Baking success

Technology grad Leigh Rowan, ’83, taps her know-how to run businesses efficiently to create a successful food truck bake shop while helping other vendors and reinventing Fort Wayne’s local food scene.

Loving lessons from her grandmother have evolved into a full-time business venture for Indiana State alumna Leigh Rowan, ’83. The mechanical technology graduate left her busy corporate career for more flexible working hours as owner of the Big Brick …
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Sycamores ‘focused’ on success

A Lilly Endowment grant to the Career Center is helping Indiana State graduates — new and not-so-new — become better professionals and navigate sometimes rough employment waters.

BY Emily Sturgess

Growing up on the practice field

Indiana State alumnus Donovan Wheeler, ’91, GR ’08, recalls ‘getting his face smashed’ by assistant football coach Sean Payton — and considers it just one of the many wonderful things the university did for him.

BY Donovan Wheeler, '91, GR '08

A turning point

Indiana State alumnus and author John Bicknell, ’82, says America could be very different today, if the presidential election of 1844 had gone a different way.

BY Libby Roerig

Operation: Bat Research

Research by Indiana State graduate students in North Carolina and Tennessee aims to save the rarest of bat species.

BY Libby Roerig

Tales from the campus crypt

You may not believe in ghosts or spirits or things that go bump in the night, but folklorists believe human beings have just cause to hold a fascination with apparitions. And what better place to go ghost-hunting than a university campus?

BY Dave Malone, GR '94

Building hope

Jocelyn Gregg showed her Sycamore spirit of service by working a week in a Kenyan medical clinic helping patients with a variety of conditions and illnesses — from allergies to lymphoma.

BY Mallory Manning