Campus Weekly

news for & about the Illinois Wesleyan community

March 12, 2013


LaLonde '14 Selected for KPMG Global Internship
Junior accounting major Matt LaLonde interned in KPMG's Paris office as part of the firm's Global Internship Program.


Baldwin '13 Named ACS Scholar
Chemistry major Neil Baldwin '13 will be honored as one of five Illinois Heartland Section American Chemical Society (ACS) Collegiate Scholars.


Collegiate Choir Tours Northern Midwest, Canada
Illinois Wesleyan's Collegiate Choir has embarked on its spring concert tour, with a series of 10 performances in six states and in Canada.


Titans Advance to Sweet Sixteen
The men's basketball team defeated Washington University in St. Louis in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.


Through Friday, March 15

Spring Break -- Campus offices will close at 4 p.m. daily.

Campus groups traveling during spring break include the Collegiate Choir, Alternative Spring Break to Texas and sports teams headed south:
- baseball -- Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee,
- softball -- National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division III Leadoff Classic in Georgia and the Rebel Spring Games in Florida,
- men's and women's tennis -- Florida
- men's and women's golf -- Jekyll Island, Georgia

Thursday, March 14

• 12:10-12:40 p.m., McLean County Museum of History (200 N. Main St., Bloomington) -- Lunch and Learn -- Adjunct faculty member Cecilia Sanchez will present "Genres in Latin American Music." She will discuss music from the countries of Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina and perform selections from these countries using representative instruments.

Monday, March 18

• 12 p.m., Davidson Room, Memorial Center -- Faculty Non-Org -- Director of Government and Community Relations Carl Teichman will share details on the Multicultural Leadership Program within the Bloomington-Normal community.

7 p.m., CNS C101 -- Nature Photography with Tom Ulrich -- Renowned nature photographer Tom Ulrich will give a presentation including the nature of Alaska, Africa and Glacier National Park, with a special feature on bird migration in south Texas.

7 p.m., Hansen Student Center -- The Chopsticks-Fork Principle -- Cathy Bao Bean, author of The Chopsticks-Fork Principle: A Memoir and Manual, will speak, sponsored by the Asian Pacific Student Association.

Find more events on the Campus Calendar.

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The new on-campus student apartments at Illinois Wesleyan will open next fall.


Sara M. Costello '10, Thomas B Sobyra '14 and Adjunct faculty member James E. House published "Iodine as a Probe for Demonstrating Solvatochromism" in The Chemical Educator, 2013, Vol. 18, p. 54-56.

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