Summer 2009 issue highlights

On our cover

Illinois Wesleyan kicked off its $125-million Transforming Lives campaign with gala celebrations in both Bloomington and Chicago.

(Photos by Dan Dry)


Cover story

'Our Time Is Now'
Illinois Wesleyan kicks off its Transforming Lives campaign with news of major gifts already received.

The Five Goals
The new campaign highlights major initiatives.

Lives Transformed
A student and a young alumna share their Illinois Wesleyan experiences.


Other feature stories

Tough Going
Alumni who made it through the Great Depression give perspective on dealing with today’s fiscal challenges.

A Mind for Healing
Darshan Mehta ’97 advocates a new model of medicine that helps patients on a journey of self-healing.

Creative Approach
How three Illinois Wesleyan professors find and fulfill their artistic visions.

Metamorphosis of a Gringa
In Chile, Rachel Slough ’07 finds new ways to relate to the world and to herself.


Department highlights

From Taking to Giving
Howard Fricke ’60 urges 2009 graduates to reach for higher goals.

Digitizing the Best
Through the new Digital Commons, scholarly efforts are preserved online.

Mayor on a Mission
In his new role as a city mayor, Todd Eberle ’68 returns to his roots.

High-tech Solutions
Two alumni help schools and businesses manage information.

Stepping Stones to FBI
David Crawford ’99 used college internships to fulfill his dream.


IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor
Amelia Benner ’09, Editorial Assistant

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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