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Students Delve Into Immersive Chicago Healthcare Trip

March 15, 2019 | By Ann Aubry

Illinois Wesleyan student participants in the Hart Career Center's annual Career Immersion Excursion networked with alumni who provided valuable insights into the complex and ever-changing world of healthcare.

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Student Advocates Defend Imprisoned Activist

March 7, 2019 | By John Twork

Four Illinois Wesleyan students have traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of an imprisoned Saudi Arabian professor during Scholars at Risk (SAR)'s third annual Student Advocacy Days, March 7-8.

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Animal Studies Scholars and Bloom Community School Students to Observe and Enrich Louisville Zoo Primates

March 7, 2019 | By John Twork

A group of first-year Illinois Wesleyan students will spend Spring Break observing and enriching the lives of primates at the Louisville (Kentucky) Zoo alongside elementary students from Bloom Community School.

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Student Research Explores Human Rights and Changing Climates

March 4, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

Illinois Wesleyan University's seventh annual Human Rights Undergraduate Research Conference, held Feb. 15-17, invited students of all majors to present research tied to this year's theme, "Changing Climates and Human Rights Discourse."

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TitanThon Raises Over $22,000 for OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois

March 4, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

Surpassing their goal of $22,000, Illinois Wesleyan University's TitanThon registered student organization fundraised $22,125.56 for the OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois. The year-long fundraising effort culminated with TitanThon's main event...

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Ethics Bowl Team Competes at Nationals

March 1, 2019 | By John Twork

In preparation for competition at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, the Illinois Wesleyan Ethics Bowl team called upon alumni, friends of the University, faculty and staff to judge practice rounds leading up to Nationals, held March 2-3 in Baltimore.

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Mohan Receives Second Fulbright Award

March 1, 2019 | By Rachel McCarthy

Wendell and Loretta Hess Professor of Chemistry Ram Mohan has been named a recipient of the United States' Fulbright-Nehru Award to India, in support of his work to promote green chemistry at Indian undergraduate colleges and universities.


Sestak '19 Named Outstanding Marketing Student

February 22, 2019 | By John Twork

The American Marketing Association (AMA) presented Benjamin Sestak '19 (Springfield, Illinois) with the Outstanding Marketing Student Award at the 58th annual St. Louis AMA Student Marketing Conference.


Entrepreneurial Fellowship Winners Grow Gourmet Mushroom Business

February 22, 2019 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan computer science major Bryant Finkler '20 and business administration major Nick Showalter '20 are in the midst of growing a gourmet mushroom business in central Illinois.

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State Farm Scholars Celebrated at Annual Luncheon

February 21, 2019 | By John Twork

Corey Schieler '97, an IWU alum in his 22nd year as an investment professional at State Farm, spoke to student-scholarship recipients about State Farm's significant investment in their education and future during the annual State Farm Scholars...