Thursday, April 13, 2023

Dr. James Van Allen is listed among "9 Hawkeyes Who Deserve Recognition," a recent Iowa Stories article by the Iowa Center for Advancement.

Hawkeyes shared the names of 200-plus alumni who deserve more time in the spotlight, and whose talent, creativity, and brilliance should be celebrated. 

Born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Van Allen (36MS, 39PhD) had a penchant for all things mechanical and scientific from an early age. After studying at Wesleyan College, Van Allen received a master’s and PhD from Iowa, where he later helped establish the field of magnetospheric research.

Read more about Van Allen in this Iowa Magazine article.