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IWU Women

Alumnae Devote Annual Summit to Female Students
The Council for IWU Women seeks to instill self-confidence in students by hosting a three-day summit and serving as mentors, advisors and connections to internships and job opportunities.


Students, Alumni Connect Through Internships
Illinois Wesleyan students gain valuable internship experience with help from the Hart Career Center -- often through direct links with alumni in a variety of fields.


Khan '93 Describes Path to Oscar Punditry
Tariq Khan '93, the Fox network's official Academy Awards writer and on-air commentator, describes how his lifelong passion became a vocation.


Transforming Lives Campaign Reaches Endowed Professorship Milestone
A gift from Sally A. Firestone '69 established the 10th endowed professorship in the Transforming Lives fundraising campaign, bringing the total to 20 with a matching gift from Chuck '50 and Jay Ames'49.


Breaking Bad - Ozymandias Premieres in New York
Sun Jin Hong '97 composed a "a heart-breaking work of staggering ingenuity," as performed by his One World Symphony -- or New York's "hippest orchestra."


Upshaw '82 Wins Fifth Grammy
Soprano Dawn Upshaw '82 has won her fifth Grammy, claiming this year's award for Best Classical Vocal Solo for her performance on Winter Morning Walks.