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Saturday, October 29 2005

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Leopold Center director will take on new role

Fred Kirschenmann, director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State, has accepted a new leadership role as a distinguished fellow of the center. Jerry DeWitt, coordinator of ISU Extension's sustainable agriculture program and its Pest Management and Environment Program, has been named interim director of the Leopold Center, effective Nov. 1.

News release.

Finalists named in extension vice provost search

Three finalists have been named in the search for the next vice provost for extension. The finalists will visit campus in November.

News release.

Modeling a better energy system

Iowa State researchers are building computer models that will answer lots of questions about the efficiency, infrastructure and sociology of America's energy system.

News release.

Week celebrates legacy of Carver

The contributions and career of Iowa State graduate and faculty member George Washington Carver will be celebrated the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 with an exhibit, lectures, story-telling and a play.

News release.

Store founders to talk Oct. 28

Women's clothing store founders will speak at a an entrepreneur forum Oct. 28.

News release.

ISU/Ames community to host summit on preventing disturbances

The City of Ames, Iowa State University and its Government of the Student Body will host the National Summit on Preventing Civil Disturbances Nov. 10-11 at ISU's Memorial Union.

News release.

Nebraska senator on campus Oct. 30

U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Nebraska, will discuss foreign policy and economic issues in an Oct. 30 talk.

News release.

Student groups collect for hurricane victims

Three student organizations in Iowa State University's Department of Sociology have collected several thousand dollars of donations for the victims of Hurricane Katrina and Rita.

News release.