Illinois Wesleyan's nationally recognized esports program is adding four teams for the 2020-21 academic year. IWU esports head coach Callum Fletcher announced the additions of Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.
A recent article published in The Chronicle of Higher Education focuses on the work of Illinois Wesleyan Professor of English Kathleen O’Gorman, who spent time over the past year or so working with a team of lawyers and interpreters interviewing migrant children in government custody to document the conditions of their detention.
Ceramist and 2019 Stellaccio Lecturer Malcolm Mobutu Smith along with printmaker Monika Meler will showcase their work in the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries in the Ames School of Art from Oct. 21 to Dec. 8, 2019.
The Illinois Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab will perform their annual Halloween Concert on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Presser Hall's Westbrook Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
The (Marion, N.C.) McDowell News The Sky Symphonic Band, under the direction of David Wilken '92, will stage a Halloween "Spooktacular" at White Horse Black Mountain on Oct. 31.
Farm Journal's Pork Zack Talbert '16, a third-year University of Illinois veterinary student, won the Morrison Swine Innovator Prize for his research and proposed new technology for the industry.
The Hollywood Reporter Producer Bill Damaschke '85 discussed the process of bringing Baz Luhrmann's "Moulin Rouge!" to the Broadway Stage.
WGLT Radio The Ames Library will unveil a collection of columns, notes, interview transcripts and memorabilia from Hall of Fame sports writer Dave Kindred '63 during Homecoming 2019.
WGLT Radio Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Greg King offered insight on how Illinois Wesleyan and other schools are meeting enrollment challenges.
(Champaign, Ill.) News-Gazette IWU Archivist & Special Collections Librarian and Associate Professor Meg Miner, who served during the Persian Gulf War as a U.S. Air Force mechanic, was featured in TheNews-Gazette's "Those Who Served" series.