Taylor '18 Honored as 2017 Student Laureate
Illinois Wesleyan University biology major Brock Taylor '18 of Mattoon, Illinois, has been named a 2017 Student Laureate by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
Economics Professor Honored for Educational Technology Use
Illinois Wesleyan University professor of economics Diego Mendez-Carbajo is the recipient of the 2017 Abbejean Kehler Technology Award, honoring his innovative use of technology to improve economic education.
Asia Internship Program Earns $400,000 Grant
Over the past three years, Illinois Wesleyan University has sent 77 students to complete summer internships in Asia, and it is about to send a lot more - thanks to a $400,000 grant renewal from the Freeman Foundation.
Chang Hopes Research Can Help Refugees Assimilate
Illinois Wesleyan senior Hsin-Jou (Lily) Chang '18 is delving deeper into research that she hopes can assist in solving the economic assimilation puzzle.
Mitsubishi Funds Grant Supporting Student Internships
Ten Illinois Wesleyan students will each receive $1,000 to support their work in paid internships with local nonprofit and social service agencies for the second consecutive year, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Mitsubishi Motors USA Foundation.
Red Scarves Incorporate IWU Influences In Debut Album
Formed at Illinois Wesleyan University more than five years ago, the now Chicago-based indie rock-pop band Red Scarves released the quintet's IWU-influenced debut full-length album "Sort of Scarlet" on Friday, Oct. 20.
Titans in the News
Wesleyan's Meghan Burke gives advice for maintaining civil conversation around divisive topics during family holidays.
Wesleyan's Given Harper talks (wild) turkeys and it's a special IWU birth for 2007 alum Laura (Curtis) Kraynak's new daughter in Bill Flick's Sunday column.
President Eric Jensen discussed provisions of the House GOP version of the tax reform bill, unveiled last week in Washington, which includes taxes that could affect Illinois Wesleyan and its employees.
Wesleyan's Abby Reel '04 is a "theatre angel" spearheading efforts to continue the legacy of Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theater, now being demolished, by raising a Barn III.