Wednesday, July 27 2011
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.
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.
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.