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Campus Weekly

Sept. 5, 2017

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community

Campus News

FamilyTitan Community to Celebrate Family Weekend

Illinois Wesleyan will celebrate the extended Titan family as parents, brothers, sisters, and other family members are invited to visit their students and enjoy a taste of campus life during Family Weekend, Sept. 22-24.

Titan Athletics


  • Titan football upset nationally ranked No. 3 Wisconsin-Whitewater with a stunning 17-10 win at Tucci Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2.

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Alumni Events


Homecoming 2017

Oct. 13-15

Join us for Homecoming 2017 - Celebrating Titans Around the World with a focus on alumni living and working abroad, international studies majors, study abroad, and international impact of Titans.

Jelani CobbReminder: Author on Complexity of Race to Speak at President's Convocation
Award-winning author Jelani Cobb will give remarks on "The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today," complementing this year's Summer Reading Program selection, at the President's Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 6.
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Titans In The News

Voyage Chicago

Blair Hannah and Jeff Meador – who founded their graphic design firm, Concentric Design, in 2006 as seniors at Illinois Wesleyan – recount how the business started (crediting their IWU professors) and how it has grown through the years.
The Pantagraph

Broadview Mansion is dedicating a historic bell from the Van Leer Tower in memory of the late Jim Winn '41, whose wife Mary Winn '43 will return to Bloomington for the occasion. Their story appeared in the Fall 2007 IWU Magazine.

The Pantagraph

Award-winning author Jelani Cobb will speak on race and justice in the United States at the President's Convocation opening the academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.

The State Journal-Register

Emily Jones '11, a second-year medical student at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and her doctor father are near their goal of completing marathons in all 50 states.




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From the Class of 2013, Raven Stubbs reflected on the many complexities of our current education system that she learned from her time studying at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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  • Kylie Peters '12, now a librarian at Geneva Public Library, is blogging for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). See a collection of her stories.

  • A Collection of Works by Renee McGinnis '84 will be on display through Oct. 3 at the Schoenherr Gallery in the Fine Arts Center at North Central College in Naperville.
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