Monday, December 19 2011
ISU accounting team finishes second in American Institute of Certified Public Accountants competition
Iowa State University named a military-friendly school
The journal Military Advanced Education has named Iowa State University a military-friendly university. Iowa State is one of 293 institutions nationwide and four in Iowa that are included in the publication's "Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities," published today Monday, Dec. 19.
Once mute student delivers College of Business commencement address
Iowa State, Ames Lab researchers honored for distinguished efforts to advance science
Five researchers from Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory are new Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They're being honored for their "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications."
President Geoffroy will be honored with CASE Chief Executive Leadership Award
Iowa State University President Gregory Geoffroy will receive the 2012 Chief Executive Leadership Award from CASE (the Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District VI at its annual conference Jan. 9 in Denver.
Science meets art on the river in Iowa State University learning community
When the Skunk River Navy students slogged down river on their annual cleanup patrol this fall, they weren't looking for trash. They were looking for art. The Skunk River Navy is a service project in Iowa State's freshman biology learning community. And this semester they added new dimensions to the annual trash patrol: Design freshmen, student artwork and a commissioned sculpture all created from the collected trash.
Iowa State researcher among the first class of women rising stars of chemistry
Malika Jeffries EL, an Iowa State assistant professor of chemistry, is part of the first class of chemists to receive the WCC Rising Star Award from the Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society. The committee said the award recognizes exceptional mid-career chemists and is designed to promote the retention of women in scientific careers.