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Three Students Accepted to Oxford's Pembroke Program

April 29, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

Three Illinois Wesleyan University students, Samira Kassem '21 (Mahomet, Ill.), Thao "Jenny" Le '21 (Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam), and Rachel McCarthy '21 (Riverside, Ill.) have been accepted to spend their junior year studying at Pembroke College, University...

Stephen Ondra

Healthcare Policy Expert to Speak at Commencement

April 23, 2019 | By John Twork

Dr. Stephen L. Ondra '80, a former military surgeon and leading healthcare policy expert, will deliver Illinois Wesleyan's Commencement address on Sunday, May 5.


Frevert Gift Enables All-Steinway School Designation

April 22, 2019 | By John Twork

Thanks to a $3.5 million gift from the C.B. Frevert Family Trust designated for Illinois Wesleyan's School of Music, aging pianos will be replaced with instruments of the highest quality, and Illinois Wesleyan will become one of 153 universities...


Students Campaign to "Rescue Yemen from Famine"

April 19, 2019 | By John Twork

For the 13th year, students enrolled in "Perspectives In Global Health" are raising awareness for today's most serious crises. This year's focus is on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Macey Grant

Students Establish Donation Program for Local Homeless Shelters

April 18, 2019 | By John Twork

Rather than letting leftover student meal swipes go to waste at the end of the semester, Macey Grant '20 and Lakshmi Jayam '22 organized a meal swipe donation program to benefit Bloomington's Salvation Army and Home Sweet Home Ministries.

John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

Students Present at John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference

April 17, 2019 | By John Twork

Students from all years, disciplines and academic interests presented research projects, artwork and music at Illinois Wesleyan's 30th annual John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference (JWPRC) on Saturday, April 13.

All In For Wesleyan

Titans "Unlock Opportunities" During All In For Wesleyan

April 12, 2019 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan's seventh annual day of giving saw 2,205 donors make 2,578 gifts to collectively raise $518,316, plus $258,000 from pacesetter challenge donors, for a grand total of $776,316.


Student Takes Second Place at Physics Research Symposium

April 11, 2019 | By Ann Aubry

Four Illinois Wesleyan physics students presented their research at the Illinois Section of American Association of Physics Teachers Student Research Symposium, with second place honors awarded to mathematics and physics double major Minzhao (Henryken)...

Honors Convocation

Rettich Named 2020 Kemp Award Winner

April 10, 2019 | By John Twork

Timothy Rettich has been named the 2020 recipient of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Jack Sikma

Jack Sikma '77 Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

April 7, 2019 | By John Twork

Jack Sikma, who graduated from Illinois Wesleyan in 1977 and went on to be a seven-time NBA All-Star, has been selected for induction for the 2019 class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.