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Aug. 14, 2017

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community.

Turning Titan
Welcome, New Titans!

It's almost here! Don't forget to follow Illinois Wesleyan University: Turning Titan on Facebook.


Move-In Day Directions

Before you make your way to your residence hall to unpack on Tuesday, Aug. 22, your first stop will be the Hansen Student Center to check in (300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington).


Check-in and move-in will run from 8 a.m.-noon. See the full schedule.


If you have any questions, please contact or (309) 556-3749. We are happy to help you Turn Titan!

Checklist Items
  • Sign Up for Mission Day!
    This one-day event on the Friday of orientation week provides all first-year students the opportunity to be involved in community service, diversity, globalization, social justice or sustainability –  all pillars of the IWU mission. Each site has limited space, so reserve your spot as soon as you can! Registration closes Friday, Aug. 18.

  • Mark Your Calendars for Family Weekend
    IWU Family Weekend is Sept. 22-24. Start planning now for this fun-filled family event!
Orientation Services
Campus News
LydiaBertschi Named Emerging Nurse Leader
Assistant Professor of Nursing Lydia Bertschi has been selected among 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders by the Illinois Nurses Foundation. Committed to including students in her research, her ongoing work in Haiti provides "transformational research opportunities" for IWU nursing students.
FrogLehr Team Discovers 3 New Species of Tiny Frogs in Peru
Professor of Biology Edgar Lehr and his colleagues have discovered three more frog species in the Peruvian Andes, raising his total to 95 species. Their latest discoveries were featured in National Geographic.
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More Highlights
Titans In The News

Washington Post

Professor of Political Science Greg Shaw co-authored a blog post on evolving public support for the Affordable Care Act, which has come to be seen for its provisions over the politics.
Chicago Tribune

Catherine Mojsiewicz '19 starred as Mrs. Lovett in the Schaumburg Summer Theatre production of "Sweeney Todd."

The Pantagraph

Makenzie Kelley '17, who is bound for the University of Illinois law school this fall, was the women's overall winner in a Spartan obstacle course race in Richmond.

More Titans in the News
  • Computer science and accounting double major Rui Cao '18 co-authored, with former IWU faculty member Pavel Naumov, "Budget-Constrained Dynamics in Multiagent Systems,” which has been accepted at the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017) in Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 19-25.
    IJCAI is a premier event in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Out of this year's 2,540 submissions for the conference, only 660 were accepted, Naumov said.

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