Dwight R. Nicholson
Summary: chairman of the physics and astronomy department at the University of Iowa since 1985 who had previously conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Colorado, where he also taught a course in plasma physics and published a graduate-level textbook on plasma theory in addition to his administrative and faculty duties.
Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting
Born: October 3, 1947
Died: November 1, 1991
Location: Iowa City, Iowa