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Year in Review

Reflecting on 2018

December 22, 2018 | By John Twork

Video: Join Illinois Wesleyan in celebration of the moments and milestones of the past year.

Mona Gardner

Former Faculty Member Establishes Faculty Scholar Program

December 20, 2018 | By John Twork

Former faculty member and administrator Mona Gardner will continue to support her colleagues by establishing a program to aid IWU professors during sabbatical work.

December Graduates Dinner

December Graduates Celebrated

December 14, 2018 | By John Twork

Photo Gallery: Illinois Wesleyan President Eric Jensen, joined by faculty and staff members, honored students graduating in December during the annual December Graduates...

Salomi “Nima” Arunima and Herb Getz

Illinois Wesleyan Awards $20,000 Getz Scholarship

December 12, 2018 | By John Twork

An aspiring doctor from a family of ministers, Salomi "Nima" Arunima '22 is pursuing her unique passion for medicine at Illinois Wesleyan thanks to support from the Getz Scholarship.


Campus Community Celebrates Holidays

December 10, 2018 | By Ann Aubry

Photo Gallery: The Illinois Wesleyan community celebrated the holiday season with events including Light the Night, a Kwanzaa Dinner, and the Christmas Choral...


Campus Organizations - and Dogs - Help Relieve Final Exam Stress

December 5, 2018 | By John Twork

Several Illinois Wesleyan organizations - with assistance from some friendly canines - are working to reduce stress across campus as students embark on final exams.

Maeve Plunkett

Plunkett '21 Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

December 5, 2018 | By John Twork

German and international studies double major Maeve Plunkett  '21 is one of 25 students nationally who has been awarded a $1,000 Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi.


University Mourns Distinguished Alum Steve Doran '79

December 4, 2018 | By Ann Aubry

Oral surgeon Steve Doran '79, honored at this year's Homecoming as Illinois Wesleyan's Distinguished Alumnus Award winner, died Dec. 3 while on a mission trip in Haiti.

Tree Ceremony

Homefield Energy Helps Replace Campus Trees Lost to Emerald Ash Borer

November 27, 2018 | By Rachel McCarthy

Homefield Energy is donating 12 trees to assist with replacing campus trees lost due to the spread of the emerald ash borer.

Ethics Bowl team

Ethics Bowl Team Qualifies for Nationals

November 27, 2018 | By Rachel McCarthy

For the fourth time in the past seven years, Illinois Wesleyan's Ethics Bowl team qualified for Nationals by placing fourth at the Upper Midwest Regional competition on Nov. 17.