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Campus Weekly

Sept. 25, 2017

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trouveresFaculty Awarded Humanities Grant to Direct Summer Seminar

Bridging their disciplines of music and language – melody and literature – with a project to help others do the same, two Illinois Wesleyan faculty members won a $128,000 grant to direct a summer seminar on medieval lyric poetry in June of 2018.

Titan Athletics


  • Illinois Wesleyan teams brought home victories for Family Weekend, with Titan football shutting out North Park; volleyball finishing 4-0 in the Barker Classic II; men's soccer winning against Greenville; and women's soccer defeating previously unbeaten University of Wisconsin–La Crosse.
  • On Sunday, the women's tennis team swept its two matches in Naperville.

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The (Joliet) Herald-News

Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas '76, past president and current historian/archivist of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association, has been elected president of the National Federation of Press Women.
RE Journals

Steve Lessaris '12 joined commercial real estate firm NelsonHill and will focus on industrial and adaptive reuse properties in Chicago.

(Quincy) Herald-Whig

A trust officer at Mercantile Bank, Clara Ehrhart '15 was named among Quincy's "20 Under 40," recognizing her involvement in the community.

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  • Associate Professor of Business Administration Fred Hoyt presented a paper at the Marketing Management Association conference in Pittsburgh, Sept. 20-22. The paper, "Behind the 8 Ball: The Education of an Educator" also has been accepted for publication in the American Journal of Management.

  • Korey Williams '12 was a finalist for the 2017 National Poetry Series book prize for his work, Bound.
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