Campus Headlines - 2012

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  • Knaack Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

    Knaack Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

    Biology (pre-med) major and soccer player Lauren Knaack '12 is among 58 student-athletes nationwide to be awarded a postgraduate scholarship by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, based on academic and athletic performance.

  • Candlelight Vigil to Celebrate the Life of Brandon Landau

    Candlelight Vigil to Celebrate the Life of Brandon Landau

    The Illinois Wesleyan community will come together Wednesday, March 7 at 10 p.m. for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Brandon Landau, the first-year student who lost his life on Sunday, March 4.  

  • Retired Professor Makes the Most of Advancing Years

    Retired Professor Makes the Most of Advancing Years

    Retired professor and Senior Olympic athlete D. Paul Miller reveals what keeps him going strong at 94, in the Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine.

  • NSF Funds Wesleyan Study of Social Exclusion

    NSF Funds Wesleyan Study of Social Exclusion

    Gaining insights into the causes and impacts of social exclusion will be the goal of a three-year National Science Foundation-funded study conducted by two Illinois Wesleyan psychology professors and their students.

  • Grider Named Scholar of the Year

    Grider Named Scholar of the Year

    Chemistry major Ronald Grider '12 has been named a 2012 Collegiate Scholar of the Year by the Illinois Heartland Section of the American Chemical Society.

  • Opera Singer Pfortmiller to Speak, Perform

    Opera Singer Pfortmiller to Speak, Perform

    Acclaimed baritone Kyle Pfortmiller '92 will visit campus to teach master classes, speak about his career - an upward climb from regional companies to The Met - and perform.

  • Faculty Awarded Tenure, Promotions

    Faculty Awarded Tenure, Promotions

    Illinois Wesleyan University's Board of Trustees has awarded tenure to two faculty members, and promotions in rank to two.

  • Campus Mourns Forrest Frank

    Campus Mourns Forrest Frank

    Illinois Wesleyan University mourns the recent death of Dr. Forrest J. Frank, who was a member of the chemistry faculty for 34 years until his retirement in 1999.

  • Balogh '04 Competing on MLB Game Show

    Balogh '04 Competing on MLB Game Show

    Former Titan baseball player Ryan Balogh '04 is representing the Chicago Cubs on a national game show, currently airing on the MLB Network.

  • Whalley '09 Honored for Gypsy Performance

    Whalley '09 Honored for Gypsy Performance

    Music Theatre alumna Katie Whalley '09 won a Craig Noel Award for Best Featured Performance in a Musical for her portrayal of Louise, later Gypsy Rose Lee, in "Gypsy: A Musical Fable."