Prof. William Munro recalls growing up in South Africa and voting for Nelson Mandela.
Award-winning journalist Dave Kindred '63 has been selected for induction into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
(Melbourne, Australia) Herald Sun
Dawn Upshaw '82 is in the running for her 5th Grammy, nominated this year for best classical vocal solo -- one of four nods for the album, Winter Morning Walks.
Lincoln Laureate Josi Banales '14 says she is happy to be a role model for people of color.
Inside Higher Ed
Wesleyan's Hans-Joerg Tiede discussed efforts by the American Association of University Professors to update its protection of academic freedom to keep up with advances in technology.
Kane County Chronicle
Justin Ahrens '94 has launched a charity, Wheels4Water, and will bike 1,000 miles next year, hoping to raise funds for a clean water project in Uganda.
Sulphur Springs (Texas) News-Telegram
Beth Crutcher '09 has "fit in perfectly" as the Sulphur Springs High School choir director.
Wesleyan's Teddy Amoloza joined members of the Bloomington-Normal Filipino-American Community in hosting a fundraiser for typhoon Haiyan relief.
While helping with tornado cleanup in Washington, Wesleyan's Kathy Niepagen took on a cause of helping a survivor track down three cards.
Los Angeles Times
Bill Damaschke '85 shared a laugh with President Obama during a visit to DreamWorks, which Obama praised as an "economic engine."