Living the Illinois Wesleyan Vision

Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action


Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo
Exhibitors promoting personal health and environmentally sustainable living will gather at the Shirk Center on Saturday, April 13 for the Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo.

peace institute

IWU to Host Peacebuilding Workshop and Lecture
Students from Macalester, Luther and Beloit Colleges will join Illinois Wesleyan students and faculty to discuss their independent research on human rights issues.


Four Students Named Weir Fellows
Four Illinois Wesleyan students have received fellowships supporting their work on collaborative efforts in the community.


Student's Veggie Bike Helps Peace Garden
The Veggie Bike was created by Alex Kim '12 to aid the IWU Peace Garden in promoting community connection and making produce accessible to more people.


Carlson '15 to Study at Oxford
Stephanie Carlson '15 has been selected to study at Pembroke College, Oxford University, England, next fall.


Bailey '14 Writes Featured Blog from Ireland
Emily Bailey '14 is studying abroad this semester in Dublin, where she is writing a blog for IES Abroad.

Matt in Paris

LaLonde '14 Selected for KPMG Global Internship
Junior accounting major Matt LaLonde interned in KPMG's Paris office as part of the firm's Global Internship Program.


Students to Build Homes During Alternative Spring Break
Illinois Wesleyan students will volunteer during spring break to build homes in Laredo, Texas as part of Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge program.


Civil War Gave Democracy "Moral Grandeur"
Founders' Day speaker Allen C. Guelzo contends that the primary goal of emancipation was a return to democracy and revolt against the aristocratic habits promoted by slavery.


Lincoln Scholar to Speak at Founders' Day Convocation
At Founders' Day Convocation on Feb. 27, scholar Allen C. Guelzo will speak in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.