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Pedestrian accident claims life of student
ISU student Robert John Stupka, 21, died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a vehicle on campus Nov. 29. News release. (Wed, 30 Nov 2005 17:15:00 CST)

Cyclones top Panthers
Strong defense gives Cyclone men 68-61 win over UNI News release. (Tue, 29 Nov 2005 22:30:00 CST)

ISU Greek community welcomes local residents for holiday walk
Fraternity and sorority houses on Iowa State University's campus are opening their doors to the public for the first Greek Holiday Walk Sunday, Dec. 4, from noon to 2 p.m. News release. (Tue, 29 Nov 2005 16:17:00 CST)

Payne is new Extension leader
Jack M. Payne, vice president for University Extension at Utah State University, Logan, has been named vice provost for Extension and outreach at Iowa State. He will begin his duties Jan. 15. News release. (Tue, 29 Nov 2005 11:30:00 CST)

Winter festival is Wednesday
Iowa's State's winter festival Nov. 30 will features outdoor lights, hayrides, open houses, story telling, treats and music. News story. (Mon, 28 Nov 2005 11:10:00 CST)

Geoffroy announces Veishea '06 alcohol policy
President Gregory Geoffroy has announced that next year's Veishea celebration will follow the university's standard alcohol policy. That policy permits alcohol on campus, including residence hall rooms, for students who are of legal drinking age. News release. (Mon, 28 Nov 2005 09:30:00 CST)

Mock Trial Teams place in competition
ISU's Mock Trial Teams placed third and fifth in Creighton University's Blue Jay Open News release. (Wed, 23 Nov 2005 15:49:00 CST)

Guide to campus shopping
Cyclone-opoly, iPods, exotic bubble blowers are among gift ideas on the campus shopping guide. News release. (Wed, 23 Nov 2005 15:45:00 CST)

Agriculture dean finalists named
Five finalists have been named in the search for the next dean of the College of Agriculture at Iowa State. News release. (Tue, 22 Nov 2005 11:40:00 CST)

Hugh Sidey dies
Hugh Sidey, 78, the Time magazine journalist who covered the White House for decades and an Iowa State alumnus, died Nov. 21 in Paris. See story. (Tue, 22 Nov 2005 10:40:00 CST)

Harry Potter and the K-12 classroom
Harry Potter may have a home at Hogwarts School of Magic and Wizardry, but the character could just as easily transition to the American K-12 classroom, according to an Iowa State University education researcher. News release. (Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:19:00 CST)

ISU scientists explore the frontiers of NASA science
From finding spacecraft leaks to the latest in nanotechnology, Iowa State scientists are working on 17 research projects for NASA. News release. (Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:30:00 CST)

Researcher leads national effort to unlock gene functions
ISU plant scientist Basil Nikolau heads a national research effort to develop a new tool to decipher the functions of plant genes. The work could define new ways to improve oils, starches and proteins from corn and soybeans. News release. (Mon, 21 Nov 2005 14:43:00 CST)

Gift cards: Are they good for the kids?
Gift cards are expected to be the top gift purchase for the second holiday season in a row. But ISU's Kay Palan, associate professor of marketing, worries that parents who give their children gift cards at a young age may be encouraging materialism. See story. (Mon, 21 Nov 2005 13:10:00 CST)

ISU Week in Des Moines
A week of Iowa State festivities in Des Moines culminates Dec. 17 with the Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic, a men's and women's basketball doubleheader in Wells Fargo Arena. More information. (Sun, 20 Nov 2005 05:30:00 CST)

Reiman Gardens to host holiday celebrations
Reiman Gardens' annual Blossoms of Light festival is Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10.News release. (Thu, 17 Nov 2005 15:15:00 CST)

ISU Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'
ISU Theatre will perform 'A Christmas Carol,' Dec 1-4 and 9-10 News release. (Thu, 17 Nov 2005 15:05:00 CST)