Shannon Fayson’s Instagram handle is “dura.mater.”
For a while, the 2011 DePauw graduate described herself on Twitter as “ENT resident surgeon. Mother. … Nerd.” She recently swapped out a few descriptors for this: “Trailblazer. Health equity advocate.”
COVID-19 has been playing havoc with the health of people and the economy. But it also has presented opportunities to two DePauw rising juniors to conduct research about the global disease.
The COVID-19 pandemic was thwarting summer internships for DePauw students, but it wasn’t going to stop Jessie Scott and Chelsea Naylor.
Four rising seniors whose summer plans were dashed by COVID-19 got in the business of fighting back.
A Chicago lawyer-turned real estate developer, Greg Mutz ’67 credits his DePauw education with providing many of the skills, experiences and perspectives he used in becoming a successful leader.
“My senior year was an especially volatile time as most of us in the senior class thought and talked about what to do with the Vietnam War raging seemingly without end,” Mutz said. “The draft was expanding and deferments were shrinking. Like many in my class, I ended up drafted and went into the Army in August 1967, three months after graduating from DePauw.
Every day during July, English professor Joe Heithaus will write a poem for The 30/30 Project, an undertaking by Tupelo Press.