Winter 2011-12 issue highlights
ON OUR COVER
Alumna Patricia Wynne ‘s 2007 watercolor, Remembering Wyoming, depicts a magpie. For the background, she used an old photo taken by her mother when
she was an airline stewardess.
Drawn from Life
Artwork by award-winning illustrator Patricia J. Wynne ’67 captures both the fine
details and essence of her subjects.
OTHER FEATURED STORIES
Science Goes to Work
Kirk Schroeder ’84, president and co-founder of Essen BioScience, creates high-tech
innovations and American jobs.
Improving with Age
Retired professor and Senior Olympic athlete D. Paul Miller reveals what keeps him
going strong at 94.
From Russia with Love
A collaboration between Wesleyan and Russian scholars inspires new research and surprising
As team chiropractor for the Chicago Bears, Josh Akin ’03 helps players at the top
of their game.
With events that included a Hollywood film premiere, IWU celebrated Homecoming 2011
Kate Tombaugh '07 shares highlights from her unexpected career singing opera.
A Tuneful Tribute
Alumni add their voices to salute the career of retiring Voice Professor Sammy Scifres.
Through Wesleyan's Summer Music Camp, Professor Maurice Willis brought the joy of
music to thousands.
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IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor
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