Chair and Professor of Physics Linda French was named the 2016 recipient of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence during Illinois Wesleyan's Honors Convocation, where 2015 winner Kathleen Montgomery gave the address.
The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a highly competitive fellowship to Wesleyan's Carolyn Nadeau for the translation and critical analysis of a 17th-century Spanish cookbook.
The Board of Trustees has approved tenure for 10 faculty members and advancement in rank for 15, recognizing progress and achievement in their professional development.
Wesleyan's Nancy Sultan examines why we're drawn to modern protagonists, such as Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood, who break the mold of hero as "good guy."
Wesleyan's Kevin Sullivan is co-editor of The Open Mind: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland, a collection of academic essays honoring the innovative British scholar.
The Tea Party movement is more complex -- and in some ways more mainstream -- than is reflected in popular depictions, according to research published in a new book by Wesleyan's Meghan Burke.
Wesleyan's Amanda Hopkins has been awarded the 2015 Nurse Educator Fellowship from the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
The 2015 edition of the American Association of University Professors' Policy Documents and Reports, edited by Wesleyan's Hans-Joerg Tiede, has been published by Johns Hopkins University Press.
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.
Professor of Sociology Teodora O. Amoloza received an alumni award for outstanding performance from the University of the Philippines College of Agriculture.