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Jan. 31, 2019

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Abroad Gilman Scholarship Supports Study Abroad Opportunities

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has awarded a study abroad scholarship to Illinois Wesleyan nursing major Ely Cortez '21 to study in Spain.

Team Ethics Bowl Team Qualifies for Nationals
For the fourth time in the past six years, Illinois Wesleyan's Ethics Bowl team qualified for Nationals at the Upper Midwest Regional competition, finishing among the top four teams amid contenders that included Carleton College, DePauw University and Northwestern University.

KimStudents Share Freeman Asia Internship Experiences
Learning through immersive internships at 16 sites across Asia, a record 36 IWU Freeman Asia interns shared their life-changing experiences during an October poster presentation.

Shannon Maloney '18 Named As Rotary Scholar
Saying "IWU encouraged me to pursue my dreams and gave me the tools necessary to move forward," Shannon Maloney '18 has been awarded a $33,000 scholarship through Rotary International to help fund her studies at the University of Oxford.

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Titan Athletics
  • The Illinois Wesleyan women's 4x100 freestyle relay team set a pool record swimming against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a dual meet at Fort Natatorium on Saturday, Jan. 26.
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Titans In The News
NBC News

The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali, a debut novel by Sabina Khan ’97, has appeared on several lists of anticipated reads, including Seventeen Magazine's best young adult reads of the year.

The Pantagraph

Illinois Wesleyan hosted a three-day startup program for aspiring entrepreneurs, with a $3,000 prize awarded to the most compelling pitch.

Williamson (Tenn.) Source

Trinity Elementary Principal Chris Schwartz '92 has been selected to lead a new elementary school in Franklin, Tennessee.

Aurora Beacon News

Linnea (Erickson) Windel ’85, the president and chief executive officer of VNA Health Care, was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in recognition of her leadership.

Broadway World

The hit U.S. premiere of RADIO CULTURE, directed and translated by Amber Robinson '08, has been extended through March 3 at TUTA Theatre Chicago.

The State Journal-Register

Previously a partner in a Springfield law firm, Colleen (Schuster) Lawless '05 was named Associate Judge in the 7th Circuit.

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