Food shapes culture, history, politics and economy, according to Wesleyan's Carolyn Nadeau, who explores shifts in Spain's cultural and gastronomic history through the tale of Don Quixote.
An international team of physicists including Illinois Wesleyan's Gabe Spalding and Joseph Richards ’16 has shown waves of light can seem to travel back in time.
Wesleyan's Ram Mohan will help spread awareness of the importance of green chemistry at several workshops in Asia this summer.
Professor of Anthropology Chuck Springwood has been elected to serve as president elect of the Central States Anthropology Society.
Illinois Wesleyan's College Panhellenic has named Professor of Nursing Carolyn Jarvis as Professor of the Year, an award honoring the University's talented and inspirational faculty and their impact in the lives of Panhellenic women.
Associate Professor of English Wes Chapman received the 2016 James D. Dougan Award for Contributions to Faculty Governance.
James Plath, R. Forrest Colwell Endowed Chair of English at Illinois Wesleyan University, has edited the first volume in the new Critical Insights series from Salem Press, Critical Insights Film: Casablanca.
Rebecca Gearhart was named the 2017 recipient of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence at Honors Convocation, where 2016 winner Linda French discussed “The Long and Winding Trail” of her career.
The Illinois Wesleyan student body honored faculty member Scott Sheridan, staff member Robyn Walter, and Provost Jonathan Green as Advisor of the Year.
Faculty members Frank Boyd, Diego Mendez-Carbajo, Abigail Jahiel, Scott Sheridan, Kevin Sullivan, and Jason Themanson were promoted to full professors and Mignon Montpetit Jolly was awarded a promotion and tenure.