Spring 2013 issue highlights
ON OUR COVER
A two-centimeter-long Pristimantis bromeliaceus was among the frogs Illinois Wesleyan
Professor Edgar Lehr identified in his search for new amphibian species in Peru.
(Photo by Edgar Lehr)
A Precarious Path to Discovery
IWU biologist Edgar Lehr explores the world’s most remote habitats in search of new
species of frogs and lizards that may be on the verge of vanishing.
OTHER FEATURE STORIES
Half of IWU students study abroad. For many, the experience has inspired even deeper
explorations of global opportunities.
Top 10 Life Lessons
Along the way to becoming one of the nation's top financial advisors, Carol Brandt
'78 learned several valuable life lessons that she now shares with others.
Adding It Up
In his teaching and research, Mathematics Professor Tian-Xiao He embraces the joy
of exploring an oft-feared subject.
All the President's Gifts
Carolyn Hull '08 becomes part of history as staff member in the Gift Unit of the Obama
Leading the Way to Better Health
Stephanie Whyte '91 is new chief health officer for Chicago schools.
A True Classic
A gala event honors School of Music alumna Marilyn Keiser’s achievements as world-class
A new study addresses the challenges of academic library use in the age of Google.
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IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor; Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor;
Sarah (Zeller) Julian ’07, Contributing Alumni Update Editor
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