Take a photo of your homemade IU cupcake and send it to us.
Think outside of the box — your creation doesn’t have to be red and white. Sandra Wharton and Debbie Smith, of Vanilla Bean; David Fletcher, of BLU Boy Chocolate; and Michael Craig, of IMU Catering, will serve as judges. The winner receives IU baking gear and will be featured in the next magazine and on the IUAA website.
William L. “Willie” May, 75, BS’60, MS’66, of Chicago, died on March 28. While a student at IU Bloomington, May won seven Big Ten championships in hurdles between 1957 and 1959. He still ranks second on the Hoosiers’ all-time list in the 110m hurdles. May won the silver medal in the hurdles at the 1960 Olympics in Rome and a silver medal at the 1963 Pan American Games. In 1967 he became an assistant coach for the boys’ track and field team and taught physical education at Evanston (Ill.) Township High School. He served as the head coach from 1975 through 2006, leading the team to 26 conference championships and the state title in 1979. May became Evanston’s first African-American athletics director in 1983, a position he held until 2000. He was inducted into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Illinois Track & Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2007.