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Leopold Center director will take on new role
Fred Kirschenmann, director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State, has accepted a new leadership role as a distinguished fellow of the center. Jerry DeWitt, coordinator of ISU Extension's sustainable agriculture program and its Pest Management and Environment Program, has been named interim director of the Leopold Center, effective Nov. 1.
Finalists named in extension vice provost search
Three finalists have been named in the search for the next vice provost for extension. The finalists will visit campus in November.
Modeling a better energy system
Iowa State researchers are building computer models that will answer lots of questions about the efficiency, infrastructure and sociology of America's energy system.
Week celebrates legacy of Carver
The contributions and career of Iowa State graduate and faculty member George Washington Carver will be celebrated the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 with an exhibit, lectures, story-telling and a play.
Store founders to talk Oct. 28
Women's clothing store founders will speak at a an entrepreneur forum Oct. 28.
ISU/Ames community to host summit on preventing disturbances
The City of Ames, Iowa State University and its Government of the Student Body will host the National Summit on Preventing Civil Disturbances Nov. 10-11 at ISU's Memorial Union.
Nebraska senator on campus Oct. 30
U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Nebraska, will discuss foreign policy and economic issues in an Oct. 30 talk.
Student groups collect for hurricane victims
Three student organizations in Iowa State University's Department of Sociology have collected several thousand dollars of donations for the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita.
National Geographic in tornado lab
A National Geographic crew filmed ISU's tornado simulator as part of a documentary.
In the news
Major trend: Men in fashion design
The Des Moines Register
There's room on the runway for men in apparel merchandising, design and production at Iowa State.
Is your child overwhelmed by too many gadgets?
The Buffalo News
It's a brave, new technological world out there, and ISU assistant psychology professor Doug Gentile says parents need to talk to their kids about their listening and viewing habits.
Another soccer win
Soccer team upsets No. 22 Nebraska