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Campus Weekly
Enroll Now Jan. 23, 2017
We hope you enjoy this edition of our campus newsletter, sharing important happenings at Illinois Wesleyan University and news about the Titan community.
Campus News
PaigeSenior Grateful for Generous Aid in Attending Illinois Wesleyan
First-generation student Paige Buschman received significant help in planning and paying for college with the helpful attention of Illinois Wesleyan's Financial Aid staff.
YanaFeminist Economist, World Bank Consultant to Deliver Eckley Lecture
Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, a feminist economist who regularly consults for the World Bank and the United Nations, will present the Eckley Lecture in Economics on Feb. 8.
AndrewShallue Honored for Best Talk at Recent Conference
Associate Professor of Mathematics Andrew Shallue was awarded the Dick Lehman Award for "Best Talk" at the recent West Coast Number Theory conference.
AmesIllinois Wesleyan Announces Fall 2016 Dean's List
The Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year includes 772 students from 25 states and 15 countries.
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Titan Athletics
  • TommyFormer Illinois Wesleyan football player Doug Rosenbaum '80 has been selected to serve as the field judge on the officiating crew for the Super Bowl LI game on Sunday, Feb. 5, in his second Super Bowl assignment.

  • The Illinois Wesleyan men's and women's indoor track teams claimed five first place finishes at the I-55 Triangular meet at the Shirk Center on Saturday, Jan. 21.
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Titans In The News
The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune
Michael O'Neill is among students who received four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships to attend Illinois Wesleyan, thanks to The Posse Foundation.
A new ranking by the American Institute for Economic Research named Bloomington-Normal among the 10 best college towns in the U.S.
The Pantagraph

With 108 years of pent-up demand, fans gathered at Illinois Wesleyan's Shirk Center for a chance to see the Chicago Cubs World Series trophy.

The Pantagraph
As she celebrated the Martin Luther King Day of Service, Marilea White '63 recalled marching with King in Atlanta in 1961.


More Titans in the News
  • Professor of Sociology Teddy Amoloza was unanimously accepted to the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong-America Center, which works to advance cross-cultural understanding between Chinese and Americans over the bridge of Hong Kong.

  • Scholar in Residence J. E. House has been appointed to the Editorial Board of The Chemical Educator, a peer-reviewed journal that deals with all aspects of education in chemistry. 

  • Brian Baxter '07 has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer for Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO). Baxter has been with CYSO since 2008 and currently oversees nearly 600 students in the organization’s on-site orchestra programs, as well as the organization’s Community Engagement Programs, which reach 2,500 students annually. During his tenure at CYSO, Baxter has led international tours to China and Spain and is currently organizing CYSO’s upcoming tour to Central Europe in summer 2017. Most recently, he has been the architect of the organization’s program expansion during its 70th anniversary season, including the new Philharmonic Orchestra and Jazz Orchestra.

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