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Illinois Wesleyan News
September 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.
Future Leaders
StudentsSummer Program Develops Student Leaders
The diverse students in Illinois Wesleyan's popular Summer Enrichment Program complete a paid internship, learn from formal training workshops and work together on a service project.
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JuliaNursing Major Interns at Mayo Clinic
Nursing major Julia Nykaza '17 is one of only 53 students selected to intern this summer at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
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Value of the Liberal Arts

David KaltWall Street Journal: Why I Was Wrong About Liberal Arts Majors

Wall Street Journal Small Business Expert David Kalt says his experience has proven a liberal arts education produces the sharpest, best­-performing software developers and technology leaders: "A critical thinker is a self­-learning machine." 

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ThomasStudents Selected for Scholarships from Panhellenic Foundation
Thomas Bravos '17 and Christina Fitsalos '19 were selected among the "best and brightest Greek American undergraduates in the nation" to receive competitive scholarships.
Scholarships & Grants
Research Opportunities
SimonPhysics Major Presents Research at Harvard Conference
Welcomed into a faculty mentor's lab during his first year at Illinois Wesleyan, Lunjun (Simon) Liu '17 presented his resulting research on cosmic dust at a highly selective undergraduate research conference at Harvard University.
Research Fellowships
Connecting College Majors to Careers

operaMusic Alumni Selected for New York Lyric Opera Theatre
Two young Illinois Wesleyan School of Music graduates sang on some of the world's most prestigious stages and received consultations with New York agents as part of the New York Lyric Opera Theatre Summer Music Program.

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Major-to-Career Connector
Student Spotlight
JuntianTitan Volunteer Rubs Shoulders with Olympians
At the world's biggest sports stage, Illinois Wesleyan student Juntian Wei '19 took selfies with Olympic gold medalists and witnessed the performance of a trailblazer from his home country. 
Titans In The News
Best College Reviews
Illinois Wesleyan is among the 50 Best Colleges for Greek Life – schools where participation is high, criminal offenses are low, and current Greeks are satisfied with their experience.
Broadway World
Mallory Roberts '09 has been appointed the new director of development, leadership and institutional giving at Minnesota Opera.
The (Champaign) News-Gazette

Ready or not, Tom and Natalie Lessaris are sending their fifth and youngest child off to college at Illinois Wesleyan. Sam follows older brother Steven, a 2012 alum.

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