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Campus Weekly

August 13, 2018

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News

Dollars IWU Tops State of Illinois in Graduate Earning Analysis
An IWU education pays dividends, as shown in a data analysis which calculated "Small Colleges with the Highest Earning Graduates by State" and ranked IWU No. 1 in Illinois.

Bill Damaschke '85 Leads Skydance Media Animation
As president of Animation and Family Entertainment at Skydance Media, Bill Damaschke '85 is leading creative teams in crafting animated feature films.

IME Scholars Students Honored with Consulado General de México Scholarship
Five IWU students will receive financial support for the 2018-19 academic year through a $25,000 scholarship awarded by the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) Scholarship Program.

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Titan Athletics
  • The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team will play an exhibition game against Division I University of Illinois on Friday, Nov. 2, at Champaign's State Farm Center.
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Titans In The News

Assistant Professor of Psychology Ellen Furlong, who directs the "IWU Dog Scientists," offered expert advice on pet ownership and evaluating the best and worst cities for pet lovers.

The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Dwight Kerlin '88 was named as the new boys’ soccer coach at Metro-East Lutheran High School in Edwardsville.

The Pantagraph

Vice President of Student Affairs Karla Carney-Hall shared safety tips for young people heading to college.

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Thursday, Aug. 16
Through Aug. 20 – International Student Orientation

5 p.m., Merwin Gallery, Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art Building – Artist Reception - Dick Folse '85 – The gallery will host an artist reception for Dick Folse ’85, Director of Grants and Foundation Relations, whose exhibit of large oil paintings, "Barcelona: vistas desde las montañas hasta el mar," is on display through Aug. 25.


Saturday, Aug. 18


Through Aug. 20 – MALANA Student Orientation and Engaging Diversity Student Orientation


Monday, Aug. 20
3 p.m., Neis Field – Men's Soccer vs. Illinois College (Scrimmage)

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Welcome New Employees

Rosetta Clay started Aug. 8 as Assistant Vice President for Engagement in a reorganization of the Advancement and Alumni Engagement Office.


Susan Smeeton started Aug. 13 as Administrative Specialist III - Languages, replacing Elise Henricks.

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