Interfaith community service initiatives at Illinois Wesleyan won recognition in the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Inaugural Report.
Stories of Titans Carrying Our Strategic Initiatives into Action
In the early 1970s, Illinois Wesleyan joined colleges and universities across the United States in a growing movement to fight against the deterioration of the environment.
Student entrepreneurs will vie for a $1,500 Zoellick Fellowship to start a business, in the Action Research Center version of ABC's "Shark Tank."
In his course, "The Social History of a Candy Bar," Wesleyan's William Munro traces the complexities of chocolate's journey in becoming a worldwide commodity.
Student volunteers will devote their upcoming break to service, with Alternative Fall Break opportunities in the local community and in Chicago.
The Illinois Wesleyan women's soccer team will host its third annual Pink Zone game on Saturday, Oct. 5 to benefit the Community Cancer Center in Normal.
Based on their commitment to service and efforts to improve the community, six Illinois Wesleyan students will be recognized at the second annual Extraordinary Ordinary Men of the Year Awards.
Illinois Wesleyan is celebrating Banned Books Week, culminating with a talk and theatre presentations on "Censorship for Religious Reasons: From the Bible to Harry Potter."
Todd Zoellick '00 has donated funds to allow the Action Research Center to offer the Zoellick Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship to IWU students.
The Betty Ritchie-Birrer Endowed Study Abroad Fund has provided funds for two new Study Abroad Scholarships, one of three endowed gifts that Ritchie-Birrer has established for IWU students this year.