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Thursday, January 5 2017

Tracy Lucht giving lecture on history of women journalists

American History TV to feature Iowa State lecture on ‘sob sisters’ and ‘stunt reporters’

History is full of examples detailing the extremes women went to in order to break down gender barriers in journalism. In a class lecture that will air this weekend on C-SPAN, Iowa State's Tracy Lucht explains how these women earned the labels of "sob sisters" and "stunt reporters."

Cyclone Marching Band performing in Jack Trice Stadium

Iowa State University marching band awarded prestigious Sudler Trophy

The Iowa State University Cyclone Football “Varsity” Marching Band has been recognized as one of the nation’s top marching bands. The band has won the 2017-2019 Sudler Trophy from the John Philip Sousa Foundation. The award is presented biannually to a marching band which has demonstrated the highest musical standards and innovative marching routines. 

Jordan Funkhouser with Iowa State's pyrolysis equipment.

Iowa State to manage biorefinery projects for new Manufacturing USA Institute

Iowa State will lead the biorefinery program of the country's 10th -- and just recently announced -- Manufacturing USA Institute. The institute is dedicated to improving the productivity and efficiency of chemical manufacturing. The U.S. Department of Energy will support the institute with $70 million over five years, subject to federal appropriations. Another $70 million is expected from the institute's partners.

ISU News Service graphic

2016 Year in Review

As 2016 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.

Amanda Rohlf

Iowa State senior rebounds from head injury to graduate

On her way to becoming a teacher, Amanda Paulsen Rohlf hit a brick wall. With a strength even she didn’t know she had and mega TLC from her family, church and university, Rohlf has bulldozed through that brick wall. And on Saturday, Dec. 17, she will graduate magna cum laude from Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education