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National honor to grad student

The National Council of Commercial Plant Breeders presented its 2005 Graduate Student Award to ISU graduate student Brandon Wardyn, Farwell, Neb.

News release.

Dean of students candidates announced

Six finalists have been named in the search for a new dean of students at Iowa State.

News release.

Kate Schwennsen

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Schwennsen is new AIA president

Kate Schwennsen, associate dean of the College of Design, was inaugurated as the 82nd president of the American Institute of Architects during recent ceremonies in Washington, D.C. She is the second woman and the second Iowan to lead the 149 year-old national professional organization.

News release.

Iowa farmland reaches new peak

The average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa increased $285 to an all-time high of $2,914 in 2005, according to an annual survey conducted by Iowa State University.

News release.

Graduation events Dec. 16-17

Iowa State will award an estimated 1,755 degrees during winter commencement events Dec. 16-17.

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Full-time farmer perseveres to master's degree

After nearly two decades, full-time farmer will complete his master's degree from Iowa state.

News release.

Local foods, grain damage sensors and safeguarding livestock

Locally grown foods could find an outlet in Iowa's convenience stores. Read about that and much more in this month's news from agriculture and veterinary medicine.

Ag and veterinary medicine tips.

IT staff report computer intrusions

An intruder recently breached the security of two Iowa State University computers containing sensitive information.

News release.

Animals make great companions, not great gifts

A family should consider all the responsibilities of caring for a companion animal before bringing one into the household. Iowa State University's Dr. Kim Langholz recommends several questions to ask beforehand.

News release.

ISU announces new 'Return to Iowa' scholarship program

Prospective Iowa State freshmen and transfer students who live out of state may qualify for a new, $1,500 renewable scholarship if they have family ties to ISU.

News release.

The science of moving dirt

Iowa State University's new Geotechnical Mobile Lab is a $350,000, one-of-a-kind laboratory-on-wheels. It will allow engineers to study construction sites right next to the heavy equipment doing all the dirty work. And it could help build better roads and reduce construction costs.

News release.

Stay healthy over holidays

ISU physician Marc Shulman offers some health tips for students and travelers.

News release.

EV1.net Houston Bowl

Houston Bowl

The Cyclones (7-4) will play in the 2005 EV1.net Houston Bowl vs. Texas Christian Dec. 31.

News release | Travel, events

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ISU Week in Des Moines

A week of Iowa State festivities in Des Moines culminates Dec. 17 with the Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic, a men's and women's basketball doubleheader in Wells Fargo Arena.

More info | Photos of the week's activities

In the news

Fashion with function

USA Today

Iowa State researchers are developing technology that will allow a purse to charge your electronic devices.

See story.

Gift cards: Are they good for the kids?

Sacramento Bee

Gift cards are expected to be the top gift purchase for the second holiday season in a row. But ISU's Kay Palan, associate professor of marketing, worries that parents who give their children gift cards at a young age may be encouraging materialism.

See story.

Athletics

Cyclones over Hawks

Cyclone men's basketball takes down Hawkeyes, 72-60.

News release.

Cyclone women roll

Cyclone women's basketball posts a 77-61 win over Iowa.

News release.