A gift from Sally A. Firestone '69 established the 10th endowed professorship in the Transforming Lives fundraising campaign, bringing the total to 20 with a matching gift from Chuck '50 and Jay Ames'49.
Sun Jin Hong '97 composed a "a heart-breaking work of staggering ingenuity," as performed by his One World Symphony -- or New York's "hippest orchestra."
Soprano Dawn Upshaw '82 has won her fifth Grammy, claiming this year's award for Best Classical Vocal Solo for her performance on Winter Morning Walks.
Launching a new theatre company, alumni and students creatively worked side-by-side with IWU faculty to create an indelible portrayal of the struggles of America's working poor.
Travis Williams '10 received international recognition from the Modernist Versions Project for a drawing that reconstructs Joyce's Ulysses as it corresponds to organs of the human body.
Maria Gonzalez '08 draws attention as a top-shelf illustrator and art director, including award-winning designs inspired by her mother's home in Mexico.