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  • Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America, speaks about "Nickel and Dimed in America: A Minimum Wage Existence" at the Presidents Convocation on Sept. 6, 2006.
  • Mary Robinson, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the first female President of Ireland, presented the 27th address in the Adlai E. Stevenson Memorial Lecture Series on April 18, 2006.
  • Mary Ann Bushman, associate professor of English and the 2006 winner of The Pantagraph Award for Teaching Excellence, addresses the Honors Day Convocation on April 12, 2006.
  • Kenneth Pomeranz, professor of East Asian languages and literature at the University of California, Irvine, speaks about "The East Asian Miracle" at the Founders' Day Convocation on Feb. 8, 2006.

  • Harvard biologist Edward O. Wilson presents an address titled "The Future of Life" at the 2005 Presidents Convocation.
  • Ambassador Edward S. Walker, Jr., president and chief executive officer of The Middle East Institute, discusses the complexities of the Middle East during the 2005 Founders' Day Convocation.
  • Author and historian David Halberstam presents the address as President Richard F. Wilson presides at his first President's Convocation on Sept. 8, 2004.
  • Hear the speeches given at Commencement 2004 by Carlina Tapia-Ruano, Senior Class President Jordan Ault, and Professor of the Year Robert Kearney.
  • James Plath, winner of the 2004 Pantagraph Award for Teaching Excellence, addresses the annual Honors Day Convocation on April 14, 2004.
  • Martin Luther King III addresses the Soul Food Dinner on Feb. 15, 2004.
  • Hear the complete 2004 Founders Day Convocation featuring Dr. Mary Frances Berry, chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought, University of Pennsylvania, and the Illinois Wesleyan University Collegiate Choir.
  • President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozado of Bolivia addresses the President's International Convocation on Sept. 10, 2003.

  • Video Archive

  • Commencement 2007 address delivered by Demetria Kalodimos '81.
  • Dieog Mendez Carbajo

    Faculty Colloquium, January 2007, presented by Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Economics.
  • Commencement 2006 address delivered by Michael A. Mason '80.
  • ESPN's Outside the Lines examined NCAA Division III's version of "March Madness," and followed the Illinois Wesleyan University men's basketball team on its 2006 journey to the Final Four.
  • Richard F. Wilson was inaugurated as Illinois Wesleyan's 18th president on April 9, 2005.
  • Three presidents of national liberal arts colleges participated in a special panel discussion as part of the Inauguration of Richard F. Wilson as Illinois Wesleyan's 18th president. Panelists were John Roush, president of Centre College in Kentucky; Donald Harward, president emeritus of Bates College in Maine; and Russell Osgood, president of Grinnell College in Iowa. President Wilson moderated.
  • Commencement 2004 address delivered by Carlina Tapia-Ruano '77
  • The NCAA's Corporate/Champion Partner program's advertisement series includes this 30-second spot with former Illinois Wesleyan quarterback Kyle Eash '02. The advertisement ran on various NCAA events and was also aired during the Super Bowl pre-game show.

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