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Aug. 19, 2019

News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community

Welcome New Titans!

This week we welcome all new Titans to campus with the start of Turning Titan Orientation, which begins with move-in day tomorrow, Aug. 20, and continues with a full schedule of activities through Sunday, Aug. 25. You're each part of what continues to make our community so phenomenal!

Campus News

Boryana Borisova '17 Serves as Library of Congress Junior Fellow
Boryana Borisova '17 experienced the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world's largest, all-inclusive library while serving as a junior fellow with the Library of Congress this summer.

Shermer Bestselling Author and Skeptic to Speak at President's Convocation
Michael Shermer, a bestselling author and the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine, will speak during Illinois Wesleyan's President's Convocation on Sept. 4, complementing the University's intellectual theme for the year, Fact or Fiction.

Lydia Bertschi '05 Continues Cardiovascular Research through Nurse Educator Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Nursing Lydia Bertschi '05 is continuing to research cardiovascular disease in Haiti as the recipient of a 2019 Nurse Educator Fellowship.

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Titan Athletics
  • The fall sports season gets underway with scrimmages for men's and women's soccer and volleyball this week.
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WGLT Radio

Professor of English Kathleen O'Gorman spent part of her summer interviewing children held at U.S. immigration facilities on behalf of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law.  

The Pantagraph

Students returning to Illinois Wesleyan's campus will notice facility improvements made over the summer months.

The Pantagraph

Illinois Wesleyan football players returned to campus and a renovated football locker room.

The Pantagraph

Tips for small business hiring were included in a column by Karen Bussone, director of the Small Business Development Center at Illinois Wesleyan.

The Pantagraph

Construction of the 26th Habitat Collegiate House, a joint project between Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan students, began this month.  

WXEF Radio, Effingham

Grant Wolfe '21, along with his Illinois Wesleyan basketball teammates, took a 10-day trip to Italy that included a series of exhibition games.

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