Students awarded Eckley Scholarships spent their summers searching for answers - exploring cosmic or interior mysteries through music, math and science.
As composer-in-residence at Illinois Wesleyan, David Allen Flowers '16 devoted his summer to a soundscape composition for symphony orchestra.
As an Eckley Scholar, psychology major Steph AuBuchon '16 worked in the IWU Dog Cognition Lab, studying self-control in dogs.
In her internship at COUNTRY Financial, psychology major Beatrice Koka '16 has applied classroom knowledge, developed professional contacts and explored career possibilities.
Political science major Ally Daskalopoulos '18 witnessed a high-profile rape trial during her internship in the Nashville (Tennessee) District Attorney's office.
Students with internships this summer in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Tokyo are sharing their observations and travel adventures through blogs.
Alejandra Salinas '16 said her Illinois Wesleyan classes have prepared her well for her internship with PwC, the world's second largest professional services network and one of the Big Four auditors.
Kyle Nottingham '16 won funding support from the American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry to present his research at the ACS national meeting in Boston.