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  • Werewolves unleashed at Iowa State - Iowa State University
    Schedule of classes University catalog Recreation services Student organizations Safety Info for Faculty staff Parents families Alumni Visitors Business industry Giving to ISU About ISU profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets Werewolves unleashed at Iowa State In vivid detail Assistant Professor Benjamin Percy chronicled the discovery of a group of villagers who had been infected with Lobos This previously unknown pathogen now spread throughout the world produces an uncontrollable rage in its hosts transforming them into Lycans predatory animals with a hunger to kill No this project was not the product of Benjamin s research but rather it s a product of his imagination You see Benjamin Percy is a creative writing professor at Iowa State University and the published author of four books His latest Red Moon is due to be published in 2012 It s generating so much buzz he s already sold movie rights to Hollywood and the translation rights to seven foreign publishers Professor Percy is typical of the 1 700 faculty members you can learn from at Iowa State leading scholars who go out into the real world and achieve great things Whether it s researching savanna chimpanzees in Senegal leading an evolution of dairy farming throughout Asia or in this case writing a blockbuster that will be coming soon to a Cineplex near you Fortunately for his students Benjamin Percy wants to continue to do what brought him to Iowa State in the first place to shape the minds of young writers helping them figure out the mechanics of storytelling inspiring in them a passion for writing Benjamin believes Iowa State s a great environment for a writer because you re surrounded by so many creative people and so many compelling ideas

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2011/06/percy (2016-04-29)
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