Wednesday, August 17 2005
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor named engineering fellow
Mechanical engineering professor Atul Kelkar has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International.
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.
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.
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.