It was Labor Day weekend 10 years ago that Minh Nguyen '09 arrived at Illinois Wesleyan with just a laptop and a suitcase, after evacuating Tulane University in the face of Hurricane Katrina.
Janel (Wolfe) Patterson '92 of St. Louis has created a new social networking platform, Frienedy, which she hopes will stop cyberbullying and promote positive digital citizenship.
Bob Geraty, a Class of 1998 graduate with more than 17 years of admissions experience with Illinois Wesleyan, has been appointed interim dean of admissions.
The redeveloped quadrangle north of State Farm Hall, which includes a stainless steel water sculpture entitled Aspiration, has been named Egbers Quadrangle.
Michael Tipsord '81 will become CEO of State Farm Insurance Cos. in September, at the recommendation of current CEO and fellow Illinois Wesleyan graduate Ed Rust Jr. '72, who will remain board chairman.
Physics alumnus Taiyo Wilson '12 has been awarded a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, enabling him to collaborate with top researchers in the field.