Spring 2013 issue highlights


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)

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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.


International Engagement

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.

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All the President's Gifts

Carolyn Hull '08 becomes part of history as staff member in the Gift Unit of the Obama White House.

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 organist.

Savvy Searchers

A new study addresses the challenges of academic library use in the age of Google.

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