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Aug. 7, 2018

Welcome to Our Newsletter About the Illinois Wesleyan Community

Turning Titan


We're excited to help you Turn Titan!


Looking for a job when you get to campus? Opportunities are available both for students who are offered work-study as part of their financial aid package, and for those who aren't eligible for work-study. It's a great way to gain experience and expand your connections within the Titan family. You can find campus job openings and employment forms on the Student Employment page.


Can you believe Orientation is just two weeks away? See the schedule or check out the full orientation checklist for upcoming deadlines and information. If you have any questions, please contact or (309) 556-3749. 

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Campus News

SEP grad SEP Interns Gain New Perspective on Careers and Community
This year's 12 participants in Illinois Wesleyan's Summer Enrichment Program gained valuable insights as they developed hands-on experience in their field of study, and explored themes of diversity in weekly group discussions and activities.

Kate Eckley Scholar Explores the Logical Reasoning of Canines
Supported by a stipend for summer research, Kate McHugh '21 is exploring the question of whether or not dogs have the capacity to use inductive reasoning through a series of experimental scenarios.

John Global Medical Brigades Bring Aid to Honduran Communities
A group of Illinois Wesleyan students provided health care to more than 700 people in need and made long-lasting sanitation improvements in several communities during a recent trip to Honduras.

Nam Eckley Scholar Develops Instrument for Studying Space
Physics and chemistry double major Sanghyun Nam '20 hopes to help develop a scientific tool for IWU students to make new discoveries about the makeup of our universe.

Technos Students and Faculty Explore Japan at Technos International Week
Khayla Caruthers '20, Macey Grant '20 and Associate Professor of Psychology Joe Williams spent two weeks immersing themselves in the richness of Japanese culture.

book cover Summer Reading Selection "Becoming Nicole" Introduces Annual Theme
Selected in response to the University’s 2018-19 intellectual theme "Changing Climates," the summer reading selection tells the story of a transgender twin and her struggle to find acceptance within her family, school and community.

Logo State Farm Grant Empowers Student Research, University Programs
Six Illinois Wesleyan student research projects and two University programs have been funded through an award from the State Farm Companies Foundation.

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Titan Athletics
  • Women's lacrosse coach Lindsey Kellar has been chosen as the Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year for Division III by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Kellar coached the IWU women's lacrosse team to its second straight NCAA Division III appearance after winning the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin regular season championship and postseason tournament.
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Titans In The News

Illinois Wesleyan has the highest earning graduates of any four-year institution in the state of Illinois, according to College Scorecard data analyzed by the career search site Zippia.

WGLT Radio

Assistant Professor of Sociology Todd Fuist, who co-edited a recent book on religious activism, says progressives are getting more comfortable invoking their faith to push for political causes.

Opera News Magazine

Soprano and educator Dawn Upshaw '82 brings a passion and unique perspective on performing to her mission of shaping aspiring singers.

The Pantagraph

Kwame Patterson has been named director of Illinois Wesleyan's Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

The Harvard Gazette

As an education fellow for the Harvard Divinity School Religious Literacy Project, Prospect High School social studies teacher John Camardella '03 is implementing an innovative teaching method in his world religions classroom.



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