Students portrayed street children whose lives they had researched as part of "unraveling inequality"-themed courses at Illinois Wesleyan, reported by The Pantagraph.
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This summer, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will offer 12 students a local, paid internship through the Summer Enrichment Program.
Illinois Wesleyan students continue to report spring internships at a brisk pace, with 152 students gaining work experience and further defining their career interests.
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.
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.