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College of Design to break ground for addition
A ceremonial groundbreaking for the pavilion addition to the Iowa State University College of Design building will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, on the north side of the building. The first new "green" structure on campus, the addition will use energy-saving techniques, such as natural ventilation, daylighting, storm-water control with a "living" roof, unique site design and recycled building materials.
Iowa State University, Great Ape Trust create world's pre-eminent collaboration for primate studies
Officials from Great Ape Trust of Iowa and Iowa State University signed a memorandum of agreement today at The Trust's bonobo scientific research center to establish the world's pre-eminent collaboration for primate studies.
Live football coverage on Clone Zone
Iowa State's home football opener vs. Kent State will be web cast on cyclones.com's Clone Zone, a webcast and video service for subscribers.
Fifth Ames Lab director finalist named
The search committee charged with finding a new director for the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory at Iowa State has announced the fifth of five finalists..
New teaching innovation, entrepreneurship projects funded by College of Human Sciences
The College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurial Program and Teaching Innovation Initiatives offered a total of $75,000 to fund winning proposals related to teaching innovations, and another $75,000 for entrepreneurial-related proposals. Seven new ISU faculty-led projects were funded through this new competitive initiative.
Iowa State is among Washington Monthly's top-ranked universities
For the third consecutive year, Iowa State University is ranked among the top U.S. universities by Washington Monthly magazine. Washington Monthly bills its college rankings as a "guide not just to what colleges can do for you, but what colleges are doing for the country."
Iowa State and DMACC work together to increase engineering graduates
Iowa State University and Des Moines Area Community College will work together to attract more students to engineering. At Iowa State, the goal is 120 more students earning bachelor's degrees in engineering. At Des Moines Area Community College, the goal is more students studying science and technology. That's expected to increase the number of students transferring to Iowa State's College of Engineering.
Ride the free CyRide shuttle to Cyclone home football games
Iowa State University is offering a free CyRide shuttle from central campus to the Iowa State Center on every home football gameday.
ISU astronaut in space
See Iowa State's first astronaut Clayton Anderson at the International Space Station. Anderson earned his master's degree in aerospace engineering at Iowa State in 1983.
In the news
Snail may be climate change casualty
National Public Radio
Commenting on a theory that climate change killed off the purple snail, ISU biologist Diane Debinski says the story, if true, probably won't be the last. "I think what we are seeing is the tip of the iceberg in terms of extinction events," she adds.
Looking for value
New York Times
Iowa State University researchers Victor Lin, George Kraus and Robert C. Brown are using the co-products of biofuel production to develop high-value products and applications.