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Georgia Nugent

Georgia Nugent Named 20th President of Illinois Wesleyan

November 14, 2019 | By John Twork

S. Georgia Nugent, Ph.D., president emerita of Kenyon College, will lead Illinois Wesleyan University as the institution's 20th president. Nugent, who joined the University as interim president in August of 2019, becomes the first woman to serve...

Ian Coulter-Buford

Coulter-Buford '12 Returns to Co-Choreograph "The Life"

November 8, 2019 | By John Twork

Ian Coulter-Buford '12 returned to campus for a week from his professional career in New York City to mentor current students while co-choreographing Illinois Wesleyan's upcoming musical, The Life.

Symphonic Winds

Garrett Releases Symphonic Winds Retrospective CD Set

November 1, 2019 | By John Twork

Roger Garrett, longtime clarinet professor and director of the Illinois Wesleyan Symphonic Winds, has selected 158 minutes of music, pulled from Symphonic Winds performances over the past 30 years, for a double CD set to celebrate his upcoming retire...

Jessica Lynn Shull

Shull '03 Shares Power of Personal Branding

October 30, 2019 | By John Twork

In a talk hosted by the Hart Career Center, Jessica Lynn Shull ’03 shared advice with current students regarding how to create and control a digital personal brand to help them land a job.

George Vinyard

Vinyard Honored for Decades of University Leadership

October 28, 2019 | By John Twork

Recently retired Illinois Wesleyan Board of Trustees Chair George Vinyard '71 was recognized for nearly 50 years of service and leadership to the University during the Board's October meeting.

Freeman Asia Interns

Freeman Asia Interns Share Unique Experiences

October 25, 2019 | By John Twork

Following a summer of cultural immersion at internship sites in four countries across Asia, 36 Illinois Wesleyan Freeman Asia interns shared their experiences during a recent poster presentation.

Esports Expansion

Esports Program Adds Four Teams for 2020-21

October 18, 2019 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan's nationally recognized esports program is adding four teams for the 2020-21 academic year. IWU esports head coach Callum Fletcher announced the additions of Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rocket League and Super Smash Bros.

Kathleen O

English Professor's Mission to Document, Improve Lives of Incarcerated Migrant Children Profiled by "The Chronicle"

October 17, 2019 | By John Twork

A recent article published in The Chronicle of Higher Education focuses on the work of Illinois Wesleyan Professor of English Kathleen O’Gorman, who spent time over the past year or so working with a team of lawyers and interpreters interviewing...

Nawaraj Chaulagain

Intersection of Hindu Religion and Politics Considered in Faculty Study

October 11, 2019 | By John Twork

A study which broadly considers the intersection of religion and politics surrounding the Hindu kingship ceremonies has been published by Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Nawaraj Chaulagain.

League of Legends Team

League of Legends Team Captures Championship

October 11, 2019 | By John Twork

After dropping the first game in a best-of-three championship match, Illinois Wesleyan's League of Legends esports team fought back for a 2-1 victory over Columbia College to clinch the UCI Best Coast Invitational championship on Thursday, Oct. 10...