Matthew Dearing ’00 stargazes with his children, Elizabeth and Andrew, in the family’s backyard.

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Dynamic Patterns

Whether crafting custom jewelry, performing onstage or sharing the excitement of citizen science, Matthew Dearing '00 explores life's dynamic patterns.


Keeping the Promise

President Richard F. Wilson frankly discusses the mounting need for student financial aid.

A Question of Giving

With alumni satisfaction so high, why is annual giving participation so low?

Finding Their Wings

A new scholarship program gives students the time and guidance to realize their  potential.

Turning the Tables

Three Wesleyan friends-turned-partners make their mark on Chicago's competitive dining scene.

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Symbols of Joy

At the wedding of Mahera (Tapia) Khanshab '05, alumni celebrate old and new traditions.

History in the Making

IWU's first-year class is the most diverse ever.

Musical Roots

Alumna leads the next musical generation.

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Titan Celebrations


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Sarah (Zeller) Julian ’07, Contributing Alumni Update Editor

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