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2006 news releases

Dec. 29

ISU professor predicts 2007 will be the year of advanced mobile commerce

Dec. 22

ISU research on African-American women concurs with "The Pursuit of Happyness"

Dec. 20

College of Agriculture considers name change

Dec. 19

Ames Laboratory/IPRT director will step down

Dec. 18

Iowa State experts provide tips to start and maintain fitness program in the New Year

Dec. 14

Just in time for the holidays: ISU professor's study on religious board games and toys

Dec. 13

Holidays can be hazardous to pets

Dec. 12

Irradiation may be the answer to E. coli outbreaks, says Iowa State professor

Dec. 11

Design solutions for Ames businesses

Iowa State University commencement set for Dec. 15-16

ISU to award honorary degree for former Gov. Robert Ray

Iowa State researchers developing machinery to harvest corn stalks and leaves

Dec. 8

NEWS TIP: ISU professors can comment on Bush administration's next step in Iraq

Dec. 6

Second Annual Iowa State Week in Des Moines set for Dec. 10-16

Dec. 5

Iowa Valley Community College District, Iowa State announce admissions partnership program

Dec. 4

Two Iowa State faculty named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

U.S. Department of Energy awards contract for management and operation of Ames Laboratory to Iowa State University

Dec. 1

Iowa State student and his new computer program go south

Nov. 30

Iowa State researchers developing software to improve colon exams

ISU sociologist explores modern American stepfamily in new book

Nov. 29

ISU prof co-authored national video game report card, sees mixed results

Nov. 27

Feeling lonely? ISU prof recommends forgetting ghosts of Christmas past

New soybean varieties from Iowa State University improve production of healthy oils

Nov. 16

Landscape designer to discuss ecological stormwater solutions Nov. 27

Nov. 15

Every winter is a crash course in driving across snow and ice

Nov. 14

ISU prof sees Christian privilege in public schools, offers advice for religious equity

Transition to college is made easier with Iowa State 'star'

Iowa State-based transportation center to focus on safety

Nov. 8

ISU forensic statisticians hunting for hidden messages

Nov. 6

An old discovery could boost ethanol production from plant fiber

ISU political experts mixed on whether candidates can count on youth vote

Nov. 3

ISU taking lead on virtual career fair trend for Southwest MBA Alliance

Nov. 2

ISU coordinating statewide Pappajohn new venture business plan competition

Nov. 1

ABC correspondent Lynn Sherr is fall Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

ISU professor studies gender differences in investment behavior

Oct. 31

Summit to generate recommendations for keeping Iowa a leader in biorenewables

Oct. 30

Memorial Union schedules ceremony to honor ISU's fallen in Iraq

Oct. 27

Iowa State researchers improving plastics made from corn and soy proteins

Divorce increases chronic stress, later illness in women according to ISU study

Oct. 23

ISU team develops kitchen cabinets that assist persons with disabilities, aging adults

ISU design students will use steamroller to make art

Oct. 23

Miller to lead Center for Plant Responses to Environmental Stresses

Oct. 19

Iowa State part of partnership competing for BP biofuels research laboratory

Oct. 18

Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine breaks ground on new teaching hospital

'Suspicious' backpack is not a threat

Two ISU students to receive World Food Prize awards

Oct. 16

Levandowski named director of ISU Dining

Oct. 13

ISU will co-host National Summit on Video Games, Youth and Public Policy Oct. 20-21

Oct. 12

Delaware Senator Biden to present Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science Oct. 31

Ravenscroft to become Roger P. Murphy Professor of Accounting

Oct. 11

MSNBC's "Hardball" to broadcast live from Iowa State

Oct. 6

Engler will explore critical landscapes in Presidential Lecture Nov. 6

See and learn at Iowa State's planetarium

Iowa State names Munkvold new endowed chair in seed science

Oct. 5

Researchers receive $2.5 million NIH grant to continue relationships and health study

Military tribunals lawyer to speak at ISU Memorial Union Monday

Oct. 3

Iowa State awards $3.69 million for technology and commercialization research

Sept. 29

Tight Iowa gubernatorial race reflects divided nation, say ISU political scientists

New software engineering degree approved

Sept. 28

Iowa State initiative integrates entrepreneurship across campus curriculums

John Kerry to kick off ISU student government's Political Action Week

Sept. 27

Hoffman named executive vice president and provost at Iowa State

$3.3 million National Science Foundation grant will help advance women's careers in science, technology, engineering and math at ISU

Sept. 26

Iowa State researchers helping to take the natural gas out of ethanol production

Sept. 25

Iowa State University economists analyze ethanol trade and prices in a free market

Movie malfunction leads to award-winning design for ISU student

Sept. 22

Congressmen Smith, Latham to be honored for service to Iowa small businesses

Ryan elected to Association of Small Business Development Centers board

ISU study determines regional economic values of ethanol production in Iowa

Sept. 20

ISU study finds morphing eyewitness composites better at catching criminals

Bronc riding, roping and tying to come to Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

Sept. 18

Iowa State researchers developing more powerful solar cells

Film about fate of Katrina pets, filmmaker comes to campus

Book lover brings passion to Memorial Union Tuesday

Sept. 15

NEWS TIP: ISU food safety extension specialist provides spinach E. coli advice

Somerville named ISU dean of students

ISU Pappajohn Center is 24th nationally in Princeton Review/Entrepreneur survey

Sept. 13

ISU political science chair sees little change in Bush administration foreign policy

Music, laughter to highlight ISU's Latino Festival

Sept. 12

Wells Fargo's top regional banking officer to give Robert Stafford Lecture Sept. 21

Sept. 11

Iowa State sophomore turns passion, pastime into profession

Iowa State offers economic development help to rural areas

Sept. 8

Product placements saturating the small screen, ISU researcher says

Iowa State computing power jumps another 1.8 trillion calculations per second

Sept. 6

ISU students teach, learn, help develop a school farm in Uganda

ISU Hilton Chair will discuss 'the importance of being entrepreneurial' at Sept. 12 lecture

Iowa State University welcomes largest freshman and transfer class since 2002

Sept. 4

ISU research shows Extension programs produce long-term prevention of meth use

Sept. 1

ISU economist gets real with economic impact of corn-ethanol boom

Iowa State corn/soy plastics to be made into hog feeders

Aug. 29

Additional U.S. News rankings of Iowa State

Aug. 25

Iowa State's Plant Sciences Institute funds new innovative research

Rugby team, players find success at Iowa State

Aug. 24

ISU management professor provides top 10 signs you're destined to be an entrepreneur

Iowa State professor votes yes for new definition of a planet

Aug. 21

ISU biomedical scientist receives research excellence award

Wal-Mart can be good news, bad news to communities, ISU researcher says

Iowa State researchers explore turning fuel ethanol into beverage alcohol

Aug. 18

Iowa State professor appointed to Institute of Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board

Iowa State ranked among top fourth of U.S. public national universities

Aug. 17

Iowa State professor receives Switzer Award in Veterinary Medicine

Donations fund new wells in rural Uganda

Aug. 16

Benjamin named interim dean of students; Sanborn will lead Academic Success Center

Aug. 15

Iowa State researchers looking for ways to keep state fair traffic moving

Aug. 14

ISU College of Design honors Nancy Polster with Christian Petersen Award

Aug. 11

Old becomes new as residence hall opens for returning Iowa State students

Aug. 10

Iowa State University food scientist is changing the way we look at pork

Aug. 9

ISU group to visit Uganda to learn how center has improved rural life

Aug. 8

Iowa State awards economic development grants to 11 research projects

Aug. 7

Geoffroys commit additional $100,000 to faculty fellowship

White Coat Ceremony marks special moment for first-year veterinary students at ISU

Aug. 3

Iowa State researchers and two Iowa school districts to test hybrid school buses

Aug. 2

Iowa State University journalism director analyzes today's brave, new relationships

Aug. 1

Iowa State University plant pathology professor named to endowed chair

July 31

Iowa State researcher studies gene families to explore diversity and evolution

Iowa fun, Iowa food, Iowa flair and Iowa State are all at the fair

ISU study connects violent TV/video games with elementary school aggression

July 28

Iowa State researchers convert farm waste to bio-oil

World Food Prize winner Swaminathan to speak at Iowa State Aug. 3

July 27

ISU to award degrees at summer commencement ceremony

July 26

ISU Nutrition and Wellness Center receives Lance Armstrong Foundation grant

July 24

New Iowa State--Nebraska program addresses national shortage of food animal veterinarians

American Veterinary Medical Association honors Iowa State professor for public service

ISU psychologists produce first study on violence desensitization from video games

July 21

Iowa State's external funding reaches $280 million in FY 2006

July 20

Iowa State receives $795,000 grant for advanced electron microscope

Author on religious violence says 'sacred space' key in ending Middle East dispute

July 19

ISU agriculture student adds title of princess that's sweet as honey

July 18

Iowa State, Ames Laboratory researchers win R&D 100 Award

July 17

ISU professors assess Iowa Caucus landscape as potential candidates visit state

Geoffroy names new budget model committee

July 14

College combination adapts to changing needs of families, students

July 13

ISU plant pathology graduate student earns trip to research conference

July 12

Study finds overweight women exercise harder, experience less pleasure

July 10

ISU seminar for pet owners will focus on canine separation anxiety

July 7

ISU researchers test combustion for NASA

July 5

ISU tornadoes on TV

July 3

Cargill commits $600,000 to Iowa State's bioeconomy program

June 30

Iowa State's food science college bowl team places 2nd in national championship

Bioinformatics symposium set for July 13-14 at Iowa State University

June 28

Iowa State returns to supercomputer rankings

ISU faculty among nation's most cited in social psychology textbooks

June 26

Hoiberg, Andreasen to assume roles in ISU's Office of the Provost

Securing America's power grid

ISU Extension research programs are reducing meth, marijuana use across state

June 23

Iowa State graduate student selected to meet Nobel laureates

June 22

Iowa State plant scientists tweak their biopharmaceutical corn research project

LeSar to lead ISU's materials science and engineering department

June 21

Food companies to test new soybean oil from Iowa State University

June 15

Why do some students cheat? They rationalize it, ISU research finds

June 14

ISU psychologists find mother's self-fulfilling prophecy influences child's alcohol use

June 12

Iowa Farm Bureau Commits $1 Million to Iowa State's Bioeconomy Program

Iowa State finishes sixth in tractor design competition

June 9

Media advisory: Iowa Farm Bureau commits $1 million to ISU's bioeconomy program

NEWS TIP: Iowa State experts can discuss identity theft and its prevention

June 8

Tornadoes on TV

Newspaper study: sex and games help explain student Facebook fascination

June 5

New ISU teaching method boosts student science scores on Iowa tests by 25 percent

Iowa State grad student spends summer bringing light to the darkness in China

Record number of Science Bound students graduate from ISU

June 1

Ultrasonics boosts ethanol production by releasing more corn sugars

ISU Greenlee researchers recommend going "Wayback" for lost Web sites

May 31

Pet overpopulation can be prevented, says Iowa State University veterinarian

Turning corn fiber into ethanol

May 30

ISU Borlaug Interns begin research adventures in China, Mexico

May 24

ISU psychologist offers parental advice on purchasing child's video games

ISU teacher education program earns unanimous state reaccreditation

May 23

News Tip: Iowa State experts can comment on the bugs of summer

Animal welfare specialist Temple Grandin will speak at Iowa State June 5

Iowa State car races to top-10 and best-ever finish

May 19

ISU water ski club to host national water ski championships

May 18

NEWS TIP: Iowa State experts can comment on June 6 gubernatorial primary

Iowa State online ride share program helps people get home more safely

Social and Economic Trend Analysis Offers User-Friendly "Paper of the Week"

May 15

Up all night fighting off hackers

May 10

Iowa State student receives government fellowship for research in Japan

Students, start your engines

May 9

Geoffroy names search committee, interim provost to succeed Benjamin Allen

May 8

The most realistic virtual reality room in the world

ISU plant scientists begin to unravel the mystery of hybrid vigor

May 5

Chasing tornado data to engineer better buildings

ISU College of Design professor earns Lighting Certified credential

May 2

Veterinary Medicine's West Named to Armbrust Professorship at Iowa State

Iowa State announces 2006-2007 Distinguished and University Professorships

May 1

Gleeson named first Renken Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at ISU

Apr. 28

President Geoffroy's statement on Ben Allen's appointment to the UNI presidency

Apr. 27

Bioethics Institute at ISU will address bringing ethics into life science classes

Geoffroy requests input on Principles of Community

Apr. 25

Iowa State graduation set for May 5-6

Apr. 23

Geoffroy statement on successful Veishea 2006

Apr. 21

Iowa State journalism major has full schedule in, out of classroom

Mumps vaccine clinic at ISU, other Story County locations

Iowa State engineer to tell Senate committee to think beyond ethanol from corn

Apr. 20

ISU-led program that impacts Iowa small towns receives national honor

Apr. 19

Newt Gingrich to address Iowa State globalization course

Apr. 17

Iowa State's College of Engineering launches research magazine

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine News

Iowa State University alumni, friends to receive top awards April 20

Apr. 14

Iowa State pitcher named National Player of the Week

Finding a better way to make biodiesel

Getting students' hands on transportation careers

Apr. 12

As graduation approaches, ISU couple takes reins of education, relationship, life

Apr. 7

Noam Chomsky, Stephan Rapp to speak at Iowa State

Apr. 6

Juggling Club to present Dangerous Toys show Saturday

Apr. 5

Skydiving, helicopter rides, glider rides available at Flying Cyclones Club event

Ag biotech communications, policy and regulations focus of ISU symposium April 18

Apr. 4

Computer forum features hall-of-fame inventor, student demonstrations

Iowa State student named Truman Scholar

Apr. 3

National food security experts to speak at ISU Institute for Food Safety and Security symposium April 19

Iowa State professor saved by fast-acting staff, AED

Mar. 31

U.S. News graduate rankings place ISU engineering, statistics and chemistry programs among top 25 public universities

Archaeology team will excavate, study animal bones found at ISU Memorial Union construction site

Mar. 29

Meetings scheduled to discuss pedestrian-motorist experiences on ISU campus

Iowa State to host supply chain management conference

Visiting scholar will discuss effects of quality standards on early childhood programs

Renowned activist artist Wodiczko kicks off national design education conference at ISU April 6

Mar. 28

CNN 'Fit Nation' tour stops at ISU

Democratic gubernatorial candidates will participate in April 3 forum at Iowa State

Mar. 27

High-energy physics at the highest level

Mar. 14

Showing off their science

Mar. 10

First woman lieutenant governor of Maryland named spring 2006 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics at Iowa State

Iowa State undergraduate to make rare presentation to American Physical Society

Mar. 8

Chemically squeezing every drop of ethanol from corn

Iowa Water Center to stimulate new research and outreach

Mar. 6

With no coach, little budget, Iowa State tennis club qualifies for Nationals

Mar. 3

Internation award-winning art by ISU professors on display at LAX

ISU Dean of Students search to re-open

Mar. 1

High-tech testing of the space shuttle's foam

Registration for talented, gifted programs under way

Feb. 23

Iowa State students to showcase research programs for lawmakers

Feb. 21

Iowa State counselor selected for Track and Field World Championships in Greece

ISU Dining will continue as University food service provider

Feb. 20

ISU alumni give $1 million to College of Design for building addition

DMACC, Iowa State announce Admissions Partnership Program

Iowa State blended families researcher seeks participants for new study

The source of star dust

Feb. 14

2nd annual 'Wildness, Wilderness and Creative Imagination' writing conference at Iowa State to be Feb. 20-22

Feb. 11

Shanda Munn arrested in fatal hit-and run

Feb. 10

Is your dog's breath worse than his bite?

Feb. 08

Iowa State names finalists for Office of International Students and Scholars

Iowans could be heading round the roundabouts

Feb. 07

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine News

Youth program hunting easier with new searchable Iowa State Web site

Iowa State to host Collegiate Entrepreneurs Iowa Conference March 3

Feb. 06

Iowa State awards state economic development dollars to nine projects

Feb. 02

Iowa State student named among nation's best minorities in advertising

Iowa State textile and clothing students to participate in Red Event fund-raiser

Feb. 01

Iowa State education professor earns new teaching, research development award

Iowa State hosts Black History Month events

Geoffroy comments on State of the Union Address

Jan. 31

Widow of former Sudanese vice president will speak at Iowa State

Residence Hall living leads to higher graduation rates, study shows

Jan. 30

A supercomputer for Iowa State University

New Iowa State University study recommends steps to improve delivery, quality of early child care and education in Iowa

Jan. 23

Presenting the research and development power of Iowa's Regent universities

Jan. 20

Pulitzer Prize-winner and Regents president to speak at Iowa State

Jan. 19

Entrepreneurship expert to speak at Iowa State Jan. 27

Get a good look at virtual reality

Jan. 13

650 to compete in Iowa LEGO tournament

Jan. 12

ISU Department of Residence will expand student housing options for next fall

Jan. 11

Science and technology news from Iowa State University

Jan. 10

King's birthday brings celebration to Iowa State University

Diane Birt named interim director of ISU's Center for Designing Foods to Improve Nutrition

Jan. 9

Calendar art by Remington, Reece and Parrish featured in exhibit at ISU Jan. 17-31

Jan. 6

Education professor's book traces importance of scholar to gender debate

Jan. 5

Bids for food service contract available for review

Jan. 4

2006 visioning program communities selected

Jan. 3

Passion for food security takes Iowa State student to Africa

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