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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.