Iowa State University

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Annette Hacker, director, (515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

2005 news releases

Dec. 30

100 years of materials science at Iowa State

Dec. 20

Postville dairy veterinarian named university veterinarian at Iowa State

Four bidders compete for Iowa State University dining services contract

Dec. 19

Iowa State University selects new College of Agriculture dean

Dec. 16

Wrestler at Iowa State chosen to perform overseas

Dec. 16

DMACC, Iowa State and Simpson College share George Washington Carver Teacher Education Program national award

Dec. 15

Two Iowa State College of Design programs ranked high by practitioners

Iowa State students defend their cyber defense title

Dec. 14

ISU graduate student receives national honor

ISU dean of students candidates announced

Dec. 12

IT staff report computer intrusions

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine News

Dec. 8

Animals make great companions, not great gifts

Dec. 7

Iowa State University announces new 'Return to Iowa' scholarship program

Dec. 6

The science of moving dirt

Students, travelers should think, act healthy over break

Dec. 5

Better driving through the snow and rain

Nov. 30

Studies show value of Iowa's Small Business Development Centers

Nov. 29

ISU Greek community welcomes local residents for holiday walk

Payne is new Iowa State University Extension leader

Nov. 28

Geoffroy announces Veishea '06 alcohol policy

Nov. 23

Iowa State's Mock Trial Teams place in Omaha competition

Nov. 22

Five finalists named in search for agriculture dean

Nov. 21

Harry Potter has a place in K-12 classrooms

Iowa State University scientists explore the frontiers of NASA science

ISU plant scientist leads national effort to use metabolomics to unlock gene functions

Nov. 18

Get the scoop on kitty's litter box problems at ISU pet care seminar, Dec. 6

Nov. 17

Reiman Gardens to host four days of holiday celebrations

Iowa State University to present 'A Christmas Carol'

Nov. 15

Iowa State University scientists part of $29.5 million project to sequence the maize genome

Nov. 14

Presidential Lecture: Iowa State researchers work to reduce aviation risks

Nov. 10

Viruses, worms and other attacks: A real-world computer game

Nov. 9

Dairy Science Club's online auction generates funds for memorial scholarship

Biosciences Alliance of Iowa funds ISU research

Nov. 7

Farming that improves the environment

Author of ENRON scandal book to speak at Iowa State

Veterinary Medicine's Kanthasamy named to Lloyd Professorship at Iowa State

Nov. 4

Federal Reserve Bank official will give Robert Stafford Lecture Nov. 10

Kawaler elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov. 1

Visioning program receives state planning award

State dollars will help Iowa State University commercialize campus research

Oct. 26

Three finalists named in extension vice provost search

Oct. 25

Director of ISU's Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute attends first-ever youth conference at White House

Oct. 25

Modeling a better energy system

Oct. 25

Iowa State to celebrate George Washington Carver legacy

National Geographic in tornado lab

Oct. 24

K. Renee owners to speak at Iowa State's Entrepreneur Forum Oct. 28

Oct. 19

Beware: Winter driving ahead

Hurricane evacuees settle in to Iowa State

Lance Armstrong's trainer to discuss Tour de France winner's training

U.S. Senator from Nebraska to present Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science Oct. 30

ISU/Ames community to host National Summit on Preventing Civil Disturbances

Oct. 18

Jugglefest Club keeps many balls in the air this weekend

Landscape architect Patricia Lussier will speak at ISU Oct. 21

Oct. 17

ISU lecturer to discuss results of national Early Head Start study

CNN's Soledad O'Brien named fall 2005 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

Oct. 13

General Mills vice president is fall 2005 Executive In Residence at Iowa State

Oct. 11

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine news

Oct. 7

Stopping the invasion of zebra mussels and other marine exotics

Oct. 6

Iowa State hosts lecture by public health expert as part of Borlaug series

Oct. 5

Controlling a spacecraft all the way to Jupiter's icy moons

Oct. 4

Hotel Rwanda checks in to Iowa State for two nights in October

Oct. 3

Bonnie Bowen named executive director of Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

Breakfast fundraiser to benefit Andrew Albright memorial fund

"Murderball" movie, star come to Iowa State in October

Sept. 30

Researchers will study how urban trees impact exercise

Participants needed for outdoor physical activity study in Ames

Sept. 28

Barry Scheck to discuss DNA evidence forensics at Iowa State lecture

Finding the odor in livestock agriculture

Sept. 27

Why will the chicken cross the road at Iowa State?

Roxanne Conlin to address women's leadership issues at Iowa State lecture

Sept. 22

A Century of iowa Architecture on display at ISU Oct. 3-28

ISU's Veterinary Teaching Hospital expands emergency care service

Iowa State scientists develop new surface patterning method for the carbohydrate chip"

Sept. 21

Bronson named associate vice provost for research

Comedy Central executive to speak at Iowa State

ISU Hilton Chair to examine obesity, nutrition issues Sept. 28

Sept. 20

Department of Public Safety invites students to take a walk for safety

Sept. 19

Pollard named Iowa State athletics director

Finding better ways to protect your information

ISU's "Fit Kids" is new health, activity program

Sept. 16

Looking for jobs in just the right place

Sept. 15

ISU's learning communities rank among nation's best

Emergency care seminar for pet owners Sept. 27

ISU Pappajohn Center to host Reiman Entrepreneurial Speaker

Sept. 14

One ISU student dead, three injured in Boone County car crash

Sept. 13

Vet college students, faculty and vendor help Katrina relief cause

Sept. 9

Iowa State researchers focus an electronic eye on driver behavior

Sept. 8

Severe weather causes some damage on ISU campus

ISU staff work to keep things friendly at Saturday's game

Iowa State student named among Glamour magazine's top 10 college women

Pets suffer from the effects of aging, says Iowa State University veterinarian

Sept. 7

Iowa State University fall enrollment is 25,741

Iowa State students to fly tiny worms into stratosphere for NASA

Sept. 6

Plan ahead for fun at the big game -- Iowa State vs. Iowa Sept. 10

Sept. 2

Iowa State students, Ames residents donate aid to hurricane survivors

Sept. 1

Iowa State engineers build latest technology into new I-235 bridges

Iowa State researcher contributes computer expertise to chimp genome project

Leading creativity researcher to speak at ISU

Aug. 31

Ag, vet med and natural resources news

ISU students organize relief for Katrina victims

ISU's Reiman Gardens to celebrate 10 years of growth

Roll out the barrels: Iowa State's annual Snow Plow 'Roadeo' set for Sept. 6

Aug. 30

Public invited to beam signing of ISU student success center

Aug. 29

Iowa State alums return to Ames to discuss the future of business and technology

Iowa State spin-off company wins grant for noise-reduction technology

ISU architecture professor's book examines influential buildings by Louis I. Kahn

Media Advisory: ISU and City of Ames will celebrate Unity Mural Tuesday

Aug. 25

Science and technology news from Iowa State University

Iowa State University establishes a center for computational intelligence

Aug. 24

ISU receives $3 million grant for bioinformatics teaching and research

Hill named chair of chemical and biological engineering at Iowa State

Aug. 23

Department of Residence will break ground for a new community center

Aug. 18

Transportation bill sends $10 million to ISU-based concrete technology center

ISU College of Design honors Steven and Barbara King with Christian Petersen Award

Engineering College names first director of diversity and graduate student affairs

Aug. 17

Students to train in disaster relief with Ames Red Cross

Aug. 16

Committee begins search for new athletics director

Aug. 9

Students put finishing touches on installed Unity Mural

Aug. 8

Committee named to conduct search for athletics director

Van De Velde announces resignation from Iowa State

Regent Michael Gartner's address at ISU summer commencement

Aug. 4

Charges to go

Iowa State professor named engineering fellow

Aug. 2

Iowa State can help businesses find support for research and development

Find out about the latest technologies developed on campus

Aug. 1

Iowa State's solar car team will be honored

July 28

Catch ISU at the Iowa State Fair

MEDIA ADVISORY: Local science teachers show and tell what they learned this summer at ISU

Purdue professor to head Iowa State engineering department

Labh Hira will lead search for agriculture dean

July 27

Fusion finishes third in its class

July 26

Geoffroy joins NCAA board of directors

Fusion just 188.2 miles from completing 2,500-mile solar car race

July 25

ISU police host teens at "Get a Grip" conference

NASA grant takes science and technology education to new heights

Fusion moves up to third in its class

July 24

Researchers 'Nature' paper details genetic origins of corn on cob

July 23

Fusion averages 50 mph into Winnipeg

July 22

Fusion makes Fargo, heads north to Canada

July 21

Fusion has its best day on the road

July 20

Investigation continues in death of ISU student Jacob Hobson

Nation vulnerable to foreign animal disease, says ISU vet medicine professor at U.S. Senate agroterrorism hearing

Fusion cruises 250 miles under cloudy skies; may reach Iowa today

July 19

Body found on Iowa State University campus

Loose wires slow Fusion on Day 2 of solar car race

July 18

Fusion is first

Schnable appointed Plant Sciences Institute associate director

July 14

ISU external support soars to $287 million in FY 2005

Storms Hall and Knapp Hall demolition timeline

Implosion-related activities July 19

July 8

Wintersteen named interim agriculture dean at Iowa State

July 7

Iowa State scientist named to national security group

ISU researcher returns from Brazil with genetic material to study Asian soybean rust

July 6

Nelson to lead Iowa State University's Study Abroad Center


Cutting-edge biodiesel pilot plant set to begin production

July 5

Woteki resigns as dean of agriculture at Iowa State

July 1

Iowa State University's College of Business welcomes 'The Apprentice'

Team PrISUm tests solar car for this month's 2,500-mile race

ISU scientists win R&D 100 Award for a discovery that improves jet engines

ISU vet medicine professor appointed to National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity.

June 30

South Korean company commits to ISU Research Park

June 29

Robbery reported at ISU student apartment

June 24

Iowa State scientists study using ultrasound to treat brain tumors

NEWS TIP: Iowa State experts can comment on mad cow disease

Iowa State University engineers protect the bridges of Madison County

June 22

Demolition work under way at ISU's Storms and Knapp halls

July 1 ribbon-tying event to mark founding of Iowa State's College of Human Sciences

Part of Osborn Drive on Iowa State campus to close morning of July 1

Daly named interim director of Iowa State's Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

June 21

Lost in the information world? Iowa State students have a device to guide you

June 16

Information Technology Services a merger of four units

June 14

Regents approve sale of ISU Ankeny farm

Iowa State students develop device that tells the blind who's nearby

June 13

National Science Foundation executive will become Iowa State's next vice provost for research

Iowa State scientist hopes to boost a flower's production of chemotherapy drugs

June 10

USDA approves ISU permit to conduct pharmaceutical crop research

Regents to consider proposed sale of ISU Ankeny farm

New concrete handles a heavy, heavy load

June 9

Researcher to explain the science behind "Shake, Rattle and Blow"

Iowa State's new College of Human Sciences names three associate deans

ISU associate professor named nation's outstanding veterinary medical educator

June 7

Achterberg to lead ISU's College of Human Sciences

June 3

Air Force awards virtual reality center $2.8 million

June 2

ISU has applied for permit to conduct biopharmaceutical crop research

May 31

Explosive failure expected when engineers take innovative bridge beam to its limits

Powder found on campus isn't dangerous

Unidentified powder sent to Iowa State's Admissions office

Crum named associate dean of graduate programs for ISU's College of Business

Three SBDC directors recognized for 20 years of service to Iowa's small businesses

May 25

Scientists converge on Ames to discuss meristems -- the stem cells of plants

One-of-a-kind X-ray instrument sees all the bubbles

May 24

Ethanol-fueled car races to Iowa State's best finish in global competition

May 23

AEGON commitment to endow business scholarships at Iowa State

Iowa State receives $111,000 grant for Iowa school leadership mentoring program

May 20

Team PrISUm's solar car qualifies for Texas to Canada race

May 17

Engelbrecht will lead search for vice provost for Extension

May 16

Glacier geology still cleaning Iowa groundwater

Iowa State's Plant Sciences Institute awards innovative research grants

Englin will direct Department of Residence at Iowa State

May 13

Students build shelters for Thailand tsunami victims

May 11

ISU's College of Family and Consumer Sciences to focus on history, future at annual meeting

Bloedel to step down from vice provost for research post at Iowa State

May 10

Virtual reality tool developed at Iowa State University works on Apple computers

Iowa State researchers developing technology to detect weapons of mass destruction

May 6

Iowa State graduates first doctorate in human computer interaction

May 5

Fire-safety training goes high tech

Iowa State's teacher education program announces new associate director

May 4

Iowa State University's first-year design students learn the art of collaboration

May 2

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine News from Iowa State University

ISU's Greenlee School of Journalism names former colleague 2005 Schwartz Award winner

April 29

Two cases of whooping cough confirmed at ISU

Two Iowa State University veterinary medicine faculty address international agroterrorism symposium May 2-5

April 28

Winners of Iowa State's first Cyber Defense Competition quick to counter attacks

Child care industry vital to Iowa's business climate, future workforce

Remaining dean finalists for ISU College of Human Sciences to visit campus

April 27

Meningitis case reported at Iowa State

Iowa State University's big, powerful and $1.25 million wind tunnel starts blowing

Iowa State University commencement is May 6-7

April 26

ISU researchers seek females for study on energy expenditure

April 25

Two CEOS tapped to join ISU Greenlee School of Journalism advisory council

Three Iowa broadcast companies create apprenticeship programs at Iowa State

ISU conference to explore tailoring plants for bioenergy and biobased products

April 22

Design students to present ideas for Campustown at public meeting April 25

April 21

College of Human Sciences dean finalists to visit Iowa State

10 Iowa State students awarded Pappajohn Scholarships

April 20

Open forums set for Department of Residence director candidates

April 19

Virtual schooling expert to discuss technology in education

Researchers follow bobcat mothers and their spring kittens

April 18

2005-2006 Distinguished and University Professorships announced

April 15

Students defend their computer networks

Public will decide if 'Unity Mural' will be installed in ISU College of Design

April 14

Getting students excited about transportation

April 13

Art and engineering unite in interactive dance performance

April 12

ISU Pappajohn Center to hold April 15 Entrepreneur Forum

April 11

Iowa State computer students showcase technology and creativity

Community activities and cherry pies abound in April, despite Veishea hiatus

April 8

Iowa State University students float on concrete

Team PrISUM to unveil latest solar race car April 16

Tinkers to discuss landmark case during First Amendment Days

April 7

Rethink how society deals with waste, landscape architect says

Veterinary medicine celebrates 125th anniversary

Plan for pets when arranging vacation

Human computer interaction expert to speak April 11

April 6

Pet care seminar at ISU College of Veterinary Medicine April 26

April 5

Iowa State alumnus Ted Kooser wins Pulitzer

Universities to host info session for 8th grade students, families

April 1

ISU alumni, friends will receive top awards April 8

Biotech policies, safeguards topic of symposium

March 31

Agriculture, veterinary medicine and natural resources news

Career development for women topic of ISU panel discussion.

ISU Extension leader to retire

March 29

Iowa State to host Iowa rural aging conference April 6

23rd annual Iowa State Fashion Show is April 16 at Stephens Auditorium

March 24

Iowa State sociology professor writes book about career criminals

Iowa State political science experts to discuss U.S. foreign policy of second Bush Administration

Iowa State doctoral student earns national research award

Iowa State education professor receives Iowa Department of Education grant to study impact of state's community colleges

March 23

NEWS TIP: Iowa State experts can comment on sale of unapproved biotech corn

Veishea will be back in 2006

March 22

Agriculture, veterinary medicine and natural resources news from Iowa State University

Vilsacks to host "Unmasking the Arts" event March 25

Latino, higher ed scholar named department share

Expert on women world leaders named spring 2005 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

March 21

April 1 Voorhees Business Conference to focus on global business issues, supply chain management

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vet Med students and faculty to eastern Iowa

Hansen Early Childhood Lecture to be March 28 at Iowa State

College of Education to host symposium on public health issues for children

March 17

More than one-third of online footnotes disappear, researchers find

March 15

Iowa State co-hosts March 18 workshop on sharing local government services

Three Iowa State University researchers to be honored by governor March 19

ISU Pre-Vet Club to host national symposium for 400 students March 18-20

March 14

ISU researcher to examine the basics of forgiveness; seeks volunteers for study

March 10

ISU Dairy Science Club to raffle off basketballs signed by ISU men's and women's teams

March 8

Iowa State vet med students reach out to address rural veterinarian shortage

March 3

New study of African American families in Iowa, Georgia shows early exposure to racism is common, but can be countered by strong family support

March 2

Iowa State to offer new teacher special education program

March 1

ISU's Gallery 181 to host exhibition of College of Design student work done in Rome

February 28

Agriculture, veterinary medicine and natural resources news

February 25

Iowa State to host student Integrated Marketing Campaign Conference March 3-4

February 21

ISU Pappajohn Center to hold March 2 Entrepreneur Forum

February 21

Iowa State journalism professor's product placement research source of Turner Classic Movies March line-up

Two Iowa State colleges to host Career Day Feb. 23

February 18

Iowa State scientist outlines status of animal genomics at American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting

February 14

Local Small Business Development Center changes name, moves to Urbandale

February 8

ISU students may attend Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Iowa Conference for free Feb. 25

February 4

Applications available for 10 Pappajohn Scholarship awards

February 4

President's Statement on Supreme Court decision

February 3

Iowa State to host free public creative writing symposium Feb. 20 - 22

February 1

Black History Month Events


Iowa State experts comment on Super Bowl advertising

January 31

Agriculture college will benefit from $1.5 million gift for student entrepreneurship program

ISU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic offers "Relationship Check-up"

2005 visioning program communities selected

January 28

Panel to discuss United States' trade, economic issues Jan. 31 at ISU

January 27

Fun and funky experiments demonstrate the wonder of engineering to local Girl Scouts

Whiteford will lead search committee for Human Sciences dean

January 19

Iowa State architecture professor receives national teaching honor

Information technology report offers recommendations for improvement

Three Iowa State design programs ranked high by practitioners

January 18

Former ISU dean Elizabeth Hoffman will speak on leadership Jan. 22

January 17

Eyewitness I.D., police lineups topic of Feb. 7 Presidential Lecture

January 14

University offices closed to observe King holiday

Author traces, challenges attitudes about school workers' sexual, gender identities in new book

January 13

ISU Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community doubles size

January 11

ISU engineering college will host state's FIRST LEGO League tournament Jan. 22

Studies show value of Iowa's Small Business Development Centers

January 10

Students launch tsunami fund-raiser

ISU Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration events set

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