Dana McCullough’s Published Magazine Articles

My writing has appeared in several national and regional magazines, as well as in university magazines and newsletters. The articles cover a range of topics on higher education, genealogy, technology, health, engineering, art, and business. The following is a sampling of my published articles. Please contact me if you’d like me to send you any copies of the listed articles.

NATIONAL AND REGIONAL MAGAZINES
(These are categorized by article topic. Some links require a subscription to the publication to access the entire article.)

Higher Education/Colleges & Universities

General Interest/Women’s Interest/Health

  • “Q&A with Dr. Grace Janik: Fertility After Age 35,” Wisconsin Woman, April 2014
  • Giving New Hope to Young Cancer Patients,” Wisconsin Woman, February 2014
  • “Nutshell: What Causes Autism?,” Brain, Child, Winter 2014
  • “Minimally Invasive Treatments for Varicose Veins,” Wisconsin Woman, December 2013
  • “Special Report: Under the Weather,” Family Tree Magazine, January 2009
  • “Words to Live By,” Family Circle, April 1, 2005 (compiled quotations for column)
  • “To Have and To Hold,” Simply Creative Weddings, Spring 2005
  • “Adoption Angels,” Family Circle, November 9, 2004
  • “Autumn’s Best Bets,” Family Circle, October 19, 2004
  • “Family Vacations at Club Med,” FamilyCircle.com, August 18, 2004
  • “Gardening Circle: How to Get Rid of Five Common Garden Pests,” FamilyCircle.com, August 18, 2004
  • “Iowa’s First Library,” The Iowan, September/October 2003
  • “A Native Beauty: Northern Wild Monkshood,” The Iowan, September/October 2003
  • “Touring Iowa’s Treasures,” The Iowan, September/October 2003

Genealogy/Family History

  • Genealogy Adventure Awaits: 5 Top Genealogy & History Destinations,” Family Tree Magazine, July/August 2014
  • “Toolkit: Adaptive Research Tools,” Family Tree Magazine, May/June 2014
  • “Toolkit: Canvas Photo Printing Services Quick Guide,” Family Tree Magazine, December 2013
  • “Toolkit: Digital Yearbooks Quick Guide,” Family Tree Magazine, October/November 2013
  • “Genealogy Design Star,” Family Tree Magazine, February 2012
  • “New Hampshire” state research guide, Family Tree Magazine, March 2009
  • “Nebraska” state research guide, Family Tree Magazine, May 2008
  • “Colorado” state research guide, Family Tree Magazine, March 2008
  • “Wrapped in the Past,” Family Tree Magazine, January 2008
  • “Wyoming” state research guide, Family Tree Magazine, November 2007
  • “One for All,” Family Tree Magazine, September 2007
  • “Web Watch” On the Prowl,” Family Tree Magazine, February 2007
  • “Iowa” state research guide, Family Tree Magazine, December 2006
  • “Now What? Free Ride,” Family Tree Magazine, October 2006
  • “Hola, Family History,” Family Tree Magazine, October 2006
  • “Living History” column, Family Tree Magazine, August 2006
  • “Alaska” state research guide, Family Tree Magazine, August 2006
  • “Living History” column, Family Tree Magazine, June 2006
  • “Toolkit: Go Go Gadgets,” Family Tree Magazine, June 2006
  • “Living History” column, Family Tree Magazine, April 2006
  • “Now What? Japanese Lesson,” Family Tree Magazine, April 2006
  • “Living History” column, Family Tree Magazine, February 2006
  • “Living History” column, Family Tree Magazine, December 2005
  • “Inside Sources: Federal Assistance,” Family Tree Sourcebook, September 2005
  • “Inside Sources: Ports of All Sorts,” Family Tree Sourcebook, September 2005

Technology

  • “Toolkit: Web Browser Plug-ins for Privacy,” Family Tree Magazine,  January/February 2014
  • “Toolkit: Password Managers Quick Guide,” Family Tree Magazine, September 2013
  • “Toolkit: Tablet Computers Quick Guide,” Family Tree Magazine, May/June 2013
  • “Software Review: Saving Memories Forever 1.0,” Family Tree Magazine, March/April 2013
  • “Go Go Gadgets!,” Family Tree Magazine, March 2010
  • “Shooting Gallery,” Family Tree Magazine, January 2009
  • “Machine Control Goes Academic,” Professional Surveyor Magazine, January 2008

Art & Crafts

  • “Season’s Greetings,” The Artist’s Magazine, December 2007
  • “Presents of Mind,” The Artist’s Magazine, December 2007
  • “Creativity Rescue,” The Artist’s Magazine, January/February 2007
  • “Leaders of the Pack,” The Artist’s Magazine, December 2006
  • “Competition Confidential,” The Artist’s Magazine, December 2006
  • “Where Do I Start: Part 2,” Scrapbooks, etc., November/December 2005
  • “Where Do I Start: Part 1,” Scrapbooks, etc., September/October 2005

UNIVERSITY MAGAZINES AND NEWSLETTERS
(These are listed by article type. Most links connect to a PDF.)

Student, Alumni, and Faculty Profiles

  • “Q&A with Sarah Rajala, College of Engineering Dean,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Fall 2013
  • “Alum Discusses His Career and His Role in Developing Fax Machine Technology,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2011
  • “Computer Engineering Alumnus Starts Video Game Company,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2010
  • “Electrical Engineering Alumnus Recognized as a Pioneer of Medical Ultrasound Technology,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2010
  • “Electrical Engineering Freshmen Get Challenged and Inspired to Learn, Discover,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2010
  • “ECpE Alumnus Develops Technology to Help NASA Learn More About Mars,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2009
  • “Electrical Engineering Alumnus Saves Lives—One Pacemaker at a Time,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2009
  • “Alum Receives Award for Creating First Portable Phone,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2008
  • “Alumnus Named CEO of Major Technology Company,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2007

University News

  • “CIRAS Assists Iowa Lean Consortium in Reaching Iowa Manufacturers,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Winter 2014
  • “Students Make Engineering Career Fair a Success,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Winter 2014
  • “ISU Research Park Facility Improves Collaboration and Flexibility at Vermeer,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Fall 2013
  • “CIRAS Advances Lean Culture at Iowa Companies,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Fall 2013
  • “Iowa Business Council and CIRAS Partnership Help Iowa Companies Succeed,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Summer 2013
  • “Iowa Companies Use Iowa State Structures Lab to Test Products,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Summer 2013
  • “Helping to Grow the Biobased Economy,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Spring 2013
  • “Enrollment on a Roll,” Innovate (Iowa State University), November 17, 2010 (online)
  • “Engineering Students Build Robot to Fight in National BattleBots Competition,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2010
  • “Iowa State Hosts Third Annual Community College Cyber Defense Contest,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2010
  • “Students Share How Scholarships Impact Their Lives and Education,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2010
  • “ECpE Students Win Hardware Hacking Cyber Security Contest,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2009
  • “Senior Design Students Help Community, Experiment with New Technologies,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2008
  • “Garmin Establishes Scholarships for ECpE Undergrads,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2008
  • “Renovated Kiewit Student Study Center and Highway Design Classroom Dedicated,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Fall 2007
  • “Marston Water Tower Named American Water Landmark,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Fall 2007
  • “AGC Chapter Named No. 1 in Nation—Again,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Fall 2007
  • “DBIA Student Chapter Kicks Off Busy Year,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Fall 2007
  • “Professor Wins National Award,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Spring 2007
  • “Exchange Students Enjoy Iowa State and Ames,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Spring 2007
  • “First Waldo W. Wegner Professorship Awarded,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Spring 2007

University Research

  • “Pandey Develops Technology to Help Neuroscientists Observe Cells and Understand Diseases,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2011
  • “Professor Helps Developers Prevent, Detect Software Bugs,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2011
  • “Research Updates,” Innovate (Iowa State University), November 19, 2010 (online)
  • “Advancing Compressed Sensing,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2010
  • “Mastering the Clock,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2010
  • “Targeting Cancer,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2010
  • “The Ultimate GPS-free Navigation System,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2010
  • “ISU Researchers Assist European Space Agency with Remote Sensing Satellite Project,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2010
  • “ECpE Professors Receive Patent for New Optical Switching Technology,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2009
  • “Electrifying the Bioengineering World,” Innovate (Iowa State University), Spring 2009
  • “ECpE Faculty Focus Research on Wind, Solar Energy,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Fall 2008
  • “Achieving the Impossible,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2008
  • “Catching Cyber Criminals,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2008
  • “Helping Our Troops,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2008
  • “Planting Success,” Research Highlights (Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Summer 2008
  • “Vaswani Earns Grant to Study Nonlinear Change Detection for Biomedical Applications,” ECpE Connections (Iowa State University), Spring 2008
  • “CCEE Grad Student Uses Satellite Images to Predict Soybean Rust, Improve Crop Biosecurity,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Fall 2007
  • “Iowa State Environmental Engineering Researchers Earn NSF Grant to Study Iowa Lakes,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Fall 2007
  • “Researchers Study Rapid Bridge Construction,” CCEEnews (Iowa State University), Spring 2007

Business News and Profiles

  • “CIRAS Leads Ossian Inc. to Iowa State Lab for Research on New Deicing Product,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Winter 2014
  • “Collaboration Helps Walsh Door & Hardware Co. Create New Jobs, Add $1.8M in Sales,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Winter 2014
  • “Internet Marketing Strategy Boot Camps Help Businesses Get Results,” CIRAS News (Iowa State University), Winter 2014

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