Illinois Wesleyan News Stories


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Dec. 17

> Civil Rights Attorney Thomas "TNT" Todd to Address Fellowship Dinner
> Gospel Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary
> 20th Anniversary of Festival Offers Time to Look Back at King Speeches on Campus


Dec. 15

> Barbara Nathan Named 2009 Healthcare Executive of the Year

Dec. 8

> Former School of Nursing Director to Retire

Dec. 7

> IWU Alumnus Wins Concerto Competition at the University of Kentucky

Dec. 3

> Project Peanut Butter

Dec. 1

> Campus Service Organizations to Host IWU Idol



Nov. 30

> Kwanzaa Celebration to be Held
> Student Compositions Featured in Recital

Nov. 24

> Habitat for Humanity: Power of a Dollar Fundraiser

Nov. 23

> Vock Named Lincoln Laureate
> IWU School of Music Presents Faculty Recital: Carren Moham and Erin Mulliken
> Illinois Wesleyan Choirs to Perform Christmas Concert

Nov. 20

> Alumnus Bikes Across Latin America
> Visiting Professors Make Journey a Family Affair
> Percussion Ensemble Presents First Semester Concert

Nov. 19

> IWCO to Give Concert
> Chapel Hour to Hold Hanging of the Greens

Nov. 18

> Evelyn Chapel Presents: Hanukkah Celebration
> Evelyn Chapel to Present Global Christmas Service

Nov. 17

> IWU Receives Grant to Curb Underage Drinking

Nov. 12

> Tipi, Native American Dancers to Help Celebrate Sights and Sounds of Lakota

Nov. 10

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Trina Hamlin

Nov. 9

> Symphonic Winds to Perform
> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates International Education Week
> IWU School of Music to Present Student Recitals
> Performance to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Motown

Nov. 5

> Wind Ensemble to Perform
> Chapel Hour for Nov. 18


Nov. 4

> An Evening of Chamber Music
> Habitat Students Trick-or-Treat for Change
> Illinois Wesleyan University to Host 228th Chapter of Prestigious Honors Society

Nov. 2

> Undercover XV
> ARC to Host Campus Visit
> School of Theatre Arts to Present Pippin
> Illinois Wesleyan Sophomore Publishes Book, Starts Registered Student Organization


Oct. 29

> School of Music to Present La Boheme
> Pratt Scholars Invited to the White House
> Jazz Lab Band to Perform
> Rogy's to Open Facility for Children of IWU, ISU and BroMenn
> Hunger Banquet Slated November 16

Oct. 28

> Rock Show Posters and Easter Eggs
> New Music Café
> Chapel Hour: "Multi-faith Service of Gratitude"

Oct. 27

> P.S. I-Woo
> New Book by Alumnus Examines What Makes a Constitution Work

Oct. 26

> Chapel Hour to Host Speaker Colman McCarthy
> IWU Student Travels to Iran for 2009 Elections
> Alumnae Make Broadway Debut in Ragtime

Oct. 23

> Celebrated Author Louise Erdrich Speaks at Illinois Wesleyan
> Evelyn Chapel to Hold All Saint's Day Service
> West Bloomington Revitalization Partnership Receives Award

Oct. 22

> University to Integrate Asian Studies Across Campus with Department of Education Grant

Oct. 21

> Jazz Combo Concert

Oct. 19

> 2009 Fall Choral Concert

Oct. 16

> Students Attend MAP Grant Rally in Springfield

Oct. 15

> IWU Family Weekend
> Jazz Ensemble Halloween Concert
> Student Religious Organizations to lead Chapel Hour

Oct. 14

> Short Named to National Advisory Board
> Chapel Hour to Hold Hour of Service

Oct. 12

> Laboratory Theatre Presents "The Rez Sisters"
> African Culture Week, Nov. 1-8
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Friends of Daniel Pearl

Oct. 7

> Hartweg Receives Top Nurse Educator Award
> 2009-2010 Peace Fellows Selected
> Local Celebrity Tommy the Titan

Oct. 6

> Faculty Biennial to be Held at Merwin & Wakeley Galleries
> Resource Gems at The Ames Library
> Illinois Chamber Music Festival’s Fall Concert

Oct. 5

> Chapel Hour Playtime
> Celebrated Author Louise Erdrich to Visit IWU, ISU

Oct. 2

> Film Series Celebrates LGBT History Month
> Student Group Brings Minority Executives to Speak on Campus

Oct. 1

> Actor, Alumnus Kevin Dunn to Host Q&A on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
> Sauter to Perform Piano Recital



Sept. 30

> Titan Pride to Shine at Illinois Wesleyan Homecoming

Sept. 29

> New Name for Bloomington Street Reflects Titans' Drive

Sept. 28

> Outstanding Alumni to be Recognized at Homecoming
> Alumna Receives Nursing Honor
> Professor Helps to Discover New Species of Frog

Sept. 25

> Student Religious Organizations to Lead Chapel Hour
> Chapel Hour: "Love: Through it All"

Sept. 24

> IWU School of Music Presents Faculty Recital: Keith Zimmerman and William West
> IWCO to Give First Performance of the Year
> Lecture Part of ‘John Adams Unbound’ Exhibit

Sept. 22

> Watching the World Wake Up From History: 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall
> Illinois Wesleyan to Host Health Care Debate

Sept. 21

> Symposium of Contemporary Music to Feature ONIX Ensamble

Sept. 18

> Chapel Hour to Cover the Sophomore Experience

Sept. 17

> Professor's New Work Looks at Happiness in Soviet Times
> Alumna Joins Teach for America Corps

Sept. 16

> disappear fear Performs at Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Beating the Sophomore Slump

Sept. 15

> McPherson Theatre to Present "What the Butler Saw"
> IWU Wind Ensemble to Perform

Sept. 14

> Epstein Accepts Position of Associate Dean of Faculty

Sept. 11

> Hillel: Jewish Student Association to host Chapel Hour

Sept. 9

> Events Planned to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
> Humanitarian Greg Mortenson Addresses President’s Convocation

Sept. 8

> School of Music Welcomes University of Wisconsin Performers

Sept. 3

> University Welcomes Fulbright Scholar

Sept. 1

> Chapel Hour to hold Musical Service
> Student Volunteers Help Build Home
> Alumnus Co-authors Brady Book


August 28

> Student Activities presents Comedian Roy Wood, Jr.

August 27

> Chapel Hour to honor Ramadan

August 26

> Titan Film Series presents Star Trek

August 25

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Sons of the Never Wrong
> Professor Helps Shed New Light on Renowned Bayeux Tapestry
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Display Two New Collections
> Titan Film Series presents The Hangover

August 24

> Chapel Hour to Hold Welcome Service

August 21

> Alumnus Leads Construction of Extreme Makeover Home

August 20

> New York Times Bestselling Author, Humanitarian Greg Mortenson to Address IWU Community
> New Academic Staff Members for 2009-2010
> Orientation Programs Welcome New International and ALANA Students to Illinois Wesleyan

August 19

> First-Year Students Urged to Find "Right Kind of Confidence"
> Blessid Union of Souls to Perform Acoustic Show at IWU

August 13

> IWU Offers Fall String and Chamber Music Programs

August 11

> Illinois Wesleyan Welcomes Class of 2013 to Campus

August 7

>IWU Senior Places Third on So You Think You Can Dance?

August 6

> Mohan to be Honored in Washington for Article
> Welcome Center Earns LEED Certification

August 4

> Pioneering Work by Alumnus Helps Low-Income Access to Fresh Foods
> Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present Triumph of Love for Free



July 31

> Kasprzak Advances to Final Four on "So You Think You Can Dance?"
> Faculty, Administrator Retire from Illinois Wesleyan


July 24

> Students Receive Study Abroad Scholarship Awards

July 17

> Alumnus Appointed as White House Advisor
> Students and Alumni Agree — Internship Experience Invaluable

July 15

> Building International Bridges


June 30

> Alumnus Discovers Early Black Playwright
> Play Director Gets Help From Fellow Alums

June 26

> 18th Annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony

June 11

> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Concert Series

June 10
> 400 Years of Galileo: Myths, Facts and Influence of a Renaissance Man
> Moralee Receives Prestigious Rome Prize

June 9

> IWU Cello Camp Concert Series

June 5

> Kasprzak Will Compete on So You Think You Can Dance?

June 3

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Feature Maritime Miniatures

June 2

> Recent Grad Receives Coveted Government Fellowship



May 28

> Liberal Arts Opportunities Inspire Openness, Change in Poet Alum
> Research Ties Fitness to Correcting Mistakes

May 27

> Council for IWU Women Inspiring Students, Graduates
> Illinois Wesleyan Elects New Trustees
> English Chair to Lead International Updike Society

May 21

> First Mystery by Emeritus Professor Published

May 20

> May Term Concert Band to Give Second Annual Concert
> Generations of Titans Connect Through Work

May 19

> Anthropology and The Ames Library: A Study of How Students Study
> Student Center to Show He's Just Not that Into You

May 18

> Panel Invites Questions About Islam
> Theatre Students to Perform One-Act Plays

May 15

> Transforming Lives Campaign Announced with $125 Million Goal
> Acclaimed Author to Discuss Lincoln Biography

May 14

> FOUND Magazine to Bring Collection to Campus May 21

May 12

> Students Join Global Medical Brigade to Honduras

May 8

> WGN's Steve Cochran Speaks at Associates Luncheon
> Folse Named Director of Nursing

May 7

> Sacred Harp Events Celebrate Lincoln and Powell Connections
> Rocker and Environmentalist Dubowsky to Deliver Message to Campus

May 6

> Alumna Honored with State Women's Press Association Award

May 5

> Cunningham Trip Builds Bridges with India

May 4

> Watchmen to be Shown

May 3

> Graduates Urged to Go Beyond Greed

May 1

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Willy Porter
> Winner of First Annual Artistic and Scholarly Research Strategies Award Announced


April 29

> Sultan Chosen in Regional Playwright Competition

April 28

> Lyricist Lawrence Rush Speaks with Students after Winter of the Fall Performance
> Galleries to Debut New Exhibits
> Students Explore World through International Internships

April 23

> Senior Art Student Receives Ames Library Art Purchase Award
> School of Theatre Arts to Perform World Premiere Workshop Musical

April 22

> Professor's Book Takes a Look at Life of Hemingway

April 20

> A Touch of Class Brings Melody to Evelyn Chapel Saturday

April 17

> Admissions Dean Featured in New Book, Get Into College

April 15

> Nelson Wins Technos Prize
> Chapman Wins 2010 Kemp Teaching Honor
> Student Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

April 14

> School of Music to Present Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert
> To Travel or Not to Travel: May Term Options for IWU Students

April 13

> Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra to Perform Verdi�s Requiem
> Student Groups Unite to Promote STD Awareness, Global Health

April 9

> Student Groups Sponsor �Walk� to Observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 7

> IWU Student Receives Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
> Students Compete to Be Best Cover Band on Campus
> Conference Marks 20 Years
> Alpha Lambda Delta�s 60th Anniversary

April 6

> Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Perform Concert
> Merwin & Wakeley Galleries to Showcase Senior Artwork

April 3

> John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference in its 20th Year
> New Student Organization Up �til Dawn

April 2

> Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo Promotes 'Free For All'
> Global Health Gala, Solidarity Celebration April 19, Replaces Sunday Event
> Roy Bailey Wins University Staff Honor
> Illinois Wesleyan Students to Study Abroad at Oxford

April 1

> Collegiate Choir and Chamber Singers to Perform Spring Concert
> Capturing the Muse: Fine Arts Professors Discuss How They Create Art


March 31

> Student Skills Translate into Community Assistance
> Famed Darwin Scholar to Speak
> Chapel Hour to Feature Passion Story
> Annual Writing Conference to Take Place

March 30

> Students and Faculty Showcase Skills in Faculty Choreographed Dance Concert
> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Antje Duvekot and Natalia Zukerman

March 26

> Ames, IT Sponsor Student Security Awareness Contest
> Fourth Annual Stand Up Against Cancer Comedy Event
> Dashboard Confessional To Perform at IWU
> Two Operas, "The Medium" and "The True Story of Cinderella" to be Performed

March 25

> Recent Graduate Joins Council at Mayo Clinic
> Chapel Hour Celebrates April Fool's Day

March 24

> Recitals, Performance Celebrate 25 Years of Evelyn Chapel and Jordan Organ

March 23

> Howard Fricke Named Commencement Speaker

March 18

> Student Symposium, Speaker Top Off Colloquium's 10th Year

March 17

> Chapel Hour to Hold March Diversity Forum

March 12

> A Philanthropic Spring Break for IWU Students

March 10

> Trey Short Appointed Assistant Provost and Chief Technology Officer
> Habitat for Humanity Receives State Farm? Grant

March 6

> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates Gender Issues Week

March 5

> 1969 Alumnus Richard Jenkins Reflects on Academy Awards
> Distinguished Alumna Named Dean of Nursing at Tennessee University
> New Music Caf?

March 4

> German Chocolate Pizza and Other Research Findings
> Chapel Hour to Celebrate Purim

March 2

> Lab Theatre to Feature Top Girls
> Merwin & Wakeley Galleries Present Creative Works
> Artist Tom Nakashima to Visit Illinois Wesleyan
> School of Music Presents Guest Recital


February 27

> Faculty to Perform Piano Recital
> The Blue Moon Coffeehouse presents Anne Heaton
> Kraft Foods VP to Address Business Students
> Illinois Wesleyan Design I Class Tackles Social Issues

February 25

> IWU's New Music Series to Host Concert
> Chapel Hour Explores "Counting the Costs"

February 23

> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Spring Concert
> Composer to Discuss Musical Resistance for International Studies Colloquium
> Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble to Perform Annual Concert

February 20

> Author Dickinson to Visit Campus

February 19

> New Student Health Groups Join for Fundraiser
> IWU's New Music Series to Host Guest Performers

February 18

> Drici Accepts Newly Created Associate Dean Position
> Chapel Hour to Hold Ash Wednesday Service
> Historian James O. Horton Speaks of Lincoln and the American Contradiction

February 17
> Students Receive, Give Back Fellowship for Community Work

February 16

> Student Honored by National Chemical Society
> Faculty and Staff Display Hidden Talents at Psi Chi Variety Show
> Civic Orchestra to Give Annual Concerto/Aria Concert

February 13

>The Blue Moon Coffeehouse presents Cheryl Wheeler

February 12

> What is Lincoln's Legacy?
> Faculty and Alumna Bring Lincoln to Town

February 11

> Acclaimed Homer Scholar Gregory Nagy to Speak
> Niewald Designated Outstanding Marketing Student
> Illinois Wesleyan University Announces Faculty Tenure, Advancement

February 10

> Wishes by Wesleyan's Rock the Wish
> Making A Case for Science: Two Alumni Turn Science Degrees into Law Careers
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Host Student Art Exhibit

February 9

> Alum Lends Lincoln Likenesses

February 6

> School of Theatre Arts Presents An Enemy of the People

February 5

> Comedian, Activist Dick Gregory to Speak at Soul Food Dinner

February 4

> Faculty Colloquium Examines "Applied Modal Logic"
> Champaign-Based Artist to Turn IWU Student Body into Art
> InterVarsity to Lead Chapel Hour

February 3

> State Farm? Supports ARC Program for Third Year

February 2

> Moham, Cook to Perform Rare Repertoire by African-American Composers
> Illinois Wesleyan Students Receive CPA Society Scholarships


January 30

> Capoeira Demonstrates "Art and Resistance" for International Studies Colloquium

January 28

> Updike Scholar Remembers Novelist�s Visit to Campus
> Young Observer Program Recognizes Ram Mohan
> School of Music to Present Guest Concert
> Chapel Hour Explores "The Wesleyan Way"

January 27

> Students Awarded Study Abroad Scholarships
> Student Recitals for Spring 2009

January 23

> Zack and Miri Make an Appearance in the Titan Film Series

January 22

> Alumnus Richard Jenkins Nominated for Academy Award

January 21

> Famed Historian James Horton to Speak on Abraham Lincoln for Founders' Day
> Chapel Hour to Hold January Diversity Forum

January 20

> Matthews Brings "Best Music" Reputation to Campus

January 19

> Students to Take Part in Obama Inauguration Parade

January 16

> Illinois Wesleyan Students Think They Can Dance

January 15

> Greek and Roman Studies Professor Awarded for Excellence in Teaching

January 14

> Study Abroad Numbers up in National Ranking
> Chapel Hour to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 13

> Action Research Center Presents Martin Luther King, Jr. Speakers
> Faculty, Staff Chosen for Morocco Initiative
> School of Music to Host Brass Concert
> Guest Trumpet Player to Perform as Part of IWU Brass Weekend

January 12

> Environmental Activist Jerome Ringo to Speak at Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Dinner
> Illinois Wesleyan Student Receives CPA Society Scholarship
> Multicultural Lecture Series to Cover State of Economy
> The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Gospel Festival Celebrates 19th Year

January 9

> Faculty Recital to Feature Bach, Webern Pieces
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Feature Lithographs and "Contraptions"

January 8

> Illinois Wesleyan a Best Value in Kiplinger's National Rankings
> Chapel Hour Focuses on Social Justice

January 7

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse to Feature Susan Werner's New Album

January 5

> Comedian Jay Black to Perform


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