Monday, October 24 2011
"Diet for a Small Planet" author Frances Moore Lappé to speak Nov. 3
Frances Moore Lappé, who authored the 1971 classic, "Diet for a Small Planet," -- the first best-selling book to brand grain-fed meat production as detrimental -- will speak next week at Iowa State. She will talk about her new book, "EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want," at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Lappé is the author of 18 books and the co-founder of Food First: The Institute for Food and Development Policy and the Small Planet Institute. Her lecture is part of the university's World Affairs Series, and is free and open to the public.
Healthy food advocate Gregory Jaffe will discuss biotech food Nov. 1 at ISU
Gregory Jaffe, director of the Project on Biotechnology at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Memorial Union South Ballroom. Jaffe is a recognized expert on the U.S. regulatory structure for agricultural biotechnology and related consumer issues. His talk, "Genetically Engineered Foods: The Naked Truth," is part of the university's National Affairs Series, and is free and open to the public.
Iowa State researchers studying impact of exercise on flu vaccine resistance in adults
ISU management information systems professor studies online deception
ISU Army ROTC wins regional Ranger Challenge
Iowa State University's Army ROTC won the Task Force
Dodge/Riley Ranger Challenge Competition for the sixth time in
eight years. Seventeen teams competed in the event, which was
held at Camp Dodge on Saturday, Oct. 8. Iowa State fielded two
teams. The Red Team placed first in three out of nine events,
earning an overall ranking of first place. The ISU Gold Team
placed 10th overall.
ISU apparel students Kaitlyn Clevenstine (left) and Marian Baggenstoss (right) apply the finishing touches to a dragonfly costume that will be worn by student dancer Laura Carr during the "Spirits in the Gardens" program.
ISU students provide costuming, dance to bring Reiman "Spirits in the Gardens" alive