Jeff Nesmith is an American journalist. In 1998 while at the Dayton Daily News, he won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting with Russell Carollo for uncovering mismanagement in military healthcare.
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He is a graduate of the University of Florida. Nesmith is also the author of "No Higher Honor", a book about the USS Yorktown, aka "Uncle Joe's boat". He is married to Achsah Nesmith and has two children: Susannah Nesmith, a reporter and media specialist based in Miami FL, and Jeff Nesmith, a designer and filmmaker based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Washington, DC.
The 2001 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship was the 33rd annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA men's collegiate water polo. Tournament matches were played at Avery Aquatic Center in Stanford, California during December 2001.Stanford defeated UCLA in the final, 8–5, to win their ninth national title. The Cardinal (22–1) were coached by Dante Dettamanti.
The Most Outstanding Player of the tournament was Tony Azevedo from Stanford. Azevedo, along with six other players, comprised the All-Tournament Team.
Kevin Witt, from Loyola Marymount, was the tournament's leading scorer, with 6 goals.Dayton Daily News
The Dayton Daily News (DDN) is a daily newspaper published in Dayton, Ohio, United States. It is a product of Cox Media Group Ohio (CMG Ohio), an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company owned by parent company Cox Enterprises, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the flagship publication of Cox Media Group Ohio.E. Lee Spence
Edward Lee Spence (born 1947 in Germany) is a pioneer in underwater archaeology who studies shipwrecks and sunken treasure. He is also a published editor and author of non-fiction reference books; a magazine editor (Diving World, Atlantic Coastal Diver, Treasure, Treasure Diver, and Treasure Quest), and magazine publisher (ShipWrecks, Wreck Diver); and a published photographer. Spence was twelve years old when he found his first five shipwrecks.Spence's past work has been funded by such institutions as the Savannah Ships of the Sea Museum, the College of Charleston, the South Carolina Committee for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 1991 and 1992, Spence served as Chief of Underwater Archeology for San Andres y Providencia, a 40,000 square-mile, Colombian-owned archipelago in the western Caribbean. He has worked on the wrecks of Spanish galleons, pirate ships, Great Lakes freighters, modern luxury liners (cruise ships), Civil War blockade runners and submarines.Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting
The Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting is an award for journalists administered by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University. The program was launched in 1991, with the goal of exposing examples of poor government, and encouraging good government in the United States. There is a $25,000 award for the winner.
The Goldsmith Awards Program is financially supported by an annual grant from the Greenfield Foundation.Knight-Wallace Fellowship
The Knight-Wallace Fellowship (previously known as the NEH Journalism Fellowship and the Michigan Journalism Fellowship) is an award given to accomplished journalists at the University of Michigan. Knight-Wallace Fellowships are awarded to reporters, editors, photographers, producers, editorial writers and cartoonists, with at least five years of full-time, professional experience in the news media.
The fellows attend mandatory seminars twice weekly, and each fellow pursues an independent study plan which involves auditing University of Michigan classes and working with a faculty advisor. International travel is an important part of the fellowship, with annual trips to Argentina, Brazil, and Turkey.
Fellows are given a stipend of $70,000, paid in monthly installments from September to April. The fellowship home is at the Wallace House in Ann Arbor, Michigan.Koch Industries
Koch Industries, Inc. is an American multinational corporation based in Wichita, Kansas. Its subsidiaries are involved in the manufacturing, refining, and distribution of petroleum, chemicals, energy, fiber, intermediates and polymers, minerals, fertilizers, pulp and paper, chemical technology equipment, ranching, finance, commodities trading, and investing. Koch owns Invista, Georgia-Pacific, Molex, Flint Hills Resources, Koch Pipeline, Koch Fertilizer, Koch Minerals, Matador Cattle Company, and Guardian Industries. The firm employs 120,000 people in 60 countries, with about half of its business in the United States. The company is the largest landowner in the Athabasca oil sands.With annual revenues of $110 billion, the company is the second largest privately held company in the United States after Cargill. In 2007, it was ranked as the largest privately held company. If Koch Industries had been a public company in 2013, it would have ranked 17th in the Fortune 500.The company was founded by its namesake, Fred C. Koch, in 1940 after he developed an innovative crude oil refining process. Fred C. Koch died in 1967 and his majority interest in the company was split amongst his four sons. In June 1983, after a bitter legal and boardroom battle, the stakes of Frederick R. Koch and William "Bill" Koch were bought out for $1.1 billion and Charles Koch and David Koch became majority owners in the company. Charles and David Koch each own 42% of the company; trusts for the benefit of Elaine Tettemer Marshall, the daughter in-law of J. Howard Marshall and Anna Nicole Smith, and her children, Preston Marshall and E. Pierce Marshall Jr., own 16% of the company.The company has used its freedom from the pressures of public markets to make long-term bets, and Charles Koch has stated that the company would go public "over my dead body".List of University of Florida alumni
This list of University of Florida alumni includes current students, former students, and graduates of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Honorary degree recipients can be found on the List of University of Florida honorary degree recipients, and notable administration, faculty, and staff are found on the List of University of Florida faculty and administrators.
Alumni status is open to all graduates of the University of Florida, all former students of the University of Florida who regularly matriculated and left the University of Florida in good standing. If a former athlete earns notable non-sports related distinctions, then he or she should be added to this list.Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting
This Pulitzer Prize has been awarded since 1942 for a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs in the United States. In its first six years (1942–1947), it was called the Pulitzer Prize for Telegraphic Reporting – National.Russell Carollo
Russell John Carollo (March 16, 1955 – December 19, 2018) was an American journalist who worked as an investigative reporter for, among numerous publications, the Dayton Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, and The Sacramento Bee. He won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting at the Dayton Daily News for uncovering mismanagement in military healthcare. During his 30-year career, Carollo reported from at least seventeen countries.