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Thursday, April 20 2006


Small-town program has big-time impact

The quality of life in 113 of Iowa's smallest towns has improved thanks to Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program. The one-of-a-kind program led by ISU landscape architecture is being honored nationally by the American Planning Association.

News release.

Newt Gingrich to address Iowa State globalization course

Newt Gingrich -- speaker of the U.S. House from 1995 to 1999 and Time magazine's 1995 "Man of the Year" -- will address an Iowa State University globalization class from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, in the Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

News release.

Transitioning to a biobased economy

"The transition to a biobased economy will likely prove to be the biggest change impacting civilization since the industrial revolution," says Steven Fales, agronomy professor and coordinator of bioeconomy initiatives.

News release.

Robertson dismissed from football team

Iowa State middle linebacker Matt Robertson has been dismissed from the Cyclone football program after testing positive for a banned nutritional supplement.

News release and statements.

Iowa State's College of Engineering launches research magazine

Innovate, the new research magazine from Iowa State's College of Engineering, makes its campus debut this week.

News release.

New possibilities for Iowa producers

What type of meat is the most consumed in the world and is there demand for it in Iowa? And what's the Illinois bundleflower doing in Iowa? Find out in the ag and veterinary medicine tips.

Ag tips.

ISU alumni, friends to receive top awards

Iowa State University will present its highest awards to alumni and friends during its Distinguished Awards Ceremony on April 20.

News release.

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.

News release.

Finding a better way to make biodiesel

Iowa State scientists are using chemistry and nanotechnology to create a better way to make biodiesel.

News release.

Life in the fast lane

As graduation approaches, harness-racing Iowa State couple takes reins of education, relationship, life.

News release.

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.

News release.