Student News


King '15 Learns About Community Gardens in Australia
Although she grew up in Midwest farm country, Amanda King '15 credits her study abroad experience more than 9,000 miles from home with new insights into the benefits of creating sustainable community gardens.


Fashion-Savvy Student Makes the Cover
The fashion statements of model and acting major Priscilla Moy '15 brought her to the attention -- and the cover -- of Keel, an international fashion magazine.


Ethics Bowl Team Qualifies for National Competition
Once again, an Ethics Bowl team at Illinois Wesleyan has advanced to national intercollegiate competition, and will travel to Jacksonville, Fla. in February.


Anderson, Baltes Nominated for Allstate Good Works Teams
Seniors Nick Anderson and Lexi Baltes have been chosen as nominees for the 2014 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams, recognizing their volunteerism and civic service.


Gateway Essay Winners Announced
Sophomores Christine Peterson, Lydia Rudd and Valerie Mack have won the 2012-13 Gateway essay contest.


Banales '14 Named Lincoln Laureate
Senior Josi Banales was selected as Illinois Wesleyan University's recipient of the 2013 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate Award.


Student Programming Crew Wins Honors
The programmers and crew with the Office of Student Activities won a Programming Organization of the Year award at the National Association for Campus Activities Mid America Regional Conference.


Kistner '15 Interning for Scottish Parliament
Michael Kistner '15 has a front-row seat to history, interning with the public health minister in Scotland as the country moves toward independence.