Summer 2014 issue highlights
The Challenge to Be First
First-generation students find growing support to help them clear the many obstacles
they face. (Photo by Marc Featherly)
For 25 years, IWU’s John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference has served as an
academic rite of passage, condensing hundreds of hours of scholarly and creative exploration
into one climactic moment.
Reflection, Joy and Sunshine
Spirits ran high at May Commencement, while speakers called attention to the event’s
From Stage To Page
Fueled by a passion to create, Aaron Reynolds ’92 parlayed his theatre background
into success as a children’s author.
Retiring this spring, Ann Harding looks back on a career that helped change thousands
of current and former IWU students’ lives for the better.
Four Years Later
Students profiled in IWU Magazine as first-year students reflect on their journey to graduation this May.
Make ’Em Laugh
Andrew Junk ’08 and Shannon Moffitt ’10 train at Chicago's renowned Second City Conservatory.
At Cincinnati medical center, alumni team up to save lives.
(Pod)casting His Net
Robb McCoy ’99 creates weekly podcast to reach an even wider congregation.
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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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