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Rachel Rosch ’20

Entrepreneurship Fellowship Winner Plans Luxury Pet Hotel

December 19, 2019 | By John Twork

Senior business administration major Rachel Rosch '20 is the recipient of the $5,000 IWU Entrepreneurship Fellowship for "Amber's Playground," a luxury pet boarding business she plans to open in northwest suburban Chicago in 2020.

LSMRCE Conference

Students Present Original Research at STEM Conference

December 18, 2019 | By John Twork

Biochemistry major Ayana Blair '21 and biology major Lilia Garcia '21 recently presented their original undergraduate research at the Louis Stokes Midwest Regional Center of Excellence (LSMRCE) 2019 Annual Conference in Indianapolis.

Almudena Carracedo

Renowned Spanish Filmmaker Returns to Campus For Screening

December 13, 2019 | By John Twork

Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Almudena Carracedo returned to campus in November to present screenings of her two documentaries, Made in L.A. (2007) and The Silence of Others (2018).

Dr. William Farrar ’71

Dr. William Farrar '71 Named CEO of Major Cancer Hospital and Research Institute

December 11, 2019 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan alumnus Dr. William Farrar '71 was recently named CEO of the Ohio State University Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute in Columbus, Ohio.

Mappae Mundi

Medieval European Maps of the World Profiled in Faculty Book

December 6, 2019 | By John Twork

The seven most significant English maps of the world from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries - known as mappae mundi - are the focus of a new book co-edited by Dan Terkla, Emeritus Professor of English at Illinois Wesleyan.

Kayley Rettberg

Rettberg '20 Honored as 2019 Student Laureate

December 5, 2019 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan political science major and philosophy minor Kayley Rettberg '20 of Carol Stream, Illinois, has been named a 2019 Student Laureate by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois.

McLean County Scholarship

McLean County Scholarship Annual Guarantee Increases to $30,000

December 3, 2019 | By John Twork

McLean County high school graduates admitted to Illinois Wesleyan are now guaranteed a total scholarship package of at least $30,000 per year as recipients of the McLean County Scholarship Guarantee.

Liberal Arts College on the Rise

Illinois Wesleyan Ranked No. 4 'Liberal Arts College on the Rise'

November 25, 2019 | By John Twork

Based on "amazing success over the past 15 years," Illinois Wesleyan is ranked No. 4 nationally among "incredible liberal arts colleges on the rise," according to College Gazette.

The Fundamental Principles of Finance

Faculty Finance Book to be Published in Spanish

November 25, 2019 | By John Twork

The Fundamental Principles of Finance, a textbook written by Associate Professor of Finance Robert Irons, which offers a new and innovative approach to financial theory, has been selected for Spanish translation and publication.


Students Honored at HackHarvard for Dog Training Robot

November 22, 2019 | By John Twork

Train-O, a dog training robot developed by a team of Illinois Wesleyan students during a 36-hour hackathon, was recently awarded "Best Hardware Hack" at Harvard University's fifth iteration of HackHarvard.