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Molly Flagg Knudtsen (1915-2001) was a New York debutante, Nevada cattle breeder rancher and regent of the University of Nevada system from 1960-1980. She helped shape the university system's growth, including the establishment of the Desert Research Institute, the founding of the Anthropology Department, and the College of Agriculture's Knudtsen Resource Center is named after her.... more
Cheryl Koehler is a journalist and freelance writer who has worked for several Northern California newspapers. She is the editor and publisher of Edible East Bay.... more
Renée Corona Kolvet is a research archaeologist for the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas. She has published several articles on Nevada archaeology.... more
David Kranes is a nationally prominent playwright and author, with twelve books and many awards to his credit. Professor of English and director of creative writing at the University of Utah, Kranes has been affiliated with the Sundance Playwrights' Lab since its inception, and its artistic director since 1984.... more
Ira John La Rivers (1915-1977) received his BS in Zoology from the University of Nevada (1937). In 1948 he received his PhD from the University of California.... more
Charlton Laird (1901-1984) was a scholar, linguist, poet, novelist, nonfiction writer, editor and a teacher. He was born in Nashua, Iowa. While an undergraduate at the University of Iowa, he was a varsity fencer and worked as both an itinerant wheat harvester and summer preacher in the Midwest.... more
Barbara Land earned a B.A. from the University of Miami and a M.A. from Columbia University. She worked as a reporter for the Miami Herald from 1940-1947, then moved to New York City to work as a reporter for Life magazine in 1948.... more
Myrick Land (1922-1998) served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, then graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1945. He received a master's degree from Columbia University in 1946.... more