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Five Good Reads: John Morgan

...City, John Morgan studied with Robert Lowell at Harvard, where he won the Hatch Prize for Lyric Poetry. At the University of Iowa Writers Workshop, he was awarded the Academy of American Poets' Prize. In 1976, Morgan moved with his family...
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

...Davis' (Madison, Wisconsin) mother, Nan (Doak) Davis, was a six-time All-American distance runner at the University of Iowa and an NCAA champion in the 10,000. Her father, Barry, is an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling.
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

...what he describes as "the most lethal organism in the history of man."Hultin was studying microbiology at the University of Iowa in 1949 when a virologist there mentioned that the key to understanding the long-gone Spanish flu of 1918 may be...
In tune with Alaska

...mentors."Trostel also cites symphony conductor, William LaRue Jones, now director of orchestral studies at the University of Iowa, and Jones' own mentor as big influences, adding that every conductor he's ever played under as a musician has...
Dissension and fiscal woes beset the Girl Scouts

...but there's no do-over with the land. Once it's gone, it's gone."Joni Kinsey, an art historian at the University of Iowa, credits her Girl Scout experience with kindling her interest in Western art. Now, as a troop leader, she's...
Sports Quote from Leland College in Baker in East Baton Rouge Parish, then went on to obtain his Master's degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City in 1954. Robinson is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.Robinson spent 56 years as the head coach...
Empire editorial: Polar history sent to the scrap yard

...through an icepack to establish another U.S. base.? While aboard the Glacier, Dr. James Van Allen of the University of Iowa in 1958 discovered "The Van Allen Belt," a radiation belt of high-energy particles, mainly protons and electrons...
Parnell elevates Appeals judge to Supreme Court

...Juneau and Judge Trevor N. Stephens of Ketchikan.Bolger first moved to Alaska in 1978. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor's degree in economics and a juris doctorate. He began his Alaskan legal career in Dillingham as...
Bryant to play Div. 1 hoops

...Bryant's name to head coach Tom Davis, who joined Drake in 2003 after establishing himself as the winningest coach in University of Iowa history in 13 years with the Hawkeyes. Bryant said that although he didn't work out for the Drake coaches on the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of Northbrook and has been a sports junkie since forever, a broadcaster beginning in high school and later at the University of Iowa. Then came gofer jobs at NBC and ESPN, and eventual advancement. On ESPN's SportsCentury he achieves a decent...


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