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March 2013

Campus Headlines & Happenings

Eckley Book

Tuesday, March 26 -- Panel to Discuss Eckley's Book, Lincoln's Forgotten Friend Leonard Swett
The final book written by the late IWU President Robert S. Eckley will be discussed by a panel of esteemed Lincoln scholars.


Wednesday, March 27 -- Inaugural Robert S. Eckley Lecture in Economics
MIT economist Daron Acemoglu, bestselling author of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, will speak at Hansen Student Center.


Thursday, March 28 -- Bloomington Mayoral Debate
Student organizations will host a mayoral debate, with questions drawn from student, faculty and community input.


Saturday, April 13 -- Illinois Sustainable Living & Wellness Expo
Illinois Wesleyan will host the annual expo, exploring how to live well and live green, at the Shirk Center.


Friday, April 19 -- IWU Civic Orchestra
The Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra will perform Beethoven's 5th Symphony at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts.

bullet See our Campus Calendar for more upcoming events.

bullet Lytwyn '12 Press Secretary for Indiana Senate Republicans

bullet LaLonde '14 Selected for KPMG Global Internship

bullet Whyte '91 Named Chief Health Officer for Chicago Schools

bullet President Wilson to Serve Second Term as FIICU Chair

bullet Illinois Wesleyan Honors State Farm Scholars


Honors Convocation

Campus Scenes

IWU Magazine

Gabe Spalding

Construction Webcam

Sounds &




Transforming Lives Campaign

Goal: $125 million
Progress: $107.8 million

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Titans In The News

• WGLT Radio
Jennifer Long '13, who is interning at the West Bloomington Revitalization Project, discussed a new effort to improve west Bloomington homes.

• The Pantagraph
The on-campus student apartments at Illinois Wesleyan will open next fall, and 95 of their 96 spaces are already filled.

• Winston-Salem Journal
A solo exhibit by Don Green '64 is on display at the Artworks Gallery in Winston-Salem, N.C.

• The Pantagraph
Local high school students will have an opportunity to learn more about philanthropy, thanks in part to Wesleyan's Blair Wright '15, an intern at Illinois Prairie Community Foundation.

• American Organist Magazine
The American Guild of Organists will celebrate the lifetime achievements of Marilyn Keiser '63 with a recital and gala benefit on April 5.

• The Pantagraph
Lincoln scholar Allen C. Guelzo spoke about the legacy of the Civil War at Founders' Day Convocation.

Career Center

Employers on Campus This Week

The Hart Career Center will host the following employers this week: 

First Midwest Bank
Tuesday, March 19 (full-time Interviews) 

Career Center Programs 

IWU / ISU Mid- America Educators Job Fair -- 
Tuesday, March 19, Bone Student Center on the campus of Illinois State University.

Practice Interviews at IWU Council for Women 2013 Summit
Friday, March 22, 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. 
Practice interviews will be available for women students in any major, with specific interviews also available in the non-profit and education fields.

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