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Turning corn fiber into ethanol
Iowa State University researchers have used mold to convert corn fiber into ethanol. The discovery could turn byproducts of corn milling into another source of fuel. News release. (Wed, 31 May 2006 9:15:00 CST)

Pet overpopulation can be prevented
Every eight to 10 seconds, an animal is euthanized because there is no home available for it. This tragedy can be avoided, says Iowa State University veterinarian Dr. Kim Langholz News release. (Wed, 31 May 2006 11:35:00 CST)

Info offered to veterans worried about identity theft
Iowa State faculty and staff are stepping up to help Iowa veterans concerned about identity theft. News release. (Tue, 30 May 2006 17:15:00 CST)

ISU Borlaug Interns begin research adventures
Two students research world hunger in China and Mexico this summer, thanks to the Plant Sciences Institute, the College of Agriculture and the World Food Prize. News release. (Tue, 30 May 2006 15:30:00 CST)

Hilton scoreboard
New scoreboard, video board and 360-degree video display coming to Hilton. News release. (Tue, 30 May 2006 11:00:00 CST)

Psychologist offers advice on video games for kids
ISU psychologist Craig Anderson -- one of the world's leading experts on video game violence -- advises parents to consider more than a game's age-based rating before making a purchase. News release. (Wed, 24 May 2006 13:30:00 CST)

Unanimous reaccreditation for teacher ed program
Iowa State's Teacher Education Program (UTEP) received unanimous approval for reaccreditation last week from the Iowa Department of Education's State Board of Education. News release. (Wed, 24 May 2006 08:45:00 CST)

News tip: Iowa State experts can comment on the bugs of summer
They fly, they bite, they sting, they chew. And as temperatures in Iowa begin to soar, so do the bugs of summer. ISU's entomology department is ready to help you decipher this year's insect invasion. News tip. (Tue, 23 May 2006 14:15:00 CST)

Animal welfare specialist Temple Grandin will speak June 5
ISU's Bioethics Program is sponsoring two lectures by renowned animal scientist and animal welfare advocate Temple Grandin on Monday, June 5. Both are free and open to the public. News release. (Tue, 23 May 2006 13:35:00 CST)

Iowa State car races to top-10 and best-ever finish
Iowa State's Formula SAE Team raced to a seventh-place finish at the Society of Automotive Engineers' annual competition in Michigan. News release. (Tue, 23 May 2006 11:35:00 CST)

Tartakov to Hall of Fame
Professor emeritus Carlie Tartakov will be inducted into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame. Register article. (Wed, 18 May 2006 23:00:00 CST)

Hall of Famers
The Letterwinners Club will induct 10. News release. (Tue, 18 May 2006 15:55:00 CST)

News tip: ISU experts can comment on June 6 gubernatorial primary
ISU offers several experts who can provide expertise on the key issues of both the primary, and November general election. News release. (Thu, 18 May 2006 12:55:00 CST)

Online ride share program helps people get home more safely
Students or staff who want a ride, or have a space in their vehicle they'd be willing to share, can connect on the recently unveiled Rideshare Board online. News release. (Thu, 18 May 2006 11:20:00 CST)

SETA Offers User-Friendly "Paper of the Week"
SETA now makes data as easy to find -- and read -- as the click of a mouse through its "Iowa Research Paper of the Week." News release. (Thu, 18 May 2006 09:15:00 CST)

Alumna makes Kenya history
ISU alumna Olive Mugenda became the first woman vice chancellor in Kenya history recently when she took the reins at Kenyatta University. On hand for her inauguration was Tahira Hira, her major professor and assistant to the president at ISU. News article. (Mon, 02 May 2006 15:00:00 CST)