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Wednesday, August 24 2005

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ISU receives $3 million for bioinformatics

The National Science Foundation has awarded Iowa State a $3 million grant for graduate studies in computational molecular biology.

News release.

Ground breaking for new community center

ISU's Schilletter and University Village (SUV) apartments will soon have a new community center for student residents and their families to enjoy. Students and officials will participate in a groundbreaking for the new center on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 4 p.m.

News release.

Catt Center celebrates voting

The Catt Center will celebrate voting Friay, Aug. 26, with displays and a complimentary buffet lunch and one-woman play.

News release.

Folklorist seeks "taste of place" recipes

An Iowa folklorist is gathering recipes for Iowa foods that evoke a "taste of place."

News release.

$10 million to ISU-based concrete center

A $10 million federal appropriation to an Iowa State University-based concrete technology center will help engineers from coast to coast develop pavements that last longer and need less maintenance.

News release.

Play equipment innovators honored

Steven and Barbara King, who turned the concept of continuous play into a successful children's play equipment company, are the recipients of the 2005 Christian Petersen Design Award from the College of Design.

News release.

Engineering College names diversity director

The College of Engineering has named Nancy Knight its first director of diversity and graduate student affairs.

News release.

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.