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September 2012

Headlines & Happenings

Wesleyan to 'Laugh Out Loud' at Family Weekend

Sept. 28-30: Family Weekend
Students and their families are invited to share some laughs during the sitcom-themed Family Weekend.

A Shayna Maidel

Oct. 2-7: A Shayna Maidel at McPherson Theatre
A Shayna Maidel, by Barbara Lebow, will open the School of Theatre Arts season.

Students Broadcast Their Titan Pride at Homecoming

Oct. 12-14: Homecoming
Join the Illinois Wesleyan community in "Broadcasting Titan Pride" at this year's Homecoming.

LaLonde '14 to Launch Tool Library

LaLonde '14 to Launch Tool Library
Matt LaLonde '14 is launching a Tool Library for the Bloomington-Normal area, to lend home repair and gardening tools to residents at no charge.

Follow Titan Athletics on Live Video
A number of Illinois Wesleyan home athletic events will be broadcast live this year. Follow the "watch" link when games are scheduled.


bullet See our new Campus Calendar for upcoming events.

bullet NSF Funds Spectrometer for Chemistry Research and
     Asteroid Study

bullet Illinois Wesleyan to Add Lacrosse

bullet Immortal Life Author: "Follow Your Curiosity"

bullet Burke's New Book Explores Difficult Dialogue on Race

bullet Lett '12 to Play Pro Ball in Spain


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Transforming Lives Campaign

Goal: $125 million
Progress: $103 million



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Titans In The News

National Geographic Weekend
Wesleyan's Edgar Lehr talked about his discovery of eight new frog species in the protected Pui Pui Forest of Peru. Hear his radio segment.

WJBC Radio
When construction is completed next fall, Illinois Wesleyan students will have the option of apartment style living.

Battle Creek Enquirer
Battle Creek native and Illinois Wesleyan professor Meghan Burke explores the struggle for dialogue about race in her new book.

The Wall Street Journal
"Ravishing soprano" Dawn Upshaw '82 gave new life to a Henryk Gorecki symphony.

Morris Daily Herald
Former Illinois Wesleyan professor D. Paul Miller is still "good as gold" at 95 years old.

The Pantagraph
A McLean County circuit judge is among three Illinois Wesleyan alumni who will be recognized during Homecoming festivities in October.

(Danville) Commercial-News
Ignatzia Romack '14 is attending Al Akhawayn University at Ifrane, Morocco, this semester under an exchange program with IWU.

Peoria Journal Star
David Getz '12 was named orchestra teacher and director at Morton High School and Junior High for the 2012-2013 school year.

The Pantagraph
Wesleyan's Gabe Spalding describes his research, which may allow the sculpting of light to kill tumors and pain centers while preserving surrounding healthy tissue.

Chicago Tribune
James Harms '67 is lauded as "one of those great Chicago actors who carry the weight and dignity of the city and their profession on their backs."


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