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April 2013

Headlines and Happenings

Kannaday: Healthcare Industry Needs to Drive Change

Kannaday: Healthcare Industry Needs to Drive Change
Colleen Kannaday, president of Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, talked to the Illinois Wesleyan Associates about the future of healthcare reform.


Saturday, April 20 -- Students to Showcase Research, Creativity at Conference
Students will present their research, music compositions and artwork at the 24th annual John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference.


Sunday, April 21 -- Spring Choral Concert
Choral Ensembles will perform at Second Presbyterian Church (313 N. East St., Bloomington) at 3 p.m.


Sunday, May 5 -- Commencement
Juan Salgado, President and CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino and a 1991 Illinois Wesleyan graduate, will give the address at Commencement.

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April 30-May 31 -- Paper and Book Art Exhibit
The Ames Library of Illinois Wesleyan University will host an exhibit of paper and book art by the Chicago artist Don Widmer.

bullet See our Campus Calendar for more upcoming events.

bullet Liffiton Develops Free App for Teachers

bullet Illinois Wesleyan Dedicates Kemp Commencement Plaza

bullet Nursing Students Study Abroad through Unique Program

bullet Alumni Couple Clerking for Federal Judges

bullet Carlson '15 to Study at Oxford


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Titans In The News

Inside Indiana Business
Larry Stimpert '80 has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs at DePauw University.

The Pantagraph
Political Science Professor Tari Renner won the race for mayor of Bloomington, and Scott Black '10 was elected to the Bloomington City Council. Also reported by WJBC and WGLT Radio.

Chicago Tribune
Mel Keiser '07 has her first solo exhibition in a Chicago art gallery, with artwork featured at the Schneider Gallery.

The Pantagraph
The IWU Peace Garden is among recipients of grants from the McLean County Wellness Coalition. Also reported by WJBC radio.

(Arlington Heights) Daily Herald
While at her marketing job in Palatine, Kari Irwin '09 reunited with a former co-star from a popular television sitcom in India.

WGLT Radio
Prior to his lecture at IWU, economist Daron Acemoglu discusses his answer to the puzzle of why some nations fail.

The Pantagraph
The children of former IWU President Robert S. Eckley helped him complete his final book before his death.

National Geographic
Wesleyan's William Jaeckle and a colleague discovered that the giant California sea cucumber actually uses its anus as a second mouth.

Career Center

Employers on Campus This Week

The Hart Career Center hosted William Blair & Company, LLC for practice interviews with students interested in the financial services industry. 

Alumnus Scott Stevens '96, managing director of investment banking at William Blair & Company, LLC, also presented "An Introduction to Investment Banking."

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