Alumni News


How We Die Subject of Alumna's Book
In her book, How We Die Now: Intimacy and the Work of Dying Karla Erickson '95 examines how social rituals have not kept pace with longer lives and slower deaths.


Mullangi '97 Aims to Connect Alumni
New Alumni Association President Sundeep Mullangi '97 believes that IWU alumni love their alma mater but don't always know how to stay involved -- or that they're even needed. He wants to change that.


Hong '97 Merges Breaking Bad, Ozymandias
Sung Jin Hong '97 is developing a mini-opera that will integrate Percy Bysshe Shelley's sonnet Ozymandias with the award-winning crime drama Breaking Bad.


Alumni Recognized by Sigma Alpha Iota
Three alumni and members of Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternity -- Christina Hoblin '13, Margaret Fox '04, and Martha Dodds Stoner '69 -- received awards from the national fraternity.


Rietz '07 Receives 2013 Cefalo Award
Ashley (Watson) Rietz received a 2013 Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, recognizing her exemplary service to patients and families, high standards of care, and professional performance.


Alumni Share Advice on Coping With Finals
Illinois Wesleyan alumni chimed in on Facebook to offer advice for students heading into finals week. For one, "Breathe! Prepare, but don't obsess."