Friday, April 14 2006
Getting students' hands on transportation careers
The third annual Transportation Career Fair for Iowa high school students will be Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in and around the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center.
Finding a better way to make biodiesel
Iowa State scientists are using chemistry and nanotechnology to create a better way to make biodiesel.
Life in the fast lane
As graduation approaches, harness-racing Iowa State couple takes reins of education, relationship, life.
ISU symposium on ag biotech issues April 18
Ag biotech communications, policy and regulations will be discussed by leading national experts at the 3rd annual symposium of ISU's Biosafety Institute for Genetically Modified Agricultural Products symposium on April 18.
Student group is national chapter of year
A student group -- Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences -- is the national chapter of the year.
Institute for Food Safety and Security inaugural symposium April 19
National food security experts from USDA and FDA will be featured at the first annual symposium of ISU's Institute for Food Safety and Security, April 19. They will present strategies for science-based risk analysis, decision making and communication in the areas of food safety and security.
ISU prof saved by fast-acting staff, defibrillator
Fast action by staff and a handy defribrillator saved professor Clyde Walter when he suffered a heart attack during a pickup basketball game on campus.
U.S. News & and World Report graduate rankings
Magazine rankings place Iowa State engineering, statistics and chemistry programs among the top 25 public universities. Iowa State's doctoral program in analytical chemistry ranked ninth among all American universities.