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Women's basketball schedule final

Iowa State's 2005-06 women's basketball schedule has been finalized with the addition of six televised games, including two Fox Sports Net broadcasts and four Mediacom telecasts.

News release.

Students organize relief for Katrina victims

Iowa State students will collect donations for the victims of Hurricane Katrina at various locations on campus Sept. 1.

News release.

Reiman Gardens to celebrate 10 years

Reiman Gardens will celebrate its 10-year anniversary Sept. 17-18 with free admission Saturday and a barbecue dinner the same night.

News release.

Mural artists

Mural celebration

Some of the student artists who worked on the "Unity" mural outside the College of Design were on hand for the Aug. 30 mural celebration. The mural celebrates Iowa State and Ames' new "one community" theme.

Beam signing to launch work on success center

The public is invited to a ceremonial beam signing of the Hixson-Lied Student Success Center, Thursday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m. The ceremony will take place on the building site, south of Fisher-Nickell Hall.

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Panel features ISU alumni

Iowa State alums return to Ames to discuss the future of business and technology

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Book looks at Kahn architecture

In his new book, ISU's Thomas Leslie takes a fresh look at one of the most influential architects of the late 20th century.

News release.

Winning technology for noise reduction

An Iowa State spin-off company has won a $440,000 grant from the NSF to develop its unique noise-reduction technologies.

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ISU establishes center for computational intelligence

A new Iowa State center will study how massive data sets can be integrated, analyzed and interpreted to advance collaborative science and research.

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Private support for ISU grows 30 percent

For the second consecutive year, a record number of donors have committed more than $82 million in private support for Iowa State. For FY05, the ISU Foundation reported a 30 percent increase in new gifts and future commitments over the previous year.

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ISU receives $3 million for bioinformatics

The National Science Foundation has awarded Iowa State a $3 million grant for graduate studies in computational molecular biology.

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Crystal structure

Proving Da Vinci right

Researchers from Ames Laboratory and Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory have used quasicrystals to prove a Leonardo Da Vinci theory about friction holds even at the atomic level.

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In the news

B-schools that do it their way

Business Week

Iowa State's MBA with a minor in sustainable agriculture, the only graduate-level program of its kind in the country, is one of a handful of specialized programs cited in Business Week.

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Ag school confidential

U.S. News: America's Best Colleges

"At premier ag schools like Iowa State, old stereotypes about colleges of agriculture have little in common with the broad-based, interdisciplinary education [Betsy] Hertz and her fellow students encounter."

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High service ranking for Iowa State

Iowa State ranks 34th nationally in The Washington Monthly's community and national service-based ratings of colleges and universities.

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Athletics

Tennis team honors

The women's tennis team is All-Academic.

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