Illinois Wesleyan News Stories
2007

December

(Date posted)

December 29

> Asteroid Impact with Mars Could Reveal Dangers to Earth

December 20

> IWU Alum Wins Service Award

December 18

> Nursing Faculty Member Awarded Fellowship

December 17

> The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Gospel Festival Celebrates 18th Year
> Community and Civil Rights Activist to Speak

December 13

> New Book Shines Insight on Welfare Debate

December 12

> Sophomore Tests Mind Power in International Bridge Competition
> New Edition of Top Nursing Book Released
> Students Capture Goal with 'Nets'

December 10

> Dealing with Stress During Finals Week

December 6

> Rincker Receives Grant to Study Women's Organizations in Pakistan

December 5

> Students Organize Campus Book Drive

November

November 30

> Jazz Combo Night at IWU
> Senior Builds Filmmaking Repertoire
> 9x9 Plans Fifth Film Festival

November 29

> IWU to Host Student and Faculty Art Sale
> IWU to Hold Student Composition Recital
> Holiday Grooves Faculty Concert to be Held
> Carrie Newcomer to Perform at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> "An Evening with Dr. Ruth"

November 28

> Students Explore 'World Piece'

November 27

> Electroacoustic Music Concert 60 x 60 2007 at IWU
> Discovering a New You

November 20

> Grant to Boost Environmental Resources at The Ames Library
> Celebrations Highlight Diversity

November 19

> Holiday Choral Concert

November 16

> Dunlop Named Student Laureate by Lincoln Academy of Illinois

November 14

> Former Chaplain Rev. William White to Lead Chapel Hour
> School of Music to Present Don Giovanni
> IWU Civic Orchestra to Perform Concert

November 13

> Percussion Ensemble to Give Concert
> 'Visual' Anthropology A Lesson in Ethics

November 9

> International Education Week Activities Planned
> Schmidt Receives Jean Anderson Downtown Improvement Award
> Titan Film Series Presents Superbad
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse to Feature Folk Musician
> Students to Lead Multifaith Chapel Hour

November 8

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Present Perspectives of Nature in New Exhibit
> Team to Discuss Groundbreaking Studies at Asian Studies Colloquium
> 9x9's New Film Double Blind to Premiere at Hansen
> SCROOGE! The Christmas Musical

November 7

> IWU's Illinois Chamber Music Festival to Hold Fall Concert
> International Office Photo Contest Showcases Students' Experiences Abroad

November 2

> Ari Hest to Perform at Hansen
> Ken Burns Talks About The War
> Undercover 11 Uncovers Musical Talent

November 1

> I-Society and International Office Sponsor "World Piece"
> Student Habitat Chapter Raises $10,000 With "Trick or Treat for Change"

October

October 29

> The Ames Library Secures Research Grants
> Student Selected as Finalist for Chemistry Award
> Chapel Hour to Explore Counting Blessings
> Chamber Singers to Present Concert

October 26

> Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Perform Concert

October 25

> Illinois Wesleyan Poll Shows Obama Leading in Illinois
> Madrigal Dinner to be Held at IWU

October 23

> Jazz Ensemble to Perform Halloween Concert

October 22

> Scrap Arts Music To Perform Phonk!
> Fall Choral Concert

October 19

> Upcoming Student Recitals
> Saturday Morning Cartoons
> IWU Students to Perform at Composition Recital

October 18

> Filmmaker Ken Burns To Speak On World War II Documentary, Nov. 1

October 17

> Chapel Hour, New Orleans Style: All Saints Day Service to be Held
> Office of Student Activities to Present Documentary

October 16

> Portfolio Class Worth a Million to Students
> Digitizing IWU History

October 15

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse to host Singer-Songwriter Mulvey
> Award-Winning Composer to Perform at New Music Cafe

October 12

> Alumnus Awarded NAACP Honor
> Homecoming Chapel Services to be Held

October 11

> An Uncommon College Lifestyle
> Mapping Your Future

October 10

> Alumna Fighting Disease One Germ at a Time
> Chapel Hour to Focus on the Importance of Community

October 9

> Scholar at Risk Joins Faculty

October 8

> Pianist to Play Guest Recital
> Students to Celebrate 2007 Homecoming with Green Hotdogs, Titan Spirit
> Chapel Hour to Mark End of Ramadan

October 5

> $100,000 NSF Grant to Expand Psychology Studies

October 4

> Minor Myers jr. Welcome Center to be Included in Homecoming Festivities
> Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra to Perform Concert

October 3

> IWU Celebrates Homecoming with Activities and Titan Pride
> Alumni to be Honored at Homecoming
> Alumna to Receive IWU Nursing Honor
> Technology Showcase to Visit IWU

October 2

> Looking for a Chance for Peace with New Fellows Program

September

September 27

> Award Winning A Cappella Ensemble to Perform at Hansen
> From Dante to Hogwarts: IWU to host MUSE Undergraduate Literature Conference
> Galleries to Showcase Faculty Artwork

September 26

> Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Addresses Convocation
> I-Society and International Office to Launch "World Piece"

September 25

> Soprano Dawn Upshaw Named a MacArthur Fellow

September 21

> McPherson Theatre to Present The Broken Jug
> Alumnus and Voice Behind Broadway Honored
> Consultant to Present Main Street Redevelopment Report

September 20

> Illinois Wesleyan's 2007 Fall Family Weekend
> Three Named '20 Under 40' Connected to IWU
> Fall Family Weekend's Sounds of IWU Concert
> Fall Family Weekend Chapel Services

September 19

> Ball State University Woodwind Trio to Give Concert

September 18

> Wasabi Ice Cream and Other Lessons in Culture

September 17

> Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds to Perform
> Illinois Wesleyan Is All About Being 'Green'

September 14

> Priest Joseph Brown to Address Chapel Hour
> Titan Film Series to Present Shrek the Third
> Mountains Beyond Mountains Author to Deliver Address at President's Convocation
> Student Rights Advocate and Author to Speak

September 13

> Kissing Frogs and Other Mysteries: World-Renowned Scholar to Speak on Fairy Tales

September 12

> 2007-08 Student Profile for Illinois Wesleyan
> Class of 2011 Includes Five National Merit Scholars

September 11

> Teatro Milagro to Perform a Tribute to Frida Kahlo

September 10

> Faculty to Perform Saxophone, Piano Recital
> The Man Who to Appear at IWU

September 6

> Priest to Speak on the Power of Personal History and Spirituality

September 5

> Titan Film Series to Present Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
> Chapel Hour to Mark Rosh Hashanah and Ramadan
> School of Music to Present the Arianna String Quartet

August

August 31

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse's 16th Season to Begin
> Chapel Service to Focus on Community
> Musical Group Girlyman to Perform at Student Center
> Comedian to Perform at Hansen Student Center

August 30

>Speakers to Visit Anthropology 270

August 29

> Comedian to Perform Show About College Life
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Present an Exhibit of Prints and Sculptures
> Titan Film Series Presents Knocked Up

August 28

> Program Awarded $100,000 NSF Grant

August 27

> Twenty New Faculty Join IWU for 2007-08 Academic Year
> Titan Film Series Presents Spider-Man 3

August 24

> Facebook Brings First-Year Students Together

August 23

> Visiting Author Program to Feature Doris Kearns Goodwin

August 22

> First-Year Students Find Inspiration in "Not Knowing"

August 21

> Five Books to Read Before You  Die

August 20

> New Appointments in IWU's Financial Aid Office
> First-Year Convocation Speaker to Discuss "The Power of Not Knowing"

August 15

> Greek & Roman Studies Program Invited into National Society
> Chapel Service to Welcome the Class of 2011

August 14

> IWU Welcomes ALANA Students for Orientation
> Class of 2011 Invited to 'Turn Titan'

August 13

> Professor Publishes Critical Edition of Picaresque Novel

August 6

> Gospel Festival Organizer Corine G. Sims Dies

July

July 30

> Professor Honored For Frequently Cited Article

July 25

> State Farm Joins Illinois Wesleyan to Provide Unique Internship

July 20

> First Director of Mellon Center Retires

July 18

> Local Resident Donates $1 Million to IWU and University High School

July 12

> Students Join Professor Studying Deep-Sea Creatures in the Bahamas

July 3

> Assistant Director Named for Hart Career Center

June

June 29

> Travel Courses More Than Visiting Landmarks

June 27

> Student Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

June 21

> 16th Annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony

June 20

> Professor Receives National Grant

June 19

> Chamber Music Festival Hosts Third Faculty Concert in Series

June 14

> Brian Hatcher Named McFee Professor

June 13

> Chamber Music Festival Features Second Faculty Concert

June 8

> Funk Professorship Re-established After 86-Year Absence

June 6

> Model Created to Help Teachers Envision Fourth Spatial Dimension
> Illinois Wesleyan Student Offered Fulbright Grant

June 4

> Thompson Named Director of Institutional Research and Planning, Assistant Provost
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Present Artwork by Visiting Artists and Students

June 1

> Chamber Music Festival Hosts Summer Concert Series

May

May 29

> Workshop on the Nuclear War Legacy to be Held for College Professors

May 24

> Members of the School of Nursing to Participate in Development Workshop

May 23

> Lab Theatre to Present Two Student-Directed Plays
> Professor Wins Prestigious Templeton Grant

May 21

> Illinois Wesleyan Elects New Trustees

May 17

> Professor Callahan Takes Students to France Via Internet
> The Number 23 to Be Shown at Hansen Student Center May 18

May 16

> The U.S. vs. John Lennon to Be Shown at Hansen Student Center

May 15

> New Study Examines Impact of Islamic Religion on Muslim Youth
> Iraq War Veteran John Crawford to Speak on Campus

May 9

> Nine Students Joining the Teach for America Corps
> May Term 2007 Theme "Sustaining Self and Society"

May 8

> Students Take Lead On Publications

May 7

> The Rev. Hope N. Luckie Named University Chaplain

May 6

> Kalodimos Tells Graduates to 'Question Everything'

May 2

> New Study Highlights Latina Perceptions of Health

April

April 30

> Wind Ensemble to Tour Midwest

April 26

> Kumler Receives Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
> Simulated Trial Garners Decision on Actual Case

April 25

> Demetria Kalodimos '81 to Speak at IWU Commencement May 6
> Student Senate Announces Annual Student, Professor Awards
> May Term Gallery Shows to Feature Works by Ginter, Wiesener and Shaw
> Junior's Volunteer Work Honored by United Way
> IWU Professor's Work Selected for Annual 10-Minute Play Festival
> Five Students to Study in China Through ASIANetwork Grant

April 24

> Phoenix Theatre Offers Students Opportunities, Involvement

April 23

> Student Bikes Across Country for a Cause

April 20

> Senior Wins National Award from Society of Women in Chemistry
> Alumna Returns from Service Trip in Nicaragua

April 19

> IWU's Suspended to Travel to Japan, Release CD
> Students Get Legal Lessons in Simulated Trial
> Wind Ensemble to Perform Spring Concert
> Business Professor to Speak at Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

April 18

> Balina Wins 2008 Pantagraph Award
> Technos Winner Announced at Honors Convocation

April 17

> Samuelson Describes Transformation of Agriculture
> Student Prose Reading to be Held in the Underground
> Campus Responds to Virginia Tech Tragedy

April 13

> Spring Benefit Concert April 20
> New Spanish Class Encourages Community Interaction, Service
> School of Music Presents Evening of Brass

April 12

> Willy Porter to Perform at IWU's Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Father's Memoir a Labor of Love for Retired Professor
> IWU School of Music to Perform Elijah
> IWU Alums Make Music for Leukemia

April 11

> Professor Emphasizes Importance of Chemistry's 'Hot Topic' on an International Stage
> IWU Senior Friedman Wins Marketing Award

April 10

> John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference Scheduled April 14
> Informational Meeting to Explain Peace Fellows Program
> Honor Society for International Scholars to Induct New Members
> Thomas Griffiths Named Provost at Lycoming College
> James Sikora To Address IWU Honors Convocation
> Symphonic Winds to Perform Concert
> Chapel Hour to Honor Graduating Seniors

April 9

> Professor Named Society Council Member
> Mini-Golf-a-Thon to Raise Funds for Lost Boys of Sudan

April 6

> Comedian Dan Cummins to Perform at Student Center

April 5


> Ceramics, Glass, Print and Photo Sale
> T-Dec Signing Plants Firm Roots Toward Campus Sustainability

April 4

> Volunteering Highlights Study Abroad for Sophomore Lauren Booth
> Jazz Lab Band to Perform Spring Concert
> "Active Ingredient" Spices up New Music Series
> State Farm Provides Students Summer Opportunity
> Seniors Showcased at Art Exhibition

April 3

> Sociology Honor Society Inducts New Members
> Chemistry Professor Receives National Science Foundation Grant
> Faculty Choreographed Dance Concert to be Last Mainstage Show of the Season
> Annual Luncheon to Feature WGN's Samuelson

April 2

> School of Music to Present 60 Pieces by 60 Composers
> IWU Flute Choir Will Perform Concert

March

March 30

> Students Share Their Experiences of Alternative Spring Break

March 29

> Financial Aid Chief Wins Annual Starkey Honor at Recognition Banquet
> Jazz Ensemble Honors Seniors
> Undercover X Carries Campus Tradition
> Aprodu and Miroglio to Perform
> Chapel Hour Moved to Tuesday Night for Passover Seder

March 28

> Illinois Wesleyan Hosts Sustainable Living, Wellness Fair
> Students Chosen for Travel to Japan

March 27

> IWU Civic Orchestra to Perform
> Saxophone Quartet and Quintet to Give Recital
> Poet Shihan to Slam at Student Center
> IWU Chamber Music Festival to Present Spring Concert

March 26

> Annual Philosophy Conference to Host Speaker

March 21

> Mitsubishi Executive to Speak at IWU
> Chinese Activist to Speak at IWU

March 16

> Collegiate Choir To Conclude Annual Tour with Home Concert

March 15

> Karen Schmidt Named University Librarian
> Study Abroad Photo Contest Winners Announced
> Professor's Compositions Recognized in Italy, Germany, Chicago
> Professor Makes Discovery at English Cathedral

March 14

> Outstanding Chapter of English Society Heads to National Conference
> Four Students to Present Paper at Annual Literature Conference

March 13

> Historian To Speak On Campus
> Author To Discuss Women's Issues
> Two Students Chosen for Oxford Program
> Senior Wins Marketing Award
> New Music Cafe to Present Local, International Compositions

March 12

> English Professor Explores Jordan
> Professor's Book Introduces Element of Poetic Surprise
> Age of Bronze Creator to Speak on the Ides of March
> Candidate Review at Chapel Hour

March 9

> Council for IWU Women Host Conference

March 8

> IWU Music Students to Perform Student Recitals

March 7

> Casino Royale Screening, Events to Fight Child Abuse

March 6

> Roger Roe to Present Oboe and English Horn Recital

March 5

> IWU Students Raising Walls During Spring Break with Habitat for Humanity
> The Rev. Rob Roy to Speak at Chapel Hour

March 2

> Kumler a Finalist for Marshall Scholarship
> Dan Savage to Speak During Gender Issues Week

March 1

> Former President Eckley Honored by Abraham Lincoln Association
> Events Scheduled for Gender Issues Week
> South Asian Student Association to Host CelebrASIA

February

Feb. 28

> Biology Major a Finalist for Truman Scholarship
> Students Win Illinois College Press Association Awards

Feb. 27

> International Studies Colloquium to Feature Renowned Anthropologist
> Cooper, Boothe and Lozar to Show at Merwin & Wakeley Galleries
> School of Art Announces 2007 Juried Student Exhibition Awards

Feb. 26

> IWU Joins Independent 529 Plan

Feb. 23

> World Renowned Theatre Group Comes to IWU

Feb. 22

> Mat Kearney to Perform at Hansen Student Center
> Students to Raise Funds for Cancer Awareness
> Students to Present Multifaith Chapel Hour

Feb. 21

> Founders' Day Speaker Urges Quest for Social Justice

Feb. 20

> Annual Creative Writing Conference to Highlight 'The Art of the Hoax'
> University Chapel to Observe Beginning of Lent
> Singer/Songwriter Wheeler Returns to Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Lawrence Campbell to Present Faculty Recital
> Tuba and Euphonium Ensembles to Perform Music Recital

Feb. 16

> Illinois Wesleyan University Announces Faculty Tenure, Advancement
> Lab Theatre to Present Into an Unlulled Sleep
> Music Faculty Members to Perform Chamber Music Recital

Feb. 15

> Students to Take Part in Midwest Model United Nations Conference
> News Anchor, Human Rights Activist to Receive Honorary Degrees

Feb. 12

> Acclaimed Theatre Designer Teaches Master Class
> Greek and Roman Studies to Present 'Rome' Speaker
> Students to Perform The Vagina Monologues
> Valentine's Day Chapel to Explore Love

Feb. 7

> School of Music to Host First Brass Day

Feb. 6

> Chapel Hour to Celebrate Four Chaplain's Day

Feb. 2

> Metcalfe Receives Nurse Educator Fellowship Award
> Professor's Book Honored Among Best Bibliographies
> Composer Stephen Paulus Featured Guest at Symposium of Contemporary Music
> Civic Orchestra to Perform Annual Concerto/Aria Concert
> IWU Alumna to Compete on "Millionaire"
> Visiting Author to Give Reading from Debut Novel

Feb. 1

> Avian Flu Expert to Speak About the Threat of Pandemic Flu
> Student to Perform Independent Study Project in Concert

January

Jan. 31

> Faculty Recital to Showcase Percussionist

Jan. 30

> Activist Angela Davis to Speak at Soul Food Dinner
> International Studies Colloquium Hosts Scholar at Risk
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Display Student Work

Jan. 29

> Stephen Lewis to Speak at Founders' Day Convocation

Jan. 26

> Vance Gilbert Returns to Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> The Departed to Play at Hansen Student Center

Jan. 25

> Pulitzer-Prize Winning Play to be Performed at McPherson Theatre

Jan. 24

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Welcomes Mary Gauthier on Feb. 11

Jan. 22

> Financial Seminars to be Offered at IWU

Jan. 19

> Sons of the Never Wrong at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Titan Film Series Presents Déjà Vu
> Sorority Hosts Charity Casino Night

Jan. 18

> IWU to Take Part in Main Street Redevelopment
> Kumler Named Lincoln Laureate
> Festival of Spirituals and Songs at Evelyn Chapel
> Office of Student Activities Presents Before the Music Die

Jan. 17

> Rotary Scholarship Recipients Embark on Journey of a Lifetime
> Chapel Hour to Present Service in Hindu Tradition
> Titan Film Series Presents Man of the Year
> Chapel Hour to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan. 16

> Students, Faculty, Staff Bowl for Kids' Sake

Jan. 11

> Alumna Recalls Bringing Dr. King to Campus in 1966
> Annual Jazz Festival to Feature Pianist Tony Suggs
> Community Wide Clothing Swap at IWU

Jan. 10

> The Rev. Joseph Lowery to Speak at Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Dinner
> 5th Year Anniversary: Hansen Student Center Became 'IWU's Living Room'

Jan. 8

> “Celebrating Five Years of Magic” at Hansen Student Center
> "Teach-In" to Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan. 5

> McGinnis, Zebrun to Display Work in Merwin & Wakeley Galleries
> Variety of Events to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, J r .

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