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Campus Weekly

August 8, 2016 - Published biweekly in the summer

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News
Irv and MarthaSummer Eckley Scholars Develop Research Skills
Five Illinois Wesleyan students who were selected as Eckley Scholars are tackling issues ranging from stroke rehabilitation to sexual violence on college campuses.
RioIllinois Wesleyan Student Volunteering at Olympics
Juntian Wei '19 is participating in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a volunteer.
GretaFranklin to Direct Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Greta Franklin has been named director of Illinois Wesleyan's Office of Diversity and Inclusion, replacing Brandon Common, who was promoted to Assistant Dean of Students for Campus Life.
Jam SessionThis Summer at Wesleyan
See this summer in photos, and you'll see that Titans pursued their passions both here in Bloomington and far beyond the gates of campus.
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Titan Athletics
  • TommyThe women's outdoor track team was chosen as the Division III Scholar Team of the Year and also earned All-Academic Team honors for the 2015-16 NCAA Division III Track & Field seasons. Max Leonard '16 was named the Male Scholar Athlete of the Year for NCAA Division III Outdoor Field, and Amelia Glueck '18 was named the Female Scholar Athlete of the Year.

  • Eight individuals and the men's basketball team have been recognized for academic achievement by The National Association of Basketball Coaches.
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Alumni Events

Captain Ryan A. Beaupre '95 Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk
Date: Oct. 1
Time: 8:15 a.m.
Registration will open soon. Walk-up registration opens at 7 a.m. on race day.


Denver Connection
Date: Oct. 13
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join fellow alumni, friends and family to meet President Eric Jensen and Elizabeth Jensen. Registration will open in late August. Please save the date.


Dallas Connection
Date: Oct. 16, 2016
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Join fellow alumni, friends and family to meet President Eric Jensen and Elizabeth Jensen. Graciously hosted by Mr. John Schilsky ’95 and Dr. Angela Schilsky in Westlake, Texas. Registration will open in late August. Please save the date.

Homecoming 2016 – Sept. 30-Oct.2


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

Merwin & Wakeley Galleries – Exhibit “Alpha and Omega” will be on display through Sept. 1.

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Titans In The News
The (Louisville) Courier-Journal
"One of the most extensive and eloquent archives on the subject of Muhammad Ali is now in the possession of Illinois Wesleyan University," donated by 1963 alum and Hall of Fame sportswriter Dave Kindred.
Chicago Tribune
With a passion for the environment, Dominic Gambaiani '19 rescues and re-purposes everything he can from dumpster dives – including edibles.
(Decatur) Herald & Review

IWU accounting alumna Carrie Jassman '90 joined the Busey Wealth Management Team as a tax specialist.

The (Logan, Utah) Herald Journal
Illinois Wesleyan's Saundra DeAthos and her husband, Harold Meers, are enjoying time on the Utah Festival Opera stage this summer.
The Pantagraph
The St. Jude Telethon, broadcast from Illinois Wesleyan's Shirk Center and with IWU representatives answering calls, set a fundraising record.

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  • Sharon Hahs '69 announced her plans to retire as president of Northeastern Illinois University after nearly a decade at the helm.
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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


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