The Spring 2018 (vol. 27, iss.1) marks the 100th edition since the publication appeared in its current form in the fall of 1992. A previous iteration of the title was published in four volumes from 1896-1904 and was “devoted to the interests of graduate and non-resident students of IWU.”
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE
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ON OUR COVER: Richard ’69 and Sharon Jenkins ’69 walk the red carpet at the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on March 4, 2018. Richard Jenkins was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Shape of Water, which won Best Picture.
14 The Shape of Success Much has changed since, but Richard ’69 and Sharon Jenkins ’69 are the same people who went on a first date as Illinois Wesleyan students 50 years ago.
19 Paying it Forward Amanda Toney-Logan ’74 benefitted from assistance when she attended IWU. Now she’s returning the favor.
22 Building the Future of Medicine William Murphy ’98 leads a team researching regenerative medicine and bioinspired materials tasked with solving challenging biomedical problems.
D E PA RT M E N TS
2 From the President’s Desk
3 Inside IWU
8 Authors and the Arts
11 Social Lights
12 Homecoming 2017
26 Alumni Update
30 Alumni Association News
33 Tiny Titans
34 Titan Celebrations
36 In Memory