Category: 1990s

Kate (Adams) Bruns ’99

By Terriana Hicks Kate (Adams) Bruns, ’99, credits a legendary children’s author for her own literary inspirations. “I had that sort of creative Dr. Seuss-type of element to my personality,” said Bruns, author of Cy’s Surprise, the new children’s book published by the Iowa State University Alumni Association. Brun’s book was released last summer for … Continue reading Kate (Adams) Bruns ’99

Tara Deering-Hansen ’99

Falling in love with journalism was not what Tara Deering-Hansen had in mind when she started college. In fact, her first semester at Iowa State was spent as an agricultural engineering student. Deering-Hansen says she was weeded out after the first semester. Switching gears, she began her journey toward a career in journalism with an … Continue reading Tara Deering-Hansen ’99