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Wednesday, August 17 2005

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New analytical tool helps detect cancer

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have developed a tool that can identify the smallest traces of substances, including the biomarkers that could indicate breast and prostate cancers. The discovery and related research could lead to earlier detection of cancer.

News release.

Students invited to disaster relief training

New Iowa State students can take part in disaster relief training with the city's Red Cross this weekend.

News release.

AD search begins

The committee appointed recently to conduct a nationwide search for a new Iowa State University athletics director began its work on Aug. 16.

News release.

Alumnus killed in Iraq

ISU alumnus David L. Giaimo, 23, was killed recently while serving in the Army in Iraq. He graduated from Iowa State in 2003, with a degree in finance.

Chicago Tribune story.

National honors for women's basketball

The Cyclone women's basketball team ranked fifth nationally among Division I schools with a 3.461 team grade-point average in 2004-05.

News release.

Van De Velde announces resignation

Bruce Van De Velde, ISU athletics director, announced Monday (Aug. 8) that he is resigning, effective at the end of the year.

News release.

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Browne appointed public radio director

Cindy Browne, a Minnesota-based public broadcasting consultant and former executive vice president for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, has been appointed executive director of Iowa Public Radio, effective Sept. 1.

Regents news release (PDF file).

Charges to go

Iowa State researchers are hoping to make Iowa-made solar technology wearable. The result would be a convenient way to charge your electronic devices.

News release.

Colletti named to interim Ag post

Joe Colletti, professor and interim chair of the department of natural resource ecology and management, has been named interim senior associate dean of the College of Agriculture.

News release.

Professor named engineering fellow

Mechanical engineering professor Atul Kelkar has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International.

News release.

ISU can help businesses find R&D support

Iowa State University can assist small Iowa companies and faculty startup businesses looking for federal grants to fund research and development work.

News release.

Find out about latest technologies

Sign up online and Iowa State's Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer will automatically e-mail updates about the newest technologies developed on campus.

News release.

Great moments in Trice Stadium

Cast your vote for the greatest moment in the 30-year history of Jack Trice Stadium. Fans' picks will be revealed at home football games.

News release.