Jan. 24, 2022
News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News
Jeremy Glickman '20 has co-founded Lifestacks Supplements, based on a coffee supplement developed as part of the biannual Entrepreneurship Fellowship for IWU students.
Daniel Maisch '22 of Batavia, Illinois, has been recognized as Illinois Wesleyan's 2021 Student Laureate by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
Young entrepreneurs with innovative ideas are encouraged to apply to the 7th annual Celebrating High School Innovators (CHSI) competition, which is co-sponsored by Illinois Wesleyan University.
The University's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Teach-In on Jan. 19 featured a keynote address by Timothy E. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Lewis spoke on "Exposing the Truth of the American Lie: From MLK to CRT," followed by a Q & A.
Titan Athletics
Career highs highlighted the women's bowling team competition in the Peacock Classic, hosted by Upper Iowa University on Friday-Sunday, Jan. 21-23.
Titans In The News
The Pantagraph
Art exhibits showcasing Black artists and exploring Afrofuturism opened in Illinois Wesleyan University galleries last week.
The Pantagraph
Eldridge "Skip" Gilbert Jr. '67 and Richard Muirhead '66 and University Archivist Meg Miner reflected on Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1966 speech at Illinois Wesleyan, where he addressed problems that still continue today.
APN News
Peak Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Pembroke, Massachusetts, has launched a dance rehabilitation program developed by Jessica Smith '17.
MarketWatch
Dr. Greg Poland '77, who studies the immunogenetics of vaccine response at the Mayo Clinic, provided expert perspective on the future of COVID-19.
Upcoming
Want your event listed on the University Events Calendar and Campus App?
Submit the information using our online form; you can provide virtual event details in the description.
Tuesday, Jan. 25
7 p.m., Shirk Center – Men's Volleyball vs Rockford – Streaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/
Wednesday, Jan. 26
Last day to withdraw from a 1st 7 week class

 

7 p.m., Shirk Center – Women's Basketball vs Elmhurst Streaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/
Thursday, Jan. 27
3 & 5:30 p.m., Hansen Student Center – International Film Series - La Salsa Cubana Rueda de Casino - Movie and Dance – Special guest Alicia Morris will present a Salsa class! 
Movie – 3-5 p.m.
Dance Lesson & Open Dance Floor – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by International & Global Studies and World Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

 

5 p.m., Zoom – Out of Line Outlines: Crafting a Paper from the Ground Up – This workshop will introduce the concept of creating outlines and reverse outlines, going over the ways in which you can write a more organized, better flowing essay. This workshop is also useful for planning presentations, drafting fiction, and writing poetry. We are hosting this event online via Zoom; please email ascanlon@iwu.edu for the link and passcode. A recording of the event will be available approximately one week after the event by request to ascanlon@iwu.edu. Sponsored by the Writing Center | Tutoring Services.

 

6-8 p.m., Young Main Lounge, Memorial Center – CAB Sushi Night – Students are invited to join the Campus Activities Board for some yummy, free sushi. Come enjoy a delicious meal and play the fun board game ‘sushi GO’ with your friends.
Friday, Jan. 28
5 p.m., Shirk Center – Men's Volleyball vs Lakeland – Streaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/
Saturday, Jan. 29
9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hansen Student Center – Posse Plus Retreat 2022: Calling on CommUNITYPlease join us for the annual Posse Plus Retreat with a focus on inclusion, leadership and deep community engagement. Led by our Posse Scholar community, the Posse Plus Retreat promises to be an outstanding opportunity for discussion about critical issues. 
Register hereDeadline today, Monday, Jan. 24.
Questions: Contact Posse Scholars, mentors, or the Dean of Students office (dstudent@iwu.edu)

 

9 a.m., Shirk Center – Men's Volleyball vs AdrianStreaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/

 

1 p.m., Fort Natatorium – Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving vs Franklin

 

3 p.m., Shirk Center – Men's Volleyball vs Concordia-ChicagoStreaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/

 

7 p.m., Shirk Center – Men's Basketball vs Concordia ChicagoStreaming live at www.iwusports.com/watch/
Kudos
Visiting Assistant Professor & Academic Success Coordinator Mark Halx and co-author Young Hyeo Joo, an associate professor at South Korea's Gyeongsang National University, had an article accepted for the open access, peer-reviewed academic journal Sage Open. The article is titled "The Subtle Power of Global Governance and its Ongoing Influence on Korean Education Policy."
Announcements
Language School for Kids - Winter 2022 session
Registration for the Winter 2022 Session is open, with classes beginning Saturday, Jan. 29.
Save the Date: Unity Gala on March 5
Saturday, March 5
7 p.m.-midnight
Hansen Student Center

 

Save the date for this premier IWU event for students, staff, faculty and alumni. All are welcome for an elegant evening of jazz, hors d'oeuvres and dancing. Sponsored by the Alliance and Student Senate.

 

This event is free to the IWU campus community. It is not open to the public.
Opt-In COVID Testing
Optional on-campus COVID-19 testing is open to students, faculty and staff. If you would like to participate, please sign up here. Testing is available Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Shirk Center. Unvaccinated students will test weekly automatically and do not need to sign up. Deadline for registration is 1 p.m. Monday before the testing date.
Colleagues
In Sympathy
Emeritus trustee Robert ("Bob") Evans '62 passed away on Jan. 20. Services are planned this Thursday and Friday, Jan. 27 and 28, in Massachusetts. Further information can be found in his obituary.

 

Nancy Schmidgall, who retired from the Illinois Wesleyan University bookstore after more than 30 years, passed away on Jan. 18. Services will be held on Monday, Jan. 31 in Urbana, Illinois. An obituary is online.
Campus Weekly is an electronic newsletter from Illinois Wesleyan's Office of Communications, edited by Ann Aubry, director of communications. To submit items of interest, email webedit@iwu.edu.
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