Junior Margaret McCarter has won a Goldwater Scholarship, considered the premier undergraduate award in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Thalia Novoa '16 and Huyen Nguyen '17 are the first winners of the new Luis Leal Endowed Scholarship, which supports off-campus Hispanic Studies research.
This summer, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will offer 12 students a local, paid internship through the Summer Enrichment Program.
Illinois Wesleyan students continue to report spring internships at a brisk pace, with 152 students gaining work experience and further defining their career interests.
Illinois Wesleyan senior Erin Sweeney was named the University's Outstanding Marketing Student by the St. Louis professional chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Computer science major Alan Russian '15 has earned a sought-after spot as a Google Inc. intern for the summer of 2014.
Illinois Wesleyan is one of the first universities in the state to be accepted into Google's Glass Explorer program, a test program developing its latest innovation in wearable technology.
The play 12 Ophelias, on stage at McPherson, takes characters on a journey beyond Shakespeare, where Ophelia becomes an agent of her own fate and Hamlet is identified as "Rude Boy."