Theatre of Good Intentions: Challenges and Hopes for Theatre and Social Change by Wesleyan's Dani Snyder-Young examines what theatre can -- and cannot -- affect.
Assistant Professor of Physics Thushara Perera will study the properties of cosmic dust through a National Science Foundation grant, which will support instruments and student research assistants.
Ram Mohan was formally invested as the Wendell and Loretta Hess Professor of Chemistry during the annual President's Convocation on Sept. 4.
Short story master Raymond Carver is the subject of a new volume of essays edited by Professor of English James Plath.
Illinois Wesleyan biologist Edgar Lehr explores the world's most remote habitats in search of new species of frogs and lizards that may be on the verge of vanishing.
Dani Snyder-Young, assistant professor of theatre arts, has been selected as a theatre critic by the HowlRound journal as part of its NewCrit initiative.
Associate Professor of English Alison Sainsbury has been named the 2013 recipient of the James D. Dougan Award for Contributions to Faculty Governance.
Four faculty members have been appointed to endowed professorships, including three new and one existing position: Tian-Xiao He, Ram Mohan, William Munro and Michael B. Young.
Illinois Wesleyan students have voted Assistant Professor of Sociology Meghan Burke as 2013 Professor of the Year.
Illinois Wesleyan anthropology students tell the immigration stories of 12 local residents as part of an ethnography course that fosters collaboration and the use of visual media to tell cultural stories.