Summer 2013

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Contents

Features

Ten Standout Seniors

Our annual head nod to a sample of soon-to-be graduates

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War Stories

Kevin Sites chronicles the experiences of 11 veterans

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A Will to Live

Former Wildcat John Trautwein focuses on saving lives.

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50 Wildcat Greats: Who's on Your List?

Tell us your memories of Northwestern's best athletes

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Building on 80 Years of Tradition

2013 Northwestern Alumni Association Alumni Awards

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Campus Life

Examining World Health

Global health minor offers major experience

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A Born Competitor

Paratriathlete Hailey Danisewicz powers ahead

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Mariachi Northwestern

Student group spreads mariachi sounds across campus

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Startup Takes on Obesity

Senior's app promotes healthful eating.

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Broadway or Bust

PBS series highlighted actor's award-winning journey

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They Danced for Danny

DM raises $1.2 millionin honor of alumnus' son

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Scholars Bring Global Influence

Program helps to increase international population

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A Familiar Song

Great-grandson of Irving Berlin finds his own tune

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Then: Up All Night

No catnaps for Norris night owls.

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Collections: Ramon Casas

Prized painting takes a road trip

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The Evolution of Diet

Primitive societies offer a model for modern nutrition

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Fossils Offer Clues about Warmer World

Plant fossils give clues on climate-change impact

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The Draw Starts It All

Junior Alyssa Leonard helps keep the ’Cats on the ball

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On Her Own

Suchaya Tangkamolprasert adjusts to new home course

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Wildcat Sibs

Brothers and sisters suit up for Northwestern

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Alumni Life

Ready to Rock

Reunion 2013 brings back class of 1958 plus recent grads

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Ed Tilly: Trading Up

CBOE executive started as a clerk on the trading floor

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Nicole Ginsburg Small: Museum Executive

Nicole Ginsburg Small heads Dallas science museum

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Denise Miarecki Stillman: Baseball Heaven

Denise Miarecki Stillman’s field trip

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Maxine Hupy: Dance Diva

Maxine Hupy is on her toes

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Alumni Updates

Andy Dunn, Michelle Edgar and Clinton Kelly

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Passings

Remembering Cardiss Collins and Dawn Clark Netsch

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Purple Prose

Rock On

It’s never too late to dig — and make — rock ’n’ roll

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Mailbox

Mailbox

Memories of the Sandwichman; in defense of advertising

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