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.

    The Pantagraph
    December 3
    John Ficca, retired head of IWU's School of Theatre Arts, will stage a reading of his autobiographical play, "Safe Like the Sparrow Hawk," at Heartland Theatre.

    (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.

    WGLT Radio
    November 30
    A high resolution fine arts copy of a portion of St. John's Bible - the first hand-painted, hand-written Bible created since the invention of the printing press more than 500 years ago - will be on display at Illinois Wesleyan University throughout 2018.

    The Pantagraph
    November 30
    Wesleyan's Eric Gordon will don a hoop dress and wig for the role of Mother Ginger in this year's Twin Cities Ballet production of "The Nutcracker."

    Lake County News-Sun
    November 27
    Assistant Professor of Music William Hudson is the founder of LIBER: Ensemble for Early Music, which performs Dec. 10 in Grayslake.