Miranda Karban '08, a graduate student in biological anthropology, has received a Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Fellowship for her research on cranial growth patterns in modern humans and Neanderthals.
Illinois Wesleyan theatre alumna Marti Lyons '08 has been named the 2014-2015 Michael Maggio Directing Fellow at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.
Chris Fusco '94 and two of his colleagues at the Chicago Sun-Times have won the George Polk Award for Local Reporting.
In the entrepreneurial spirit of never giving up, the victor of the "ARC tank" and winner of this year's Zoellick Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship is an idea that didn't win last year.
Danny Kenny '13 was awarded a Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in environmental management and development at Australian National University in Canberra.
Creation of the first acoustic tractor beam by a team including Illinois Wesleyan's Gabriel Spalding and alumnus Patrick Dahl '12 has been included in the top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2014, as judged by Physics World magazine.