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U.S. News & and World Report graduate rankings

Magazine rankings place Iowa State engineering and chemistry programs among the top 25 public universities. Iowa State's doctoral program in analytical chemistry ranked ninth among all American universities.

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Archaeology team will excavate, study animal bones found at ISU Memorial Union construction site

Animal bones -- more than a century old -- were discovered March 23 by contractors who were excavating south of the Memorial Union for a planned addition to that building.

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Cael Sanderson to succeed retiring coach Bobby Douglas

The Iowa State athletics department will hold a press conference Friday at 11 a.m. in the Jacobson Building atrium to announce the retirement of Cyclone head wrestling coach Bobby Douglas and the hiring of associate head coach Cael Sanderson as the sixth head wrestling coach in ISU history.

ISU to host supply chain management conference

National leaders in supply chain management are speaking at Iowa State as part of a business conference on April 7.

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Visiting scholar to discuss early childhood programs

Helen Raikes, a national expert on early childhood and law, will give a lecture on state standards for school readiness on April 4.

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Planners seeks ideas on improving road safety

ISU planners seek input on improving pedestrian-motorist safety and experiences on campus.

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Cellular drug delivery from the inside out

Delivering a dose of chemotherapy drugs to specific cancer cells without the risk of side effects to healthy cells may one day be possible, thanks to a nanoscale drug delivery system being explored by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory.

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Artist-activist will kick off design conference

Krzysztof Wodiczko, who is internationally known for his projections of activist images on public buildings, will kick off a national design education conference at Iowa State April 6.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidates will participate in April 3 forum

ISU's Political Science Club and the Committee on Lectures will sponsor a Democratic gubernatorial forum with candidates Michael Blouin, Chet Culver, Ed Fallon and Sal Mohamed at 7 p.m., April 3, in the Great Hall, Memorial Union.

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Allen is finalist for UNI presidential post

ISU vice president for academic affairs and provost Benjamin Allen is a finalist for the University of Northern Iowa presidency.

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High-energy physics at the highest level

Iowa State University physicists are working to help design and use massive particle detectors at the world's most powerful particle collider now being built in Europe.

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Veishea lineup: Dave Attell, William Hung, 15+ bands

Ousted American Idol contestant William Hung and Comedy Central's Dave Attell are part of Veishea's entertainment lineup. Among more than 15 bands on campus for the spring celebration will be the hip hop act Nappy Roots, alternative country's Cross Canadian Ragweed and pop-rock's Dazy Head Mazy. Veishea is April 17-23.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Fit Nation

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN senior medical correspondent, talks about tackling the obesity epidemic during his "Fit Nation" tour, which stopped at Iowa State March 30. Clips from his town hall meeting with Iowa State students will air this weekend on CNN. Tune into "House Call" at 7:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

VISIONS magazine cover

Spring VISIONS features intriguing campus people

Twenty of the most intriguing people on campus are profiled in the spring edition of VISIONS, the magazine for Alumni Assn. members.

Sample story: Dad & son in veterinary school

Athletics

Big 12 champs

Cyclone gymnasts win Big 12 title.

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