ARC In the News

Click the links below to read more about some of the news worthy projects we've been a part of here at the Action Research Center.


Writing Real Grants for Real Money

Lewis '20 Earns Grant for McLean County YWCA

Action Research Center Brings Learning into Community

IWU students earn credit solving real problems.

From Inquiry to Action

Illinois Wesleyan's ARC brews a potent mix of student research and community involvement.

Unique State Farm Internships

State Farm Insurance Companies and IWU have joined together to create an internship that puts students in the community. 

Mini-Master's Program at the Boys & Girls Club

Striking a Chord: Illinois Wesleyan students offer free music lessons to area youth

Weir Fellowship Projects

Five students named as 2015 ARC Weir Fellows

Zoellick Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship 

Alumnus Funds Student Entrepreneurs

Community Non-Profit Assessment Challenge Grant

Non-profits in McLean County receive $2,500 grants for participating in self-audit

Farmer's Market Food Gleaning Project

Pop-up Stand Produces Fresh Food

Volunteers offer "oasis' of produce


ARC recognized as part of the Wilson legacy at IWU

Thank you to President Wilson on WJBC

Deborah Halperin on WGLT discussing her TEDx talk

Helping young people with the action research model of project development