Category: Greenlee Glimpse

Register Publisher Shares Optimism for Print Editions

Rick Green, president and publisher of The Des Moines Register, gave the eighth annual Chamberlin Lecture on Sept. 16, titled, “Yes, Iowa, there is a Future for Newspapers.” Green’s lecture focused on his optimism for the future of the print industry. Green shared his belief that, although the media world is constantly evolving, there will … Continue reading Register Publisher Shares Optimism for Print Editions

125 Years: An Iowa State Daily Milestone that Almost Never Happened

The Iowa State Daily‘s presence has been a staple of the university since 1890, when it was first published under the name The I.A.C. Student. Since its beginning the newspaper has been a student-run operation serving the Iowa State and Ames communities. As the nationally renowned student newspaper approached its 125-year anniversary at Iowa State, … Continue reading 125 Years: An Iowa State Daily Milestone that Almost Never Happened

Judith Ann Meehan

Judith Ann Meehan, 81, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away on June 29, 2013. The Kimballton native attended Iowa State University and lived in Des Moines since 1962. Judith and her late husband, William “Bill” Meehan were supporters of the Greenlee School graduate program. The Meehan’s established a scholarship fund in honor of their son, … Continue reading Judith Ann Meehan

Dorothy Thomson

Dorothy Thomson died on October, 20, 2013 in Ames, Iowa. She was 92. The White Pigeon, Michigan native graduated from Kalamazoo College and attended Iowa State College while working on a Master’s degree in zoology. Thomson and her second husband, John “Jack” Shelley were long-time supporters of the Greenlee School and attended may School events. … Continue reading Dorothy Thomson

Michon Runyon ’06

Michon Runyon, ‘06, died July 13. She was 30. She attended Iowa State University and graduated with a double major in journalism and fine arts. She last worked in Des Moines at Wells Fargo Bank. Michon is survived by her parents, Devon & Margaret Runyon; sister and brother-in-law, Cristin & Shawn Kohlscheen; grandparents, J. David … Continue reading Michon Runyon ’06

Randy Brubaker

Longtime Des Moines Register editor Randy Brubaker, died of heart failure last spring at age 55. Brubaker worked at the Register for more than 30 years, and was also a former president and active member of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. He oversaw the Register’s investigative reporting team and led the council’s initiative to … Continue reading Randy Brubaker