Shelf Understanding Podcast
    December 22
    Bloomington Public Library's podcast explored Illinois Wesleyan’s new eSports program with Callum Fletcher and Andrew Reddington.

    The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus
    December 21
    Previously chief operating officer for the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, Brian Baxter '07 will be the next executive director of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra.

    The Pantagraph / Associated Press
    December 18
    "First Dog" Calvin fulfills many important roles on Illinois Wesleyan's campus. Also featured in The Seattle Times,, among many others, and cheered in a Pantagraph editorial.

    The Pantagraph
    December 16
    While IWU December graduates might not participate in the formal commencement ceremony in May, they get a special send-off with a personal touch.

    The Pantagraph
    December 15
    Now in her 20th season coaching IWU women's basketball, Mia Smith has been selected for induction into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

    The Edwardsville Intelligencer
    December 12
    Praised for his devotion to sacred music and choral direction, Charles Thatcher '76 received the Pro Ecclessia et Pontifice medal from Pope Francis.

    CBS Chicago
    December 10
    Sarah Bockel '10 is leading the national tour of “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” taking on the iconic role in the story of King's life. Also interviewed in The Columbia Chronicle (Columbia College Chicago).

    The Pantagraph
    December 10
    The Small Business Development Center at Illinois Wesleyan University, which opened in March, has exceeded its initial goals and is already serving 105 clients in McLean County.

    (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald
    December 7
    Al Black '79 is among successful IWU basketball players who can attest to the influence of former Prospect coach Ron Ashley, whom they honored at a reunion.

    (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald
    December 3
    Sammi Grant '12 is a professional dialect coach, and worked with the cast of "Billy Elliot the Musical" playing this month at Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre.