S. Georgia Nugent, Ph.D., president emerita of Kenyon College, will lead Illinois Wesleyan University as the institution's 20th president. Nugent, who joined the University as interim president in August of 2019, becomes the first woman to serve as President of Illinois Wesleyan.
Roger Garrett, longtime clarinet professor and director of the Illinois Wesleyan Symphonic Winds, has selected 158 minutes of music, pulled from Symphonic Winds performances over the past 30 years, for a double CD set to celebrate his upcoming retirement.
Ceramist and 2019 Stellaccio Lecturer Malcolm Mobutu Smith along with printmaker Monika Meler will showcase their work in the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries in the Ames School of Art from Oct. 21 to Dec. 8, 2019.
The School of Theatre Arts presents the musical The Life, which takes a gritty, dark, and vibrant look at the inhabitants of 1980's Time Square. The Life features emotionally revealing songs and realistically conflicted characters.
WGLT Radio Professor Emeritus Marcia Thomas will speak at an event marking the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell's historic expedition.
The Pantagraph Former IWU faculty member Dottie Frank was featured in a story highlighting the 40th anniversary of Bloomington's Westminster Village.
Dariya News Wendell and Loretta Hess Professor of Chemistry Ram Mohan discussed environmentally friendly organic synthesis at an international conference at Lovely Professional University in Punjab, India.
Medill Reports Chicago Amanda Macuiba '16 is training for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials in February.