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Illinois Wesleyan News
June 2016
Visit Campus We hope you enjoy this edition of our campus newsletter, sharing important happenings at Illinois Wesleyan University and news about the Titan community.
Jobs for New Grads
gradsNew Survey Shows Success for Class of 2015
According to a survey of Illinois Wesleyan's Class of 2015, 96% were employed or enrolled in graduate school within 6 months of graduating – many landing with the world's top employers.
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Student Spotlight
JazmyneKellogg's Passion Creates Path to Campus Leadership
From her first day at Illinois Wesleyan, Jazmyne Kellogg '16 found the passion that led to her choice of major, experiences studying abroad, and a host of leadership roles on campus.
Meet More New Grads
Value of the Liberal Arts

earningsWill a Liberal Arts Education Pay Off?
For starters, college graduates earn $1 million more over their lifetimes than those with just a high school diploma. And in its first-ever college ranking, The Economist named Illinois Wesleyan graduates as top earners – with $54,600 median annual earnings compared to the average college graduate’s $42,751.

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Research Opportunities
lightOur students have a variety of opportunities to pursue research and creative work. In a feat that he says catapulted him into the next level of graduate study, Joseph Richards ’16 co-authored findings with faculy mentor Gabe Spalding, as part of an international team of physicists who showed that waves of light can seem to travel back in time.
Research Fellowships & Scholarships
Connecting College Majors to Careers

MikeSearch your interests to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan. Economics and financial services major Mike Hennel, a 2016 grad, says skills gained at Illinois Wesleyan helped him turn an internship at Goldman Sachs into a job offer at the firm’s New York office as an investment management analyst.


Career Connector
Internships
interns To help you discover internship options, our Hart Career Center has compiled internships paired with the student's major at Illinois Wesleyan. More than two dozen students will intern in Asia starting this month, with their airfare, housing, a living allowance, and all internship placement & visa costs covered –  thanks to support from the Freeman Foundation.
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Titans In The News
Huffington Post
 
Drawn from the American Institute for Economic Research ranking of all American cities where young college graduates will thrive, Bloomington makes the list of 11 amazing cities for anyone.
 
Broadway World
 
Hayley Rice '04 is directing an all-female production of Shakespeare's Henry V as part of the Babes With Blades Theatre Company.
 
The Pantagraph
 
Pamela Martoglio Smith '87, an analytical chemist and general manager for Analytical Chemistry Services - Solid State Chemical Information (SSCI), was named the 2016 Distinguished Alumna by the Normal Community High School Alumni Foundation.
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