Monday, March 8 2010
Iowa State University horticulture graduates get high marks from employers
In a survey of employers that hired Iowa State University horticulture graduates, 95 percent of companies responding reported that the students they hired are prepared for the field.
ISU researchers Robyn Cooper and Warren Blumenfeld
Iowa State researchers publish national study on cyberbullying of LGBT and allied youths
Newly developed early canine glaucoma tests should help owners of breeding dogs
Dr. Sinisa Grozdanic has developed two new methods to detect glaucoma in dogs at an early age, long before the dogs show any signs of the disease. The early detection should allow dog owners to make better breeding decisions and allow for earlier treatment of the disease.
ISU Extension leader to Florida; Gerald Miller named interim vice president
Jack Payne, vice president for extension and outreach at Iowa State University since 2006, has accepted a position at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Hoffman has appointed Gerald "Jerry" Miller, longtime faculty member and administrator at Iowa State, as interim vice president for extension and outreach, effective June 1.
ISU Distinguished Professor of Psychology Craig Anderson
ISU study proves conclusively that violent video game play makes more aggressive kids
Iowa State physicist writes a better formula to predict baseball success
The New Yorker's Seymour Hersh to speak at ISU March 9 about foreign policy crisis
The Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who broke the 2004 Abu Ghraib prison scandal will speak at Iowa State about "The Crisis in American Foreign Policy." Seymour Hersh will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, in the Memorial Union Sun Room.
Hersh earned the 1970 Pultizer Prize for International Reporting for exposing the Vietnam War My Lai massacre and cover-up. He is the author of eight books and has been a regular contributor to the New Yorker since 1993. The talk, part of the World Affairs Series, is free and open to the public.