Winter 2011-12 issue highlights


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.


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 cultural insights.

Field Doctor
As team chiropractor for the Chicago Bears, Josh Akin ’03 helps players at the top of their game.

Department highlights

Star Treatment
With events that included a Hollywood film premiere, IWU celebrated Homecoming 2011 in style.

Center Stage
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.

Camp Connections
Through Wesleyan's  Summer Music Camp, Professor Maurice Willis brought the joy of music to thousands.

Titan Celebrations


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