Illinois Wesleyan University celebrated more than 420 graduates in the Class of 2016 during Commencement ceremonies on May 1.
Students in a software development course designed games for iPhones, drawing on Apple's programming language Swift.
For the second year in a row, Alejandra Salinas '16 and Matthew Braden '16 received top honors at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference.
We asked some graduating seniors about their memorable moments, lessons learned, what they'll miss most about Illinois Wesleyan and how they'll bring their passions to what the future holds for them after graduation.
Students raised more than $1,000 in less than two weeks to support clean water and microfinance projects in Central America and Africa through Global Brigades' Sustainable Transition Fund.
Separate research into the economic impact of local attractions by seniors Arica Williams and Tyler Stacey yielded much-cited results -- and helped launch their careers.
Meaghan Mormann '16 has been awarded the 2016 Technos International Prize, which recognizes a student who has excelled academically and contributed to broadening international awareness and understanding.
Kyle Nottingham '16 has been named a Collegiate Scholar by the Illinois Heartland Section of the American Chemical Society, and won a Student Leadership Distinguished Service Award for Intellectual Leadership.