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Iowa State's external funding reaches $280 million in FY 2006

Iowa State University generated $280 million in grants, contracts and cooperative agreements during fiscal year 2006, including $171 million for research projects.

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Author on religious violence says 'sacred space' key in ending Middle East dispute

Iowa State University Associate Professor of Religious Studies Hector Avalos is author of the book "Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence" (2005) and sees no short-term solution to the current conflict in the Middle East.

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Iowa State receives $795,000 grant for advanced electron microscope

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Iowa State University a $795,000 grant to purchase a state-of-the-art scanning transmission electron microscope for research in the biological and material sciences. The instrument, which will arrive late in spring 2007, will be housed in the Bessey Microscopy Facility.

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ISU student named American Honey Princess

ISU agriculture student Teresa Jurchen was recently named 2006 American Honey Princess for the American Beekeeping Federation.

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ISU professors assess Iowa Caucus landscape as potential candidates visit state

Iowa is expected to once again host the lead-off nominating caucuses in the 2008 presidential campaign less than 18 months from now, and two ISU political science professors assess the early landscape.

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Geoffroy names new budget model committee

President Gregory Geoffroy has named the committee that will coordinate the university-wide review of a new budget model for Iowa State and develop plans for implementing the model.

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College combination adapts to changing needs of families, students

Last July, Iowa State combined its College of Education and College of Family and Consumer Sciences into a new College of Human Sciences. One year later, officials are pleased at how the new "combination college" is stimulating greater multidisciplinary interaction among faculty -- providing a more contemporary education for students to meet society's changing human needs.

News release | New college leadership team announced

Grad student earns trip to research conference

Katrina Duttweiler, a graduate student in plant pathology, has been selected to receive a free trip to the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society Foundation in Quebec City, Canada, July 29- Aug. 2. While there, she will present a poster on her research.

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Study finds overweight women exercise harder, experience less pleasure

According to a recent study by Iowa State University researchers, overweight people exercise at a higher intensity of their peak aerobic capacity than their normal-weight counterparts -- producing a gradual decrease in pleasure over time.

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Interest builds in criminal justice program

A new academic program in criminal justice is drawing student interest. Approximately 140 students have declared a major in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in criminology and criminal.

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Iowa State, Ames Laboratory researchers win R&D 100 Award

Three Iowa State and Ames Laboratory researchers will be recognized for developing a software tool that helps engineers visualize and work with large sets of 3-D data. The result is a tool that helps engineers quickly solve problems and make decisions.

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Athletics

Academic honors

Cyclone golfer Jessica Shin posted a 3.97 GPA to earn academic All-America honors.

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More academic honors

Swimming, diving team earns national honors with 3.21 GPA.

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