2015 Issue 2

2015 ISSUE 2


Twenty Years and Looking Ahead • Bill Holder


Foss Hill Memories

USAID and Rock & Roll


President’s Letter • Michael S. Roth ’78

Scholar Athlete: Andrew Yin ’15 • brian katten

Tweets Reveal Priorities in Congressional Politics • lauren rubenstein

Just Published • DAVID LOW

Pathogens and Biofuels Offer Big Questions That Motivate Erika Taylor • Christine Foster

Between the Lines: My Characters, Myself • Magazine editor

Remembering George Creeger • Magazine Editor

Patriots and Draft Picks • magazine editor

Historical Row: Henry Bacon’s Imprint on Wesleyan • leith johnson

A Sparkling Work of Scholarship • magazine editor


Wesleyan Welcomes Six New Members to The Board of Trustees • MAGAZINE EDITOR

Kevin Sanborn’s Legacy Lives On • Magazine Editor

Alumni “Drum Up” Support to Honor Abraham Adzenyah • Magazine Editor

Social Impact Summit Slated for November • MAGAZINE EDITOR

Message from the Chair: Join a Wesleyan Professional Network • Daphne Kwok ’84

Reunion & Commencement 2015 • Magazine Editor


Educator Middy Tilghman ’03 Kayaks on the “Roof of the World” • magazine editor

Kate Gordon ’94 Brings an “Astute Policy Mind” to Climate-Change Economics • magazine editor

Employee of the Month: Lazarus ’99 Get to the “How and Why” of What People Do • MAGAZINE EDITOR


Hooked on the Music of Africa • CYNTHIA ROCKWELL

Pedagogical Innovation • Charles g. salas, ma ’85

Ganbarg’s Greatest Hits • Laurie kenney

Gumption and Games • CHRISTINE FOSTER