Illinois Wesleyan News for Students and Parents

Illinois Wesleyan University News for Students and Parents

Feb. 11, 2013


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.


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


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.


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.


• 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.

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