Dr. Lindsay Sicks '06, Associate Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry, was the recipient of the IACLE Contact Lens Educator of the Year Award by the American Academy of Optometry.
Mark Denzler '94 is president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers' Association (IMA), which was just granted the 2022 Leadership Award from the Conference of State Manufacturers Associations.
The work of four IWU physics students, Jacqueline Rupprecht '22, Matthew Fritsch '22, Ethan Ruth '23 and Matt Kubas '24, was presented at a national meeting last month of the American Association of Physics Teachers, which took place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The presentation described their development and delivery, in collaboration with physics professor Gabriel Spalding, of a Flux Concept Discovery Lab.
Faculty from institutions across the U.S. and Europe visited IWU to learn how the physics program integrates programmable optics into undergraduate teaching. Two and a half days of hands-on mentoring by B. Charles and Joyce Eichhorn Ames Professor of Physics Gabriel Spalding was followed by two days of remote control of real laser systems.
Marla Maloney '92 has been promoted to President, Americas Services, at Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm.
Brett Ludwig '98, the current chief communications officer and head of global communications at W.L. Gore & Associates, has been named Lehigh’s next vice president for communications and public affairs.