Spring 2012 issue highlights

spring 2012 cover
On our cover

The women's basketball team celebrates after becoming NCAA Division III national champions. It's the sixth national trophy won by Titan athletic teams. The men's basketball team also played in Final Four action.(Photo collage by Gary Schwartz)


Cover story

A Season to Remember

It was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the women's basketball team. Then Coach Mia Smith was diagnosed with cancer. So began one of the most remarkable chapters in Titan athletic history.


Other feature stories

In Deep

As a volunteer at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium,
Dawn Dall Ducharme '96 experiences the joy
of diving into another world.

A Woman's Place

As a passionate crusader in the campaign for women's suffrage, Antoinette Funk, class of 1898,
shattered stereotypes she once espoused.

Work of Art

The new School of Art rotunda captures
attention and sparks imaginations.

Home Advantage

Launching his sports-reporting career in college,
Stew Salowitz '76 continues to track the pulse
of Titan athletics.



Department highlights

Family Man

Jay Payleitner '79 puts family first.

Commitment to Care

Jody Reyes '96 embraces her new role as
leading cancer center's clinical director.



IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor
Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor

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