Danny Kenny '13 was awarded a Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in environmental management and development at Australian National University in Canberra.
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Illinois Wesleyan moved up to 58th among the nation's private liberal arts colleges in Kiplinger's Personal Finance "Best Value Rankings." This marks the eighth consecutive year the University has been included in this ranking of academic quality and affordability.
Richard F. Wilson, Illinois Wesleyan's 18th president, announced that he plans to retire after serving the University for 11 years.
Creation of the first acoustic tractor beam by a team including Illinois Wesleyan's Gabriel Spalding and alumnus Patrick Dahl '12 has been included in the top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2014, as judged by Physics World magazine.
Illinois Wesleyan was named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the University's fifth consecutive year to be honored.
Maggie Kendall '99 is one of five winners of the Thank a Million Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge, for her dream of building Chicago's first therapeutic indoor riding facility.
Professor of Sociology Teodora O. Amoloza received an alumni award for outstanding performance from the University of the Philippines College of Agriculture.
Megan Win ’16, a music and psychology double major, will pursue both fields while studying in Denmark.
Andrew Chereck '04 is a senior systems engineer at Lockheed Martin and worked on the Orion spacecraft, which completed its first test flight on Dec. 5.
Computer science major Alan Russian '15 has accepted a job offer from Google, after completing an internship in the company's Los Angeles office last summer.