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Fit Nation
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN senior medical correspondent, talks about tackling the obesity epidemic during his "Fit Nation" tour, which stopped at Iowa State March 30. Clips from his town hall meeting with Iowa State students will air this weekend on CNN. Tune into "House Call" at 7:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. (Fri, 31 Mar 2006 15:50:00 CST)

Spring VISIONS features intriguing campus people
Twenty of the most intriguing people on campus are profiled in the spring edition of VISIONS, the magazine for Alumni Assn. members. Sample story: Dad & son in veterinary school (Fri, 31 Mar 2006 15:50:00 CST)

U.S. News & and World Report graduate rankings
Magazine rankings place Iowa State engineering and chemistry programs among the top 25 public universities. Iowa State's doctoral program in analytical chemistry ranked ninth among all American universities. News release. (Fri, 31 Mar 2006 12:45:00 CST)

Archaeology team will excavate, study animal bones found at ISU Memorial Union construction site
Animal bones -- more than a century old -- were discovered March 23 by contractors who were excavating south of the Memorial Union for a planned addition to that building. News release. (Fri, 31 Mar 2006 11:20:00 CST)

Cael Sanderson to succeed retiring coach Bobby Douglas
The Iowa State athletics department will hold a press conference Friday at 11 a.m. in the Jacobson Building atrium to announce the retirement of Cyclone head wrestling coach Bobby Douglas and the hiring of associate head coach Cael Sanderson as the sixth head wrestling coach in ISU history. (Tue, 29 Mar 2006 19:50:00 CST)

ISU to host supply chain management conference
National leaders in supply chain management are speaking at Iowa State as part of a business conference on April 7. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2006 19:50:00 CST)

Visiting scholar to discuss early childhood programs
Helen Raikes, a national expert on early childhood and law, will give a lecture on state standards for school readiness on April 4. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2006 19:50:00 CST)

Planners seeks ideas on improving road safety
ISU planners seek input on improving pedestrian-motorist safety and experiences on campus. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2006 19:50:00 CST)

Cellular drug delivery from the inside out
Delivering a dose of chemotherapy drugs to specific cancer cells without the risk of side effects to healthy cells may one day be possible, thanks to a nanoscale drug delivery system being explored by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2006 15:00:00 CST)

Artist-activist will kick off design conference
Krzysztof Wodiczko, who is internationally known for his projections of activist images on public buildings, will kick off a national design education conference at Iowa State April 6. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2006 15:00:00 CST)

Democratic gubernatorial candidates will participate in April 3 forum
ISU's Political Science Club and the Committee on Lectures will sponsor a Democratic gubernatorial forum with candidates Michael Blouin, Chet Culver, Ed Fallon and Sal Mohamed at 7 p.m., April 3, in the Great Hall, Memorial Union. News release. (Tue, 28 Mar 2006 15:10:00 CST)

High-energy physics at the highest level
Iowa State University physicists are working to help design and use massive particle detectors at the world's most powerful particle collider now being built in Europe. News release. (Mon, 27 Mar 2006 11:00:00 CST)

Allen is finalist for UNI presidential post
ISU vice president for academic affairs and provost Benjamin Allen is a finalist for the University of Northern Iowa presidency. News release. (Sun, 26 Mar 2006 10:00:00 CST)

Big 12 champs
Cyclone gymnasts win Big 12 title. News release. (Sun, 26 Mar 2006 09:45:00 CST)

Veishea lineup: Dave Attell, William Hung, 15+ bands
Ousted American Idol contestant William Hung and Comedy Central's Dave Attell are part of Veishea's entertainment lineup. Among more than 15 bands on campus for the spring celebration will be the hip hop act Nappy Roots, alternative country's Cross Canadian Ragweed and pop-rock's Dazy Head Mazy. Veishea is April 17-23. News release. (Thu, 23 Mar 2006 09:45:00 CST)