Illinois Wesleyan University honored 503 candidates for graduation during Commencement on May 4, 2014.
Rachel Branson '14 and Joseph O'Brien '14 have received Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Scholar Awards for research that bridges academic disciplines.
Five students have been selected as the 2014 Eckley Scholars, and will stay on campus this summer to pursue research or creative endeavors under the direction of faculty mentors.
Andy Tung Dao '15 will conduct research this summer on trade openness as a means to economic growth in emerging economies, supported by the Mark Israel Research Fellowship.
Students in an Illinois Wesleyan University global health course have raised more than $1,000 for clean water and sanitation initiatives in developing countries.
Wesleyan's Ellen Furlong and students in the Comparative Cognition Lab are developing computer games aimed at alleviating boredom -- and resulting behavior problems -- in dogs.
Lexia Swope '15 and Julie Lewis '16 were named Weir Fellows for launching community projects aimed, respectively, at promoting healthy lifestyles and music lessons among local youth.