Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
"Long before the first Europeans arrived here, there were some 500 nations
already in North America," says host Kevin Costner, who returns to the
subject that inspired "Dances with Wolves," his 1990 Oscar-winning film. The
first installment opens with the 1890 tragedy at Wounded Knee, and examines
the Anasazi and Maya civilizations before moving on to the Azetc empire and
the impact of Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes.
Fisheries and Wildlife Mgmt...
Fisheries and Wildlife
"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."