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Thursday, December 22 2005


Alloy could boost jet fighters

The next generation of jet fighter aircraft could fly farther and faster thanks to a new high-strength aluminum alloy prepared at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory.

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Bowl ticket sales

The ISU ticket office has sold more than 8,000 tickets for the Dec. 31 Houston Bowl game. That number includes 1,000 student ticket purchases.

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University veterinarian named

Postville dairy veterinarian Dr. Bruce Leuschen will join Iowa State as university veterinarian March 1. He will service ISU's livestock farms, help teach courses, and coordinate the food animal internship and preceptorship programs.

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Four bidders compete for dining services contract

Iowa State's Purchasing Department has received bids from four food service management organizations in response to a request for proposals to operate the university's food service program.

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Wendy Wintersteen

Iowa State selects new College of Agriculture dean

Wendy Wintersteen, interim dean of Iowa State's College of Agriculture and interim director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station since August 2005, will permanently serve in these positions effective Jan. 1, 2006.

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Wrestler at Iowa State chosen to perform overseas

An ISU graduate student in civil engineering has accepted an invitation to train and wrestle in Japan. His kind of wrestling is the drop-kicking, body-slamming, jumping-off-the-top-rope style you see on television.

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DMACC, Iowa State, Simpson College share national education award

The George Washington Carver Teacher Education program has been awarded a national education honor.

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Practitioners rank interior design and architecture programs high

Iowa State's undergraduate programs in interior design and architecture are among the nation's best, according to a survey of practitioners by the monthly publication, DesignIntelligence.

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National honor to grad student

The National Council of Commercial Plant Breeders presented its 2005 Graduate Student Award to ISU graduate student Brandon Wardyn, Farwell, Neb.

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Dean of students candidates announced

Six finalists have been named in the search for a new dean of students at Iowa State.

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