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Student playing string instrument at IWU

Public Invited to Attend IWU Summer Concert Series

July 10, 2024 | By Julia Perez

A summer concert series featuring Illinois Wesleyan University musicians and guest artists is free and open to the public through the month of July.

Amber Kujath

Kujath ‘97 Recognized as Fellow for ‘Dedication to Continuous Learning’

July 8, 2024 | By Julia Perez

In recognition of her commitment to healthcare excellence and nursing education, Illinois Wesleyan’s Director of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences Amber Kujath '97 was named a fellow of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses.

Student playing piano on stage at IWU

Partnership with Longy School of Music Creates Opportunity for Music Ed Students

July 3, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Aspiring music teachers studying at Illinois Wesleyan University now have the opportunity to earn an accelerated master’s degree after graduation through a new IWU partnership with Longy School of Music of Bard College.

Joseph Kline

Joseph Kline Interim Dean Over Schools of Art, Music, Theatre

July 1, 2024 | By Julia Perez

A theatre artist with experience in academic arts administration, Joseph “Jay” Kline, has been selected to serve as interim dean of fine and performing arts at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Liz Bloodworth

Archivist to Recognize Local, University Impact Made by Funk Family at Celebration

June 20, 2024 | By Julia Perez

To honor the 200-year impact of the Funk family in McLean County — including the establishment of Illinois Wesleyan University — University Archivist & Special Collections Librarian Liz Bloodworth will speak on a panel during a celebration at...

Student points to equation written on white board

Three New Majors Among Program Updates for 2024-25

June 18, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Three new programs will be offered to Illinois Wesleyan University students beginning in the fall of 2024, in addition to new certificates.

Georgia Nugent

Board of Trustees Honors Service of President Nugent, Bids Farewell

June 12, 2024 | By Julia Perez

President S. Georgia Nugent was recognized for her resolute leadership by the Illinois Wesleyan University Board of Trustees as she concludes her tenure as the University’s 20th president.

students sitting on blankets on the quad

Illinois Wesleyan Announces Spring 2024 Dean’s List

June 10, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Illinois Wesleyan University’s Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2023-24 academic year consisted of 760 students from 29 states and 29 countries.

Hovde and Kerr with Technos certificate

Hovde '24 Earns Technos Award for Peacebuilding Passion

May 24, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Through her passion for human rights and dedication to peacebuilding, Zoe Hovde '24 was named the 2024 Technos International Prize winner as a senior at Illinois Wesleyan.

Beckman Scholars

Das '26, Satheeshreddy '26 Named Inaugural Beckman Scholars

May 22, 2024 | By Julia Perez

The first pair of Illinois Wesleyan University students have been selected to complete long-term research through the Beckman Scholars Program.