Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

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Wheaton College Dance Company

Dancing the night away

In its fall 2010 show “Anatomy of a Dream,” the Wheaton College Dance Company performed to “This River Is Wild” by The Killers in a piece choreographed by Julie Forrest ’10. The company performs each year throughout the first and second semesters, with the emphasis placed on semi-annual main-stage events in December and May. (Photo by Jessica Kuszaj)


Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”Well played

Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” directed by Professor of Theatre David Fox, was presented in November in the Weber Theatre. The cast included: Morgan Shattuck ’11, Adam Wilson ’11, Marissa Bergman ’11, Charlotte Kinder ’13, Corinne Manning ’14, Timothy Peck ’14, Jessica Weinstein ’11 and David Perelman ’12.(Photo by Jessica Kuszaj)


A stellar career

Dr. Mae JemisonDr. Mae JemisonDr. Mae Jemison, a renowned physician, former NASA astronaut, and the first African American woman to travel into space, spoke at Wheaton in February as a part of the Jane E. Ruby Humanities Lecture series. The series was established in 1993 by a bequest from the estate of Jane E. Ruby, professor of history emerita and former provost. (Astronaut portrait courtesy of NASA)

 


Pink Zone initiativePretty powerful in pink

Pink Zone initiativeThe athletics department and Office of Service, Spirituality and Social Responsibility teamed up in February to raise awareness and money in the fight against breast cancer during the fifth annual Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Pink Zone initiative. Proceeds raised go to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in honor of the former North Carolina State University women’s coach, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987 and died in 2009. (Photos by Amie Rosenblum ’12)