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Illinois Wesleyan News
March 2017
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.
scholarsState Farm Scholarships Bring Together "Future World-Changers"
Scholarships funded by the State Farm Companies Foundation help to make an Illinois Wesleyan education possible, bringing together "driven, passionate and diverse students and future world-changers," said recipient Anna Kerr-Carpenter.
Affording College
MeriStudent Spotlight: Financial Aid Makes Illinois Wesleyan Opportunities Possible
After a campus visit, Meri Brown switched her college search from big public schools to Illinois Wesleyan, believing better opportunities here make it a better value. She's found that, and more, to be true.
Financial Aid
Value of the Liberal Arts

artsBusiness Insider: Billionaire Investor Mark Cuban Says "Liberal Arts is the Future"
As the nature of jobs swiftly evolves, Cuban predicts a greater demand for liberal arts majors. With increasing access to data, "you need a different perspective in order to have a different view of the data." Cuban's forecast of the skills needed to succeed in the future echoes that of computer science and higher education experts who believe people with "soft skills," like adaptability and communication, will have the advantage in an automated workforce. These are the skills fostered by an Illinois Wesleyan education.

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Diversity & Inclusion
JasonUniversity to be Honored for LGBTQ+ Student Programming
A series of Queer Lives programs at Illinois Wesleyan won recognition from the Gender and Sexuality Knowledge Community of NASPA, the professional organization of student affairs administrators in higher education.
Campus Life

DevineFebruary in Photos
February was a short month packed with busy days celebrating gratitude, taking polar plunges, dancing, laughing, learning and more. Take a look at our month in photos (including Workaholics' Adam Devine hamming it up with students after a free campus performance.)

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Connecting College Majors to Careers

Jac Jemc ’05 developed her award-winning first novel as an IWU student. With a new book set for release by a major publisher, she reflected on setbacks and successes in a famously tough business in the winter Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine. Search your interests to see what careers are possible with any major from Illinois Wesleyan.

Major-to-Career Connector
Titans in the News

The (Champaign) News-Gazette

The Illinois Supreme Court named Illinois Wesleyan alumnus Bradford A. Rau -- an attorney, public defender and former assistant state's attorney -- as the newest judge for the 6th Circuit.
KNWA TV (Fayetteville, Ark.)

Illinois Wesleyan students will be among five teams helping the Arkansas Valley Habitat for Humanity build its 100th home this month as part of the Collegiate Challenge alternative spring break program.


Assistant Professor of Psychology Amanda Vicary discussed her research showing the popularity of true crime stories among women. Also in The Atlantic.

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Go Titans


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