Creation of the first acoustic tractor beam by a team including Illinois Wesleyan's Gabriel Spalding and alumnus Patrick Dahl '12 has been included in the top 10 breakthroughs in physics in 2014, as judged by Physics World magazine.
Maggie Kendall '99 is one of five winners of the Thank a Million Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge, for her dream of building Chicago's first therapeutic indoor riding facility.
Andrew Chereck '04 is a senior systems engineer at Lockheed Martin and worked on the Orion spacecraft, which completed its first test flight on Dec. 5.
Joe Anderson '68 has been named president of Seniority, Inc., a provider of management, sales and developmental consulting to senior living communities throughout the United States.
Law student Martha White Price '06 has received an Outstanding Service Award for demonstrating her commitment to the community through public interest and justice work.
Illinois Wesleyan alumna and SIU medical student Emily Jones '11 ran back-to-back marathons in October, and aims to run a marathon in all 50 states.