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Three night games for next football season
Iowa State's 2006 non-conference football slate will include a season-opening Thursday night game and two other contests under the lights.
Shanda Munn arrested in fatal hit-and-run
Shanda Rae Munn, 20, Lawler, has been been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in December. Munn was charged with Homicide by Vehicle (Class B Felony) and Failing to Stop at an Accident Resulting in the Death of Another Person (Aggravated Misdemeanor). Investigators believe the victim, Kelly Jean Laughery, 20, was walking along Mortensen Road in Ames when she was struck.
Dental care important to pet health
Dental cleanings can help your pet's overall physical health, says veterinarian Kim Langholz.
Iowans could be heading round the roundabouts
Hillary Isebrands, an Iowa State University doctoral student, is studying how modern roundabouts on rural Midwest highways can move traffic and save lives.
Student entrepreneur conference returns
An annual student entrepreneurship conference created at Iowa State five years ago is returning to campus March 3.
Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine News
Learn about field peas as an alternative third crop, new resources for Iowa's wine industry, and research to evaluate a new diagnostic approach for a bovine disease in this month's Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine News.
Ames Lab innovation key to a "lead-free" Europe
A lead-free solder developed at Ames Laboratory is helping electronics manufacturers meet new lead-free standards in Europe.
Iowa State awards state economic development dollars to nine projects
Iowa State awards $788,962 from the state's Grow Iowa Values Fund to nine research projects that have high potential to improve Iowa's economy.
Officials tell how ISU would spend R&D funds
Iowa State will have $17 million to spend on research and development if the legislature endorses Gov. Tom Vilsack's proposal to give the regents universities $50 million in R&D funds over three years. Officials recently told regents and legislators how they would use those funds.
Black History Month events at Iowa State
Talks by Angela Davis and Joan Morgan, a multicultural leadership summit and more mark Black History Month at Iowa State.
Presenting the research and development power of Iowa's Regent universities
The Innovation Iowa economic development program sponsored by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will be 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center at 1200 Grand Ave. in Des Moines.
Two jobs, studies, and Cyclone basketball keep Sheila Blalock moving.
To understand a virus
ISU student Jacquelyn Jackson's crop research may help other scientists get closer to discovering cures for human and animal viral diseases.
Architecture 202 students recently designed, built and demonstrated devices that express a motion interacting with an architectural surface. With paint spewing and lights flashing, the motion machines reacted to thinking (shown above) breathing, sit-ups, jumping jacks and more.
In the News
The Washington Post
Scientists at Iowa State University are using one of the nation's 10 most powerful university computers to help decipher the corn genome, a project that could allow them to expand the plant's uses in plastics, fuel and fiber.
Cyclones over K-State
ISU women knock off Kansas State, 71-66.
No. 9 gymnasts top No. 6 Oklahoma.
Hines ranks 9th
Neil Hines ranks 9th in the nation in the heptathlon.