Fall 2008 issue highlights

On our cover

Professor Cecilia Sanchez, playing the charengo, and violinist Erin Donegan ‘11 perform the Bolivian folk song "Ojos Azules" in Sanchez’s May Term class.

(Photo by Marc Featherly)

Cover story

A Dance of Discovery
As they absorb Latin America’s musical traditions, students move to the rhythm of a universal language.

Other feature stories

A Deadly Dream
Gordon Horwitz’s new book explores the horrifying consequences of a Nazi plan to remake a Polish city.

Grown Accustomed to this Place
How a strange land became a second home for one IWU alumna.

Books of a Lifetime
Five English professors recommend books that everyone should read before they die.

Faith Beyond Words
After decades fighting for social justice, Gregory Dell ’67 faces a new challenge: Parkinson’s disease.

Creating a Connection
From exhaustion to exhilaration, Collegiate Choir members experienced the power of performance in Spain.

Department highlights

All in the Family
Fitting 14 people at the kitchen table is just one challenge for the Rueggs.

Behind the Scenes
Student interns get an up-close view of the political process.

A Recipe for Change
One IWU graduate works to help people deal with everyday issues.

IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor
Amelia Benner ’09, Editorial Assistant
IWU Magazine Web site editors: Amelia Benner '09 and Tim Obermiller

University Communications staff:
Matt Kurz, Vice President for Public Relations
Sherry Wallace, Director of University Communications
Stew Salowitz ’76, Director of News Services/Sports Information
Marc Featherly, University Photographer
Ann Aubry, Assistant Director for New Media
Rachel Hatch, Staff Writer

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