Summer 2011 issue highlights


Mark Lareau ’93 (shown top right) is one of several IWU alumni members of the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band (shown bottom).

(Photo by Michael Vaughn)


In Tune with History

As the nation commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Illinois Wesleyan alumni help bring the era’s music to life.


A Journey of Firsts
As they experienced their first year at Illinois Wesleyan, five students invited us along for the ride.

The Doctor of Jazz
Alumni and students raised their horns to salute Tom Streeter, who has kept jazz music alive and swinging at IWU for 40 years.

Work in Progress
Several campus renovation projects near completion and the new classroom building moves closer to launch.

On the Write Track
The need to write well is promoted across the University's curriculum.


After the Storm
In the wake of a tornado that destroyed his home, John Hale ’70 finds solace in others’ kindness.

What Goes Around
From Bulgaria to London, international students make connections that last.

Hard Time and Mental Health
Psychologist Lisa Buhs ’94 helps inmates turn the corner to a better life after release.

The Art of Giving
To inspire change, Bill Wartmann ’57 finds his inspiration in the wisdom of the past.

Titan Celebrations


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