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Dec. 3, 2018

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Team Ethics Bowl Team Qualifies for Nationals
For the fourth time in the past six years, Illinois Wesleyan's Ethics Bowl team qualified for Nationals at the Upper Midwest Regional competition, finishing among the top four teams amid contenders that included Carleton College, DePauw University and Northwestern University.

tree Homefield Energy Helps Replace Campus Trees Lost to Emerald Ash Borer
Homefield Energy is donating 12 trees to help replace campus trees lost due to the spread of the emerald ash borer.

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Retired judge Elizabeth Robb '78 was named to Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker’s Restorative Justice and Safe Communities Committee, focused on criminal justice reform and public safety. More coverage from WJBC Radio

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Homefield Energy donated 12 trees to Illinois Wesleyan to address losses caused by the emerald ash borer.

Big Ten News

The Big Ten Conference announced the hiring of Katie Stankiewicz ’09 as assistant director of sports administration.

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Alumni Events

Titan Connection - Arizona

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019

12:30-3 p.m.

Join fellow alumni, family and friends at the Titan Connection - Arizona! Our featured speaker will be Professor Carolyn Nadeau, and special guests President Eric Jensen and Elizabeth Jensen will be in attendance.


Titan Connection - Florida

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Join fellow alumni, family and friends at the Titan Connection - Florida hosted by Cathy Carswell '65 at the Audubon Country Club in Naples. Special guests President Eric Jensen and Elizabeth Jensen will be in attendance. Guest speaker to be announced soon. Registration will open in early 2019.


Council for IWU Women Summit

Friday-Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 2019

Save the Date for the Council for IWU Women 2019 Summit! The Summit is open to council women, alumnae, faculty, staff and students. Registration opening soon.

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In recent highlights, Beth Black ’81 has been appointed to the role of National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Delegate. Read more.

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Mathematical Physics in Theoretical Chemistry has been published by Elsevier under the co-editorship of Adjunct Professor and Scholar in Residence James E. House. This is the second in the series of reference volumes Developments in Physical & Theoretical Chemistry, for which House is the Series Editor.


B. Charles and Joyce Eichhorn Ames Professor of Physics Gabriel Spalding gave an invited talk at the Illinois State University Physics Colloquium on Nov. 27, entitled, “Time in experiments on Quantum Entanglement …and beyond."


Sarah Bockel ’10 will perform at the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State as part of the national tour of “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.”


• Patrick McGrath '93 maintains a popular blog Don’t Try Harder, Try Different, on Psychology Today's web platform. McGrath is assistant vice president of the Foglia Family Foundation Residential Treatment Center, clinical director of the AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital’s Center for Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Program, and president of OCD-Midwest, an affiliate of the International OCD Foundation. He has been featured on the Discovery Health Channel’s documentary Anxious and on The Learning Channel’s Hoarding: Buried Alive.

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You can now stock up on gifts for your favorite Titan at the IWU Bookstore – including gear with the new Titan logo.


This holiday season, the discount for alumni is doubled to 20 percent, either online or in the store. Visit and use the coupon code "alumni" at checkout.


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