Spring 2008 issue highlights

On our cover

Neurosurgeon Ann Stroink ’76 is rarely seen sitting — her job demands and work ethic mean she’s constantly on the go.

(Photo by Marc Featherly)


Cover story

A Chance to Cure

Surgeon, educator and researcher Ann Stroink ’76 masters one of medicine’s most demanding fields.


Other feature stories

Hearts into the Game
Coach Mia Smith’s players learn that talent and technique can only take you so far.

The Reel Deal
Producer Brian Udovoich ’98 finds success in the sometimes wild world of independent film.

Family Ties
Siblings who go to college together often find the experience changes their relationships for the better.

Still Walking Tall
Titan great Jack Sikma ’77 talks about life as an NBA coach and reveals why he chose Illinois Wesleyan.


Department highlights

Who Was Semper Fidelis?
A chance discovery led one IWU alumnus to solve a historical mystery.

A Taste of the City
Alumni give international students a taste of Chicago...and of home.

Something to Cheer About
Father-and-son songwriters pay tribute to Illinois Wesleyan.


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

Illinois Wesleyan University Magazine is published quarterly
by the Office of University Communications.
Content on this Web site copyright
of Illinois Wesleyan University.

_____________________________