The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Illinois Wesleyan a $300,000 grant for Re-Centering the Humanities, to reclaim humanities' position at the core of the liberal arts curriculum.
The development of Soviet children's literature in Russia, explored by Wesleyan's Marina Balina, is more complex than the common views that see either propaganda or a rare space for free expression.
Language professor Sonja Fritzsche has been elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages.
Based on her contributions in scholarship, teaching and service, Marina Balina has been reappointed to the Isaac Funk Professorship.
Thinking creatively about math drives both the teaching and research endeavors of Mathematics Professor Tian-Xiao He, who has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.
In light of the current public debate on gun control, a book by Wesleyan's Charles F. Springwood examining the social, political and symbolic significance of guns around the world is more relevant than ever.
The Post Family exhibition Level, which speaks to the perception of power and submission in our culture, and Nisa Blackmon's Magnify, Illuminate, are on display from Jan. 10-31.
Findings from a study of how Illinois college students use academic libraries prompted changes at The Ames Library, coaching students to refine their digital searches -- and especially, to seek librarians' help.