Meghan Henwood ’15 came back to campus to attend the 10th Annual Inquiries into Teaching and Learning Conference in conjunction with the John Wesley Powell Research Conference.
Diana Bonilla ’15 was chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as a member of its 2017 Cohort of Teaching Fellows. This year, 37 promising high school mathematics and science teachers who are just beginning their careers were awarded Knowles Teaching Fellowships.
Diana will begin her second year of teaching at Back of the Yards College Prep in Chicago, IL, this fall. She is committed to teaching biology to high school students in the U.S. After earning her Bachelor of Science at IWU, she received a Master of Education in instructional leadership from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016.
You may read more about the Knowles Science Teaching Program at what Diana is up to here.
Nathaniel Schmeling self-published his book, Timing the Infinite, on July 30,2017. His book is available on Amazon. You can learn more about his book and purchase it here.
Hadley Kay Seibring, was born to Sean (’12) and Emily (’15) Seibring on June 6th, 2017 at 12:17 pm. Hadley was 6 lbs, 8 oz, and 20.5 inches long. Congratulations Sean and Emily!
Anne Kelly’s ’15 senior seminar essay was chosen for inclusion in this year’s issue of Constructing the Past, IWU’s undergraduate history journal. Her essay is titled: Bringing Out the Big Guns: How the Remilitarization of Japan Between 1947-1955 Impacted Chinese Perception of Sino-American Relations.
April 5, 2017 is our day of giving at Illinois Wesleyan and this year’s theme is Tune In for All In! Not only is today a day for giving, it’s a day to celebrate IWU and all of the things that make it special.
Visit https://www.iwu.edu/all-in/ to learn more and donate.
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Diana Bonilla ’15 is doing great things as a teaching fellow at Back of the Yards College Prep High School. “As a first-generation Mexican-American, Bonilla hopes to serve as a role model to her students. Bonilla grew up in Northlake and earned her undergraduate degree at Illinois Wesleyan University, where she did not have science teachers of color.”
You can read more about it here: https://news.uic.edu/initiative-prepares-urban-science-teachers