Named this year's Distinguished Alumnus, Wayne Messmer '72 will perform and speak on the "The Business of Music" on Friday, and will sing the national anthem at Saturday's football game during Homecoming festivities.
Expert on the history of sexuality Valerie Traub will visit classrooms, speak with students and present a talk using visual sources.
Students with an idea for a business they'd like to launch could win a $5,000 grant through the IWU Entrepreneurial Fellowship, with the next round of proposals due Oct. 9.
Callum Fletcher is Illinois Wesleyan's first Esports head coach, charged with launching a team in the growing collegiate sport of competitive online video gaming.
A three-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable Illinois Wesleyan's Bruno deHarak to lead several IWU students in researching electron scattering.
Bridging their disciplines of music and language with a project to help others do the same, two Illinois Wesleyan faculty members won a $128,000 grant to direct a summer seminar on medieval lyric poetry in June of 2018.
A graduate of IWU’s Elementary Education program, Cara Spitzner ’03 won the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work in the 4th grade at Ogden Avenue School in LaGrange, Ill.
Illinois Wesleyan will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 13-15, with a theme honoring alumni living and working abroad, international studies majors, study abroad experiences, and Titans' impact internationally.
Treating design, technology, and entrepreneurship equally, a new major at Illinois Wesleyan is equipping students with skills to tackle real-world problems and bring new products and services to the marketplace.
The inaugural group of First Year Fellows in the Humanities at Illinois Wesleyan are engaging in singular opportunities on campus.