Professor of Nursing Carolyn Jarvis was elected Student Senate Professor of the Year by the Illinois Wesleyan student body, while Warren Kistner and Meghan Burke won honors as Staff Member and Academic Advisor of the Year.
Associate Professor of Biology Edgar Lehr and his research partner have named their newly discovered frog species after the famed British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough.
Lev Ivanov, who conducts the Illinois Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra, is a finalist in The American Prize national competition in the performing arts.
Associate Professor of Mathematics Andrew Shallue was awarded the Dick Lehman Award for "Best Talk" at the recent West Coast Number Theory conference.
Wesleyan's Rebecca Gearhart Mafazy is being recognized for her excellence in teaching; civility and concern for students and colleagues; commitment to values-centered education; and service.
The American Chemical Society's Committee on Environmental Improvement is honoring Illinois Wesleyan's Ram Mohan for his efforts to incorporate green chemistry principles and sustainability into chemistry education.
Assistant Professor of Nursing Ann Eckhardt was selected among 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders on the basis of professional achievements, leadership and community and association involvement.
A new book by Wesleyan's Robert Erlewine examines the work of five Jewish philosophers who were fighting in their time "to position Judaism as the beating heart of Western civilization."
Wesleyan's James Plath has compiled a collection of John Updike interviews into a new book that helps explain the author's bond with Pennsylvania, the setting of much of his early fiction.
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.