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Wednesday, July 27 2011

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Search committee conference call July 28

The ISU Presidential Search Committee will meet via conference call on Thursday, July 28, beginning at 1:30 pm. To dial in to the conference, call (866) 390-5250 and use this participant code: 9026659. Those on or near the Iowa State campus also may monitor the meeting in the Krieger Board Room (room 2200) in the Gerdin Business Building.
Presidential search page, agenda.

ISU research: Corn yields with perennial cover crop are equal to traditional farming

Farmers can still see yields of more than 200 bushels per acre while using cover crops to protect the soil, improve water quality and capture carbon in the soil, according to new research by ISU Agronomy Professor Ken Moore.

News release.

Iowa African-American Hall of Fame to induct new members

The Iowa African-American Hall of Fame, housed in Iowa State University's Black Cultural Center, will induct five new members in August.

News release.

Iowa State physicist to test next-generation neutrino detector for major experiment

Iowa State University's Mayly Sanchez has won a National Science Foundation early career grant that allows her to contribute to the proposed $900 million Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment. Sanchez is working to develop new, better and cheaper photodetectors that will help physicists pick up the faint trails of neutrinos, subatomic particles that normally race through matter without leaving a trace.

News release.

ISU College of Business graduate program among 'least expensive' in U.S. News ranking

ISU's College of Business ranks third in a recent U.S. News & World Report list of the least expensive public graduate business schools for in-state students, and is also the fifth-least expensive on the magazine's list for out-of-state students. In April, the ISU Master of Business Administration (MBA) program was third in a U.S. News ranking of MBA career placement success.