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MEDIA ADVISORY: Iowa State University faculty experts can discuss flood-related topics
Iowa State University faculty and staff members are available to share their insight and expertise on numerous flood-related topics.
Iowa State students join science team to chase and capture tornado data
Iowa State University students are spending May and June chasing tornadoes. Yes, there's some adrenaline involved. But what they're really after is some data about the weather conditions near a tornado.
Community college transfer credits made easy
The Board of Regents recently got a first look at a new web site that will make it easy for students to find out which community college credits transfer to the state universities.
Farm to ISU program brings local foods to campus
Local foods are increasingly showing up in ISU dining centers. The Farm to ISU Program aims to bring more local, sustainable and organic foods to campus.
New web site eases transfer checks
The Board of Regents recently got a first look at a new web site that will make it easy for students to find out which community college credits transfer to the state universities. The regents also approved several new programs and ISU's compensation plan for FY09.
ISU engineering dean resigns; will join University of Michigan faculty
Mark J. Kushner, dean of the College of Engineering at Iowa State University, has resigned to join the faculty at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, effective Sept. 1.
ISU's Achterberg resigns; accepts new post at Ohio State
Cheryl Achterberg, inaugural dean of Iowa State University's College of Human Sciences, has accepted a position at The Ohio State University, Columbus, effective July 1.
Iowa State once again named national center of excellence in information assurance
Iowa State University programs in computer security and information assurance have recently been recognized for academic excellence by two federal security agencies. This is the fourth time The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Iowa State a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.
'Live Green!': Iowa State's conservation, sustainability efforts are moving forward
President Gregory Geoffroy has announced several new programs as part of the Live Green! initiative. They include an Office of Sustainability Programs, a revolving loan fund to support green projects and a goal to achieve LEED gold certification on new construction and major renovations on campus.
Riding to work
Some Iowa State faculty and staff bike to work for lots of reasons ... and in all the seasons.
Cyclone student athletes, coaches and staff spent a day helping clear debris in Parkersburg, where an EF5 tornado left a path of destruction May 25.
In the news
Hillary Clinton shattered a political glass ceiling
Christian Science Monitor
Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University, talks about the end of Hillary Clinton's historic presidential campaign.
Biofuels and water policy
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
William Simpkins, an Iowa State professor of geological and atmospheric sciences, talks about biofuels' impact on water quality and supply during a 10-minute podcast for Sigma Xi's year-long focus on water issues.