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October 2012

Campus Headlines & Happenings

Students Work to 'Wow' Employers at Internship Fair

Students Work to 'Wow' Employers at Internship Fair
More than 50 employers came to campus offering students valuable work experience in internships, which some described as "a 12-week job interview."

Drama Masks

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 25-27: The Memory of Water at Lab Theatre
Theatre arts major Kristyn Kuzniar '13 will direct a play that explores memory, as three sisters struggle with differing recollections of childhood.


Saturday, Oct. 27: Jazz Ensemble Halloween Concert
Costumed musicians will perform with the theme, "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that SCREAM." 

Homecoming Highlights

Homecoming Photo Gallery
Despite rainy weather, Titan spirts were high during Illinois Wesleyan's Homecoming.

Tommy the Titan

Catch Titan Athletics on Live Video
Follow the "watch" link when games are scheduled, including the Saturday, Nov. 3 football game against rival Augustana.

bullet See our new Campus Calendar for upcoming events.

bullet Alum's Strategies Apply to Politics, Products and People

bullet Students Honored Among "Extraordinary Ordinary Men"

bullet Wesleyan Announces 23 New Scholarships

bullet Schultz' Book Finds Movie Men "Soured on the System"

bullet Brennan Receives NIH Grant for Sickle Cell Research

Tommy Titan

Honors Convocation

Campus Scenes

IWU Magazine

Gabe Spalding


Sounds &

The Photos



Transforming Lives Campaign

Goal: $125 million
Progress: $104.3 million

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Titans In The News

The Pantagraph
The Spanish and Latino Student Association at Illinois Wesleyan is helping the Red Cross reach out to Hispanic blood donors.

WJBC Radio

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Brian Brennan has secured a $285,000 grant for an undergraduate class to study treatments for sickle-cell disease.

National Geographic Explorers Journal
"Edgar Lehr: Where no Biologist has Gone Before" features the Wesleyan professor's work in remote forests of Peru.

The Pantagraph
Students immersed themselves in the local community during an alternative fall break.

Theater Mania
Matt Raftery '95, Renaissance man of Chicago theater, shares some career advice.

Chicago Sun-Times
Friends and family honored Andrew Weishar, a former Titan football player who died of cancer.

The Pantagraph
Wesleyan alumni and students braved the weather for Homecoming.

Students at Illinois Wesleyan are campaigning to reduce the use of plastic water bottles on campus. Also reported by WJBC Radio.

Library Journal
Matt LaLonde '14 is launching a Tool Library for the Bloomington community.

Christian Science Monitor
An opinion column argues that a liberal arts education is the best job preparation.


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