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February 2013

Campus Headlines & Happenings

Tommy the Titan

Feb. 22-23 - CCIW Hoops Tournament
The Titans will host the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin men's basketball championship tournament at the Shirk Center. Watch live stream.


Feb. 26-March 3 - As You Like It
Shakespeare's classic comedy will be directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Thomas Quinn, an Illinois Shakespeare Festival veteran.


Feb. 26-April 4 - Exhibits at Art Galleries
Within These Walls by Erin Anfinson and Sarah Rowland and Photo ID by Anni Holm will be displayed in the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries.


Feb. 27 - Lincoln Scholar to Speak
At Illinois Wesleyan's Founders' Day Convocation, scholar Allen C. Guelzo will speak in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.


March 1 - Comedian Kira Soltanovich
A mainstay on the Los Angeles comedy scene, Kira Soltanovich will bring her high-energy stand-up to Hansen Student Center.

bullet See our Campus Calendar for more upcoming events.

bullet New Classroom Building Named State Farm Hall

bullet Internships Hit Second Straight High at Illinois Wesleyan

bullet Bloomington Builder Brady '85 Elected to National Post

bullet Former Titan Pierburg '98 is "Head Nerd" for Atlanta Falcons

bullet Balina Reappointed as Isaac Funk Professor


Honors Convocation

Campus Scenes

IWU Magazine

Gabe Spalding

Construction Webcam

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Transforming Lives Campaign

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Progress: $107 million

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Titans In The News

The Pantagraph
Dean of Admissions Tony Bankston offered advice for students undertaking their college search.

WGLT Radio
Illinois Wesleyan President Richard F. Wilson discussed the impact of the economy on the University.

The Pantagraph
Breaking down barriers among academic disciplines is among the goals of an initiative at Illinois Wesleyan funded by a three-year, $300,000 grant.

WJBC Radio
IWU student athletes hope to give the gift of reading to Bloomington residents by bringing the library to them.

Chicago Sun-Times
The "unselfish, balanced" Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team became the "rising star" of its conference.

WJBC Radio

Annette Rauch '15 discussed the new JusticeCorps program in McLean County.

Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune caught up with Andrew Ziemnik '14, who plays basketball for Illinois Wesleyan.

The Pantagraph
The name of the new classroom building at Illinois Wesleyan celebrates a nearly century-old relationship between the school and State Farm Insurance. Also reported by WJBC Radio.

Employers on Campus This Week

The Hart Career Center is hosting the following employers this week: 

• BDO, Internship Interviews
• BKD, LLP, Internship Interviews
• Deloitte Services, LLP, Internship & Leadership Program Interviews
• KPMG, LLP, Internship Interviews
• Martin, Hood, Friese & Associates, LLC, Internship Interviews
• State Farm Insurance, Practice Interviews
• Springfield Medical Professionals, Medical School Practice Interviews

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