Sophomore Danielle Ponsot organized with fellow students to stage a "die-in" calling for awareness and action against gun violence.
Commercial Property Executive
Steve Groetsema '07, partner, Midwest Region, at Bridge Development Partners, is recognized among "Stars to Watch" – one of the industry’s top 10 professionals under 40.
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With Sara Yemm '14 joining the business four years ago, the auto dealership owned by her father, Rick Yemm '78, has been in the family for 56 years and counting.
IWU Esports Coach Callum Fletcher discussed the increasingly competitive recruitment field for promising high school gamers.
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Oscar-nominated theater alum Richard Jenkins '69 said Illinois Wesleyan was "a great fit" and "a nurturing place for me." Also featured in a Pantagraph local Oscars preview.
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.