Illinois Wesleyan Newsletter

Illinois Wesleyan News for Prospective Students and Parents

December 2013

Campus Headlines


Kistner '15 Interning for Scottish Parliament
Michael Kistner '15 has a front-row seat to history, interning with the public health minister in Scotland as the country moves toward independence.


Theatre Alumna Sings with the Stars
It's been a year of magical opportunities for Casey Erin Clark '04, who sang at the Academy Awards and recently sang backup for Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft.


School of Nursing Recognized for Innovative Study Abroad Program
The School of Nursing was honored by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for its semester-long study abroad program – a rare opportunity for nursing students.


Students Find Success Through Internships
Revolution Dancewear LLC has seen great results in hiring Titans as interns and full-time employees, while Illinois Wesleyan students and alumni in turn find creative and career success at the company.


Anderson, Baltes Nominated for Allstate Good Works Teams
Seniors Nick Anderson and Lexi Baltes have been chosen among nominees for the 2014 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams, recognizing their civic service.

Video Highlights

Illinois Wesleyan Internship Fair

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Internship Possibilities


To help you explore internship options, our Hart Career Center has compiled information on IWU student internships at over 700 organizations in more than 200 cities, and paired them with the intern's major (or majors) at Illinois Wesleyan.


Connecting College Majors to Careers


Not sure what major to pursue? Search your interests to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan. Some might surprise you, such as music education major Carol Brandt '78 (left), now one of the nation's top financial advisors.

Value of a Liberal Arts Education


According to The Wall Street Journal, a liberal arts degree enables graduates to adapt to changing labor markets. And a private university – with support services to help students graduate on time – can prove cheaper in the end than a public school.

More Media Reports on the Liberal Arts

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Titans In The News

The Wrap - Covering Hollywood
Wesleyan alum Bill Damaschke '85 is among the studio executives who have project "greenlight" power in Hollywood.

Damaschke recently was photographed with President Obama during a visit to DreamWorks covered by the Los Angeles Times.

The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun

Scott Moreau '01 plays Johnny Cash in the national touring production of "Million Dollar Quartet."


With an eye on maintaining Wesleyan's 100 percent employment rate for nursing graduates, students networked with area hospitals at a career fair.

CBS Chicago
Chicago Bears' Jay Cutler gave credit to team chiropractor Josh Akin '03, a former Illinois Wesleyan quarterback, for a role in his quick recovery. Akin was featured in a past issue of the IWU Magazine.

In the latest exhibit by Chicago painter Renee McGinnis '84, "sunken ships emerge like angels in a dramatic blend of sea and sky."

The Pantagraph

Daniel LaRocca '13, who manages Wesleyan's Mark Evans Observatory, discussed a comet's expected approach.

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