At the 2015 Council for IWU Women Summit, four scholarships were awarded to female students who exhibit personal and professional passion, communication skills, empowerment and leadership.
Michelle Schoch '15 has been named Illinois Wesleyan's Outstanding Marketing Student of the year by the St. Louis professional chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Illinois Wesleyan's Action Research Center named five students as winners of the Elizabeth Weir Fellowship, rewarding them for projects with community impact.
The Council for IWU Women, created to instill confidence in female students with the help of successful alumnae as mentors and as resources, will host its annual summit Feb. 26-28.
Winners in the annual Best Gateway Essay contest include Faith Borland '17 for "Leave Creation to the Creator: The Corrupt Creator in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein."
Michael Hennel '16, Steph McAtee '16 and Jonas Wightman '16 are studying in England through the Pembroke Visiting Student Programme.
Biology majors Jason Murphy '14 and Mark Swanson '14 developed a research technique they described in The Auk: Ornithological Advances, one of the top ornithological journals in the world.
Numerous awards were presented to students whose artwork is featured in the 28th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.