Tag Archives: University of Iowa

Iowa Hawkeyes Named No. 1 Party School in America

As the adage goes, if you work hard enough at something success will follow – even if that something is partying. In Iowa City, Iowa, happy hour is a prospect that is taken very seriously, and for that reason Princeton … Continue reading

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Justin Cronin’s “The Passage” Shakes the Foundation

This book was published in 2010, debuting at #3 on the New York Times best-seller list, and is part of a trilogy that is still being written. “The Passage” takes a look at the fall of civilization after scientists and the … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

OK the Iowa City trip took a bit longer to complete than originally intended. My venture north summed up how the entire journey would ensue – ragged, but full of glory. I left New Orleans at 7:00 AM, with the … Continue reading

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A March of Their Own

Iowa City – Lindsay Larson can see the finish line. The 22-year-old University of Iowa senior just received her nursing degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army. In return for supplying Larson with an ROTC scholarship, … Continue reading

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The Professor: Greg Carmichael, Combating Global Warming from the Classroom

Greg Carmichael was completing high school when he became interested in the environment, back in 1970 – the year the federal Clean Air Act was enacted. This interest had an immediate and specific impact on his choice of college major: … Continue reading

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