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Illinois Wesleyan News
November 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.
Career Networking
StudentsCareer Immersion Excursion Will Head to Nation's Capital
Illinois Wesleyan students have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. for Spring Break 2017, where they'll connect with elected officials and alumni experienced in fields such as government, public policy, advocacy, nonprofits, law, healthcare and the intersections of business and government.
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Student Spotlight
LucyStudent-Designed Mural Tells Story of Joy and Struggle
Art and business administration double major Lucy Sanchez designed and painted a mural entitled "La Lucha de Colores" ("The Struggle of Colors") for the Multicultural Center on campus – leaving her mark on campus and challenging future students to do the same.
Internships
logoInternship Takes Classroom Concepts "Above and Beyond"
Senior Emily Diehl is a marketing account executive intern at Progressive Impressions International, where she puts her coursework into action. Like other students, she discovered the opportunity at Illinois Wesleyan's annual Internship Fair.
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Value of the Liberal Arts

employedLiberal Arts Education Can Lead to Career Success

Knoxville News Sentinel: According to the Department of Labor, professionals will have more than 10 jobs before they are 40 years old. So success is more than just getting a job; it's having the tools to build a lasting career over a lifetime. Regardless of their major, liberal arts graduates have the diverse skill set that today's employers seek.

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Doing Well & Good
TimIllinois Wesleyan Named to Community Service Honor Roll
For the seventh consecutive year, Illinois Wesleyan University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of our proven commitment to community partnerships, service-learning, and civic engagement.
Study Abroad
KerryScholarships Support Students' Study Abroad
Thanks to a special scholarship fund at Illinois Wesleyan, students can fulfill their dreams of studying abroad. Illinois Wesleyan’s study abroad tuition policy allows students to apply their IWU scholarship and need-based assistance toward the cost of studying abroad for a semester.
Study Abroad
Connecting College Majors to Careers

KevinTheatre alum Kevin Dunn, whose film and television credits include Veep,Transformers and True Detective, visited campus and answered students' questions on auditioning, acting for film, improvisation and Woody Allen.
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Titans in the News

The (Sun Prairie, Wis.) Star

 
Clarisse Tobia '14 composed the score of Fresco Opera’s “The Poe Requiem,” premiering at the Madison Masonic Temple this month.
 
Idaho County Free Press
 

Attorney Victoria Olds '88 was selected by the Second District Magistrate Commission to serve as magistrate judge for Lewis County, Idaho.

 
The Daily Iowan
 

Jennifer Bjorklund '15 is a chemistry graduate student at the University of Iowa, where she is on a team studying the effects of nanomaterials on the environment and health.

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