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Dr. Stephanie Whyte

Dr. Stephanie Whyte ’91 to Deliver Founders’ Day Convocation Keynote, MLK Teach-In Talk

January 8, 2021 | By John Twork

Dr. Stephanie A. Whyte, a 1991 Illinois Wesleyan graduate, will present the 2021 Founders' Day Convocation keynote address titled "COVID-19: The great disruptor," on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Allison Schrader

Schrader '22 Earns National Green Chemistry Honor

December 18, 2020 | By John Twork

Junior chemistry major Allison Schrader '22 has been selected from a competitive pool of candidates from across the country to receive the Ciba Travel Award in Green Chemistry.

Ellen Furlong

Faculty, Alumni and Students Shaping the Field of Canine Cognition

December 11, 2020 | By John Twork

Illinois Wesleyan Associate Professor of Psychology Ellen Furlong has fostered a new generation of researchers passionate about dog cognition.

Kate Tombaugh

Tombaugh '07 Wins Mildred C. Miller International Vocal Competition

December 4, 2020 | By John Twork

Kate Tombaugh, a 2007 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan, recently won the 10th annual Mildred C. Miller International Vocal Competition in an all-mezzo-soprano edition that began with 155 applicants and 13 finalists.

Gregory Poland

Poland '77 Provides Expertise on Coronavirus Vaccine Development

November 30, 2020 | By John Twork

As the results of late-stage clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine are announced, Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group director Dr. Gregory Poland '77 is providing his expert analysis.

Midwest Food Bank Boxes

Students Put Principles into Practice at Midwest Food Bank

November 13, 2020 | By John Twork

This Thanksgiving, holiday meals will be provided to roughly 2,500 McLean County families in need thanks in part to the hard work and generous spirit of Illinois Wesleyan's Profession of Social Work class.

Downtown Bloomington

Bloomington Tops National Survey

November 13, 2020 | By John Twork

Bloomington, home to Illinois Wesleyan, has been named the "happiest city" in the U.S., according to Zippia's 2020 list of the 10 "Happiest Cities" in the country.

University Seal

New Illinois Wesleyan Trustees Named, Officers Elected

November 6, 2020 | By John Twork

Four new members -- Jack Dickens '86, Ron Greene, Hussain Hasan '91 and Kimberly Sterling '92 -- have been named to the Illinois Wesleyan University Board of Trustees.

Lindsey Fitzharris ’04

Fitzharris '04 Hosts New Series Investigating Famous, Mysterious Deaths

October 30, 2020 | By John Twork

Medical historian, bestselling author, and now, television host Lindsey Fitzharris '04 re-examines some of history's most mysterious deaths in The Curious Life and Death Of..., a new Smithsonian Channel series.

Buck Memorial Library

Student-Faculty Research Continues Through Pandemic

October 27, 2020 | By John Twork

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, student-faculty research collaboration continues at Illinois Wesleyan, as recognized and celebrated by the Undergraduate Research Advisory Committee.