Illinois Wesleyan News Stories
2011

(Date posted)

December

December 20

> Lundeen '69 Receives National Nursing Award
> Ringing In, Ringing Out Chapel Hour

December 19

> Ady '62 Accepts Five Stars of Excellence Award

December 7

> Poetry Through Performance Course Slams onto Campus

December 1

> Songs of the Season Concert

November

November 29

> Percussion Ensemble Concert
> Student Compositions Featured in Recital
> Illinois Wesleyan to Observe Day With(out) Art

November 22

> Christmas Choral Concert
> Kwanzaa Dinner
> Hillel to Host Hanukkah Dinner
> Christmas Around the World

November 21

> Hansen Student Center to Receive Upgrades

November 18

> New Artwork to Illuminate Campus
> Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra to Perform Concert 

November 17

> School of Art Sale

November 10

> Symphonic Winds Concert
> International Education Week

November 9

> Chamber Singers to Perform Concert

November 8

> Lauren Contorno IWU’s 2011 Lincoln Laureate
> School of Theatre Arts to Present Hello Again

November 7

> Guest Alumna Recital at Illinois Wesleyan University
> Illinois Wesleyan to Construct $16 Million Classroom Building

November 4

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries: New Exhibits for Nov. 8 – Dec. 8
> Wolfgang David and David Gompper to Perform
> Living History

November 3

> Educators find the iPad a useful aid in the classroom

November 2

> Veterans Day Concert

October

October 27

> Jazz Ensemble Halloween Concert
> Comedian Amy Schumer to perform on campus
> World Piece Series: Morocco

October 26

> Illinois Wesleyan Among Nation’s Best Values
> African Culture Week
> Recital Featuring the Unifying Force of Love Songs

October 25

> Students Find Ways to Be a Best Buddy
> New Music Café

October 24

> Nursing Career Fair

October 21

> Illinois Wesleyan University Civic Orchestra’s Halloween Pops Concert

October 20

> Fall Choral Concert
> Student Composition Wows Audience in Big Top Opera

October 19

> Illinois Wesleyan's Lehr Receives National Geographic Grant

October 18

> Lab Theatre to Feature Election Day
> National Chemistry Week

October 17

> Illinois Wesleyan Student Researcher a McKnight Prize Finalist
> School of Music to Present Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe

October 13

> School of Nursing to Present Distinguished Alumna Award

October 12

> School of Music to Present Student Composition Concert

October 11

> School of Music to Honor Scifres at Homecoming

October 10

> Sheean Time Capsule to be Opened at Homecoming
> Spinning Her Way to Success

October 6

> From Con Artist to FBI Consultant
> Memorial Concert in Honor of the Late Dr. Campbell

October 2

> Illinois Wesleyan Names Carney-Hall to Lead Student Affairs

October 1

> Psychology Celebrates 50 Years
> Alumna makes Barron’s “Top 100 Women Financial Advisors” List
> “Soda,” a Play in Poetry

September

September 30

> School of Music to Present Guest Recital

September 27

> Students Honored With Margaret Wakeley Scholarship

September 26

> Wind Ensemble to Perform Concert

September 22

> Twenty-five New Scholarships Announced

September 21

> Food-Related Symposium Held at IWU
> Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated

September 20

> Distinguished Alumni to be Recognized at Homecoming
> Illinois Wesleyan Scholars Travel To Russia For Children's Conference
> Students to Celebrate 2011 Homecoming

September 19

> Illinois Wesleyan Enrollment Exceeds Target

September 15

> Merwin & Wakeley Galleries to Present Faculty Biennial
> Robbie Q. Telfer to Slam at Hansen
> The Ready Set to come to Illinois Wesleyan

September 13

> McPherson Theatre to Present The Children’s Hour

September 12

> Ride Against AIDS

September 8

> Dreams Realized in Unexpected Places
> School of Music to Present Faculty-Alumni Recital
> Inaugural Majors and Minors Fair

September 6

> IWU Homecoming to Feature World Premiere of DreamWorks Film Puss in Boots, Opening of Time Capsule, Kaotic Drumline
> Guitar Classes for the Community

September 1

> Celebrated Princeton Philosopher Appiah Addresses President's Convocation
> Guest Scholar to Speak on Music and Culture in Contemporary Taiwan
> Celebrate Your Roots with an IWU Family Weekend
> IWU Stadium to Be Named on Saturday, Sept. 3

 

August

August 31

> Evelyn Chapel to Hold 9/11 Service

August 30

> Evelyn Chapel Schedule for Fall 2011

August 29

> NSF Grant Awarded to Team Headed by Spalding

August 24

> New Music Series to Host Guest Recital
> Magician Daniel Martin to Perform at Hansen

August 23

> Mad Chad Taylor to Perform at IWU

August 22

> SALSA Students to Run Bank of America Chicago Marathon
> Information Technology Services Fosters Independence, Inclusion
> New Faculty and Staff Join IWU

August 19

> Nelson Wins 2011 Starkey Award

August 18

> Triplets Turn Titan: DeSalvos Begin College Journey Together

August 17

> Students Inspired to Find "Sense of Adventure" at the New Student Convocation

August 16

> Foreclosure Study Leads to Collaboration with Town of Normal

August 15

> Culture Shock: Student Learns to Adjust after Witnessing Earthquake Abroad
> Tiede Appointed to AAUP Committees

August 12

> Scholar and Head of Human Rights Literary Organization to Address Convocation

August 11

> Alumna Fights for Women's Rights in Nicaragua

August 3

> Campus Mourns Lawrence Campbell

August 1

> Exhibit Displays Sealed Sheean Time Capsule

July

July 25

> Faculty and Administrators Retire From IWU

July 14

> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates Connection to Farms at First-Ever Agricultural Heritage Dinner
> Summer Internship Provides Perfect Fit for Student with Dual Interests
> Illinois Wesleyan Among Hosts for Lincoln Festival

July 11

> Recent Graduate and Fulbright Recipient Wins Anthropology Award

July 7

> Action Research Center Links Students to Community

June

June 29

> Supreme Court Case Highlights Challenges of Copyright

June 24

> Illinois Wesleyan to Host Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony

June 23

> Wilder Field Gets Artificial Turf

June 21

> Jm7* Founders Share Insights of Hollywood

June 20

> New Chaplain Chosen

June 17

> Sheen Library to Come Down

June 14

> Summer Reading Program to Highlight Diversity at IWU

June 10

> Economic Outlook for McLean County

June 9

> State Farm CEO, Alumnus Ed Rust Named Vice Chair of U.S. Chamber of Commerce

June 7

> Mohan Secures ACS Grant for Summer Student Research

June 6

> Munro Book Awarded Caldwell Prize
> IWU to Host Orientation for Parents of Incoming First-Years

June 2

> IWU Alumni, Faculty and Students Team Up to Help Japan
> Alumna Appointed to U.S. National Commission for UNESCO
> AFA Foundation Makes Alumna First Chief Administrative Officer

June 1

> IWU to Host 11th Annual Cello Camp
> IWU to Host Chamber Music Festival and Camp

May

May 31

> IWU Alumnus Dave Kindred Reflects on Past, Present and Future of Journalism

May 26

> Cannon Receives Place at Fulbright Institute
> University Board of Trustees Elects New Members

May 23

> Bleeding Green: RecycleMania Strengthens Sustainability at IWU

May 20

> Alumna Guenzler-Stevens Honored by America Association of University Women
> Harding, Halperin Named YWCA Women of Distinction

May 19

> Caterpillar's CFO Edward Rapp Addresses Associates

May 17

> May Term Classes Push Boundaries of Classroom Learning

May 16

> Young Alumna Reflects on First Years As Teacher

May 13

> University Selected for Honor Roll

May 12

> Gem: Academic Advising Offers Students Smooth Transitions
> Recent Graduate Wins Fulbright Grant to Russia
> Passion Discovered Amidst Valley and Mountain Folds
> Student Senate Hosts May Term Events

May 11

> Mohan Named to Editorial Board of Green Chemistry Journal

May 10

> School of Theatre Arts to Present May Term Musical

May 5

> Tying the Knot to Running a Business
> An Academic Detour to the Big Apple

May 3

> Alumna Gets Front Seat to Regional Theatre Awarded a Tony
> Caterpillar CFO to Address Associates Luncheon

May 2

> Stewart Named New Director of Student Activities

May 1

> Illinois Wesleyan Celebrates 2011 Graduates

April

April 28

> IWU Senior Receives United Nations Summer Internship

April 27

> Book Provides New Insights to Russian Literature

April 21

> U.S. Congressman Lunches with Associates Members
> Alumna Receives Faculty Award for International Achievement

April 20
> Finding a Way Through the First Year

April 19

> Senior Wins Fulbright Grant
> New Exhibitions to Feature at Galleries

April 18

> Bray Receives Russell P. Strange Memorial Book Award

April 15

> James House Named Professor of the Year

April 14

> Leadership McLean County Attracts IWU Alumni
> IWU School of Music Recitals
> Percussion Ensemble Concert

April 13

> Coles Names Technos Award Winner
> Professor Named Kemp Award Winner
> Saxophone Quartet and Quintet to Perform
> School of Music to Present Spring Choral Concert
> IWU Alumna Named One of America's Most Daring Young Black Activists

April 12

> IWU Student Awarded Art Scholarship

April 11

> Senior Awarded Fulbright Grant

April 8

> Miner to Speak at Preserving Your Cultural Heritage

April 7

> Pilot Program Promotes Leadership
> IWU Students to Bike Across the Country for FACE AIDS

April 6

> 20th Annual Recognition Celebration

April 5

> Professor Young Receives Inaugural Dougan Award
> TCU Names Illinois Wesleyan's Cavins-Tull Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

April 4

> Summer Study Abroad Scholarships Awarded
> Guggenheim Fellow, Emmy Award-Winning Documentarian to Receive Honorary Degrees at Commencement
> School of Music to Present Recitals
> BJHS Students to Visit Campus

March

March 31

> Chamber Singers to Perform Concert

March 30

> Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musician Charlie Vernon to Join the Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra
> Dance Concert Explores Homelessness
> School of Music to Present Senior Recital
> 2011 David Nott Scholarship Recipient Announced

March 29

>Comedian Burnham to Perform at Shirk on April 10
> Diaz's First Book of Poetry Published

March 28

> Trombone Choir a Tribute to Retiring Professor
> Founder of the IWU Jazz Program to Retire in May
> School of Music to Present Two Operas

March 25

> Fundraiser to Benefit The American Red Cross Japan Fund
> School of Art to Present Senior Projects at Merwin & Wakeley Galleries
> 81-Year-Old Alumnus Directs 81st High School Musical

March 23

> School of Music Student Recitals
> School of Music Consort

March 21

> Illinois Wesleyan Names Sweet Briar's Green New Provost
> Global Health Gala

March 16

> McGowan Poetry Comes to Life in Reading, Composition

March 10

> John Wesley Powell Research Conference to Feature Pioneer of Acoustical Ecology
> Faith Panel Kicks Off Illinois Sustainability & Wellness Expo
> Illinois Sustainability & Wellness Expo on April 9

March 9

> Denise Wilson Awarded Nurse Educator Fellowship

March 8

> Collegiate Choir Wraps Up International Tour with Home Concert

March 7

> World Poetry Day to be Celebrated at IWU
> Corporate Giving Turns into Inspired Living

March 4

> Record Number of IWU Students Accepted to Oxford Program

March 3

> Illinois Wesleyan Student Awarded IES Abroad Scholarship
> School of Music to Present Junior Recital
> First-Year Theater Students Take to the Stage in Almost Maine
> Jazz Combo Concert

March 1

> Senior Named ACS Collegiate Scholar of the Year

February

February 28

> Lab Theatre to Feature The Bald Soprano
> School of Music to Present Senior Recital
> New Music Caf?

February 24

> IWU School of Music to Present Senior Recital
> School of Music to Present Junior Recitals
> Illinois Wesleyan School of Music to Present Junior Recital
> Multicultural Summit to Encourage Open Dialogue

February 23

> Galleries to Feature Catherine Forster and Collaborations
> Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet Calls for Empathy in Founders' Day Address
> Faculty Recital a Tribute to Marian Anderson
> AAUP President to Visit

February 22

> Alumnus Aids Bloomington Police Department
> IWU Student Recognized as Outstanding Marketing Student
> IWU Student Newspaper Wins at Illinois College Press Association Convention

February 21

> Faculty Recital Series: Piano Duets

February 16

> Faculty Recital

February 15

> Jazz Ensemble to Hit New York, Boston
> Mohan Named Chemist of the Year
> Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

February 14

> IWU Joins Composting Effort
> Folk Singer to Perform at Hansen

February 10

> Sonic Exploration Society to Perform at Illinois Wesleyan
> Illinois Wesleyan Announces Faculty Tenure, Advancement

February 9

> Annual Tongue and Ink Conference to be Held
> University Choir and Symphonic Winds Concert

February 8

> Making Music Another Way for Alumnus to Educate
> Internationally Acclaimed Ceramic Artist to Visit Campus
> Henry Charles Memorial Concert To Be Held At BCPA

February 7

> Miss Illinois Competes at Miss America
> Hip-Hop Workshop Focus of "Independent's Day"

February 4

> Integrating Technology in the Classroom

February 3

> Illinois Wesleyan to Join National Research Initiative
> McPherson Theatre to Present Trojan Women

January

January 31

> Student Composition Recital to be Held

January 28

> Symposium of Contemporary Music to Host Guests from Sichuan Conservatory of Music, Chengdue
> 24th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Moves Into Merwin and Wakeley Galleries

January 26

> Filmmaker Asking "Who is Black?" to Speak at Viewing
> Illinois Wesleyan Forges New Ties With Moroccan University

January 25

> Wind Ensemble Springs Into Action

January 24

> Nursing Alumna Visits Middle East to Train Cardiac Healthcare Professionals

January 20

> Harper Named Lewis Chair of Biology
> Myscofski Named McFee Professor of Religion
> Lectures Focus on Dispelling Myths
> Guest Recital to Feature Musician Yang Wei

January 19

> Martin Luther King, Jr. to be Honored with Spirituals and Songs

January 18

> Language Resource Center Valuable Asset for Students

January 17

> Senior receives ASIANetwork honor

January 14

> IWU's New Music Series Features Guest Recital by "Duo Thalie"

January 13

> Author and Guggenheim Fellow to Give Reading
> In Any Language: Must-See Foreign Films
> Illinois Wesleyan Professor Receives Award for Dissertation

January 10

> Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet to Address Founders' Day
> MLK Day Teach-In Panels Focus on Social Justice

January 7

> Merwin and Wakeley Galleries to display print exhibit and collage by Barbara Kendrick
> "There was a Time": The Retirees Coffee Club Reminisces
> New Weir Fellows Named

January 6

> Passion Meets Purpose for Alumnus in Community Development

Janaury 5

> Comedian Michael Palascak to perform at Hansen
> BINGO NIGHT at Hansen
> Swanlund Receives IBHE Nurse Educator Fellowship

January 3

> Annual Jazz Festival to Feature Grammy-Nominated Performer

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