Woodrow House

Eaton Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 1145-1179
Rooms 1180

House Details

Floor #: 1
Gender: Co-Ed
Capacity: 43
Room #s: 1145-1180
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Carpet
Room Types: Double - 4 per.
Room Size: 10' x 12' with 7' x 7'
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: 10'0"

House History

WOODROW, Jay W. (1884-1951) received two degrees from Drake University, an A.B. (1907) and an honorary LLD. (1931). He was a Rhodes scholar and received a degree from Oxford University in 1910 and a Ph.D.. From Yale University in 1913. He served on several University staffs before coming to Iowa State in 1921. He was head of the physics department at Iowa State from 1930 until 1947 when he retired because of the age limitation. He was a member of many honorary societies and his publications in the field of physics were on ionization, biophysics, photo-electricity and high vacuum.