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Thursday, January 7 2010


Iowa State ranked 15th in world ranking of hospitality and tourism scholarly contributions

Iowa State's hotel, restaurant and institution management program is 15th among the world's top 100 hospitality and tourism programs, according to a new ranking by the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. The recognition is based on faculty members' contributions to 11 refereed hospitality and tourism journals over a five-year period.
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Iowa State physicists beginning to see data from the Large Hadron Collider

Iowa State University physicists are starting to see real data from the Large Hadron Collider, the planet's biggest science experiment. But, said Chunhui Chen, an Iowa State assistant professor of physics and astronomy, it will still take years of study before the collider produces new, Nobel-winning physics.

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Winter winds will generate electricity for Ames, ISU

The winds of January are a good thing if you're getting electricity from a wind farm, and that's the case for the City of Ames and Iowa State University. The city and university will begin buying wind-generated electricity from a new wind farm north of Zearing soon.

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Iowa State entrepreneurship professor offers advice for starting a small business in 2010

Howard Van Auken, the Bob and Kay Smith Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Iowa State University, offers advice for starting a small business in 2010.

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Iowa State, Ames Laboratory researchers named AAAS Fellows for distinguished work

Four Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their distinguished work in materials science, chemistry and agronomy.

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