Feature Story Archives 2012

Student work and experiences, special guests on campus, and responding to natural disasters are some of the stories featured from 2012.


Wheaton takes the Scriptures to heart in a new way with the "Lovetown" project.

Joshua Roman

The cello virtuoso offers a glimpse into his week-long residency at Wheaton.

From College to Career

Wheaton's broad network of alumni and parents offers help for students navigating life's transitions.

Professors Have You Over for Dinner

The “Week in the Life of Wheaton” project brings this and other aspects of Wheaton life to light.

25 Years of Gospel Choir

Wheaton’s Gospel Choir celebrates a legacy that began with eight students and a piano.

Class of 2012 Farewell Thanks

Wheaton’s 2012 graduates, both undergraduate and graduate, share parting words of gratitude for faculty and staff members.

Best View of Jerusalem

Rachel Carlson ’13 and Ian McGregor ’13 describe a semester in the city where “God chose to meet men.”

Q & A with Leland Ryken

Professor Leland Ryken answers questions about his tenure at Wheaton, the epic poem that has never disappointed him, and why an English degree matters.

Global Summer

Students travel to points around the world for summer study, work, and service.

A Voice of Gratitude

Mezzo-soprano, Wendy White Aftab ’75 tells how her Wheaton experience equipped her for a future in the opera.

"Things Altogether Unexpected"

Scholars from the Wade Center explain why J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit continues to captivate audiences after 75 years.

In Response to Sandy

Read about Wheaton’s Humanitarian Disaster Institute, and how the Wheaton community is responding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Nicole Hess

In the study of ancient languages, Nicole Hess ’12 discovers a passion she almost missed out on.

George Obiero

For George Obiero M.A. ’13, graduate school means preparing to tackle the needs of a nation.

Daniel Fuglestad

Daniel Fuglestad ’14 steps into the world of international politics through the Wheaton in Germany program.

"Because of Wheaton"

A lawyer, two teachers, and an engineer reflect on how Wheaton equipped them for life after graduation.