"Nation(s) Divided?" Selected as Intellectual Theme
Illinois Wesleyan's theme for the academic year invites us to transcend borderlands in the ways we think about others and ourselves.
Katrina Evacuee Thrived at IWU
It was Labor Day weekend 10 years ago that Minh Nguyen '09 arrived at Illinois Wesleyan with just a laptop and a suitcase, after evacuating Tulane University in the face of Hurricane Katrina.
Hopkins Receives 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Award
Wesleyan's Amanda Hopkins is among the first-ever recipients of the 40 Under 40 Awards, recognizing service and dedication to the population, the nursing profession, and leadership promise for the advancement of nursing in Illinois.
Illinois Wesleyan Dedicates Multifaith Space 'Open to All'
Illinois Wesleyan has created a new Multifaith Meditation Room described as "a concrete example of what it means to be diverse and inclusive."
Lowenthal ’16 Investigates Masculine Identity in “Gangsta Rap”
First interested in black identity as represented by the enslaved African-American man in American novels, Mellon Scholar Anna Lowenthal '16 is exploring the influence of rap artists.
Hartlaub ’16 Enters Charles Dickens “Universe”
A Mellon Scholar award enabled Lydia Hartlaub '16 to dive deep into her fascination with the literature of Charles Dickens and attend the Dickens Universe in California.
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Titans in the News
Students rallied and spoke at a faculty meeting, enlisting faculty as allies in support of diversity on campus.
Independence (Iowa) Bulletin Journal
Katelyn Robisky '11 will teach kindergarten for The Independence Community School District.
A large water sculpture named Aspiration on the new Egbers Quadrangle is part of a campus beautification effort made possible by the Egbers family after the construction of State Farm Hall.
The (Kankakee) Daily Journal
Chicago's Sweetwater Tavern and Grille, owned by Illinois Wesleyan alumni who make up Bottleneck Management, Inc., received a rave "Best Bites" review.