Summer 2017 issue highlights
Bringing Ideas to Life
Treating design, technology, and entrepreneurship equally, a new major equips IWU
students with skills to tackle real-world problems and bring new products and services
to the marketplace.
Alumni Investment in Student Innovation Pays Many Kinds of Dividends
Student Credits University Support for Mobile Fitness Launch
Student Businesses Take Off, Thanks to Fellowships and Alumni Support
For Dave Petrick '67, the spirit of entrepreneurship is contagious
More issue highlights
A Day to Remember
As Mother Nature delivered a picture-perfect day for Commencement 2017, some 400 graduates
and their guests honored venerated traditions and toasted new beginnings.
After recovering from a paralyzing fall, Sam Porritt '84 launched a foundation to
help others with debilitating conditions and limited health insurance to get the rehavilitation
therapy they need.
Curiosity and What to Make of It
According to Prof. Mafazy, "You don’t have to be an anthropologist to let your curiosity
about different ways of being in the world take you on little journeys of discovery."
From the President's Desk
In his quarterly letter to our readers, IWU President Eric Jensen reflects on the
start of a new academic year and new challenges on the horizon for the liberal arts.
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