Illinois Wesleyan will be among the beneficiaries of the sale of nearly 1,000 acres of high-quality farmland, per the wishes of late alum Cyril “C.B.” Frevert ’61. More coverage from The Pantagraph.
David Priess ’93 discussed attempts to remove presidents from office – the subject of his new book – in a segment on Sound Ideas.
Former IWU professor and Senior Olympian D. Paul Miller, who died last week at 101, was remembered fondly by longtime IWU athletics department fixtures Norm Eash ’75, Ron Rose ’88 and Stew Salowitz ’76.
A $4.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation will benefit Illinois Wesleyan as part of NexSTEM, providing scholarships and research support. More coverage from WGLT and WJBC radio.
Sharon Chung ’00 was elected to the McLean County Board in the Nov. 6 election, edging out an incumbent candidate for the District 7 seat.
Todd Pickens '84, a former Goodyear executive, has been named vice president of sales for Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels.
Lindsey Fitzharris ’04 visited her alma mater to share tales of “the grisly world of Victorian medicine,” also detailed in her award-winning book The Butchering Art.
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David Wilken '92 is musical director of the Land of the Sky Symphonic Band, which performed a concert "filled with musical goosebump moments" on Oct. 31.
Victims of the Oct. 27 synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh were honored in a gathering at Illinois Wesleyan's Evelyn Chapel.