Illinois Wesleyan News for Students and Parents

Illinois Wesleyan University News for Students and Parents

Feb. 11, 2013

Pierburg

Pierburg '98 Sports a Winning Combination
As "head nerd" in charge of information technology for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, Karl Pierburg '98 applies his twin passions for football and complex problem solving.

Suspended

Students Find a Cappella Excellence
Illinois Wesleyan's tradition for vocal ensembles is finding voice in a new generation of student singers.

Trantor

Trantor '11 Chases Hollywood Dream
Brooke Trantor '11 is pursuing a lifelong dream as a student in the legendary Second City improv troupe's Hollywood conservatory.


Upcoming

Monday, Feb. 11

• 4 p.m., CLA 205 -- Religion Department Colloquium -- Visiting Instructor in Religion Nawaraja Chaulagain will present "The Triumph of the Goddess: Royal Rituals and Maintenance of Kingship Powers in Nepal."

Wednesday, Feb. 13

• 6:30 p.m., Hansen Student Center -- IWU Peer Educators will host a Love Languages Workshop.

Thursday, Feb. 14


• 12:10-12:40 p.m., McLean County Museum of History (200 N. Main St., Bloomington) -- Lunch and Learn -- Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science James Simeone will present "Digging Deep: IWU's Peace Garden and the Local Food Movement."

• 4 p.m., CNS E101 -- Asian Studies Colloquium -- Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Mayumi Manabe will discuss her research, which centers on Japanese women's literature of the 1920s.

Friday, Feb. 15

• 7 p.m., (also Saturday), Hansen Student Center -- The student-organized Cohesion Dance Company will present their fifth annual dance concert.

• 7:30 p.m., Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (600 N. East St., Bloomington) -- Illinois Wesleyan Civic Orchestra Concert: Henry Charles Memorial Concerto Aria.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Titan Weekend and ¡Tu Universidad! -- Admissions will host high school students and their families on campus.

• 5 & 7 p.m., Shirk Center -- Women's and men's basketball vs. Millikin. Watch live stream 

Sunday, Feb. 17

5 p.m.
, Young Main Lounge, Memorial Center -- Sweet on Service Dinner -- All proceeds will support the 40-plus students who are participating in Alternative Spring Break in Laredo, Texas in March.

• 7 p.m.
, Beckman Auditorium, The Ames Library -- German Film Festival: Der Vorleser (The Reader).

Monday, Feb. 18

• 12:15 p.m.
, Davidson Room, Memorial Center -- Climate Change Rally: Defeat Keystone XL Pipeline.

• 4 p.m.
, Beckman Auditorium, The Ames Library -- Sociology and Anthropology Colloquium -- William Wood, director of the Museum Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present "Tracking Accumulation by Dispossession Through the Lens of Santa Fe Style Textiles."


Find more events on the Campus Calendar.




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Career Center

Employers on Campus This Week

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

• CliftonLarsenAllen, Internship Interviews (Thursday, Feb. 14) • State Farm Insurance, Internship Interviews and Practice Interviews (Friday, Feb. 15)  

Career Center Programs

• Using Social Media in Job Searches, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m., Welcome Center.

• Health Professions Panel, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Welcome Center Auditorium. Panelists include: David Milligan, M.D. (IWU class of 2005); Nicholle Eisfelder, M.S., OTR/L, CHT (class of 1995); Madhavi Madugula, M.D.; Annie McNeil, PA-C; Shermian Woodhouse, M.D., M.P.H.; and Anna Heaton, DPT, PT.


Kudos

• A film by Titan TV alumnus Michael Gabriele '07 is a finalist in the National Catdance Film Festival. See his video, which was also featured on Good Morning America.


> Find faculty publications and research and creative activity on the University website or Digital Commons @ IWU.


Titans In The News

• Chicago Sun-Times
The "unselfish, balanced" Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team has proven to be the "rising star" of its conference.

• Joliet Patch
John Baines '98 garners respect as the head basketball coach at the University of St. Francis.

> More Titans in the News




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