Illinois Wesleyan Newsletter

Illinois Wesleyan News for Prospective Students and Parents

January 2014

Campus Headlines


Streblo '15 Launches "Mom's Drive"
Inspired by her internship experience at Bloomington's Crisis Nursery, Lauren Streblo '15 created a way to make life a little easier for women whose families are in crisis.


Hong '97 Merges Breaking Bad, Ozymandias
Sung Jin Hong '97 is developing a mini-opera for his One World Symphony that will integrate Shelley's sonnet with the award-winning crime drama.


Internship in Australia Confirms Career Passion for King '15
Amanda King '15 credits her study abroad experience more than 9,000 miles from home with new insights into the benefits of creating sustainable community gardens.


Fashion-Savvy Student Makes the Cover
The fashion statements of model and acting major Priscilla Moy '15 brought her to the attention -- and the cover -- of Keel, an international fashion magazine.


Ethics Bowl Team Qualifies for National Competition
Once again, an Ethics Bowl team at Illinois Wesleyan has advanced to national intercollegiate competition, and will travel to Jacksonville, Fla. in February.

Video Highlights

Student Experiences: Ben White,
Double Major in Economics and Mathematics

Internship Fair Video

Internship Possibilities


To help you explore internship options, our Hart Career Center has compiled information on IWU student internships at over 700 organizations in more than 200 cities, and paired them with the intern's major (or majors) at Illinois Wesleyan.


Connecting College Majors to Careers


Not sure what major to pursue? Search your interests to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan. At left, art major Maria Gonzalez '08 draws attention as a top-shelf illustrator and art director.

Value of a Liberal Arts Education


In a "chArts & Sciences" infographic, Phi Beta Kappa has compiled quick stats to illustrate why America must confirm the life-long value of a broad-based education, which expands opportunity and drives ingenuity and innovation.

More Media Reports on the Liberal Arts

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Titans In The News

WGLT Radio
Composer and Illinois Wesleyan Provost Jonathan Green discussed the debut of one of his works at Carnegie Hall.

Rockford Register Star
Philip Nicolosi '81 has been selected as an associate judge in the 17th Judicial Circuit of Illinois. Also reported by WIFR TV.

(Melbourne, Australia) Herald Sun
Dawn Upshaw '82 is in the running for her 5th Grammy Award, nominated this year for best classical vocal solo -- one of four nods for the album, Winter Morning Walks.

The Pantagraph
Career Center Staff Counselor Robyn Walter offered advice for students selecting a college major.

Lincoln Laureate Josi Banales '14 says she is grateful for the rewards of her effort to be a role model for people of color.

DNAinfo Chicago
Wayne Messmer '72, now senior executive vice president of the Chicago Wolves, paid tribute to heroes with the Chicago Fire Department.

SWX TV, The Pantagraph
Coach Jim Wasem '57 was inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, while award-winning journalist Dave Kindred '63 has been selected for induction into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Kane County Chronicle
Justin Ahrens '94 has launched a charity, Wheels4Water, and will bike 1,000 miles next year, hoping to raise funds for a clean water project in Uganda.

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