Current Issue

Spring 2021 Magazine


Muhlenberg Magazine - Spring 2021

Behind the MusicAward-winning rock journalist David Fricke ’73 reflects on the journey that took him from WMUH to SiriusXM, including the more than 40 years he spent writing for Rolling Stone.

Writing the Pandemic Playbook
Through her involvement with a National Institutes of Health working group, Samantha Jonson ’09 has had a front-row seat to the scientific revolution that COVID-19 inspired.

Looking Beyond Campus
At the heart of Muhlenberg’s community engagement work is a commitment to forming deep, meaningful relationships between the College and those who live around it.

Muhlenberg Magazine - Fall 2020 Cover

Muhlenberg Magazine - Fall 2020

A Community Effort
What does it take to change the campus climate surrounding race at a predominantly white institution? True transformation starts with individual students, faculty, staff and alumni who push themselves and their peers—and by extension, the College—toward anti-racism, equity and an understanding that this work is never finished.

That’s Entertainment
Jennifer DeGuzman ’93, vice president of communications at the National Geographic Channel, reflects on a 25-year career in public relations that began at MTV.

Science at Muhlenberg
The College has a long-standing reputation for scientific excellence. Learn what makes Muhlenberg’s programs so strong and the scientists those programs produce so successful.

Muhlenberg Magazine - Summer 2020 Cover


Muhlenberg Magazine - Summer 2020

2020 Election: Issues Guide
Muhlenberg faculty experts provide background and context for some of the important issues voters will hear about in the leadup to November.

Learn how Muhlenberg came together and continues to exhibit resilience, compassion and togetherness (from a safe distance, of course) as the pandemic wears on.

Muhlenberg Magazine - Spring 2020 Cover

Muhlenberg Magazine - Spring 2020

Shared Experience
Muhlenberg’s new externship program bridges the gap between day-long job shadows and months-long internships.

A Parallel Universe
Through his work on VR software at Microsoft, Evan Sforza ’07 helps create a welcoming place for people from around the world to meet.

A Different World
Last fall’s Bodies & Identities in Contemporary Cuba course demonstrates the transformative potential of short-term study abroad.

Getting Their Feet Wet
Professor of Biology Erika Iyengar found a way to share her love of fieldwork with students in their first semester at Muhlenberg.



Muhlenberg Magazine - Fall 2019

First-Year Seminars help develop composition skills through interesting topics.

Use of college counseling services is on the rise, nationwide and at Muhlenberg.

Positive Change
Dr. Paul Zeitz ’84 tackles seemingly insurmountable problems.

A New Start in Singapore
Jeannette Ickovics ’84 is dean of faculty at Yale-NUS.

Tech Support
Muhlenberg sports utilize data-gathering devices.


Magazine - Summer 2019 Cover


Muhlenberg Magazine - Summer 2019

Val Weisler ’20 helps empower young people around the world.

Bring It On!
Behind the scenes at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre

In the Weeds
Examining the pros and cons of legalizing recreational cannabis

The Art of Business
Elmer Moore ’99 melds creativity and entrepreneurship


Muhlenberg Magazine - Spring 2019

Muhlenberg Magazine - Spring 2019

More Than Green
In class and on campus, sustainability grows and thrives.

The Music Man
Record executive Mike Alexander ’05 taps the Muhlenberg Network

Only at Muhlenberg
Campus traditions create shared experiences

Senegal, Up Close
One international student’s short-term study abroad experience

Muhlenberg Magazine - Fall 2018

Muhlenberg Magazine - Fall 2018

Crafting Tales
Sam Calagione '92 brings a storytelling sensibility to brewing and business

Understanding Poverty
Service-learning course focuses on poverty

Students lead at the top-rated Institute of Public Opinion

President's Report
Value is found throughout the liberal arts experience

Spring/Summer 2018 Muhlenberg Magazine 

Spring/Summer 2018 Muhlenberg Magazine

Breathing New Life Into a Centuries-Old Network
Muhlenberg finds novel ways to invest in creating connections

Power Pairs
When an alumnus or parent helps a fellow Mule, both of them reap rewards

Career Center Looks Beyond Seegers
Amajor focus of the reimagined department is sponsoring professional activities that take place outside campus borders

Fishbowl Collective Unites NYC Alumni
Artistic inspiration and support are big draws for alumni group

Fall 2017 

Fall 2017 Muhlenberg Magazine

2017 Alumni Achievement Award Winners
Find out more about the accomplished individuals who were honored at “An Evening of Distinction.”

2017 Volunteer Recognition Awards
Earlier this year, Muhlenberg recognized alumni who give generously of their time as volunteers.

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Seven individuals and one team will take their place among the College’s greats in April.

Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
An exhibit on display in Trexler Library traces the history of Lutheranism and Lutheran education.

Cover of health professions issue

Summer 2017 Muhlenberg Magazine

History and Medicine at Muhlenberg
History prof Daniel Wilson reflects on a career studying the history of medicine.

Stem Cell Science
Dr. Leonard Zon ’79 makes his mark on genetics research.

Muhlenberg’s Nobel Laureate
Dr. Henry David Abraham ’63 was a corecipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

Muhlenberg College Emergency Medical Service
Hands-on experience and camaraderie abound.

Muhlenberg Magazine - Winter 2017 Cover

Winter 2017 Muhlenberg Magazine

Understanding Globalization
Political science professor Mohsin Hashim examines how we can be better global citizens.

Alumni Abroad
Many factors draw Muhlenberg grads to lives and careers outside the u.S.

Costa Rican Community Connections
Biology professor Rich Niesenbaum and his students have been studying in Costa Rica for two decades.

A Transformational Semester
Students studying abroad report that the experience has a profound impact on them.

Muhlenberg Magazine - Summer 2016 Cover

Summer 2016 Muhlenberg Magazine

The Beauty and Edification Found in Reading
English professor James Bloom discusses the importance of books.

'Berg Alumni Have Been Quite Bookish
Grads pursue careers as authors and write as part of enriching lives and professions.

Those Who Teach, Also Write
Faculty turn research interests into published works.

A Collection That is Special
Trexler Library’s Special Collection

Spring 2016 - magazine thumbnail image

Spring 2016

Serving at Home and Abroad
Young alumni make a difference through volunteer programs and careers.

Completing the Circle
Alumni make an impact upon returning to the Lehigh Valley.

From Appalachia to Malawi
Muhlenberg grads bring medical help to those most in need.



Magazine Archive: To peruse even more issues of the Muhlenberg Magazine, go to the Magazine Archive.