Illinois Wesleyan News Stories

December 2006

Dec. 22

> Gospel Festival Celebrates 17th Year
> Rev. Joseph Lowery to Speak at Fellowship Dinner

Dec. 19

> Professor's Book Looks at 'Recapturing the Personal' in Education

Dec. 18

> Student Creates Documentary Tracing Playwright's Telluric Identity
> University to Webcast Campus Events

Dec. 12

> December Graduates Honored

Dec. 8

> Professor's Book Sheds Light on Gun Culture

Dec. 7

> IWU to Host Joint Advent Communion Service

Dec. 5

> Ann Reed to Perform at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> IWU Senior to Open for Mieka Pauley Performance

November 2006

Nov. 29

> Student Receives BACCHUS Award
> Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Honors African Culture, Consciousness
> Task Force on the Health and Welfare of Student Athletes Issues Third Report

Nov. 28

> Annual Student, Faculty Art Sale Opens Thursday
> Choral Ensembles to Perform Annual Holiday Concert

Nov. 27

> Scholarship Fund Established Honoring Alumnus Van Scyoc

Nov. 21

> St. Petersburg Fulbright Scholar to Lecture on Jewish Folk Culture
> Seniors Awarded Acorn Equality Fund Scholarships
> Jazz Ensemble Completes Latest CD, Smack Dab in the Middle

Nov. 20

> Gateway Class Explores Social Norms

Nov. 18

> Literary Group Expands to Hold First Monthly Poetry Slam
> Hillel to Observe Hanukkah with Annual Dinner, Celebration

Nov. 17

> Professor Authors Book on East German Science Fiction
> Senior a Finalist for Research Prize

Nov. 16

> Chamber Music Chapel Hour on Nov. 29
> Italian Club President Attends Washington Convention
> IWU Observes Day Without Art
> Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Perform

Nov. 13

> Local Artist/Alumnus to Present New Works

Nov. 10

> Professor to Discuss Book at Women Authors Event
> IWU Magazine Wins Award
> Production of Classic Spanish Play Features Costumes by Students
> Opera Brings New Twist to Cinderella Story
> Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive on IWU Campus

Nov. 9

> Civic Orchestra to Perform at Center for the Performing Arts

Nov. 8

> Hartweg Named to Advisory Board Tackling State Nursing Shortage
> Documentary to be Shown in Honor of National American Indian Heritage Month

Nov. 7

> Humanities Students Receive Grant to Attend Annual Chicago Festival
> School of Music Professors to Perform Homage to Russian Composer
> Black Student Union to Host Movie, IdleWild

Nov. 6

> New Music Cafe to Present Local, International Compositions
> Carpe Diem String Quartet to Play Guest Recital

Nov. 3

> Singer, Songwriter to Reflect on Tour Through War-Torn Israel
> Chamber Singers and Percussion Ensemble to Hold Joint Concert

Nov. 2

> Acacia Alumnus Receives George F. Patterson Jr. Award
> Student Senate Hosts AIDS Chapel

Nov. 1

> Students Complete Chicago Marathon
> "Spirit of the Flute" at University Chapel Hour

October 2006

Oct. 31

> Singer-Songwriter Mulvey to Perform at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Biology Professor Receives NSF Grant

Oct. 30

> Nursing Career Fair Planned

Oct. 27

> Chicago Band, The Hush Sound, to Entertain at Hansen Student Center
> Austrian Ensemble to Perform
> University Chapel Hour to Honor All Saint's Day

Oct. 25

> Jazz Lab Band and Ensemble to Perfom on Consecutive Nights

Oct. 24

> Alumna Wins Prestigious Postgraduate Scholarships
> Writer, Director to attend Screening of Post-9/11 Documentary

Oct. 23

> Family Weekend to Offer Music, Entertainment, Athletic Events

Oct. 19

> Senior's Run at Chicago Marathon to Aid Cancer Research

Oct. 18

> Chapel Hour to Explore the Spiritual Self Through Native American Traditions
> IWU Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds to Perform
> Art Exhibition Showcases Works by Cordero, Souto

Oct. 17

> Cook to Perform Debussy Recital

Oct. 12

> IWU, ISU to Welcome Author Sarah Vowell
> Alumna Finds Her Calling in "The President's Own" Marine Band

Oct. 10

> Natalia Zukerman to Perform at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Dinner to Celebrate the Breaking of the Fast of Ramadan
> IWU Track and Field Coach to be Inducted Into Alma Mater's Wall of Fame

Oct. 9

> Artist to Lecture on Custom Work Displayed in IWU Galleries

Oct. 6

> Trio of Comedians to Perform at IWU
> Black Student Union to Coordinate Chapel Hour
> Student Group to Host Madrigal Dinner

Oct. 4

> Faculty Member Wins Award for Museum Exhibit
> McPherson Theatre Mainstage Presents Musical Into the Woods
> IWU, ISU Habitat For Humanity Chapter to Receive Award
> Documentary Producer to Speak at Illinois Wesleyan

Oct. 3

> Mandala Sand Painting by Tibetan Monks at IWU
> Student Hosts Supply Drive for Nicaragua

September 2006

Sept. 29

> IWU's Hudson Banks Wins Athena Award
> Norwich Cathedral Choir to Perform in Evelyn Chapel
> Nursing Alumna to be Honored During Homecoming
> Ceremony to Honor War Veterans

Sept. 28

> Professor Brian Hatcher Earns Two Fulbright Grants
> Illinois Wesleyan Hosts Fulbright Scholar
> Professors to Perform "Fertile Ground" Musical

Sept. 27

> Alum, Author Dave Kindred to Speak at Homecoming
> The Jesus Dynasty Author to Speak on Campus

Sept. 26

> Class of 2006 Graduate Helps Paint Economic Picture at the Fed
> Alum Displays Art at Bloomington Gallery
> Congressional Candidate to Speak at College Democrats Meeting
> IWU to Host Homecoming Weekend Chapel Service

Sept. 25

> Estonian Choir to Perform at Evelyn Chapel
> Chapel Hour to Celebrate Jewish Sukkot

Sept. 22

> IWU to Celebrate Homecoming, Honor 3 Alumni
> School of Music to Celebrate Shostakovich's 100th Birthday

Sept. 20

> Second Annual MUSE Literature Conference on Sept. 30
> MUSE Keynote Speaker to Address Literary Responses to 9/11
> McLean County Arts Center Exhibits IWU Scene Designs
> Illinois Wesleyan to Host Lecture on Lithuanian Ceramics

Sept. 19

> Soprano Dawn Upshaw to Perform in Bloomington Oct. 6
> IWU to Host Panel Discussion on Living Wage

Sept. 15

> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 14

> University to Celebrate Constitution Day
> Speakers for Safe Coal Mining Practices to Visit Campus
> Student-Directed Play, bobrauschenbergamerica, at Lab Theatre
> Counseling Services to Present "Healthy Relationship" Forum

Sept. 12

> Paintings, Custom Installation at Merwin and Wakeley Galleries

Sept. 11

> Alum Orchestrates World's Largest Periodic Table
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Opens 15th Season With Susan Werner

Sept. 8

> IWU to Commemorate Fifth Anniversary of September 11
> Chapel Hour to Recognize September 11 Anniversary
> Faculty to Perform Saxophone, Piano Recital
> Ramadan Traditions to be Topic at Chapel Hour
> Dates of Fall Family Weekend Changed to Nov. 3-5

Sept. 7

> Profile of the Class of 2010 at Illinois Wesleyan University
> Music Students Schedule Fall Recitals

Sept. 6

> IWU to Host Comedy Band Hard 'N Phirm

Sept. 5

> Athletic Director Writes Book About Small-Town Childhood

Sept. 1

> Singer Jon McLaughlin to Perform at Hansen
> Titan Film Series to Present Pirates Sequel

August 2006

Aug. 31

> Sigma Pi Fraternity Honors the Late Dr. Jack C. Fields
> Professor Robert Bray Receives Saddlebag Award
> Summer Art Exhibit Closes With Reception, Sale
> Singer-Songwriter Nini Camps to Perform at Hansen

Aug. 30

> IWU Welcomes 12 National Merit Scholars in First-Year Class
> Male A Capella Group to Perform at Local Event

Aug. 29

> IWU Adds 24 to Faculty for 2006-07 Year
> Titan Film Series Presents The DaVinci Code
> An Inconvenient Truth To Be Shown at Hansen Student Center
> All-Vocal Group Naturally 7 to Perform

Aug. 23

> Ann Harding Named Director of Alumni Relations
> Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Visits Campus, Community

Aug. 18

> Nickel & Dimed Author to Address President's Convocation
> Chapel Service to Welcome Class of 2010
> Multi-Faith Service of Welcome on Aug. 30

Aug. 16

> IWU Astronomer Embraces Proposed New Planetary Definitions
> Professor James Sikora to Address First-Year Convocation

Aug. 11

> IWU Offers ALANA Orientation

Aug. 8

> Students Research Green Chemistry
> Senior Honored for Work with Governor's Environmental Corps
> Junior to Spend Year Abroad at Pembroke
> Fall Festival Welcomes Class of 2010 to Illinois Wesleyan

Aug. 3

> Task Force on the Health and Welfare of Student-Athletes Releases Report

Aug. 2

> High School Accounting Students Encouraged to ‘Pay it Forward’

July 2006

July 31

> Students Aim to Increase Homelessness Awareness

July 24

> Emeritus Theatre Professor Writes Biography of Broadway Legend Moss Hart

July 18

> Alum Named President of American Immigration Lawyers Association

July 12

> Matt Kurz Appointed Vice President for Public Relations

July 10

> Three Professors, University Chaplain to Retire

July 6

> Alum Proposes Marriage During His Symphony's Sold-Out Performance

July 5

> Alum Takes Design to Superman Heights
> Admissions Office to Host Ventures Scholars Conference

June 2006

June 27

> Returning Biologists Hope to Continue Antarctic Research

June 22

> Nursing Professors to Present Research in South Africa

June 20

> Illinois Wesleyan Hosts Minority Academic Achievement Ceremony
> Sophomore Interns With Hospitalist Project

June 15

> IWU Offers Summer Accounting Program to Inner City Students

June 13

> Student to Spend Junior Year Abroad in Japan

June 9

> Faculty, Staff Workshop Promotes Sustainability Efforts

June 8

> Risk Management Scholarships Awarded for Outstanding IWU Students
> Alum Honored for Contributions to Art Education

June 6

> IWU Galleries to Host Letterpress Poster Exhibit

June 1

> Seibring Named Associate Vice President for Major Gifts

May 2006

May 25

> Enron Verdict Sends the Right Message, IWU Professor Says

May 23

> Former Moroccan Political Prisoner Inspires Students to Think Globally

May 18

> Illinois Wesleyan Elects Four New Trustees

May 17

> IWU Names New Deans for Admissions
> Illinois Symphony Orchestra to Perform on IWU Quad

May 16

> Zephyr Dance Company to Perform

May 11

> Nursing Graduate Gained Hands-On Education in Nicaragua

May 8

> Filipino High School Graduates to Perform Dances at IWU
> Student Lobbies for Nursing Issues
> Black Student Union Sponsors "MoTunes"

May 5

> Illinois Wesleyan Biologists Return to Antarctica

May 4

> Illinois Wesleyan Receives $950,000 Gift From Minter Estate

May 3

> Alumna Named Among Nation's Top Educators

May 1

> Alumnus Named Shining Example
> Music Fraternity to Sing National Anthem at Wrigley Field

April 2006

April 30

> Michael A. Mason '80 Urges Graduates to “Get Excited About What You Do"

April 27

> Students Give Junior High Girls Green Light in Math, Science
> Faculty Donate Textbooks to Africa
> Student Ponders: Who Wants to Graduate?
> Fun, Fit to Be Tried at Lab Theatre
> Cadwallader Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

April 26

> Galleries to Host Ceramic, Painting, Photography Exhibits

April 25

> Cunningham Named Provost, Dean of the Faculty

April 20

> May Term Themed "With Malice Toward None" Starts May 3

April 19

> Student Conducts Car Alarm Orchestra

April 18

> Male A Capella Group Suspended to Perform Concert
> Kristina Olsen Returns to Blue Moon Coffeehouse

April 17

> First-Year Student to Participate in Diversity Leadership Program

April 13

> Kristin Serna Wins Technos International Prize

April 12

> James P. Sikora Named Winner of 2007 Pantagraph Award
> Katherine Tombaugh Receives David Nott Collegiate Choir Scholarship
> Senior Named Outstanding Marketing Student
> Professor Receives Accounting Education Award
> Concert to Benefit Summer Music Program Scholarship Fund
> Summer Music Program to Feature CSO Violinist Tom Hall

April 10

> Student Wins Environmental Scholarship
> Faculty Choreographed Dance Concert in McPherson Theatre
> School of Music Presents Chamber Music Concert
> Faculty Recital to Feature Soprano

April 7

> Ireland's First Female President to Present Stevenson Memorial Lecture
> Michael A. Mason '80 to Address IWU Commencement

April 6

> Jill Sobule to Perform at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inducts New Members

April 5

> Poet Nikki Giovanni to Speak at IWU
> Illinois Wesleyan Hosts New Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo
> Performance, Scholarship to Honor Late IWU Choral Director
> Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra to Perform
> Senior Exhibitions at Merwin and Wakeley Galleries

April 4

> "Jewish Mystical Tradition" Topic at University Chapel Hour
> Wind Ensemble to Perform Spring Concert

April 3

> "RENT" Star to Perform at IWU
> Visiting Artist to Attend Passover Seder

March 2006

March 30

> IWU Hosts Annual John Wesley Powell Research Conference
> Leanne Cox Named Max L. Starkey Award Winner
> April Entertainment Sponsored by IWU Student Senate
> Students Selected to Attend Risk and Insurance Management Society Conference
> Percussion Ensemble Concert April 1
> Symphonic Winds Present Spring Concert

March 29

> Holocaust Artist to Speak at Illinois Wesleyan
> School of Music Hosts Annual Symposium of Contemporary Music

March 28

> Weekend of Jazz Performances at IWU
> Kappa Delta Chapter Holds Benefit Week

March 27

> Lab Theatre to Perform Finding the Sun

March 17

> IWU Senior Wins Costume Design Award

March 16

> Sophomore Pursues Passion for Irish Dancing
> Collegiate Choir to Perform at Local Church

March 14

> New Music Cafe on March 16
> Student Association Raises Money to Purchase Cow for Charity
> Student Promotes Relay for Life

March 10

> School of Music Presents Opera Scenes: Mostly Women
> IWU to Host Civil War Reenactment
> Fraternities, Sororities Sponsor Kids Carnival

March 8

> Junior Accepted to Prestigious Summer Psychology Program
> Chapel Hour to Host Discussion in Honor of Women's History Month

March 7

> Student Studying Abroad Witnesses Olympics
> Lund Chamber Choir of Sweden to Perform March 15

March 6

> Greek and Roman Studies Hosts Lecture/Performance Series
> Multi-faith Service of Worship at University Chapel Hour

March 2

> IWU Plans Gender Issues Week Activities

March 1

> Cheryl Wheeler to Perform at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Brass Chamber Music Recital on March 5

February 2006

Feb. 28

> Galleries to Host Painting, Ceramic Exhibits

Feb. 27

> Wilder's Skin of Our Teeth at McPherson Theatre
> Consul General of Spain to Speak at IWU

Feb. 21

> Students Studying in Madrid Featured in Spanish Newspaper
> School of Nursing Hosts Panel Discussion

Feb. 20

> Feminist Engineer to Speak at Natural Science Colloquium
> Tributaries Sponsors Undergraduate Writing Conference
> Wind Ensemble to Perform March 3
> Minority Alumni Network Hosts 15th Annual Celebration

Feb. 17

> Student Wins Marketing Award

Feb. 16

> Guest Art Lecturer to Discuss Contemporary Glass

Feb. 14

> Pro-Life Action League Director to Speak at IWU
> University Chapel Hour to Observe Ash Wednesday

Feb. 10

> French Horn, Tuba Ensembles to Perform
> Chapel Hour to Host Service of Classical Music

Feb. 9

> Illinois Wesleyan Announces Faculty Tenure, Promotions in Rank
> Jeffrey A. Frick Named Assistant Provost, Registrar
> Galleries Host Juried Student Art Exhibition

Feb. 8

> Board of Trustees Adopts Strategic Plan
> SONiA and disappear fear to Return to Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Renowned Pianist Padova to Perform at IWU

Feb. 7

> Chapel Hour to Present "Divine Rhythms," Indian Classical Dance

Feb. 2

> February Marks 40th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Visit to IWU
> Professor to Speak on African-American Women Composers

Feb. 1

> Pulitzer Prize Winner Roger Wilkins to Speak at Soul Food Dinner
> Social Historian to Discuss Concept of "Whiteness"

January 2006

Jan. 31

> Jazz Flutist to Perform as Part of Black History Month Celebration

Jan. 30

> Chapel Hour to Feature Festival of Spirituals
> Civic Orchestra to Perform Concerto/Aria
> Faculty Chamber Music Recital on Feb. 5
> Pianist Zuzana Paulechova-Stiasna to Perform Guest Recital

Jan. 27

> Pomeranz to Give Founders' Day Lecture
> Lab Theatre to Present A Man of No Importance

Jan. 26

> IWU Athletes Build Relationships While Supervising Elementary Students
> Sigma Pi Hosts Benefit Concert for Aid to Africa

Jan. 25

> Alumnae Panel to Discuss Career Experiences of Working Women
> Sigma Kappa Sorority to Celebrate Centennial
> Director of Human Rights Center to Discuss Crimes "From Argentina to Iraq"

Jan. 23

> IWU to Celebrate Mozart's 250th Birthday
> Walk/Run to Raise Money for Habitat's Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund
> Volunteer Center to Host "Bowl for Kids' Sake" Fundraiser
> Music Students To Perform Recitals Throughout Spring Semester

Jan. 20

> Gulick Hall Council Hosts Campus-Wide Clothing Swap
> Titan Film Series Presents Rent

Jan. 18

> Chaplain Dennis E. Groh to Speak at University Chapel Hour

Jan. 17

> Choreographer David Dorfman Offers Public Forum at IWU
> Susan Werner to Return to Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> IWU to Host Summer Chamber Music Camp and Festival

Jan. 16

> Titan Film Series Presents Elizabethtown

Jan. 12

> Senior Robin Johnson Named Lincoln Laureate
> Illinois Wesleyan to Offer 7th Annual Cello Summer Camp

Jan. 11

> Native American "Healing Circle" at Jan. 18 Chapel Hour
> Illinois Wesleyan to Show Beauchamp's Emmett Louis Till Documentary
> Women's Basketball Teams Donate to Coaches vs. Cancer

Jan. 10

> Legendary Basketball Coach, Alum Luther Bedford, Dies
> All-University Hymn Sing at Chapel Hour Wednesday

Jan. 9

> Sculptor Crawley, Photographer Larson Display Artwork in Galleries

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