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Sept. 3, 2019

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Ram Mohan Receives Second Fulbright of 2019-20 to Teach in India
Wendell and Loretta Hess Professor of Chemistry Ram Mohan is the recipient of a second Fulbright grant for the 2019-20 academic year, the third Fulbright award of his career.

Minor book New Book Reflects on the Presidency of Minor Myers jr.
Professor and Associate Provost Emeritus Roger Schnaitter reflects on the presidency of Minor Myers jr. at Illinois Wesleyan in a new book titled Minor Myers jr., a passion for books. Schnaitter is graciously offering the book to faculty and staff, free of charge, beginning today (Sept. 3) in the Illinois Wesleyan Bookstore.

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Titan Athletics
  • Longtime Illinois Wesleyan Sports Information Director Stew Salowitz retired Friday, Aug. 30, after more than 30 years. A 1976 Illinois Wesleyan graduate, Salowitz had served as the school's Sports Information Director since November 1988.

  • For the fourth straight year, the men's golf team opened the season with a win over Millikin University in the Battle for Route 51.
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Crain's Chicago Business

Juan Salgado '91, the Chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago, was named one of "Chicago's Most Powerful Latinos."

WGLT Radio

Over 30 new Steinway & Sons pianos were delivered to Illinois Wesleyan, a newly minted All-Steinway school. More coverage from The Pantagraph.

The Pantagraph

Professor and Associate Provost Emeritus Roger Schnaitter has penned a book on the presidency of former IWU President Minor Myers jr.

Ford County Record

Bob Huppert '09 will be inducted into the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Hall of Fame at halftime of the school's homecoming game on Sept. 27.

Clinton (Ill.) Journal

Dr. Bradley Grant '03 owns and operates Clinton Mid-State Eye Medical Eye Care Clinic and Optical, with locations in Clinton and Shelbyville, Illinois.


Jeffrey Becker '01 was named to Billboard's Top Music Lawyers list. More coverage from The (Arlington Heights, Ill.) Daily Herald.

The Pantagraph

IWU students can now view grades, event schedules and dining options through a new mobile app.





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Tuesday, Sept. 3

Through Oct. 17 –  Merwin / Wakeley Galleries, Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art – Art Faculty Biennial / Dr. Timothy Garvey (Emeritus Professor) "Drawings" – Gallery hours:
Monday-Friday 12-4 p.m., Tuesday evening 7-9 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday 1-4 p.m.


Wednesday, Sept. 4

10 a.m.-noon & 1:30-3:30 p.m. – Hart Career Center – Walk-In Wednesdays –Students: Bring your resume or cover letter and have a Hart Career Center staff member review it. Have a quick question about Handshake? Need help preparing for an upcoming interview? We're here to help.

11 a.m., Westbrook Auditorium, Presser Hall – President's Convocation – Illinois Wesleyan University Interim President Georgia Nugent will give the keynote address.

7 p.m., Neis Field  – Men's Soccer vs. Aurora University – Live streaming video at



Thursday, Sept. 5

4 p.m., Davidson Room , Memorial Center – Study Abroad Fair – Study Abroad is a life changing experience AND it can be affordable. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with program directors, advisers and study abroad alumni. Sponsored by the IWU International Office.

6 p.m., 102, State Farm Hall – 3D: "Educated" Discussion – Join Chaplain Elyse Nelson-Winger for an interactive discussion on this year's Summer Reading Book, Educated. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.



Friday, Sept. 6

4 p.m., Neis Field  – Women's Soccer vs. Calvin College – Live streaming video at

4 p.m., IDEA Center, Memorial Center – Faculty/Staff TGIF – Faculty and Staff Colleagues are invited for good food, good drink, and great conversation. This will be an excellent opportunity to see the IDEA Center space and experience the equipment available to any student, faculty, and staff member prior to the IDEA Center Work Group Listening Session on Monday, Sept. 9 from 12-1 p.m. in SFH 210.

7 p.m., Shirk Center – Women's Volleyball vs. Sewanee: The University of the South – Live streaming video at

8:30 p.m., Hansen Student Center – Grocery Bingo – Various forms of bingo will be played along with prizes ranging from groceries to laundry detergent to Keurigs (and other appliances). Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.



Saturday, Sept. 7

10 a.m., Shirk Center – Women's Volleyball vs. Hendrix College – Live streaming video at

3 p.m., Shirk Center – Women's Volleyball vs. Otterbein University – Live streaming video at

4 p.m., Neis Field  – Women's Soccer vs. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse – Live streaming video at



Monday, Sept. 9

12 p.m., Room 210, State Farm Hall IDEA Center Strategic Planning Work Group Listening Session –  This Listening Session will be a chance to gather faculty feedback, thoughts, and suggestions on how to build a stronger culture of innovation on campus utilizing spaces like the IDEA Center.

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  • Alison Sweeney '01 has joined the faculty at Yale University as an Associate Professor of Physics and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology.
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