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Wednesday, April 1

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Comic-strip artist will speak at Iowa State April 9

A cartoonist and recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Award will speak at Iowa State Thursday, April 8. Alison Bechdel will present "Drawing Lessons: the Comics of Everyday" at 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Her talk is free and open to the public.

Iowa State students selected for new international leadership program

A new leadership program will take Iowa State University students beyond the classroom to better understand global challenges, such as clean drinking water, poverty and food insecurity, and the impact for international corporations. The Vermeer International Leadership Program is a year-long, in-depth leadership experience, in which students will learn how companies operate on an international scale.

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Iowa State design students help Fareway Stores launch a new venture

When Fareway Stores Inc. looked to expand its reach from retail stores to a new wholesale business, company representatives sought help from  graduate students in the College of Design in creating a new corporate identity. 

 
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Cracking the code: Iowa State University researchers find patterns in evolving genomes of thousands of species

A pair of genetics researchers at Iowa State University found striking patterns in the building blocks of DNA in a wide variety of species after running statistical analyses on voluminous amounts of genetic data.

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"Eating Wildly" author Ava Chin will speak at ISU April 6

A New York City writer whose journey of self-discovery involved foraging for food in the city's parks, will discuss her memoir at Iowa State University on Monday, April 6. Ava Chin will present "Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal" at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Her talk is free and open to the public.

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Former CIA spy chief will discuss ethical implications at Iowa State University April 2

Tom Twetten, an Iowa State alumnus and veteran of 34 years in clandestine services for the Central Intelligence Agency, will speak on "Ethical Implications for the Intelligence Community" at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. His presentation is free and open to the public. It is part of Iowa State's World Affairs Series, "Redefining Global Security."