Campus Headlines - 2012

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  • Opera Star Powers '64 to Perform

    Opera Star Powers '64 to Perform

    Known for performing villains from Mephistopheles to Iago, opera star William Powers '64 is bringing his wicked talents back to campus.

  • Lessen Receives Nurse Educator Fellowship

    Lessen Receives Nurse Educator Fellowship

    Wesleyan's Brenda Lessen was awarded a State of Illinois Nurse Educator Fellowship from the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

  • Healthcare a Longtime National Debate

    Healthcare a Longtime National Debate

    Among the topics for Wednesday's first presidential debate, healthcare has long been a controversial issue in America, as explored in a book by Political Science Professor Greg Shaw.

  • Wesleyan Announces 23 New Scholarships

    Wesleyan Announces 23 New Scholarships

    New named scholarships were announced at the 16th annual Scholarship Benefactor Dinner, a celebration of the philanthropy that provides financial aid to about nine in 10 Wesleyan students each year.

  • Brennan Receives NIH Grant for Sickle Cell Research

    Brennan Receives NIH Grant for Sickle Cell Research

    Wesleyan's Brian Brennan has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study possible treatments for sickle cell disease.

  • ARC Students Engage With Community

    ARC Students Engage With Community

    Ten Illinois Wesleyan University students had an active summer interning and making contributions to the Bloomington-Normal community through the Action Research Center (ARC).

  • LaLonde '14 to Launch Tool Library

    LaLonde '14 to Launch Tool Library

    Matt LaLonde '14 is launching a Tool Library for the Bloomington-Normal area, to lend home repair and gardening tools to residents at no charge.

  • Zimmerman Celebrates 60 Years in Saxophone

    Zimmerman Celebrates 60 Years in Saxophone

    Wesleyan's Keith Zimmerman, who believes "you teach through music, you don't teach music," is celebrating 60 years playing the saxophone.

  • Burke's New Book Explores Difficult Dialogue on Race

    Burke's New Book Explores Difficult Dialogue on Race

    In a new book, Racial Ambivalence in Diverse Communities: Whiteness and the Power of Color-Blind Ideologies, Assistant Professor of Sociology Meghan Burke grapples with the struggle for dialogue about race and racism.

  • Illinois Wesleyan to Add Lacrosse

    Illinois Wesleyan to Add Lacrosse

    Illinois Wesleyan has announced that it will add the intercollegiate sport of lacrosse, with a men's team beginning competition in the spring of 2014 and a women's team the following spring.