Fall 2009 issue highlights
On our cover
A man walks past the entrance of the Mosque Hassan in Casablanca — one stop on an
Illinois Wesleyan contingent’s recent visit to Morocco.
(Photo by Jochem D. Wijnands)
Meeting at the Crossroads
An Illinois Wesleyan delegation to Morocco begins what may become a lasting exchange
of ideas and friendship.
Other feature stories
Two Wheels and a Mission
To raise awareness about India’s human-trafficking crisis, Kari Irwin ’09 joined a
trek through places few outsiders have seen.
Shadows and Light
Students learn the simple power of a black-and-white photo to reveal truths about
their classmates and themselves.
School of Nursing faculty and alumni help fight a trend that, if not halted, could
directly affect the health care of millions.
To direct her first major theatre production, Marti Lyons ’08 called upon the talents
of some old Illinois Wesleyan friends.
Taking the Plunge
Dave Simpson ’42 skydives into his tenth decade.
Senior music-theatre major Evan Kasprzak transitioned from roommate to celebrity,
all in one hot summer.
Alumni and students helped build a much-needed home for one area family.
Stephanie Hajdu '06 uses her alma mater to inspire her elementary students.
IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor
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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