Summer 2010 issue highlights


New Illinois Wesleyan University graduates Travis Williams and Shirley Alonzo are all smiles during Commencement ceremonies in May.

(Photo by Marc Featherly)


Facing Happiness
Exploring how happiness relates to the liberal arts, Associate Professor of English Wes Chapman raises larger questions about the role happiness plays in the human experience.

Other feature stories

Command Performer
After playing for presidents and queens, U.S. Marine Band trumpeter Amy McCabe ’01 returns to campus for one memorial evening.

Standing Out in the Crowd
Faced with one of the toughest job markets in recent memory, Illinois Wesleyan students are bringing their A game.

Right on Track
Coach Chris Schumacher finds a winning formula to make his Titan track and field teams among the nation’s best.

Golden Opportunity
The University’s School of Nursing celebrates a 50-year commitment to teaching and scholarship.

Department highlights

Monkey Do
With a stuffed monkey for a mascot, the Titan baseball team went from underdogs to national champions.

Recession Lessons
Hard times provide professors with a wealth of real-life examples to share with students.

Triple Threat
After graduating together at IWU, triplets Christina, Kathryn and Matthew Formeller earn law degrees at DePaul University.

Memories of a Faculty Brat
Ralph Townsend '53 writes about what it was like to have the University as a childhood playground.

Titan Celebrations


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