Iowa State University

News Service

News Service:

Annette Hacker, director, (515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

2009 news releases

May 27

ISU personal finance professor assesses impact of new credit card legislation

Iowa State's Mini Baja Team engineers a lighter, simpler off-road racer

May 20

ISU promotes greater financial education through new course offerings, faculty

May 18

Iowa State economists assess recession's impact on wages, immigrant workers

May 14

Cyclone Power Pullers build four-engine "Wild CYde" for tractor competition

May 11

Iowa State University researcher is part of cattle-genome mapping team

May 7

ISU alum Christine Romans of CNN to receive 2009 Greenlee School Schwartz Award

Students create furniture, lamps and ceramics for solar decathlon house

Iowa State solar car team tours the state to promote solar energy

May 6

ISU promotes sustainability via an all-university compost facility

Iowa State University researcher is ready to produce vaccine for H1N1 flu virus in swine

College of Human Sciences researchers address needs of underserved populations

May 5

Interior design students take top honors at national competition

ISU student from Marshalltown has probable case of H1N1 virus

May 4

ISU student from Marshalltown is diagnosed with Type A flu; testing under way

May 1

NFL's Hobbs: Still 'proud to be a Cyclone' -- soon, with the degree to prove it

Iowa State Formula SAE racer takes shape, expected to be a fast competitor

ISU researcher identifies key function in protein, cell transcription

April 30

Nutrition and Wellness Research Center symposium to address vaccines, immunity

Graduation story ideas from Iowa State University

Pigs, people may soon eat their way to flu resistance, say ISU researchers

April 27

ISU study finds link between individual stress and teens being overweight or obese

April 24

'Dinosaurs and other Common Garden Pests' opens at Reiman Gardens May 1; special preview April 30

ISU's solar decathlon team partners with DMACC program

April 23

Agriculture, statistics, chemistry and engineering grad programs rank high

April 21

Iowa State class creates a memory care garden for Alzheimer's patients in Ackley

April 20

ISU leading the way in sustainability in College of Design building addition

ISU professors, CHS entrepreneurship classes making over four Elkader businesses

Iowa State student receives Goldwater Scholarship

ISU's Gentile authors study finding nearly 1 in 10 youth gamers addicted to video games

April 17

Iowa State University architecture class wins national prize

April 16

Iowa State students engineer a lighter, smaller human-powered vehicle

April 15

Famed baseball, political forecaster Nate Silver to present April 20 lecture at ISU

April 14

ISU's Plant Sciences Institute awards funding to seven research projects that address new challenges to Iowa's agriculture and industry

Non-farm ag students get on-farm experience

April 13

High schoolers learn IT by defending networks, fighting robots, designing games

Asian American students will honor former Gov. Robert Ray on April 23

ISU study: husbands have low physiological reaction to problem-solving with wives

April 10

ISU team to compete in IBM-sponsored 'Battle of the Brains' world competition

April 9

ISU symposium to address food and fuel crops at Iowa State April 21-22

April 8

ISU researcher identifies protein that concentrates carbon dioxide in algae

April 7

Iowa State University selects three new deans

Jeffrey Zaslow will discuss his new book, The Girls from Ames, at ISU on April 23

Iowa's state and local tax burden is below national average, says ISU researcher

April 6

ISU business experts address layoffs, virtual appeal, customer relationship management

April 3

'Science Cafe' addresses lessons to be learned from disasters

April 1

Iowa State study finds video games can teach helpful behavior, too

Researchers examine bacterial rice diseases, search for genetic solutions

Iowa State chemist synthesizes carbohydrates, launches startup company

March 31

Barry Griswell and Bob Jennings will speak on success from adversity April 13 at ISU

March 26

ISU engineering students lead a symposium to educate others on water conservation

Emerging Technologies Conference shows off latest in human computer interaction

March 25

Reecy named director of the Office of Biotechnology at Iowa State University

Iowa State to host statewide rural aging conference on April 3

March 24

ISU study finds college students are online regularly and reading more overall

Spring fashions, local Marc Jacobs designer featured in April 25 ISU Fashion Show

March 23

Iowa State's learning communities program earns national honor

March 19

17th Annual Voorhees Business Conference on supply chain management set for April 3

March 18

Nobel laureate in chemistry to speak at Iowa State March 31

March 16

ISU Catt Center sponsoring Ready to Run: Campaign Training for Women on April 3

March 13

ISU qualifies two teams to Human Computer Interaction sustainability competition

March 12

State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa attracts 545 young researchers

March 11

ISU teams take two top prizes in Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan competition

March 6

Iowa Power Fund advances Iowa State development of clean energy technologies

Wells to appear in "60 Minutes" story on eyewitness misidentification Sunday

March 5

Student is passionate about dancing with bulls

March 4

ISU human sciences dean search narrowed to one

ReCAP report finds state per capita retail sales are down 4.0 percent since 2000

March 3

ISU research examines how plants produce high-energy storage organs

March 2

Avoid self-handicapping at work, advises an Iowa State management professor

Iowa State researchers receive awards for Parkinson's Disease study

Undergraduates will present their research projects at annual Capitol event

Feb. 25

Veishea announces 2009 Battle of the Bands and Live @ Veishea lineup

Barista Café turns two; provides learning community entrepreneurial experience

Four finalists named in ISU engineering dean search

Two state universities collaborate to improve human and animal eyesight

Feb. 24

Psychologists' study finds TV ratings for kids' shows don't reflect aggressive content

Feb. 23

Cholesterol-reducing drugs may lessen brain function, says ISU researcher

Iowa out-migration stalls while income numbers drop, says ISU researcher

Feb. 20

NPR's Michele Norris to present ISCORE, Mary Louise Smith Chair lecture March 6

Civil rights activist and scholar Mary Frances Berry to speak at ISU March 3

Feb. 18

Iowa State career experts say jobs are still there for spring grads, provide helpful tips

Iowa State, Iowa professors awarded $4.8 million grant to improve science literacy

Feb 17

Pruetz Presidential Lecture explores human evolution through savanna chimps

Iowa Power Fund advances researcher's long quest for efficient solar power

ISU researcher: Iowa has lower-quality topsoil than 50 years ago

Feb. 16

Iowa State storm researcher featured on the Science Channel

Iowa State researchers talk chemistry education at major science meeting

Feb. 13

ISU's 'Be Comfortable in Your Genes, Rock Your Body' spotlights eating disorders

Feb. 12

Fish health, boaters, anglers are focus of new Web site

Four finalists named in search for ISU design dean

Feb. 6

Iowa State astronomer to study stars with data from NASA's Kepler mission

Feb. 2

Kevin Nordmeyer to direct the Iowa Energy Center

ISU researchers develop technique for quick detection of salmonella

Jan. 30

Students begin building Iowa State's solar house for 2009 Solar Decathlon competition

Jan. 28

Iowa State hosts Black History Month events through March 3

Jan. 27

As the country braces for new poverty, ISU sociologist charts 20-year poverty trends

Jan. 26

Iowa State economists assess the state of the Iowa economy and its 2009 future

Jan. 23

Iowa State student receives $25,000 Geoffrey Beene fashion scholarship

Jan. 21

Greenlee School professor sees consumer drawbacks to digital TV conversion

Manning Marable to speak on diversity and democracy on Jan. 27

Jan. 20

ISU report to United Nations conference says drug prevention programs help the economy

Jan. 15

Iowa State University researcher works to modify, increase corn starch

Jan. 14

Iowa State professors studying more effective method to monitor physical activity

Ethanol profitability calculator developed by Iowa State University researcher

Jan. 13

'Science Café' to explore the human nature of chimps with Jill Pruetz on Jan. 21

Jan. 12

Iowa State earns National Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program Award

Iowa State students called to duty for Obama inauguration

Iowa State University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of events

Iowa State University researchers discover structure of key Ebola protein

Jan. 8

Ladson-Billings to discuss dilemmas for scholars of color as Hilton Chair on Jan. 15

Jan. 7

Iowa Small Business Development Centers aiding businesses indirectly damaged by disasters

Students explore climate science in state FIRST LEGO League championship

Jan. 5

Iowa State University experts highlight Discovery Channel show this Saturday

Iowa State astrophysicist helps map the Milky Way's four spiral arms