Bouras '18 Named Technos Award Winner
Zoe Bouras '18 has been awarded the 2018 Technos International Prize, an annual award recognizing a student who has excelled academically and has contributed to broadening international awareness and understanding.
Students Advocate for Iranian Academic Sentenced to Death
Two Illinois Wesleyan first-year students and members of the Advocacy Risk Seminar are advocating for the release of Ahmadreza Djalali, a 45-year-old specialist in disaster medicine who has been imprisoned by Iranian officials.
STEM Gala Scholarship Awarded to Meme App Entrepreneur
First-year computer science and physics double major David “Nico” Lopez '21 brings the fun – and the funds – with a $1,000 scholarship which will go toward developing a party game app called Caption_it.
Students Showcase Work at Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
Illinois Wesleyan students across all years and majors will have the opportunity to share their individual projects at the 28th annual John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference on Saturday, April 21.
Ferradáns Named 2019 Kemp Award Winner
Professor of Hispanic Studies Carmela Ferradáns has been named the 2019 recipient of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Kooken and Brown-Ajayi Earn Inaugural Inclusive Excellence Awards
Wendy Kooken and Sharla Brown-Ajayi have been named 2018 recipients of the inaugural President’s Award for Inclusive Excellence at Illinois Wesleyan.
Titans in the News
In bringing a guest artist to perform with the IWU Jazz Ensemble, Director of Jazz Glenn Wilson said he hopes some of John D'earth joy and passion for the music will rub off on his students.
Theatre alum and prolific character actor Kevin Dunn '77 returned to campus to visit his former mentor, John Ficca, and to see the latest stage production.
In addressing the annual Honors Convocation, 2018 Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence winner Vicki Folse '86 said she now considers herself fortunate to have known poverty growing up, because it provided the catalyst to fulfill her goal of a better life.
University Librarian Karen Schmidt discussed how The Ames Library, like other academic libraries, has adapted to fit changing needs, yet "it's still about critical thinking, finding good resources and helping students become part of the scholarly conversation."