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Thursday, July 13 2006


Grad student earns trip to research conference

Katrina Duttweiler, a graduate student in plant pathology, has been selected to receive a free trip to the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society Foundation in Quebec City, Canada, July 29- Aug. 2. While there, she will present a poster on her research.

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Study finds overweight women exercise harder, experience less pleasure

According to a recent study by Iowa State University researchers, overweight people exercise at a higher intensity of their peak aerobic capacity than their normal-weight counterparts -- producing a gradual decrease in pleasure over time.

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Interest builds in criminal justice program

A new academic program in criminal justice is drawing student interest. Approximately 140 students have declared a major in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in criminology and criminal.

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What to do if your dog has separation anxiety

An ISU veterinarian will provide basic information on how to deal with a dog with separation anxiety during a seminar for pet owners on July 25. The seminar, "Velcro Dogs: Basic Prevention and Treatment Suggestions for Separation Anxiety," is free and open to the public.

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ISU researcher tests combustion for NASA

Iowa State researchers will drop a test rig eight stories to learn more about the combustion of powders as part of a research project for NASA.

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Geoffroy accepts budget report

President Gregory Geoffroy has accepted the fourth and final report from the committee that has been working on a new budget model for Iowa State for nearly a year. Over the next several months, the university community will review and further refine the budget model recommended in the report.

Geoffroy accepts report | Fourth Report

Cargill commits $600,000 to ISU bioeconomy program

To help Iowa State University students prepare to enter the rapidly growing biorenewable industry, Cargill, has invested $600,000 in the school's Bioeconomy Initiative.

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Iowa State's food science college bowl team places 2nd in national championship

A team of Iowa State students took second at the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association's Knowledge Bowl national championship.

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Bioinformatics researchers here July 13-14

Iowa State University will host the Sixth Annual Joint Bioinformatics Symposium, July 13-14. This year's conference will focus on systems biology, with presentations by leading researchers.

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