IWU History

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IWU History


This collections contains items used for exhibits and projects related to Illinois Wesleyan University's history. Corrections and requests to appeal the posting of content in this site may be made at any time to archives@iwu.edu


Illinois Wesleyan University Archives


Tate Archives & Special Collections, The Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL 61702


Tate Archives & Special Collections, The Ames Library




A page containing links to primary and secondary sources for IWU history.




Bloomington, IL

Collection Items

Pandemic Student
This work was created in response to an assignment for English 206: Creative Non-Fiction to "create a multimodal essay that focuses on some aspect of your interactions with place."

Spring 2021 Virtual Fashion Show: LC308 Fashion and Lifestyle in Japan
A virtual fashion show by students enrolled in LC308: Fashion and Lifestyle in Japan, Spring 2021

Wall Ball
Jayden describes this work as "a video essay about my personal connection to a lacrosse activity called wall ball and the places where I play it. It's been a valuable tool for maintaining my physical and mental well being, especially during the…

6 months in 6 words
This pdf contains responses from students in a Gateway class who were asked to share 6 words about the last 6 months of living with the Coronavirus pandemic.

Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine, v29:2, Summer/Fall 2020
The feature stories relate experiences of individuals and and campus units during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IWU Qu-Art Student Gallery
Welcome to Qu-Art, an online exhibition of art made by IWU students while practicing social distancing. Qu = Quarantine and Art = ART

Virtual Campus Beauty
Photos selected by the archivist from the campus photographers' files.

How are students coping in the age of coronavirus?
Reflections on campus shutdown by editors and reporters of The Argus.

Celebrating the Illinois Wesleyan Class of 2020
The following message by President Georgia Nugent was posted with to YouTube with this video. An emailed message was also sent to the Class of 2020 and their families on May 3, 2020.

"Although, sadly, we cannot be together for our traditional May…

Nature's Industry
A photo of a forest floor with a cluster of Mayapples opening and the following text:
Such a strange spring!
Invisible force of Nature
Forcing us to still our ambitions.
Now may we witness
Nature’s industry:
Mayapples unfurling delicate…
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