Dr. Terence J. Hughes, PhD

About Dr. Terence J. Hughes, PhD

Terence (Terry) Hughes was raised on the family cattle ranch in western South Dakota. He attended the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (B.S. in metallurgy, 1960) and Northwestern University (M.S., 1962, Ph.D., 1968, both in materials science). From 1968 to 1974 he was a glaciologist specializing in the dynamics of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets at the Institute of Polar Studies, The Ohio State University. There he met and married Beverly Barr. They have two adopted children. Terry had a joint appointment in the Department of Geological Sciences and in the Institute for Quaternary Studies at the University of Maine from 1974 to 2010. They now live in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. Terry turned 79 on 15 February 2017.

Racketeer for Life

Book Review Essay

Fighting the Culture of Death from the Sidewalk to the Supreme Court by Joseph M. Scheidler with Peter M. Scheidler (Charlotte, NC: Tan Books/St. Benedict Press, 2016; ISBN 978-1-61890-850-6, $24.95) 455 pages. Maybe once in a lifetime, … [Read more...]

Contraception and Original Sin

Alice von Hildebrand wrote, regarding Satan, “Abortion is his greatest victory since original sin.” (New Oxford Review, "To the Editor," May 2015). May I demur? Artificial contraception is. Why? Because it repeats the original sin of Adam an … [Read more...]