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Tuesday, January 12 2016

  • CdeBaca will discuss fight against child trafficking on Jan. 19 at ISU

    Luis CdeBaca, an Iowa State alumnus who leads the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking, will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. CdeBaca has worked under three presidential administrations to combat human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery. His 8 p.m. public lecture is free.

  • El Nino years usually produce better-than-average crops, according to ISU agronomist

    An ISU agronomist says Midwestern farmers usually fare well during years that El Nino weather patterns affect the growing season, resulting in above-trend yields for corn and soybeans roughly 70 percent of the time.

  • Finalists selected for senior vice president for student affairs post

    Three finalists for Iowa State's senior vice president for student affairs post -- Martino Harmon, Lori Reesor and Al Thompson -- will visit campus over the next few weeks.

  • Ali named ISU Dining director

    Mohamed Ali, auxiliaries operations director at Ohio University, Athens, has been named ISU Dining director effective Jan. 11. He will oversee operations of Iowa State's campus dining system, which includes four dining centers, 17 retail operations, catering, vending operations, central food stores and technical support systems and services.

  • Media advisory: ISU experts to discuss 2016 Iowa caucuses and issues

    Iowa State University experts are available to talk about the 2016 Iowa caucuses, candidates and the issues. 

  • Resolving to exercise more in 2016? Iowa State experts can help you start and make it a habit

    Weight loss is often the goal for anyone starting a new exercise routine. It’s a good motivator, but Iowa State University health experts say weight is not the only factor to consider if you want to stick with it and see results.

  • 2015 Year in Review

    As 2015 comes to an end, the Iowa State University News Service staff is looking back and sharing some of its favorite and more popular stories of the year.

  • ISU veterinarian urges pork producers to stay vigilant as Senecavirus strain grows more prevalent

    A once uncommon virus in pigs that’s appearing this year with greater frequency should keep pork producers and local veterinarians vigilant but is no cause for panic. The symptoms of a Senecavirus A infection mirror those of several foreign vesicular viruses the American pork industry is working hard to keep outside U.S. borders, according to ISU veterinarians.

  • Iowa State graduating senior Valerie Villa is confident in any event

    An Oxfam Hunger Banquet on campus ... an international conference in D.C. ... a James Taylor concert at the Well ... Iowa State University graduating senior Valerie Villa has helped manage them all. But on Saturday she'll be a participant in the biggest event of her life (so far) when she walks across the stage at Iowa State's fall commencement.