Spring 2003

On our Spring 2003 cover (shown above) IWU’s Executive Chef Craig Chojnacki gives the final, flaming touch to an enticing bananas Foster dessert served to Erin Wetherille ’04 and Chris Weber ’04. (Photo by Daryl Littlefield)

FEATURES

Stepping Up to the Plate

At Illinois Wesleyan, delicious dorm food is not an oxymoron. 

Staying on Track

9/11 and the future of liberal arts are among the topics discussed by IWU President Minor Myers jr. 

She's All That

Medical student Judith Eckerle ’98 shatters stereotypes about beauty pageant contestants. Plus: To read about results of the pageant, and Judith Eckerle's reaction, click here. 

The Midwife Way

Alumni who are nurse-midwives discuss the advantages of their approach for expecting mothers. Plus: Meet male midwife Darryn Dunbar ’90 by clicking here. 

One of a Kind

The progressive legacy of President Emeritus Lloyd Bertholf is remembered. 

The School of Diversity

To become truly diverse, America will need to move beyond its melting-pot ideal. 


Food for thought


Midwives deliver


Brains and beauty


IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor; Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor; Jen Christopher ’03, Sarah Hedgespeth '04, Editorial Assistants.

The Magazine is published quarterly by the Office of University Communications. Staff: Jeff Hanna, Sherry Wallace, Stew Salowitz, Marc Featherly, Ann Aubry.