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Study will focus on urban trees and exercise

Iowa State researchers will do a study of walkers and runners in an effort to find out if vegetation along trails affects the activity levels of city dwellers.

News release.

Barry Scheck to discuss DNA forensics

Barry Scheck, best known as the DNA expert on the O.J. Simpson defense team, will give an Oct. 3 lecture at Iowa State titled "The Innocence Project: DNA and the Wrongly Convicted."

News release.

Finding the odor in livestock agriculture

A high-tech instrument is helping Iowa State University researchers identify and characterize the compounds that cause livestock odor. The research could lead to treatments that reduce the odor.

News release.

Geoffroy discusses "to-do" list

President Gregory Geoffroy lauded highlights of the past year at Iowa State and laid out his key agenda items for the coming year in his fall convocation speech Sept. 27.

Speech (text and streaming video).

Conlin to discuss leadership

Roxanne Conlin, who is ranked among the country's 100 most influential lawyers in America, will speak on campus Sept. 29. Her talk is a part of a women's leadership series.

News release.

Veterinary hospital offers 24/7 emergency service

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital has expanded its emergency and critical care service to provide a veterinarian on premises at all times to give emergency care for small animal patients.

News release.

VISIONS magazine

Athletes and academics

Normally reserved for members of the ISU Alumni Association, the fall issue of VISIONS magazine can be accessed by all readers. The issue examines the delicate balancing act performed by student-athletes. Also featured: Ballroom dancing and ISU's newest college -- Human Sciences.

VISIONS | Alumni Assn. membership

Woodbury County Courthouse

Century of Iowa architecture

Iowa's finest architecture over the past century is featured in an exhibit coming to campus Oct. 3-28.

See story.

Notes from Louisiana

Gene Deisinger

Deisinger

Pitching in

Iowa State's Gene Deisinger writes from Louisiana, where he is helping with Katrina relief.

See blog.

In the news

Ultraportable power charges ahead

BusinessWeek

Want your iPod or cell phone to simply charge itself? Researchers at Iowa State are working on wearable solar technology that could do just that, giving busy people alternative energy on the go.

See story.

Athletics

Huskers trip Clones

Cyclones tripped by Huskers in double OT.

See story.

Soccer victory

Soccer teams defeats defending Big-12 champ Kansas.

See story.