Barcelona Metropolitan (Spain)
Ambika Kumar '96 founded Barcelona Wine Tastings, which has expanded into a multifaceted business covering wine list development for hotels, restaurants and private collections, events, winery marketing and distribution.
Illinois Wesleyan joined other universities nationwide in letting prospective students know that admission decisions will not be jeopardized if they are disciplined by their high schools for engaging in peaceful protests. Also in The Pantagraph.
More than 100 Illinois Wesleyan student athletes were among those taking the annual Polar Plunge to raise funds for the Special Olympics of Central Illinois. This "sea of green" also noted in The Pantagraph.
IWU women's basketball standout Rebekah Ehresman '18 leads by example off the court as well, as a mentor to students and through Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
The award-winning Hamilton musical is itself a revolution, the co-author of the best-selling Hamilton: The Revolution told the audience at Illinois Wesleyan's Founders' Day Convocation.
After decades fulfilling her wish to "make a difference in my community," Lisa Pieper '77 is retiring as regional vice president at Children's Home & Aid.
Gloria "Peggy" (Storey) Usher '64, who died Feb. 11, was remembered as a formative influence on students at J.W. Eater Junior High School.
Students wrote thank-you cards and enjoyed cookies illustrating scholarship support during Illinois Wesleyan's annual Thank a Giver Day.
An editorial praises the "creative thinking" at Illinois Wesleyan behind the new McLean County Scholarships, suggesting the idea be extended to other schools to keep students in Illinois and locally involved.
On the anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s first visit to Illinois Wesleyan, the university unveiled a bust of the civil rights leader in the rotunda of Ames Library, along with an 1807 abolitionist book.