Depth reports completed by journalism students who took Digital Newsroom (414X), an experimental Greenlee course, in fall 2017 were published in January by the Iowa State Media Group. The work explores sustainability issues in Central Iowa.
Dan Davenport bikes through midtown Manhattan to get to work. A crush of creativity, passion and desperation, that ride rewards and tests Davenport every day. Not surprisingly, that’s an apt description of Davenport’s life. Davenport graduated from Greenlee in 1984, and worked at newspapers and the ISU alumni magazine VISIONS before landing a job at … Continue reading Dan Davenport ’84
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
Eric Abbott caught the journalism bug at age 5, when he licked envelope stamps and worked with a dog columnist at a newspaper in Osceola, Iowa, where his father was an editor. Fast forward 60-plus years, and Abbott boasts a plumb-full resume, chock-full of 41 years teaching experience, research trips to dozens of countries, numerous … Continue reading So Long, Professor Abbott
Since her freshman year, Danielle Ferguson, senior in journalism and mass communication, has called Hamilton Hall her home away from home. Between the many Greenlee classes she’s taken and her job as the editor in chief of the Iowa State Daily, Ferguson estimates she spends at least 12 hours in Hamilton every weekday. That all … Continue reading Iowa State Daily Transitions to ISD Media Group, Campustown
If he could talk as fast as he thinks, nobody would be able to understand Mark Witherspoon. The fast-talking Texan not only personifies the First Amendment, but has taught it and its importance to Iowa State students since 1999, when he became the editorial adviser of the Iowa State Daily. Spoon, as he’s affectionately known … Continue reading Witherspoon Recognized for First Amendment Dedication
The first time Jiahong “Ceci” Du found herself in Ames was just a couple of days before the start of her freshman year at Iowa State. Like many international students, Du had only seen pictures of Iowa State and Ames online before deciding to move half a world away, from Shenyang, China. Though she spoke … Continue reading Greenlee Students Create Bilingual Guide
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