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Illinois Wesleyan News
August 2016
Apply Now We hope you enjoy this edition of our campus newsletter, sharing important happenings at Illinois Wesleyan University and news about the Titan community.
ZachEckley Scholars Pursue Summer Research
Supported by stipends, five Illinois Wesleyan students are tackling research this summer ranging from stroke rehabilitation, to sexual violence on college campuses, to the sound of barking dogs.
Scholarships & Grants
ArhamStudents Interning Across the Globe
From California's Silicon Valley to a hospital in Kenya, nearly 200 Illinois Wesleyan students are interning this summer in locations around the globe. Also: read blogs from students interning throughout Asia, their expenses covered by a grant from the Freeman Foundation.
More Internship News
Value of the Liberal Arts

State Farm HallThe Atlantic: Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal Arts Education

Students are clamoring for degrees that will help them secure jobs in a shifting economy, but to succeed in the long term, they’ll require an education that allows them to grow, adapt, and to build successful careers: They need a liberal arts foundation.

More Media Reports
Research Opportunities
FionaStudents Selected for NSF Research Internships
With encouragement (and helpful connections) from IWU faculty mentors, Fiona Breyer and Zhenghao (Andy) Ding are getting valuable research experience as interns in the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
Research Fellowships
Connecting College Majors to Careers

GoogleWork That Matters
Four young Illinois Wesleyan alumni shared the ups and downs of pursuing careers dedicated to helping others in a recent IWU Magazine feature. Search your interests to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan. 

Major-to-Career Connector
Student Spotlight
MeaghanStudents Gain Cross-Cultural Insight Volunteering in Honduras
Biology and Hispanic Studies double major Meaghan Mormann – now on her way to medical school – recounts her experiences with Global Brigades and its lifesaving work in Honduras.
Meet More New Grads
Titans In The News
The (Louisville) Courier-Journal
"One of the most extensive and eloquent archives on the subject of Muhammad Ali is now in the possession of Illinois Wesleyan University," donated by 1963 alum and Hall of Fame sportswriter Dave Kindred.
Chicago Tribune
With a passion for the environment, Dominic Gambaiani '19 rescues and re-purposes everything he can from dumpster dives – including edibles.
(Arlington Heights) Daily Herald

Actress Christina Moore '95 shared Hollywood survival tips from her path to a successful TV and movie career.

More Titans in the News



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