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  • Prayers heal several IWU students at Gas City church

    With nearly a dozen successful healings, God has answered prayers at Kingdom Life Church in Gas City, Ind. that no doctor has been able to answer. Ally Thies (fr) experienced a life-changing event Oct. 12 when she instantly recovered from excruciating back pain through healing prayer. She struggled with two bulging and herniated discs in…

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  • “The Guys” of Grant County honored

    Thirteen years ago, journalist Anne Nelson, now teaching at Columbia University, sat down with a New York City fire captain to help him write the eulogies of eight firefighters who died in 9/11, according to an article on the Columbia News webpage. After hearing their stories, Nelson was extremely moved. Just a few weeks later,…

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  • Lilly grant funds 20 paid internships

    The Center for Life Calling and Leadership has matched 20 students with paid internships at local business startups -- and the startups don’t have to pay. The internships are instead funded by a $3 million Lilly Endowment grant awarded to Indiana Wesleyan University this summer. It’s one of several projects the “Accelerate Indiana” grant will…

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  • IWU’s musicians bring back Marion tradition

    As finals week approaches, most students are studying and thinking about summer break, but not music students. Since back from spring break, Indiana Wesleyan University’s Chorale, university signers, band, orchestra and members of the women’s chorus are joining the Marion community and performing in an Easter Pageant to celebrate the holiday. The Marion Easter Pageant…

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