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<br /> 10 Things at EMU Worth Bragging About p.14<br /> Winter 2010 | emich.edu The magazine of Eastern Michigan University<br /> Big Brains Bust<br /> Some Myths<br /> Do bats really do that?<br /> Did Mark Twain actually say that?<br /> EMU experts weigh in... p.17<br /> Making a<br /> Difference<br /> “Nord” (John) Nordlinger<br /> —Corporate and Community Relations<br /> CUETER, Chrysler · Jeep · Dodge<br /> —EMU Associate Director of<br /> Athletics, 1987-1994<br /> How to make a difference:<br /> u Make a direct contribution to the EMU Alumni<br /> Association Scholarship Fund or attend an event that<br /> supports it. For more information about the scholarship<br /> fund, visit emich.edu/alumni/awards/scholar.html.<br /> u Get an EMU license plate from the State of Michigan.<br /> The fe<a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=1"> 10 Things at EMU Worth Bragging About p.14 </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=2"> Making a Difference “Nord” (John</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=3"> table of Contents FEATURES 17 / Big Brai</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=4"> Editor's Note Meeting a Legend W </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=5"> From the President A year of renewal. A year</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=6"> AroundnCeamwpuss Meeting the Challenge Kres</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=7"> My Inspiration Gary Evans professor of communi</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=8"> AroundnCeamwpuss Vitamin D-ficiency Student</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=9"> Tapping Internal Talent: Students When EMU began </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=10"> AroundnCeamwpuss Honoring Our Best “Teach</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=11"> Expert Picks: Big-Screen Bucket List Every era in</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=12"> conversation Around Campus A Conversation </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=13"> Two years ago we won the Carnegie Classific</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=14"> ten Ctahmpinusgs Around Ten Things at EM</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=15"> will cast off again this spring. That's something</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=16"> Overcoming the Odds Create your own second chanc</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=17"> Big Brains Bust Myths by Amy Whitesall In the ha</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=18">  No two snowflakes are exactly</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=19"> delicious one-liner with an elem</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=20"> the short term, at least</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=21"> A necrotic wound sends a strong message, eve</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=22"> On Guard! W hen David Petersen </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=23"> even as a kid. Drawing was fun: creating things, </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=24"> “Luke did an awesome job making the game. He </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=25"> by Mark D. Higbee Last summer I journeyed </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=26"> Despite the horrific events that led to their unt</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=27"> was pushed to the ground, and shot twice. The off</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=28"> As Far As the by Sheryl James Eye Can See EMU</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=29"> Eastern | WINTER 2010 29</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=30"> to accompany Sheerin to Alaska, and both fully a</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=31"> In His Own Words </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=32"> Corwin's time in Australia included a spirited di</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=33"> reading a 2006 paper about Corwin's “One World Fl</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=34"> Or there was his vision of the Euphrates fr</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=35"> aClluassmNontesi 1960s Carol Smallwood (BS61</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=36"> aClluassmNontesi Naomi Williams (MA81) w</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=37"> Alumni Chapter listings </a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=38"> aluNmotens Class i Rebecca Dahn (BS95) is the n</a> <a title="Welcome EMU Alumni! page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f53e8b7d?page=39"> In Memoriam Ethel S. 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