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Illinois Wesleyan News
December 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.
CapitolAlumni Fund Social Justice Internships
Students like Evan Mok-Lamme '17 were able to gain valuable and rewarding experience through internships, supported by stipends for an otherwise unpaid opportunity – thanks to support from members of the Illinois Wesleyan Class of 1970.
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Student Spotlight
Meghan and PaigeBuschman Honored as 2016 Lincoln Laureate
Senior Paige Buschman has been named a Student Laureate by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois, in recognition of excellence in academic and extracurricular activities.
Value of the Liberal Arts

artsIndia Today: Why Liberal Arts Matter

The philosophy of liberal arts is rooted in the unity of all knowledge. With changing world demographics, an education in liberal arts is critical to success. Students are better equipped to get skills necessary for functioning effectively in different jobs and in a global marketplace, which is the need of the hour.

More Media Reports
Doing Well & Good
Brianna and TanyaInterfaith Group Fights Hunger and Poverty
Students took action to better understand and combat poverty and hunger on their third annual Interfaith Service Day, "Harvesting Help."
Campus Life
GroupUniversity to Receive Diversity and Inclusion Award
Illinois Wesleyan University was honored for efforts to celebrate and create a welcoming and inclusive campus environment, recognized by the professional association of student affairs administrators.
Connecting College Majors to Careers

Cate Bayles, class of 2011 anthropology and educational studies double major, is the Education Manager at Bookworm Gardens, a children’s botanic garden in Wisconsin.
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 to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan.

Major-to-Career Connector
Titans in the News

Chicago Tribune

William Schmidt '97 was unanimously appointed as the new Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources by the Woodridge School District 68 Board of Education.

Colin Komar '08 will receive the 2016 Basu United States Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun-Earth Systems Science at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in December.

(Alton) ADvantage News

Attorney Karoline Carstens '03 has been selected by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company as one of this year’s 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch.

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