Illinois Wesleyan News Stories

(Date posted)


December 9

> 21st Annual MLK Gospel Festival
> Civil Rights Scholar to Speak at Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Dinner

December 8

> Kurtzman, Barcelona Study Abroad Experience Welcomes IWU Students

December 6

> Senior Plans to Bring Lessons from South Africa to the South Side of Chicago

December 3

> Tips Offered to Survive Finals Week

December 2

> Evelyn Chapel to Present Christmas Service
> Alumnus Elected President of Texas Music Organization



November 30

> IWU Hosts Art Sale
> Alumna Excels in Health-Care Field
> School of Music to Present Alumni Recital
> Annual Kwanzaa Celebration to be Held

November 29

> School of Music to Present Student Composition Recital
> Alumna Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ‘Nurse Faculty Scholar’

November 23

> Cast of Reality Show Buried Life to Speak on Campus
> Christmas Choral Concert

November 22

> Junior Accepted into NSF Program
> Alumna Assisting Special Needs Inmates

November 18

> IWCO to Perform Concert

November 17

> IWU Alumnus to Debut at The Met

November 16

> 2010 Peace Fellows Selected

November 11

> Chamber Music Recital in Evelyn Chapel
> Grace Named Lincoln Laureate
> The New Music Cafe

November 10

> School of Theatre Arts to Present Once Upon a Mattress
> Bray 'Looks Over Lincoln's Shoulder' With New Book

November 9

> IWU Madrigals to Host Dinner

November 8

> Alumna Earns Scholarship at School of Medicine
> Symphonic Winds to Perform

November 5

> School of Music Presents The Marriage of Figaro

November 4

> Speaker to Address Life, Work Balance for Faculty
> Alumna Publishes New Book on Gospel Music in South
> Chamber Singers to Perform Concert

November 3

> International Education Week
> Annual Hunger Banquet to be Held November 11
> New Endowed Professorship Announced
> Goodwill Ambassador Named for Transforming Lives Campaign


October 29

> Illinois Wesleyan Among Kiplinger's Best College Values

October 28

> Black Panther Party Leader to Speak
> Annual Illinois Wesleyan Nursing Career Fair
> School of Music to Present Wind Ensemble Concert
> West and Cook to Perform in Faculty Recital

October 26

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Feature Photography and Glasswork
> African Culture Week to be Celebrated on Campus
> Lakota Tipi to Be Constructed on Campus
> Professor Studying Ancient Iranian Tablets to Speak for Ides of November
> Fall Concert to Benefit Chamber Music Festival 

October 25

> Student Secures Grant from Google Foundation for Local Habitat for Humanity Chapter

October 22

> Jazz Lab Band to Perform
> IWU Senior Receives NABA Awards

October 21

> IWU Chemistry Department to Host Guest Lecturer
> Professor of Physics Wins Award to Study Astronomer’s Life
> Spend ‘An Evening with the Beatles in India’ during Family Weekend

October 20

> Lab Theatre to Present Attempts on Her Life
> School of Music to Hold Faculty Recital
> School of Music to Present Guest Recital
> Jazz Ensemble Halloween Concert

October 19

> IWU Political Science Department Hosts Elections Forum
> School of Music Presents Fall Choral Concert

October 18

> Active Ingredient Cooks Up Jazz Combo Concert
> New Book From William Munro Looks at Genetically Modified Foods
> Environmental Author, Activist, Alumna Speaks, Donates Papers to Special Collections
> Alum Becomes International Claim Association President

October 14

> School of Music to Present Student Composition Recital

October 12

> School of Music to Present Junior Recitals
> IWCO to Perform Halloween Pops Concert

October 11

> IWU Lends Talent to Lincoln Statue Dedication

October 9

> Major Gifts Announced to the Transforming Lives campaign

October 7

> AAUP President to Visit
> IWU Legacy: A Family Affair

October 6

> Come Together for an IWU Family Weekend
> Alumna Performs in the New York Musical Festival

October 1

> Student Composition Performed in Germany


September 29

> Blackhawk to Land at Illinois Wesleyan to Honor Fallen Alumnus
> Music Concert to Honor Life of Robert Schumann

September 28

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Feature Metalwork and Photography
> Environmental Author, Activist, Alumna to Speak on Campus

September 27

> School of Music Presents 60 X 60 Concert
> Stroyan Named as Candidate for ALA Presidency
> Interfaith Conversations to Welcome Kris Hall
> The Breakfast Club comes to Illinois Wesleyan

September 24

> Alumni Perform at Civil War Sites

September 23

> Alumna Deb Bowers Honored by United Way
> International Colloquium: A Meeting of Minds, Ideas, Cultures, Disciplines
> New Scholarships Recognized at Benefactor’s Dinner

September 22

> Tours Available of Rogy’s Learning Place

September 21

> IWU Students Receive Rotary Scholarship
> West Bloomington Revitalization Program Brings Book Bike to Bloomington

September 20

> 10th Anniversary of Hispanic Studies is Call for a Fiesta
> 2010-2011 Student Profile for Illinois Wesleyan

September 17

> Undercover XVII
> Alum Named Ford Chair at Wabash College

September 16

> Wind Ensemble to Perform Concert
> Girl Talk to come to Illinois Wesleyan
> MUSE Undergraduate Literature Conference

September 15

> 0013 Alcohol Program Begins in Bloomington-Normal
> Ecological Responsibility to be Discussed at Chapel Service

September 13

> Looking Back at the Observatory to the Stars
> School of Music to Present Faculty Recital
> Chapel Service to Recognize Sophomores
> Evelyn Chapel to host weekly “Conversations”
> Alumni to Appear on The Oprah Show

September 10

> Alum Rings in a New Day on Wall Street

September 9

> Kopan Named Outstanding Nursing Alumna

September 8

> No Impact Man Colin Beavan Addresses President’s Convocation

September 7

> Comedian Erik Rivera Visits IWU
> Reunion Jazz Band Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Celebration
> Russian Scholars Visit Campus for International Colloquium

September 2

> IWU Celebrates Constitution Day with Annual "Fun Run"
> New Home for a Bloomington Resident
> McPherson Theatre to Present “Crumble (Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake)”

September 1

> Greg Forbes Siegman to Perform The Silhouette Man
> Outstanding Alumni to be Honored at Homecoming
> Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated
> Illinois Wesleyan to Show Iron Man 2
> Get Him to the Greek to be Shown at Illinois Wesleyan


August 27

> Musician Sara Haze to Perform at Hansen

August 26

> Homecoming and All That Jazz

August 25

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Feature Paintings and Ceramics
> Evelyn Chapel to Host Symposiums/Worship Services
> IWU Engages Diversity

August 24

> IWU, ISU Habitat for Humanity Chapter Receives Award
> No Impact Man to Speak, Campus to Celebrate with No Impact Week
> Comedian Julian McCullough to Perform at IWU

August 20

> Heaton Named Starkey Award Winner
> Nadeau Named Tucci Professor

August 19

> GEM Piece: Wellness Program
> Wellness Program Celebrating Real Meaning of Wellness for more than 20 Years

August 18

> Chicago Composers Orchestra Presents Premiere Concert
> Professor Urges Students to Find Their Inner Bookworm at the New Student Convocation

August 17

> Blue Moon Coffeehouse Takes a Hiatus

August 12

> No Impact Man at Illinois Wesleyan

August 11

> Alumna  Receives the Colby Award
> ARC Student Wins Grant

August 9

> Faculty and Administrator Retire at IWU

August 4

> Found in Translation
> Alumna Participates in FACE AIDS Cross-Country Bike Ride

August 1

> Four Students Attend Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute
> Alumna Earns Advisor of the Year


July 29

> Alumna becomes Alpha Kappa Alpha Director

July 21

> Incoming National Merit Scholars
> New Childcare Facility for IWU Families to Open This Fall

July 20

> Leighton Named Chair of ISBA Business Advice and Financial Planning Section Council
> Alumna Receives Fulbright Award

July 16

> Cunningham Named AAPT Executive Officer

July 12

> Alumnus Receives John V. Bergen Award

July 7

> Alumnus Wayne Messmer Recognized

July 1

> Recent Graduate Earns Dunn Fellowship in Washington, D.C.
> Ross Named Director of Multicultural Affairs


June 30

> Arianna String Quartet to Perform at Illinois Chamber Music Festival
> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Faculty Concert

June 24

> Alumni Making Careers in E-Communications
> Summer Enrichment Program

June 23

> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Faculty Concert
> Illinois Wesleyan to Host Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony

June 15

> Students Take Poetry Off of the Page

June 14

> Illinois Chamber Music Festival Faculty Concert

June 9

> Alumna Makes International Opera Debut

June 8

> Betz Named New Registrar
> 10th Annual Cello Camp

June 7

> Phi Beta Kappa Initiation


May 26

> Double-Take 1970-2010 at Merwin Gallery
> Argus Issues Available in Online Searchable Database

May 24

> Faust Receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

May 18

> Alumni Elected to University Board of Trustees

May 17

> Classic Indian Dance Performance

May 14

> Head of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Addresses Associates Luncheon

May 12

> Student Center to Transform into Ice Rink

May 11

> Leekley Publishes New Statistics Textbook

May 6

> IWU Community Comes Together to Show Talent
> Current Students Help Out Alumni During Titan-2-Titan

May 5

> Head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to Address Associates Luncheon
> Student Center to Show Valentine’s Day

May 3

> Graduating Class of 2010 Celebrates Lifelong Learning


April 29

> The Willy Porter Band to Play After-Season Show
> Alumnus, Professor Given Award for Excellence

April 28

> Alumnus Creating Bridges to Conservation with Web Site
> Illinois Wesleyan Students, Grads, Named 25 Under 25

April 27

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Display Ceramics and Painting
> Seniors Honored for Service to Campus, Community

April 26

> ORL Does More than Provide Housing

April 22

> New Financial Aid Law Requires All Students With Loans to Resubmit Note

April 20

> Two New Funds Announced for School of Nursing
> IWU Physics Department to Host Film on Atomic Bomb Survivor

April 19

> Travel Courses Teach Business Abroad
> Courtroom Drama: Theatre Alumna Practices Law
> Geib Wins Second Annual Library Artistic and Scholarly Research Strategies Award

April 16

> Moffitt Designated Outstanding Marketing Student
> Faust Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship
> University and Collegiate Choirs to Hold Spring Concert

April 15

> Santos Named Technos Prize Winner
> Student to Receive RIMS Scholarship

April 14

> Terkla Named Winner of Kemp Teaching Award

April 13

> Documentary Features Alumna’s Struggle to Shed Light on Environmental Links to Cancer
> No Age to Perform at Illinois Wesleyan
> IWU Saxophone Quartet to Present Concert
> Carrie Newcomer to Return to Blue Moon Coffeehouse

April 12

> Student Compositions Featured in Recital

April 9

> Moss and Doran Perform in Faculty Recital

April 8

> Student Takes Seat on County Board




April 7

> Undercover XVI

April 6

> Faculty Member Chosen as 2010 MMA Fellow
> IWU’s Wind Ensemble to Perform Spring Concert
> IWCO to Perform Concert, Feature Alumna and Member of The United States Marine Band 

April 5

> Global Health Gala to Be Held at Illinois Wesleyan
> IWU School of Music to Present Junior Recitals
> Chapel Hour to Feature Alternative Spring Break Information
> Symphonic Winds to Perform
> Alumna Selected for Synergy: Illinois Library Leadership Initiative
> School of Music to Present Chamber Music Recital

April 1

> Writing Center Assists Students with Assignments


March 31

> New Book Aims to Make the Health Care Debate Understandable
> Junior Selected for NORC Internship
> Bloomington Neurosurgeon Ann Stroink to Address Commencement

March 30

> School of Theatre Arts to Present Passion

March 29

> Discussion Explores Today’s Combat Trauma Through Ancient Greek Plays
> Moliere Lives!
> Merwin & Wakeley Galleries to Exhibit Senior Artwork
> Evelyn Chapel to Host Week of Services
> Illinois Wesleyan Senior Selected as Presenter


March 24

> Patty Larkin to Return to Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> IWU Jazz Lab Band to Hold Concert
> 2010 John Wesley Powell Research Conference Set for April 10

March 22

> Student Group to Lead Chapel Hour
> Illinois Wesleyan's Frick named by St. Norbert College as new Dean and Academic Vice President

March 18

> Economic Downturn a 'Teaching Moment'

March 17

> Illinois Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo set April 10

March 16

> May Term Travel Courses Offer Faculty a Vivid Classroom

March 12

> Alumna Receives Optometry Scholarship

March 11

> Religion Scholar to Speak on Satire in Colonial India
> John Gorka Revisits Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Guest Recital to Feature Percussion and Piano
> New Alpha Kappa Delta Inductees

March 10

> IWU School of Music to Hold Faculty Recital
> Alumna Nathan Honored with Gale Keeran Spirit of Success Award
> IWU School of Music to Present Spring Opera
> Alternative Spring Break Helps Flood Victims

March 9

> Collegiate Choir to End Tour with Home Concert
> Jazz Ensemble to Hold Senior Night
> Wesleyana Yearbook Returns to Campus After 10 Years
> Intervarsity and Religion Department to Host Visiting Speaker

March 8

> Evelyn Chapel to Hold Services

March 5

> Illinois Wesleyan Alumnus to Give Presentation

March 4

> School of Music to Host Brass Quintet Performance
> Alumni Mark Celebration for 50th Anniversary of Nursing Degree
> Bulgarian Martenitsi Bring Hope for Spring

March 3

> A Virtual 'Sandbox' for Education and Commerce
> IWU School of Music to Present Senior Recitals
> Promise and Potential Grant
> Illinois Wesleyan’s New Music Cafe

March 2

> Author to Offer Tips on Getting a Job in a Bad Economy
> IWU Sophomores Selected to Study at Oxford
> The Argus Honored by Illinois College Press Association

March 1

> Alumna Honored for Her Service
> The Almeda Trio to Perform Guest Recital


Feb. 26

> Hillel to Host Chapel Hour
> Lab Theatre to Present Natural Selection

Feb. 24

> Evelyn Chapel to Hold Lenten and Jewish Services
> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Display Printmaking and Vintage Chinese Advertisements

Feb. 23

> Richardson Receives Marketing Award

Feb. 22

> State Farm® Youth Advisory Board Grant to Fund New Initiative with ARC
> IWU Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Receives Award
> Kappa Delta to Hold Annual Shamrock Project

Feb. 18

> Helping Students in China Discover Their Passions

Feb. 17

> Campaign Gift Establishes New Endowed Professorship
> Four IWU Students Selected to Participate in Program in South Korea
> Founders' Day Celebrated on Campus
> New Atrium Part of University Celebrations of 160 Years

Feb. 16

> Senior Chemistry Students Honored by ACS
> Tuba Euphonium Ensembles

Feb. 15

> Faculty Tenure and Advancement in Rank Announced
> Evelyn Chapel to Host Ash Wednesday Service
> Student Composition Recital to be Held

Feb. 11

> Students Explore Collaborations with City, County

Feb. 10

> Junior Receives Scholarship to Lobby in D.C.
> Jeff Johnson to give Keynote Speech at Soul Food Dinner
> Two Students Receive Gilman International Scholarships

Feb. 8
> Faculty Member to Take Students into Study of Dark Energy
> Evelyn at Eleven: Reflections of Grace
> School of Theatre Arts to Present Lysistrata

Feb. 4

> IWU School of Music to Present Faculty Recital
> IWU School of Music to Present Senior Recitals

Feb. 3

> School of Art to Present 23rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
> White House Internship Inspires Student

Feb. 2

> Scholar Debates Whether Tolerance is The Best Approach for Religion in New Book
> Travel Award Given to Biology and Chemistry Majors
> Tuba Alumni Recital
> Sonic Exploration Society to Perform

Feb. 1

> Chapel Hour to Discuss “When Enough is Enough”
> Illinois Wesleyan’s Titan Film Series to Present Where the Wild Things Are


Jan. 29
> Student Groups to Host "Calling Home for Haiti" Telethon
> Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra to Perform

Jan. 28

> IWU to Celebrate African American History Month
> Vance Gilbert to Perform at Blue Moon
> Visiting Speaker Robert Marks

Jan. 27

> Asia Club to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Jan. 26

> Evelyn at Eleven: United in Love

Jan. 22

> Rob Paravonian to Perform at IWU
> Students Receive Weir Fellowship for Community Work

Jan. 21

> Alumni Recital: Christopher Davis

Jan. 20

> Cain and Abel, Hinduism, Topics of Religion Colloquium
> IWU Alum to Have Orchestral Work Premiered
> IWU Students to Host Benefit Concert for Haiti

Jan. 19

> Environmental Justice Activist to Address Founders' Day Convocation

Jan. 18

> Susan Werner Returns to Blue Moon Coffeehouse
> Justin Caldwell to Perform at IWU
> Chapel Hour to Honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
> Titan Film Series to Present Zombieland

Jan. 15

> Famed Saxophonist Chris Vadala to Perform with Jazz Ensemble

Jan. 13

> Mentalist to Perform Friday
> IWU School of Music to Hold Faculty Recital

Jan. 12

> Student Awarded ACS Honor
> Shipley Appointed Director of Academic Advising

Jan. 11

> Illinois Wesleyan to Host Martin Luther King Jr. Campus Visit Day
> Alumnus Honored for New Book of Poetry

Jan. 7

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to Feature Contemporary Flameworking and Photography

Jan. 6

> Religion or Magic?: Scholar to Speak on Ancient Greek Philosopher Apollonius

Jan. 5

> Alumnus Named Outstanding Theatre Educator of the Year

Jan. 4

> Hart Career Center Offers Preparation and Assistance for Career Planning


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