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Annette Hacker, manager, (515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777


Lego robot tourney Jan. 22

What inspires a 10-year old to want to be an engineer when she grows up? It could be the fun she had designing and building a LEGO robot for a FIRST LEGO League tournament. Iowa State's College of Engineering will host the state's tournament between 50 teams, Jan. 22.

News release.

Studies: SBD Centers help economy

Iowa Small Business Development Centers have significant economic impact on Iowa's tax revenues, job creation and retention, capital acquisition and sales growth, according to recent independent studies.

News release.

Olson named science educator of year

Joanne Olson has been named the nation's top new science teacher educator by the Association for Science Teacher Education.

News release.

Students launch fund-raiser for tsunami vicims

Iowa State students are collecting donations to aid earthquake and tsunami victims.

News release.

King holiday celebration set

A carillon concert, party and community gathering are part of the Iowa State and Ames community celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

News release.


500-plus orchids

More than 500 orchids, such as the one named "Spring" (shown), are on display in the Reiman Gardens conservatory through March 5. General admission is $7.

Ted Kooser

Poet laureaute

More than 40 years ago, ISU student Ted Kooser tossed his slide rule to focus on writing. Now, he's the nation's poet laureaute.

VISIONS magazine article.


Former sports info director Burrell dies

Harry Burrell, ISU's first sports information director, died Jan. 10 at the age of 93.

News release.

Break out the leisure suits

Fans in 70s era clothes have a chance at prizes at the Iowa State-Missouri women's basketball game at Hilton Coliseum Jan. 15.

News release.