflict.
Luma Mufleh will give the Founders' Day address, "Changing the World One Game at a Time," on Feb. 19. Mufleh is head coach of Fugees Soccer Teams, the subject of the University's summer reading selection, Outcasts United.
Lexi Baltes '14 is one of 10 student-athletes in the country named to the 2014 Allstate Women's Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Teams, recognizing those who have made a commitment to improving their communities.
A team of students at Illinois Wesleyan have been named semifinalists in the Records for Life contest sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
When the Beatles burst onto the Ed Sullivan Show and the world stage 50 years ago, it was an event that unified an entire culture, says Wesleyan's Michael Weis.
Retiring History Professor Paul Bushnell worked for change both at Illinois Wesleyan and in the Civil Rights Movement, as featured in the Winter IWU Magazine.
Guest speaker Sandra Babcock will address how the international movement against the death penalty will affect American laws in a talk, "Global Politics, Morality and the Declining Use of the Death Penalty."