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2007 news releases

Dec. 31

2008 could be the year of presidential history say ISU experts

Iowa State engineers on The History Channel

Iowa State University researchers collaborate in identification of new influenza subtype not previously found in pigs

Dec. 27

Fraudsters beware: Iowa State engineer is developing cyber technology to find you

Dec. 20

ISU psychologists explore public policy and effects of media violence on children

Dec. 13

An Iowa Stater talks about his life in space

Dec. 11

ISU Greenlee School grad student studies effectiveness of the political bumper sticker

War veteran graduates at Iowa State University Saturday

Dec. 11

Kirkwood Community College and ISU announce Admissions Partnership Program

Dec. 7

Astronaut on 'Talk of Iowa'

Two Iowa State graphic design students win national competition

Dec. 6

Economic study finds ISU worth $1.52 billion to state economy in 2006

Iowa State University commencement set for Dec. 14-15

Dec. 5

Iowa State-ConocoPhillips alternative fuel project selected for $2 million award

Dec. 4

Iowa State engineer develops laser technologies to analyze combustion, biofuels

Dec. 3

Clinton, Romney top choices among likely Iowa caucus goers in new ISU poll

Nov. 29

ISU eyes education future with community college agreement, summit, study

Nov. 28

Mo Rocca to perform Dec. 3

Nov. 26

Western Iowa Tech Community College and ISU announce Admissions Partnership Program

Northwest Iowa Community College and ISU announce Admissions Partnership Program

Sociology class survey finds ISU students likely to participate in caucuses

Nov. 20

FedEx president, founder to present Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science on Dec. 4

Nov. 19

ISU primatologist to teach online course from chimp research site in Senegal

Nov. 16

High school students hard at work prepping for Iowa State technology competition

Nov. 15

ISU professor tests athletic shoes and Army boots; hopes to go galactic

Nov. 14

ISU students who live on campus have housing option if they plan to caucus

Nov. 13

ISU ROTC battalion ranked third in nation.

Nov. 12

First Endowed Deanship Established at Iowa State University

Nov. 8

ISU receives $11.6 million grant to continue project to strengthen families, communities

Nov. 7

ISU Catt Center for Women and Politics will host Iowa Caucus workshop Nov. 13

Modern Marvels to showcase Iowa State experts, wonders, uses, future of corn

Nov. 6

Susan Faludi is women studies program 30th anniversary keynoter, Nov. 12

Iowa State receives $4.5 million commitment from Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust for new chemistry building; additional funding pledged for faculty research

Nov. 5

Gentile, father explore how violent video games are exemplary aggression teachers

Iowa State's new CyberInnovation Institute to strengthen research, state economy

Nov. 2

Iowa State University researcher honored at White House ceremony

Playground soil tested for lead at ISU's Child Development Lab School; no hazard found

Nov. 1

Five Iowa State University faculty members are named fellows of AAAS

ISU architecture professor receives AIA Iowa's Educator Award

Oct. 31

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to explore Second Life in Nov. 15 symposium

Iowa State establishes Bioeconomy Institute to advance biorenewable research

Alum and CNN business anchor Christine Romans to speak at ISU Nov. 6

Iowa State student's digital museum earns nationals honors

Oct. 30

College of Business preparing more ethical leaders through new, improved programs

Iowa State researchers develop technology for early detection of viruses

Iowa State's Anex featured on corny video

Oct. 29

Iowa State will add 5 former student names to Gold Star Hall war memorial

ISU's Coats selected as fellow of the Entomological Society of America

Oct. 26

Republican and Democratic presidential candidates to speak at ISU's Biobased Industry Outlook Conference Nov. 5

Reimans' holiday gift will keep butterfly wing open until Dec. 31

Oct. 25

NIACC, ISU announce admissions partnership

Oct. 24

New ISU Nutrition and Wellness Research Center Open House planned for Nov. 9

National Science Foundation study: Iowa State a technology licensing 'powerhouse'

Oct. 23

Newt Gingrich to talk science before Iowa State globalization course

Oct. 22

ISU to host community college leadership conference in Kansas City Oct. 28-30

Ames Laboratory director named

Oct. 19

ISU MBA program makes Aspen Institute's "Global 100" ranking of business schools

Iowa State University launches $800 million fundraising campaign

Oct. 18

Police encourage public parkers to use football shuttle Saturday

ISU President Geoffroy, new faculty and staff head north on Road Scholar Tour, Oct. 25.

Oct. 16

Two businesses with ISU ties win statewide Pappajohn Business Plan Competition

Iowa State professor's research shows Midwest forests losing diversity, complexity

Author and FORTUNE 500 consultant James Autry to speak at ISU Oct. 23

Oct. 15

New ISU education professor Scott McLeod to receive two more national awards

Iowa State engineers hope to build better roads by using ethanol co-products

Oct. 12

Iowa State researchers contribute to Nobel-Prize winning climate change panel

Oct. 11

ISU researchers pass findings on home-based child care to Iowa legislators

Iowa State professor's genome research published in the latest issue of Science

Oct. 10

Author and former economic hit man to speak at ISU Oct. 18

Oct. 9

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is ISU's fall Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

Oct. 8

Former World Food Prize Laureate Monty Jones will present Borlaug Lecture Oct. 15

Iowa Central Community College and ISU announce Admissions Partnership Program

Oct. 4

Landscape architecture's Elwood Lecturer to discuss wartime gardens Oct. 12

ISU sociologist helps publish new books on juvenile delinquency, violent offenders

Oct. 2

ISU business professors study impact of bankruptcy laws on entrepreneurial decisions

Krishna Rajan named new director of the Institute for Combinatorial Discovery

Iowa State Plant Sciences Institute research center changes name to reflect expanding research scope

Iowa State engineer develops technology to quickly find leaks in spacecraft

Oct. 1

Well-known economist, network analyst to give ISU's Stafford Lecture Oct. 16

Sept. 28

Iowa State University Plant Sciences Institute's aphid researchers comb through insect viruses on way to developing biopesticide

Sept. 27

NEWS TIPS: ISU experts can respond to Oct. 26 closing of former Maytag plant in Newton

Sept. 26

Reiman Gardens announces winter plans

Sept. 24

Schmidt to discuss Iowa caucuses 'fear and loathing' at Oct. 8 ISU Presidential Lecture

ISU Department of Health and Human Performance changes name to Kinesiology

Sept. 19

ISU College of Design pavilion addition to be named for Steven and Barbara King

Sept. 18

Iowa State University conference examines developing bioeconomy

Sept. 17

Dubuque attorney Jim Heckmann to direct Iowa Small Business Development Centers

Vilsack named distinguished fellow in Iowa State's Biosafety Institute

ISU Design West grand opening set for Sept. 22 in Sioux City

Sept. 13

ISU veterinary medicine students hold bike-walk-run fund-raiser Sept. 22 for World Rabies Day

Sept. 12

Geoffroy recommends arming campus police

Iowa State astronomer helps discover planet that offers clues to Earth's future

Plan ahead, travel safely, have fun at annual ISU-Iowa matchup

Sept. 11

ISU sociologist studies social construction of 9/11 and its use as political, social resource

2008 Community Visioning Program applications available

Southwestern Community College and ISU partner

Sept. 10

Richard Florida to discuss the rise of the creative class as ISU Hilton Chair on Sept. 19

Madeleine Albright will speak at Iowa State Sept. 14

ISU prof is taking people to school on the Iowa caucuses with online class in October

Sept. 6

Iowa State University fall enrollment is 26,160; exceeds projections

"Cashin Plus Six" exhibit to open Sept. 16 in ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum

Sept. 4

Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi set for free comedy performance Sept. 28 at ISU

Iowa State undergraduate engineering programs earn reaccreditation

Aug. 30

Iowa State researcher studies the sustainability of the bioeconomy

Aug. 28

Ride the free CyRide shuttle to Cyclone home football games

College of Design to break ground for addition

Aug. 27

Update: Sweeney Hall is reopened after acid spill

Iowa State University, Great Ape Trust create world's pre-eminent collaboration for primate studies

Aug. 22

New teaching innovation, entrepreneurship projects funded by College of Human Sciences

Aug. 21

New teaching innovation, entrepreneurship projects funded by College of Human Sciences

Iowa State is among Washington Monthly's top-ranked universities

Iowa State and DMACC work together to increase engineering graduates

Aug. 20

ISU professor helps design new Speedo swimsuit that's breaking world records

Aug. 17

U.S. News rankings: Iowa State remains among top 25 percent of public national universities; engineering moves up

Aug. 15

Kresge Foundation approves $1 million challenge grant for ISU Veterinary Medicine

Aug. 14

Book signing Saturday at the state fair

Aug. 13

Iowa State part of team recommended for supercomputer project

Aug. 12

No injuries reported in Alpha Chi Omega fire

Aug. 8

Iowa State graphic design student leaves lasting mark in Memorial Union addition

Geoffroy part of Spellings' higher ed delegation to Latin America

Dr. James Bloedel named chair of ISU's biomedical sciences department

Aug. 7

Promise of immigration reform is mostly talk for political candidates, ISU economist says

Aug. 6

Iowa State University celebrates its anniversary, people, history, future at state fair

Media Advisory: Iowa State University veterinarian can discuss foot-and-mouth disease

Iowa State researchers work to track North American climate change

Aug. 2

Media Advisory: Iowa State bridge engineers can discuss bridge safety

Biorenewables and sustainability are focus of Reiman Gardens tour

Research sheds light on Asian soybean rust infection

ISU President Geoffroy appointed to NCAA Executive Committee

Aug. 1

New treatment for glaucoma shows promise in laboratory, say Iowa State researchers

July 31

Plant Sciences Institute jump starts new research

July 27

ISU's Bugeja calls for moral convergence of today's high-tech media in new book

July 24

Iowa State University to graduate more than 800 in Aug. 4 ceremony

July 23

Education leadership and policy studies prof researches community college landscape

July 18

ISU business experts explain airfares, lack of women in high-tech fields

Iowa State's external funding hits $272 million in fiscal year 2007

July 17

ISU student heads to Russia for week-long English, outreach trip

July 12

ISU prof provides online predator identification tips in Sex Offender Law Report

July 11

NEWS TIP: Iowa State experts can discuss McCain's setbacks in GOP presidential race

Victor Lin named director of the Center for Catalysis

July 10

Iowa State University veterinarians expand service to Iowa dairy producers

July 9

ISU prepares to launch new Ph.D. program in business and technology

July 5

Iowa State awards $1 million for research promoting Iowa economic development

Free admission to Reiman Gardens for annual Art Fair

July 3

Educational leadership chair sees Supreme Court ruling damaging diverse education

ISU experts weigh in on identity theft through new wireless technologies

July 2

Richard Doak to receive 2007 Greenlee School Schwartz Award

Iowa State chemist hopes startup company can revolutionize biodiesel production

June 29

ISU study finds wives have greater power in marriage problem-solving behavior

June 28

President Geoffroy's letter to athletics director Jamie Pollard re: life skills position for ISU athletics programs

June 21

ISU mosquito researcher in Science

June 18

Rosenberg named to ISU federal relations post

Ag policies should promote a truly sustainable bioeconomy says research group

June 15

George Kraus to direct Iowa State's Institute for Physical Research and Technology

June 14

Iowa State partners with ISEA, Farm Bureau on presidential candidate events

June 12

Threat of ground transport terrorism still very real, says Iowa State professor

June 8

ISU to host meeting to address Colony Collapse Disorder in bees, other topics

June 7

Iowa State tornado lab on CNN

June 5

Rolls-Royce acquires license to use Iowa State discovery that improves jet engines

Iowa State biodiesel research featured on public television

June 4

ISU political scientists ponder Thompson's GOP entry, Clinton's Iowa strategy

Iowa State experts primed to discuss effects of high gasoline prices

June 1

Statement from Iowa State University President Gregory Geoffroy (Gonzalez)

May 31

Iowa State's Aluru named Computerworld Laureate for corn genome work

Spouses working equally hard but need more vacation, says ISU economist

May 30

ISU student brightens up New York City, wins international lighting award

May 25

Iowa State dedicates $4.7 million lab that probes down to individual atoms

May 24

ISU veterinary researchers cure sudden onset blindness in two dogs

Reiman Gardens puts down roots in Washington, D.C., for summer

May 23

ISU school superintendent program gets unconditional approval from state board

May 21

Iowa State formula race car cracks top 20 for third year in a row

ISU psychologist to explain teens' risky decisions at national convention Friday

May 17

Iowa State conference to help Iowa small businesses win federal innovation funds

May 16

Iowa State scientists demonstrate first use of nanotechnology to enter plant cells

May 14

Getting real about biz options: ISU prof's study earns international research award

May 9

Canine conditioning program available

May 8

Iowa State Formula racing team looks for another top-10 finish

May 7

Iowa State's Women's Rugby Club wins national championship

ISU Catt Center sponsoring Ready to Run™: Campaign Training for Women on June 1

ISU Psychology in Education Research Lab evaluates state technology teaching success

May 5

Iowa State students expect a better, faster race in their human powered vehicle

May 3

ISU study finds women expect to care for parents, but few prepare for it

Student has Iowa State University bloodlines that go back to two past presidents

NIH $4.4 million renews botanical supplement research center

ISU e-commerce strategy class probes "Second Life" for business opportunity

April 30

Iowa State solar car team drives its renewable energy message across the state

ISU to graduate more than 3,000 in May 4-5 ceremonies

April 23

ISU team receives $2.5 million NIH grant to study exercise, flu resistance in elderly

April 20

ISU Dairy Science Club plays it safe, will replace cake-flavored sesquicentennial ice cream with vanilla

Udderly unbeatable -ISU Dairy Challenge team wins national competition

April 19

Statement from Regents President Gartner regarding campus security issues

Iowa State food science seniors unveil new food products

Iowa State astrophysicists provide the eyes for new gamma ray telescope system

April 18

Saturday Veishea crowd offers research opportunity for three ISU accounting professors

Statement from President Geoffroy regarding counseling services

April 17

ISU's Morrill Hall to be rededicated April 20

April 16

Statement from President Gregory Geoffroy in regard to Virginia Tech tragedy

Iowa State, Iowa join two Midwest universities to create high-speed data network

Iowa State artist: When it comes to inventing furniture, I fold

April 13

Iowa State's Women's Rugby Club headed to nationals for first time

Iowa State physicist leads team designing detector for international particle collider

April 12

Nationally ranked ISU Paintball team heads to nationals with high expectations

White House reporter for Washington Post to speak at First Amendment Day

April 10

ConocoPhillips establishes $22.5 million biofuels research program at Iowa State

Helen Thomas keynotes Iowa State's First Amendment Day activities

ISU Boxing Club performs well at regionals will advance four to nationals

New display at Reiman Gardens highlights role of bees, pollination

April 6

Funeral set for Abel Bolanos

Runners, eaters to make strides together during ISU fundraiser

April 5

Media Advisory: Gov. Culver keynotes bioeconomy conference at ISU April 10

Forget 'the talk' -- ISU researcher recommends regular dialogue with kids about sex

First study reporting chimps using caves authored by ISU anthropologist

April 4

Preliminary autopsy results revealed; investigation continues

Candlelight vigil scheduled, counseling available

Iowa State celebrates undergraduate research projects at symposium

NPR interviewer to bring fresh air to Iowa State presentation

April 3

Body of missing ISU student found

Body discovered in Lake LaVerne; no positive identification yet

Updates in the search for Abel Bolanos

Statement from Iowa State University President Gregory Geoffroy regarding disappearance of Abel Bolanos

April 2

Search for missing student Abel Bolanos continues; volunteers sought

Sister of missing student asks for help

U.S. News ranks Iowa State graduate programs among the top 25 public programs

Symposium will address risks, benefits and regulations of ag biotech at ISU April 18

Media advisory scheduled for 5 p.m. April 2

Assistance sought in locating missing student

March 29

Exercise physiologist to discuss youth obesity prevention as Pease Scholar April 19

March 28

College of Veterinary Medicine earns full accreditation status

Foreign policy expert, author to speak, meet with students at Iowa State

Students create furniture from tree felled by 2005 campus tornado

March 27

Nearly 550 students to compete at 50th State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa

March 26

Iowa State to unveil the most realistic virtual reality room in the world

March 23

Bugeja presents Presidential Lecture on April 4, will plug into today's technology

March 22

ISU psychologists publish three new studies on violent video game effects on youths

Iowa State joins global marathon to encourage women to study engineering

March 21

Iowa State's Warren Madden honored for leadership by 11-university distance education program

Gov. Culver to keynote ISU conference on the small town in the bioeconomy April 10

International biotech company to open office at the Iowa State Research Park

March 20

ISU College of Business Hosts Severe Weather Awareness Day March 28

Lectures, tours on sustainable architecture and design, March 28-29

Uganda's children's crisis is subject of film, discussion at Iowa State

March 15

Wie named Coffman Faculty Chair

March 13

Iowa State wins international turf bowl competition for sixth straight year

25th Anniversary ISU fashion show is March 31

March 12

Iowa State University botanists identify new species of North American bamboo

March 9

Iowa State researcher develops software that sidesteps effects of qPCR-inhibitory materials and ensures precise and swift set-ups

March 7

ISU team places second at international MBA Case competition

March 6

For ISU, Big 12 tournament weekend is all business

2007 FAPRI Outlook shows impact of bioenergy expansion and trade resumption in meat products

March 5

Weight club to welcome world-class training expert for lecture, seminar

March 2

15th Annual Voorhees Business Conference on supply chain management is March 23

March 1

ISU classes canceled March 1 beginning at 1 p.m. (Classes beginning at 12:40 p.m. also are canceled.)

Feb. 28

ISU educational leadership chair addresses today's underserved students

Feb. 22

Wanted: High school students to fight off computer hackers

ISU anthropologist's study is first to report chimps hunting with tools

New student-run cafe offers campus, community more options

Feb. 21

MSNBC to telecast presidential debate at Iowa State

Feb. 20

ISU study finds discrimination leads to greater drug use in African-American teens

Feb. 19

Welch Avenue to be covered in snow for skiing and snowboarding competition

ISU prof finds laparoscopic surgeons improve speed, accuracy by playing video games

Feb. 15

Former ambassador Joseph Wilson will speak at Iowa State

Air Force biological defense expert and veterinarian to speak Feb. 26 at ISU

Feb. 14

New facility at Iowa State focuses on student academic success

Feb. 13

Ames Laboratory/IPRT interim director named; search committee for new director named

Iowa State researchers improve soy processing by boosting protein and sugar yields

Feb. 8

ISU student named Rolls Royce North American Student of Year

Feb. 7

ISU Pappajohn Center, Kauffman Foundation fund 26 campus entrepreneurship grants

New director named for Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Feb. 6

ISU's College of Design can move forward on building additions, says Board of Regents

Feb. 5

ISU 'Home Ground' symposium is Feb. 18-20, features topics from biofuels to bells

Feb. 1

College of Business to host Big 12 North MBA Team Case Competition

Jan. 31

ISU Cyclone Army ROTC Brigade named top unit in western U.S.

Dubuque Museum of Art to exhibit ISU professor's ceramics Feb. 27-May 27

Veterinary medical student places in national competition

Shashi Nambisan named director of Iowa State's transportation center

Jan. 30

2007 National Survey of Student Engagement

Jan. 29

Celebration kicks off Iowa State program to advance women scientists

Jan.24

Book chronicles life and times of Iowa State

Jan. 23

One year to Iowa Caucuses, ISU profs assess evolving presidential field

Iowa State study finds prevalence of overweight among Iowa prep linemen

Iowa State to celebrate Black History Month with lectures, activities, discussions

Jan. 18

ISU sociologist, stepfamily researcher reports realities of more unmarried women

Jan. 17

ISU professors assess best way to score in Super Bowl ads

Jan. 11

ISU seminar will present techniques to help noise-phobic pets

Jan. 9

State LEGO championship brings 67 teams to Iowa State

Jan. 8

Towns selected for 2007 community visioning program

Three Iowa State College of Design programs ranked high by practitioners

Two Iowa State fashion design students to be honored in New York City

Jan. 5

Go!--an online magazine for young people--promotes transportation careers

Jan. 4

Iowa State student's research leads to creation of women's center

Jan. 2

Groundwater flows in and out of Ames' Ada Hayden lake

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