Why Wesleyan?

"From faculty to students to staff, everybody wants you to succeed. I think that’s what’s really special about Wesleyan." Rachel (Anderson) Lyons '08

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Explore Illinois Wesleyan

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May Term: Research While You Travel Abroad
What Students Say About Study Abroad
Undergraduate Research: Comparing Eggshell Structure of Different Bird Species 
Study Abroad: Emily Wechtel, senior in Pre-Veterinary Medicine, spent four months at Mahidol University in Thailand
Explore a Wesleyan Course: Experimental Physics Laboratory
What Happens After Classes? Campus Life at Illinois Wesleyan University
Student Experiences: My Recent Internship
Student Experiences: Ben White, Transfer Student, Double Major in Economics and Mathematics
Business and Law: Highlights of the Trial Litigation Class
Accounting Students at IWU Are Able to Take the CPA Exam by Senior Year
Tour a Lab: Laura Steenberge '15 Shows Projects from her Developmental Biology Class
Overview of the History Department, Opportunities for Research and Internships
Studying History and Traveling in May Term
Singing and Touring with the Collegiate Choir
 

Meet Wesleyan People

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Robert Kearney, Professor of Business Administration
Wes Chapman, Associate Professor of English 
Brandon Common and Eileen Galvez, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Rebecca Roesner, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Michael Seeborg, Robert S. Eckley Distinguished Professor of Economics
Chris Schumacher, Head Track and Field Coach
Mia Smith, Head Coach of Women's Basketball
Dave Marvin, Professor of Business Law
Christopher Crown, Environmental Studies
Professor Mike Weis, Department of History
Advice to Young Singers from John Cossio '15

Campus Events

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President Wilson, Provost Green, and Dean Carney-Hall Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
"Turning Titan" Welcome Week for New Students
25th Annual John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference
Highlights from 2013 Student Research Conference, Dance Concert and Percussion Ensemble

Alumni and Careers

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Karl Pierburg '98, Atlanta Falcons, Senior Director of Football Systems
Alumni Networking in Washington, D.C.
Bob Spear '77, Pediatric Intensive Care Physician
Advice to Young Singers from Kate Tombaugh '07
Alumni Stories: My Job on Campus
Heather Olt '96 on Creating a Web Series
Bob Page '79, President and CEO of University of Kansas Hospital
 
Alumni Experts: An Anthropologist Mines Big Data Behind Market Research
David Pires '87 Talks About Acting in Los Angeles