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Tuesday, January 3 2006


Student will study hunger issues Uganda

Davenport native and Iowa State student Amber Herman will study and do research aimed at fostering agriculture during a trip to Uganda this semester.

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Cyclones lose close bowl contest

Iowa State's rally fell three points short to No. 14 TCU in the Houston Bowl Dec. 31. TCU edged past the Cyclones, 27-24.

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100 years of materials science at Iowa State

Iowa State University's Department of Materials Science and Engineering is celebrating 100 years of teaching and innovation.

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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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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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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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