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ISU Extension leader to retire
Stanley Johnson, vice provost for Extension and renowned agricultural economist, has announced he will retire later this year. News release. (Thu, 31 Mar 2005 09:00:00 CST)

Researcher will discuss effects of media violence
ISU psychologist Craig Anderson will discuss his research on the effects of media violence, especially on children and young adults, in an April 4 talk on campus. News release. (Thu, 31 Mar 2005 09:00:00 CST)

'Gardening in the Zone'
"Gardening in the Zone, two-minute TV segments featuring ISU horticulture specialists, can be seen throughout Iowa, western Illinois, eastern Nebraska and southern Minnesota and Wisconsin. News release. (Mon, 29 Mar 2005 21:15:00 CST)

Rural aging conference April 6
A conference on rural aging issues in Iowa will be held April 6. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2005 16:45:00 CST)

Student fashion show is April 16
Textiles and clothing students will show their creations at their annual fashion show April 16. News release. (Tue, 29 Mar 2005 11:15:00 CST)

American Indian Symposium March 30-April 2
Singer and storyteller Jack Gladstone, Blackfeet Nation, will do several performances during the American Indian Symposium, March 30-April 2. The symposium includes music, stories, lectures, exhibits, a family program and a powwow. Symposium schedule. (Mon, 28 Mar 2005 21:10:00 CST)

Fennelly is Region 5 Coach of the Year
Women's basketball coach Bill Fennelly has been named Region 5 Coach of the Year by Russell Athletic and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. News release. (Mon, 28 Mar 2005 15:50:00 CST)

Science Coalition highlights ISU research
A tornado simulator, an alternative to the computer mouse, and a device to clean up meat products are among ISU research accomplishments highlighted on The Science Coalition web site this week. The coalition, based in Washington, D.C., is a group of universities, businesses and organizations dedicated to sustaining federal commitment to university research. Science Coalition | ISU research highlights (Mon, 28 Mar 2005 08:45:00 CST)

Americans & GM foods
Lisa Lorenzen, biotech industry liaison at Iowa State, says most Americans haven't worried about GM foods because they trust the regulatory system. Lorezen and Patrick Schnable, director of ISU's Center for Plant Genomics are part of a story on GM foods on grocery shelves. See article. (Fri, 25 Mar 2005 13:30:00 CST)

Political scientists to discuss foreign policy
Four political science experts will examine the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other foreign policy issues during a March 31 panel discussion.News release. (Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:55:00 CST)

Sociologist's book on career criminals
In his book, "Career Criminals in Society", ISU sociologist Matt DeLisi advocates devoting more resources to prevention programs for children and adolescents and fewer on career criminals.News release. (Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:55:00 CST)

Business conference is April 1
Experts on global entrepreneurship and supply chain management will be part of the April 1 Voorhees Business Conference. News release. (Mon, 21 Mar 2005 14:00:00 CST)

Building a better lineup
ISU psychology professor Gary Wells, who has been advocating sequential police lineups for almost 30 years, says that method will become dominant in the next few years. Viewing suspect photos one at a time, rather than side by side, can significantly minimize the chance of mistakes and misidentification, Wells' research shows. See article. (Mon, 14 Mar 2005 10:15:00 CST)