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Autumn 2006 | Volume 29, Number 4 | Alumni

A “Determined Quiet”
Alumna of the Year Lora Jones ’43 began her life’s journey as an abandoned infant outside the city gate of Chengchow, China. Now in her 90s, she is proof that one person can change the world. In her life of ardent faith, she’s weathered war, life on a prison farm, and decades of uncertainty.

Alumni Educators Honored With Medallion Awards

Alumna Uses New Platform for Good


Beyond Intellectual Mastery
President Philip Eaton offers a more complete view of education: Learning is “a bigger story than our own little pieces of intellectual mastery.”

Advising Future Physicians
In 2006, SPU achieved a 100 percent medical school acceptance rate through its unique, longtime approach to “shepherding” premed students.

Fiction on a Small Canvas
A new volume celebrates the best in Christian short stories — and leads off with a creation of SPU Adjunct Professor Mary Kenagy.

Goodwill Goalkeeping
Star soccer player Marcus Hahnemann ’93 wins fans in Europe, and represents America in the 2006 World Cup.

My Response
Principal and SPU doctoral student Karol Pulliam considers the classroom implications of John Medina’s 12 brain rules.

Back-Cover Art
Class of 2000 alumna Anne Faith Nicholls gives Response readers a “Page One Examination.”

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