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Inclusive Excellence Awards

Hopkins and Common Earn Inclusive Excellence Awards

April 5, 2019 | By John Twork

Nursing faculty member Amanda Hopkins and Brandon Common, assistant vice president of student affairs, won the second annual President's Award for Inclusive Excellence at Illinois Wesleyan.

Recognition Luncheon

University Celebrates Employee Anniversaries, Retirements

April 5, 2019 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan honored retirees and celebrated employees with milestone anniversaries April 5 during the annual Faculty-Staff Recognition Celebration.

Humanities Fellows

Humanities Fellows Delve Into the Culture of Chicago

March 29, 2019 | By Ann Aubry

A cohort of first-year Illinois Wesleyan Humanities Fellows experienced firsthand the art, poetry, history and culture of Chicago during the program's second annual Spring Break Immersion Trip.

Animal Scholars

Animal Studies Scholars Spend Spring Break at Louisville Zoo

March 29, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

While most Illinois Wesleyan University students spent Spring Break with friends and family, a group of Animal Studies Scholars decided to spend theirs observing and enriching the lives of primates at the Louisville (Kentucky) Zoo.

Creativity Scholars

Creativity Scholars Engage with Arts, Theater, Authors in Chicago

March 29, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

The first year of the Creativity Scholars First-Year Experience (FYE) culminated with an immersive Spring Break trip to Chicago for a week of artistic and cultural activities.

Policy and Ethics Partners

Policy and Ethics Partners First-Year Experience Culminates with East Coast Trip

March 29, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

A trip to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. was the culmination of the new Policy and Ethics Partners First-Year Experience (FYE).

Linda Bollivar

Bollivar '88 Receives Communication Innovator Award

March 27, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

Linda Bollivar '88, executive director of the Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP), was recently awarded the Communication Innovator Award, one of three Crystal Awards from the Association for Women in Communications - Bloomington/Normal.

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

Khan '97 Authors Debut Teen LGBT Novel

March 27, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

Sabina Khan '97 gives a voice to Muslim LGBT teens searching for acceptance in her debut book "The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali," available for purchase on Amazon.

Alternative Spring Break

Students Volunteer in Louisiana During Alternative Spring Break

March 22, 2019 | By John Twork

Embodying the spirit of philanthropy and exploration, some Illinois Wesleyan students spent their Spring Break together volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Mandeville, Louisiana.

Students in Vietnam

May Term Course Takes Students to Vietnam and Back

March 20, 2019 | By Ann Aubry

Environmental Studies students got a firsthand look at environmental issues in Vietnam, before crafting proposals to address the challenges they witnessed.