2013 Issue 2


2013 ISSUE 2


What’s the Value of a Liberal Arts Education? • Bill Holder


Thanks to Sal Russo ’60Apologies to Phil CarneyBridging Generations


President’s Letter • Michael S. Roth ’78

Stone Family Women: A Continuum • Cynthia Rockwell

Shapiro Creative Writing Center: Master Classes for Students • Cynthia Rockwell

From the Vault: Highlight From the Davison Art Center Collection • Clare Rogan

Just Published Fiction and PoetryNonfiction • David Low

Partnership with Posse Foundation Will Recruit Veterans to Class of ’18 • Cynthia Rockwell

Wesleyan Remembers John “Jack” C. Hoy ’55 • Cynthia Rockwell

Scholar Athlete: Allee Beatty ’13 • Cynthia Rockwell

Cardinals Set Record With Four NESCAC Players of the Year • Cynthia Rockwell

Letter Home • Sue Rappaport Guiney ’77


Josh Lerner ’00: Painting Democracy’s Vibrant Canvas • Lauren Weber ’94

Finessing Food Allergies: Amanda Snyder ’00 • Magazine Editor

Helping Kids Do ‘The Work of Growing Up’: Stacey Matthias ’92 • Lauren Weber ’94


Fighting Injustice, Making News: Maria Santana ’98 • CYNTHIA ROCKWELL

John Ravenal ’81: Curating Wesleyan’s Alumni Show II • CYNTHIA ROCKWELL

Melissa Stern ’80: Off-Balance Art • JULIE BURSTEIN ’80


Frank Sica ’73 Makes Gift to Endow Athletic Director Position Held by Mike Whalen ’83 • Cynthia Rockwell

Essel ’66 and Menakka Bailey Gift Endows Visiting Professorship in College of the Environment • Cynthia Rockwell

John Frank ’78, Diann Kim P’12 Gift to Fund Writing Certificate Program Developed by Anne Greene • Cynthia Rockwell

Castonguay: How to Help Students Find Jobs? Network! • Magazine Editor

Message From The Chair • Megan Norris ’83, P’17

My Fifth Wesleyan Reunion—In Madrid • Alissa Greenberg ’08