This summer, Wendell and Loretta Hess Professor of Chemistry Ram Mohan will travel to India and Hong Kong to deliver a series of post-graduate workshops on advanced concepts in organic synthesis.
Our students have the opportunity to do original research at the undergraduate level, collaborating with faculty who are at the top of their fields.
Because Illinois Wesleyan is an entirely undergraduate institution, students are offered research and creative opportunities without competition from graduate students.
They develop close relationships with faculty who love to teach and engage students in their research and scholarly work. Check out some of the work that has resulted from faculty mentorship of students in the IWU Digital Commons.
Students also have the opportunity to apply for undergraduate research scholarships.
Research & Creative Work
Illinois Wesleyan students across all years and majors will have the opportunity to share their individual projects at the 28th annual John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference on Saturday, April 21.
Five students have been selected to receive 2018 Eckley fellowships, supporting an opportunity to work on campus over the summer as scholars and artists under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
Four Illinois Wesleyan University students were among 10 undergraduate presenters at the sixth annual Human Rights Undergraduate Research Workshop hosted by Illinois Wesleyan.
"Anti-elite sentiment is a phenomena that is prevalent everywhere," according to Zoe Bouras '18, an Illinois Wesleyan University senior and member of Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA), the national political science honor society.
Nursing faculty Ann Eckhardt and Amanda Hopkins have a passion for research, and they can further pursue that passion with their students, thanks to funding from the Illinois Board of Higher Education's 2018 Nurse Educator Fellowship.
Charged with designing an academic textbook cover, Ania Bui '18 found inspiration beneath a soaring net hoisted in the air and illuminated by vibrant lights.
Illinois Wesleyan University professor of economics Diego Mendez-Carbajo is the recipient of the 2017 Abbejean Kehler Technology Award, honoring his innovative use of technology to improve economic education.
Research conducted primarily by Illinois Wesleyan University undergraduate students has been downloaded more than 3 million times over the past decade - by scholars around the world - from the Digital Commons @ IWU (DC@IWU).
A three-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable Illinois Wesleyan's Bruno deHarak to lead several IWU students in researching electron scattering.