Iowa State University

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2008 news releases

Dec. 23

National association honors ISU architecture professor for creative achievement

Dec. 22

Iowa State Gerontology Program conducting three-year study on Iowa centenarians

Iowa State study finds early family depression has lasting effects on teens, young adults

Dec. 19

Veterinary medicine students excel in animal welfare competition

Keeping canines healthy -- canine teeth, that is

Dec. 18

American Association for the Advancement of Science honors four Iowa Staters

After 45 years of service at ISU, veterinary medicine professor says goodbye

Adversity is springboard to success for Iowa State University graduating senior

Dec. 16

Looking to get fit in the New Year? Iowa State fitness experts offer advice

Dec. 12

Student veterans with financial need may qualify for ISU Veterans Grant

Iowa State Biobased Industry Center studies carbon emissions, other industry issues

Iowa State's Hira offers retirement savings resolutions for the New Year

Commencement set for Dec. 19-20

Dec. 11

Three design college programs rank in top 15 nationally

Dec. 9

ISU names new multicultural student affairs director

Dec. 8

Iowa State team leads USDA study on motivators for safer retail food handling practices

Dec. 4

Iowa State educators address Latino college success in national policy brief, research

Design by two ISU architecture students takes top honors in national competition

Dec. 3

ISU's best and brightest show their work at the Honors Poster Presentation Thursday

Dec. 1

Iowa State, Ames Laboratory chemist looks for cleaner, cheaper rocket fuel

Nov. 24

ISU researchers introduce higher-yielding soybean varieties with improved oil

Nov. 20

President Geoffroy's message on budget issues

Mathematics On the Road Experience 2009 tour set to improve college math preparation

Iowa State researchers to develop national energy/transportation model and plan

Nov. 17

MEDIA ADVISORY: Iowa State experts can discuss economy, recession-related topics

Iowa State experts project a rough holiday retail season

Iowa State researcher develops biofriendly candle wax that burns cleaner

Nov. 14

Wet grounds, busy day alter gameday parking

Nov. 13

Iowa State physicists part of research team testing Nobel-winning theory

ISU professor hits his stride as an artist for new children's book and murals

Nov. 12

Companies with ISU ties take top honors in state Pappajohn business plan contest

ISU Pappajohn Center seeks entries for statewide new venture biz plan competition

Nov 11

Geoffroy's visit bolsters ISU's long-time Malaysian ties

George Washington Carver sculpture to be unveiled at ISU's Seed Science Center

Nov. 10

Gold Star Hall ceremony is a labor of love for ISU's Kathy Svec

Nov. 7

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina to give Smith Chair lecture Nov. 17

Nov. 6

MEDIA ADVISORY: President's Council on Financial Literacy will hold listening forum in Des Moines Nov. 11

Tyson Foods director to speak on corporate social responsibility at ISU

Turtles alter nesting dates due to temperature change says ISU researcher

Nov. 5

Nobel Peace Prize recipient and humanitarian Dr. James Orbinski to speak at ISU

Nov. 4

Design by two ISU architecture students takes top honors in national competition

Nov. 3

Student rock band lives, plays together in Iowa State residence hall

Center for Study of Violence paper finds violent video game effects across cultures

Oct. 30

ISU President Geoffroy will travel to Asia to recruit students, strengthen academic and alumni ties

Agriculture and the arts joined at ISU through "Farmscape" play, campus group

State fund advances titanium powder research, nine other Iowa State projects

Oct. 29

In the countdown to election day, ISU experts assess final week's big issues

Three finalists for ISU research VP post to visit campus

Dean of Students announces new appointments in key positions

Iowa State University experts can discuss impact of California Prop 2

Oct. 28

Iowa State researcher develops new treatment method for canine eye diseases

Oct. 27

Iowa State's Hira leads national study on age differences in investment behavior

Oct. 22

Former Canadian minister of foreign affairs to give Manatt-Phelps Lecture Oct. 30

Disaster relief veterinarians honored by Iowa Veterinary Medical Association

Oct. 21

ISU journalism head named editor, advisor to

Oct. 17

Sustainable Food Conference will feature Will Tuttle, Oct. 27 and 28

Oct. 16

Consumers using more media, new and old, according to ISU professor's four-year study

ISU psychologist assists in study finding babies distinguish between happy, sad music

Oct. 14

Financial crisis roundtable features distinguished alumni financial leaders, Oct. 23

Robert C. Brown: biofuels are best option to harness solar energy

Oct. 13

Iowa State University researcher developed forerunner of Nobel research in 1986

Oct. 10

Iowa State researchers developing wireless soil sensors to improve farming

Oct. 9

ISU economists assess recessionary conditions, give tips for tough times ahead

As good as it gets for a furniture design student

ISU College of Veterinary Medicine to dedicate new Veterinary Medical Center

Oct. 8

Award-winning landscape architect will present P.H. Elwood Lecture Oct. 22

Expanded Seed Science Center to open at Iowa State University

Oct. 6

College of Human Sciences dean's search committee finalized

Oct. 3

Political author and columnist Jonah Goldberg to speak at ISU Oct. 16

ISU grad and Bank of Hawaii CEO Allan Landon to give Stafford Lecture Oct. 17

Oct. 2

Iowa State University professor seeks sensible, thoughtful policy on biofuels

Oct. 1

ISU's 21st Century Entrepreneurial Business Strategies Conference postponed

Reiman Gardens to close during remaining ISU home football Saturdays

Sep. 30

Agricultural ecologist Sir Gordon Conway will present Borlaug Lecture Oct. 13 at ISU

ISU speaker series features women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Sep. 26

Greenlee School grad student says bumper stickers still make mark in current campaign

Sep. 25

Acclaimed environmental sculptor Patrick Dougherty to speak at Iowa State Oct. 8

Engineering dean search is under way

Sep. 24

Iowa State finance professors try and make sense of current economic crisis

Sep. 23

Report finds fewer Iowa schools meet fed goals; ISU faculty offer ways to do better

Sep. 22

Former CIA director opens thematic year for Iowa State engineering institute

Sep. 19

Lied Foundation Trust commits additional $7 million to Iowa State scholarships and program

Sep. 18

Iowa State researchers part of $208 million supercomputer project

Growing marketplace seeks Iowa State University agricultural business majors

Sep. 17

21st Century Entrepreneurial Business Strategies Conference set for Oct. 9

Iowa State engineer works to clean and improve engine performance

Sep. 16

'MythBusters' host to take audience behind the scenes of popular science show

Sep. 15

Carly Fiorina appearance at Iowa State postponed

Iowa State study finds mom's beliefs may impact their kids' alcohol use

New beef irradiation process improves appearance, odor of irradiated beef

Sep. 11

Iowa State economists' report puts face on state's immigrant population

Team PrISUm to show off car that raced 2,400 miles on sun power

Sep. 10

Iowa State University fall enrollment is 26,856; fourth-highest on record

Sep. 8

Freshman injured in fraternity house fall is serious, but stable

Sep. 8

Iowa State scientists, students contribute to world's biggest science experiment

Sep. 5

Iowa State wins $18.5 million grant to create NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals

Sep. 4

ISU researchers help map first plant-parasitic nematode genome sequence

Sep. 2

ISU student organizations dish up something for every taste

Henry Rollins performs free at Iowa State Sept. 18

ISU study finds link between a mother's stress and her child becoming overweight

Aug. 29

McCain advisor, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is fall Mary Louise Smith Chair

Aug. 28

Point/Counterpoint: Speakers debate development of a bioeconomy

Aug. 27

Iowa State University researcher shows proteins have controlled motions

ISU Financial Counseling Clinic director offers students tips on avoiding credit card debt

Aug. 22

Iowa State University experts can discuss new FDA produce irradiation rule

U.S. News rankings: Iowa State remains among top 25 percent of public national universities

Two writers from The Onion will speak Sept. 4 at Iowa State University

Aug. 21

Breaking down the census: Iowa's becoming more diverse, Iowa State experts say

Aug. 19

Iowa State University offers online financial literacy education for students

Party conventions provide more real drama this year, say ISU political experts

Textile artist Priscilla Sage to receive ISU College of Design's Christian Petersen award

Aug. 15

Iowa State course is the place to discuss basketball and other global issues

ISU theatrical approach designed to educate audience about gender violence

Aug. 14

ISU efforts to create community colleges in Georgian Republic threatened by violence

Hurricane Katrina survivor turns anger into art at Iowa State

Iowa State University sports psychologist available to media

Aug. 12

ADM supports Iowa State research and development of biorenewable technologies

Aug. 8

'Science Café" to explore the extremes of Iowa flooding and rainfall

Aug. 7

Animal Learning Center brings life to the Iowa State Fair

Aug. 5

Summer commencement ceremony is Aug. 9

Aug. 1

Iowa State design student wins CW Network internship with "Gossip Girl" promo

July 31

Iowa State study of community college presidents finds national shortage on horizon

ISU professor, co-designer of Speedo's LZR Racer is ready for its Olympic test

July 30

German architect brings a touch of green to Iowa State University

July 29

Virtual worlds make real life marketing business sense, says Iowa State professor

July 28

Iowa State design researcher teams with Mayo Clinic to study medical decision aids

July 24

UI and ISU establish shared DNA sequencing instrumentation

July 23

Bernard named interim dean of Iowa State University College of Engineering

Iowa State's external funding hits $274 million in fiscal year 2008

Iowa State solar car finishes 2,400-mile race in eighth place

July 21

Two Iowa State faculty to be named American Statistical Association fellows

July 17

Iowa State business professor assesses the 'greening' of corporate America

Iowa State University names researcher to newly established endowed chair

Iowa State's solar car slow but steady on day four of the North American Solar Challenge

July 16

Iowa State's Hira offers money saving survival tips in a tight economy

For small businesses that suffered weather-related damage, the Iowa SBDC is there to help

July 15

Iowa State's solar car rolls north on day three of the North American Solar Challenge

July 14

RDG Planning and Design selected as architect for Rec Services expansion, renovation

Iowa State solar car completes first day of cross-country race

July 11

Iowa State solar race car passes inspections, gets set for cross-continental race

July 10

Animal welfare expert joins faculty at College of Veterinary Medicine

July 8

Iowa State researchers study ground cover to reduce impact of biomass harvest

Iowa State researchers win R&D 100 Award for ethanol project

July 3

Previous floods can provide economic lessons for 2008 recovery, ISU researchers say

June 27

Iowa State students prep $400,000 solar car for cross-continental race

June 25

Iowa State faculty are creating a rural renaissance community index to curb out-migration

June 24

Summer brings mosquitoes; protect your horses against West Nile Virus

White named interim dean of ISU's College of Human Sciences

June 20

ReCAP economists prepare report on economic impact of 2008 floods in Iowa

June 19

Pediatrics review of underage drinking prevention programs led by Iowa State's Spoth

June 18

MEDIA ADVISORY: Iowa State University faculty experts can discuss flood-related topics

Iowa State students join science team to chase and capture tornado data

June 13

ISU engineering dean resigns; will join University of Michigan faculty

June 12

ISU's Achterberg resigns; accepts new post at Ohio State

June 11

Iowa State once again named national center of excellence in information assurance

June 10

'Live Green!': Iowa State's conservation, sustainability efforts are moving forward

Iowa State construction engineering students help coordinate tornado relief

June 6

Iowa State political scientists assess the future for Clinton, Obama, the election

June 5

State retail sales are down 2.7 percent since 2000 according to new ReCAP report

June 4

Iowa State student engineers race mini Baja car to top 20 finish

June 3

Cyclone Power Pullers' 1/4 scale tractor scores big, earns third place finish

June 2

Iowa State will be first U.S. host for international conference on smart home technology

Iowa State University Chinese students raise thousands for earthquake relief

May 30

Cyclone Power Pullers boost horsepower, aim for big tractor pulls

May 28

Mice mothers devote energies to offspring when life is threatened

May 27

Iowa State education technology professor offers ways to plug kids into summer learning

Iowa State researchers use fungus to improve corn-to-ethanol process

May 22

Iowa State students engineer Baja racer to handle off-road tests, four-hour race

College of Human Sciences research projects are expanding human potential

May 21

Reiman Gardens to display extremely rare male-female butterfly starting this weekend

May 15

ISU strengthens relationships with community colleges through admission partnerships

May 13

Survival guide: Iowa State professor offers small business tips to weather weak economy

Iowa State Formula SAE team looks for speed in re-engineered race car

May 12

Search begins for vice president post at Iowa State

ISU researcher performs first veterinary corneal implant procedure in U.S.

May 9

Iowa State minor in engineering studies graduates first students

Michael Whiteford will lead search for Iowa State's College of Design dean

May 8

Iowa State authors detail what you need to know about identity theft in new book

May 7

ISU researcher leads effort, develops test to identify dwarfism gene

Iowa State's lighter, better human powered vehicle wins engineering competition

May 6

Planning professor receives national leadership award

Ponds found to take up carbon like world's oceans

May 5

Iowa State University student graduates at 18

NASA intern earns inaugural Sesquicentennial Learning to Live a Life Leadership Award

May 2

ISU study finds how physical inactivity, screen time contribute to overweight kids

May 1

Iowa State-ConocoPhillips collaboration advances 26 research projects in first year

April 30

May graduate headed for the international art world of Sotheby's

ISU tornado science featured on Discovery Channel

April 29

Ames Laboratory buildings temporarily locked

April 25

ISU career placement professionals provide grads survival tips for tighter job market

April 24

Researcher works with European Space Agency to test moisture satellite

Iowa State University faculty-staff couple head for journey of a lifetime in the Peace Corps

April 21

ISU study finds Iowa Caucuses generate $15.5 million in state economic impact

Iowa State University helps catch cheaters as summer's fastest athletes compete

Iowa State study finds TV portrayals of psychological therapy influences willingness to seek it

ISU students and alumni dominate 2008 Des Moines Arts Festival Emerging Iowa Artists

April 17

2009 Veishea dates will change, with hopes of better weather

Robots, games, hackers: first IT-Olympics at Iowa State celebrates computer smarts

April 15

New legislation will extend ISU's smoking ban

ISU team wins top award in statewide Pappajohn new venture business plan competition

April 14

Virginia Tech anniversary following "public drama" script says Iowa State sociologist

April 10

Harvard professor will discuss global impact of private equity in Miller Lecture, April 23

April 9

ISU graduate student writes children's book on food safety

Controversial environmentalist will speak April 16

U. S. deputy undersecretary of defense to speak April 15

April 8

Nation's only three-term woman governor is ISU's spring Mary Louise Smith Chair

Iowa State architecture professor receives national recognition

National association honors ISU College of Design faculty with creative achievement award

12 alumni and friends, one corporation to be honored at ISU's annual Distinguished Awards Celebration April 11

April 7

Superdelegate founder returns to ISU this week, discusses role with political scientists

Iowa Lakes Community College and ISU announce partnership

Relationship of plants and climate change is subject of upcoming ISU conference

Tornadoes on TV

April 2

Should real profits in virtual worlds be taxed? ISU professors say there's a way to do it

ISU endowed chair named for George Washington Carver

Astronaut Clayton Anderson will headline Iowa State University's Veishea celebration

March 31

ISU fashion student Jennifer Flack works for designer during Market Week in Paris

Thomas J. Barton named interim director of Iowa Energy Center

ISU, ConocoPhillips and National Renewable Energy Lab to cooperate on biofuels research

March 28

Iowa State's graduate program in engineering jumps in U.S. News rankings

ISU psychologist offers tips to remember more in today's high-tech world

Iowa State part of consortium developing world's first petascale computing system

March 27

ISU grad Hamilton provides lessons from two of nation's largest disasters in April 10 talk

See student demos, hear from an innovation leader and play PowerPoint Karaoke

March 26

Geoffroy seeks Regents' go-ahead on recreation facilities project

Symposium will address biotechnology and law at Iowa State April 23.

March 24

The Fashion Show 2008 set for Friday, April 25; J.Crew VP is guest alumni designer

Pellet gun discovered in Willow Hall room

Serious student science featured at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa

March 20

Schnable to present Spring Presidential Lecture on the present, future of genomics

Charges dismissed in Willow Hall incident

Iowa State researchers developing system to efficiently convert biomass to ethanol

March 19

16th Annual Voorhees Supply Chain Conference set for April 4

March 17

Investigation continues in gun incident reported at Willow Hall

March 16

ISU Police remind students of everyday safety precautions

Man arrested and charged in Willow Hall incident at ISU

Police question man who reportedly had gun in residence hall

Person with gun has been found; Willow residents can resume normal activities

Person with gun has been found

March 14

ISU entomologist stars in Top 10 finalist in Tide commercial contest

March 13

Morrill Act to be featured in rare ISU exhibit

Iowa State undergradates present their research at annual Capitol event

March 12

Recreation plan gets fee committee support

March 10

As April 15 tax deadline nears, ISU accounting professor offers last-minute tips

Indian Hills Community College and ISU announce Admissions Partnership Program

March 6

Two ISU kinesiology students represent U.S. at Olympic conference in Malaysia

Iowa State University receives $10 million commitment from Kathryn Hach Darrow for new chemistry building

Students will volunteer instead of tan during spring break

Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes creator presents The Anatomy of Prejudice workshop March 27

March 5

2008 FAPRI outlook shows new bioenergy mandates sustain historically high commodity prices

March 4

Reiman Gardens renovations prompt schedule changes

Veishea announces 2008 entertainment lineup, ticket policy

March 3

Clinton's media coverage is 'far less positive' than for Obama, says ISU's Bystrom

Iowa State University researcher identifies eye disease in canines

Feb. 28

ISU to host roundtable on Kosovo, Serbian unrest on Monday, March 3

ISU Turf Club mows down competitors at Turf Bowl

Feb. 27

Reiman Entrepreneur Speaker Series to feature Baked Lays creator on March 5

Feb. 26

Actress and author Amy Sedaris to speak at Iowa State on March 12

'The Simpsons' writer and producer Mike Reiss will speak at Iowa State on March 6

Feb. 25

Iowa State researchers help piece together the corn genome's first draft

Feb. 22

ISU and Northeast Iowa Community College partner on admissions

Iowa State University veterinarian studies swine deaths in China

Siren testing scehduled for Monday, Feb. 25

Feb. 20

ISU's Hira offers families five recession-proofing tips

Iowa State researcher seeks to improve efficiency of ethanol process

Feb. 18

Iowa Staters talk biofuels, healthy oils and 'pharma crops' at major science meeting

Feb. 15

Statement from ISU president Gregory Geoffroy in response to the tragedy at Northern Illinois University

Author Farai Chideya to speak at Iowa State Feb. 25

ISU professor helps design Speedo suit to be worn by top swimmers in Beijing Olympics

Feb. 13

ISU horticulture student earns national intern award

Feb. 12

ISU associate professor named U.S. Deputy Undersecretary of Ag for Food Safety

Feb. 11

ISU study finds economic impact of ethanol in Iowa to support 8,169 jobs

Feb. 7

ISU anthropologist Pruetz named National Geographic Emerging Explorer for 2008

Feb. 5

Eggshells are small pleasures in 243 diverse collages by ISU artist

Feb. 4

ISU's Bystrom predicts GOP race decided, Democrats still open after 'Super Tuesday'

Feb. 1

Iowa State chemists track how drug changes, blocks flu virus

Jan. 30

Iowa State researcher studies how enzymes break down cellulose

Jan. 29

ISU becomes affiliate of Keep Iowa Beautiful

Jan. 25

New entrepreneurial professorship established in Veterinary Medicine

Geoffroy's vision: Make ISU a model of energy efficiency

Jan. 24

Making time fly: ISU professor studies how to moderate waiting time with customers

DOE selects ISU for 2009 DOE Solar Decathlon competition

ISU and Hawkeye Community College sign admissions partnership

Jan. 23

ISU's Tahira Hira named to President Bush's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy

Jan. 22

Iowa service-related businesses outperform retail in ISU five-year threshold report

ISU researcher's work on gender, temperature link in reptiles published in Nature

Jan. 18

Iowa State hosts Black History Month activities

Jan. 17

Office of Social and Economic Trend Analysis is now the Regional Capacity Analysis Program

Jan. 16

Iowa State scientist researches ways to squeeze two fuels from one kernel of corn

Hybrid school buses hit the road; Iowa State researchers test their performance

Jan. 15

Retired national archivist to speak on preserving records of truth commissions, Jan. 28

Iowa State researchers look for smaller, cheaper, one-dose vaccines

Jan. 14

ISU study finds 'food insecurity' is not a cause of overweight low-income children

Jan. 10

Bugeja to participate in debate on education reform by The Economist magazine

Jan. 10

National ranking rates three Iowa State design programs among best in U.S.

Jan. 8

Record 70 LEGO-building teams study energy, compete for Iowa Championship