Spring 2004

On our Spring 2004 cover (shown above), physics majors Andrea Bulkley ’06 and Jason Forster ’05 are shown. The two are part of a research group led by IWU Professor Gabriel Spalding.

A Different Light

Physics professor Gabriel Spalding and his students use lasers to move matter in the microscopic world.

* Related stories: To read about two students who perform research in Professor Spalding's lab, click here. To read more about how light can move matter, click here.  


Bright ideas

Road Show

We take the bus with some of Titan basketball’s biggest fans. 


Titan fans forever

Preserving the Past

At the University’s Tate Archives & Special Collections, a wealth of historical material is waiting to be explored.

* Related stories: To read about archival material of specific interest to Illinois Wesleyan alumni, click here. To read about a mysterious book in Special Collections, click here. To read about efforts to preserve and display an unusual collection of Native American pottery, click here. 


Archival miners

A Flood of Creativity

In the campus journal Tributaries, students’ literary ambitions flow freely.

* Related stories: To read about past literary journals at Illinois Wesleyan, click here. To read an essay on writing by a fourth-year English writing major, click here.


Writer's voices

Our Galactic Backyard

IWU Professor Linda French believes humanity can learn about our Universe without the risks of manned spaceflight.

* Related stories: To read about a recent trip to an observatory in Chile taken by Professor French and one of her students, click here. To read about a class on extraterrestrial life taught by Linda French, click here


Final frontiers


IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor; Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor; Sarah Hedgespeth ’04, Mac McCormick ’04, Editorial Assistants.

IWU Magazine Web site editor: Tim Obermiller

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