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Campus Weekly
April 2, 2018
News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News

All InThink Bigger During All In For Wesleyan
Alumni, parents and friends of Illinois Wesleyan University are invited to “Think Bigger” during the biggest All In for Wesleyan yet on Tuesday, April 3. Join in this 24-hour campaign to make a big difference on campus and in the lives of current and future Titans, and spread the word using #AllInforWesleyan.

EntrepreneursBusiness Spanish Class Partners with SBDC to Promote Latino Entrepreneurship
Illinois Wesleyan students studying Spanish for business are working with the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan to help inspire and empower local Latino entrepreneurs.

printerStudent Wins Mini-Grant to Support Bloom Community School
Josie Blumberg '19 is the winner of a $500 mini-grant for Bloom Community School to purchase a 3-D printer, supporting the local elementary school's efforts in providing students with an innovative education.

GalaInaugural Unity Gala Brings Campus Community Together
The new Black Faculty-Staff Association, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and student groups invited Illinois Wesleyan faculty, staff, alumni and students to dress up and dance the night away in a celebration of the University's diverse community.

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Titan Athletics
  • Anthony "Tony" Dulak, who has been an associate head coach for the Lynchburg College women's soccer program, has been named the next head women's soccer coach for the Titans. Dulak replaces Dave Barrett, who left Illinois Wesleyan in January after 17 seasons to accept the women's soccer head coaching job at Division I Fairfield University (Connecticut).
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Titans In The News
Canton Daily Ledger

Amanda Vandermeer '14 is directing the musical "bare" at Many Lights Theatre in Canton, Illinois.

The Pantagraph
Activist and Illinois Wesleyan graduate Charlene Carruthers '07 will be the keynote speaker for the graduation of the Multicultural Leadership Program.
WGLT Radio

Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Alanna Hill discussed efforts to prevent hazing incidents through education.

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Administrative Specialist - Dean of Students Office

Effective April 16, Monica Wong will join the Dean of Students office as the new Administrative Specialist IV, succeeding the late Pat Rosenbaum. In announcing Monica's new role on campus, Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Karla Carney-Hall noted that she brings a variety of campus experiences – from financial aid to career services – and the warmth, attention to detail, and student-centeredness that characterize the Dean's Office.

In Sympathy
George Krippenstapel, who served as staff piano tuner at Illinois Wesleyan from 1996 until his retirement in 2014, has passed away. Read an obituary.
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Summer Camps at IWU
summer campsOpportunities to send young future Titans to summer camps on the Illinois Wesleyan campus include the new Design, Technology and Entrepreneurship Summer Camp, music (chamber music, cello and composition), athletics and Spanish language. Learn more.
Alumni Events

IWU vs. ISU Baseball Game and Alumni Connection

Tuesday, April 24

5 p.m.

Join us for this tradition of crosstown rivals that dates back to 1890! Come enjoy the pre-game social at 5 p.m. Game starts at 6 p.m.


Peoria Connection

Tuesday, May 15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join fellow alumni and friends at the Country Club of Peoria! Guest speaker will be Mark Brodl, Provost and Dean of Faculty. Event hosted by Doug Stewart '73.


Entrepreneurship Society Networking Event

Wednesday, May 16

5-7 p.m.

Join the Illinois Wesleyan Entrepreneurship Society for a networking event at mHub in Chicago and meet current entrepreneurship students.

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In recent highlights, Gail Gaboda ’88 conducted a four-hour layout-design workshop for the Argus.

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  • Anna Bromaghim ’07, Administrative Specialist with Illinois Wesleyan's Campus Events and Conference Services, received the Outstanding New Conference and Events Professional Award for 2018 from the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I).

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Nina Dulabaum has written three labs that will soon be published by the American Psychological Association (APA), along with a series of other labs for teachers of psychology:
    • Dulabaum, N. L. (2018). The Potential Effects of Stress, Nutrition and Health, Habits for Successful Students {three labs}. 
    • In Miller, R. L. (Ed.), Promoting Psychological Science. A Compendium of Laboratory Exercises For Teachers of High School Psychology. American Psychological Association (APA): Online.

  • B. Charles and Joyce Eichhorn Ames Professor of Physics Gabe Spalding coauthored a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), "Reversal of orbital angular momentum arising from an extreme Doppler shift," which discusses whether "negative frequencies" ought to be classified as one type of "time reversal." Also reported on Phys.Org.

  • Alexandra Brinkmeier '13 has joined the firm of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. in Oak Brook, Illinois, as an associate attorney.
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