Spring 2005

The online edition of Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine contains links to feature stories and other highlights from our most recent issue. Our Spring 2005 cover, shown above, features images of a research voyage to Antarctica that included two University biologists.

Feature Stories

Biology on Ice

Two Illinois Wesleyan scientists traveled to Antarctica in search of life. What they found surprised even them.

* WEB EXTRA: To see a slideshow of photo highlights of the Antarctic research trip, click here

Southern exposure

Safe harbor

Persecuted in Cameroon for speaking his mind, E. Tatah Mentan finds refuge as Illinois Wesleyan’s first “Scholar at Risk.”

Scholar's refuge

Shining examples

The University’s Merwin Gallery exhibit of kiln-glass reveals the luminous beauty and startling potential of an emerging art form. 

Fragile beauty

Running uphill

Political Science Professor Tari Renner reflects on his recent campaign to unseat a veteran incumbent for Congress.

Political action

Department Highlights

A little something extra

From our "Student Life" section: Extracurriculars span a range of activities, from climbing rocks to cooking veggies. 

Sporting chance

From our "Behind the Scenes" section: To get back in action, injured Illinois Wesleyan athletes count on Bill Kauth. 

Embracing a diverse doxology

From our "Commentary" section: A student’s award-winning essay argues that religious tolerance is a two-way street. 

Club cuisine

Unsung hero

IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor; Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor

IWU Magazine Web site editor: Tim Obermiller

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