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Campus Weekly

May 31, 2016 - Published biweekly in the summer months

- Look for the next edition on June 13

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News
grads New Survey Shows Success for Class of 2015
According to reports from Illinois Wesleyan's Class of 2015, 96% were employed or enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduating.
history classStudents Seize May Term's Immersive Experiences
From re-enacting the social upheaval of the upstart suffragist and labor movements in 1913 New York, to seeing firsthand the masterful works of Renaissance Italy, students seized the immersive opportunities of Illinois Wesleyan's month-long May Term.
Jade Phung '17 Selected for Economics Research Fellowship
Hang "Jade" Phung '17 will spend the summer conducting independent research under the guidance of a faculty mentor, supported by a stipend from the Mark A. Israel '91 Endowed Summer Research Fund.
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Titan Athletics
  • TommyTitans are national champs! For the third time in program history, the Illinois Wesleyan women's track and field team claimed the national championship in the NCAA Division III.
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In recent posts, singer/songwriter, Kathy Greenholdt ’86 will release her sixth album, The Pilgrim, with a concert at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music on Saturday, June 11.
Class Newsletters
Alumni Events

North Carolina Alumni: Join Titans in Doing Good!
Date: June 4
Time: 9:45 a.m.

Join North Carolina alumni for a community project at Goodwill Community Farm and lunch at Tra'Li Irish Pub.


St. Louis Alumni Connection
Date: June 8
Time: 6 p.m.

Join fellow Titans at Old Warson Country Club to meet President Jensen. Thanks to Tom Zook '85 for hosting!


Washington DC Alumni Connection
Date: June 22
Save the date for our next Washington DC Alumni Connection, when we will welcome President Eric Jensen to meet our DC alumni.


Greater Minneapolis Area Alumni Connection
Date: June 26
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Join us at Surly Brewing Company to connect with fellow Titans. 4:30-6:30pm.


Annual Picnic: Minority Alumni Network (The Network)
Date: Aug. 7
Join alumni, family and friends as we welcome Chicago area current and incoming first-year students. 

* See summer hours for The Ames Library, Shirk Center and campus dining. *
Monday, June 6

1-2 p.m., Davidson Room, Memorial Center – Reception for Colin Stewart – Please join us for a reception honoring Colin Stewart, Director of Student Activities and Leadership Programs, who has been selected as the Associate Dean for Student Involvement at Fresno State University. His last day at Illinois Wesleyan will be Friday, June 10.

Saturday, June 11

Experience IWU: Parent Orientation – Parents and guardians of the incoming class of Illinois Wesleyan students are invited to campus learn more about their students' upcoming transition to college.

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Titans In The News
West Plains (Mo.) Daily Quill
Kirsten Weingartner Weiss '90 will perform as part of the Queen City Quartet in a concert sponsored by the Willow Springs Arts Council.
The Pantagraph
Vietnam veteran Mike Boehm spoke to students in professor Thomas Lutze's history class, The Vietnam Wars, in a campus visit made timely by President Obama's diplomatic trip to Vietnam.
The Pantagraph
Speaking to the local Kiwanis Club, Illinois Wesleyan President Eric Jensen said the University is expanding its focus on real-world projects that give students experience in helping businesses, government units and nonprofit organizations.
More Titans in the News
  • At the national meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Salt Lake City, B. Charles and Joyce Eichhorn Ames Professor of Physics Gabriel Spalding gave an invited talk, was part of a panel discussion, and was co-author on a contributed talk.

  • Kendall Held '11 graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and will specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Campus Weekly is an electronic newsletter from Illinois Wesleyan's Office of Communications, edited by Ann Aubry, assistant director for electronic communications. To submit items of interest, email See an archive of past editions.


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