Thursday, December 3 2009
ISU psychologist studies how product messages influence our willingness to pay
Two ISU design programs rank in top 20 nationally
Iowa State's programs in landscape architecture and
architecture are among the top 20 in the nation, according to a
new survey of practitioners by DesignIntelligence, a bimonthly
publication for leaders in design professions. The
magazine's annual report, "America's Best
Architecture and Design Schools," is the only national
college ranking survey that focuses exclusively on design.
Landscape architecture and architecture are in the College of
President Geoffroy's Nov. 30 budget message to faculty and staff
In a Nov. 30 update to Iowa State faculty and staff, President Geoffroy said downsizing and restructuring may be inevitable in order to maintain a high level of excellence at the university in an era of "severely reduced" resources.
Bioeconomy conference: agriculture can store carbon, help sustain the planet
Iowa State University's seventh annual bioeconomy conference will be 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Scheman Building. The virtual conference will feature morning speakers at Iowa State and afternoon sessions from universities across the Midwest. The talks will address agriculture's place in producing energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Iowa State psychologists offer parental advice on promoting kids' healthy video game play
Iowa State researcher produces, ships only H1N1 vaccine available for swine
Iowa State University's Hank Harris has developed the only swine vaccine available for the H1N1 virus. The vaccine has been sent to protect a swine herd infected with the virus. The vaccination marks the first time vaccine has been sent to a swine herd diagnosed with the pandemic flu.
A view to a-maizeISU Plant Sciences Institute researchers provide technical expertise and some biological overlay to maize genome sequence
Iowa State University Plant Sciences Institute researchers contributed to the raw data assembly and much of the ongoing functional analysis work for this multi-institutional, $32 million, National Science Foundation-funded effort to sequence the maize genome.
ISU Dairy Products Evaluation Team returns, places in national contest
Iowa State University's Dairy Products Evaluation Team placed fourth overall in the 88th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation contest in a national student competition in Glenview, Ill. The team also placed third in individual categories of cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese and butter.