Wednesday, June 29 2011
Missing teen in custody; wanted for questioning regarding assault at Iowa State
ISU Police have located a missing Woodward Academy student, 17-year-old Philip Siragusa of California, and have him in custody. Siragusa was wanted for questioning in connection with an assault that occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the Frederiksen Court apartments on the north side of the Iowa State University campus.
Intelligent construction practices developed for roads also apply to levee construction
Iowa State University researchers are using high-tech
construction practices to evaluate the earthworks that make
roadbeds and building foundations. They say emerging
technologies and instruments -- including a device that quickly
subjects earthwork samples to thousands of load tests -- can
help build better roads and foundations. They say the
technologies could also be used to build and test river
Board of Regents names ISU presidential search committee members
The Iowa Board of Regents has appointed an 18-member committee to assist in the search for Iowa State's next president.
Settlement reached in veterinary medicine dispute
Litigation involving Iowa State University, a veterinary emergency and specialty care clinic and a competing clinic (both in Des Moines) concluded June 22 with the announcement of a settlement.
Parents prefer media content ratings system in national study led by ISU's Douglas Gentile
Iowa State hybrid lab combines technologies to make biorenewable fuels and products
The Hybrid Processing Laboratory located just inside the front
door of Iowa State University's new Biorenewables Research
Laboratory is increasingly busy. It's a place where
researchers in biochemical and thermochemical sciences work
together to develop technologies that produce biorenewable
fuels and chemicals. And it's a showcase for the
multidisciplinary work promoted by Iowa State's Bioeconomy
Greenlee School students earn second place in prestigious Effie Collegiate PSA Challenge
ISU graduate student selected for annual Nobel Prize conference in Germany
Doctoral student Scott Boyken is one of 550 young scientists chosen from more than 25,000 applicants worldwide to attend a Nobel Laureate conference in Lindau, Germany, that will focus on research in physiology and medical sciences.
Clough plans to improve science education as president of international teaching group