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FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces New Manufacturing USA Institute, Third Institute Awarded in Three Weeks
Newsroom America - 2016-12-21
Iowa Energy Center, State of Oregon, Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership, South Carolina Department of Commerce, South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership Academic Partners and Research Institutions: Auburn University, Carnegie Mellon ...

ISU joins Manufacturing USA Institute
Business Record - 2016-12-21
Iowa State University will manage biorefinery projects as part of the nation's 10th Manufacturing USA Institute led by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in New York City. The advanced manufacturing institute focuses on improving productivity and ...

Our View: Iowa State's flight program merits closer scrutiny
DAILY NONPAREIL - 2016-12-18
Responding to a long-overdue internal audit, Iowa State University President Steven Leath apologized earlier this week for his use of university airplanes for personal flight training, out-of-state medical appointments and other questionable uses.

How a different Iowa visit changed China
Des Moines Register - 2017-01-05
Included on our packed two-day agenda were visits to a highly efficient family farm, flourishing agribusiness companies and innovative research projects at Iowa State University, all connected by wide interstate highways and ubiquitous paved farm-to-market ...

Iowa State student crushed to death by 315 lbs after barbell slips
New York Daily News - 2016-12-29
Yontz says there were spotters watching Thomson on the bench. Iowa State University spokeswoman Annette Hacker says Thomson was a student there and lived in Pleasant Hill.

Iowa State University Scholarship for International Students 2017 - in USA
coursebank.org - 2017-01-03
About Scholarship: Iowa State is committed to enrolling a diverse and talented student population. The International Merit Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement, and outstanding talent or achievements in one ...

Iowa State Student Dies In Freak Accident While Bench Pressing With Spotters
coed.com - 2016-12-30
Kyle Thomson, a 22-year-old student at Iowa State University, died tragically earlier this week during a weightlifting accident. According to a spokesman for the Elite Edge Transformation Center, where the accident occurred, Kyle was bench-pressing 315 ...

Lt. Gov. Reynolds now has 4-year degree; 1 in 5 state senators do not
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - 2016-12-26
DES MOINES -- When Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds received her degree from Iowa State University on Dec. 17 at age 57, she completed a years-long journey and joined the vast majority of state officials with at least a four-year college degree. In the Iowa ...

Iowa Western team earns high mark at cyber defense event
Washington County Pilot Tribune Enterprise - 2017-01-04
The event, sponsored by the Iowa State University Information Assurance Department, was held on the campus of Iowa State in Ames with nine teams participating. Kyle Lorenzen of Missouri Valley, Michael Parkhurst and Ben Fair of Shenandoah, and Jeremy ...

Show pride for your favorite university through emojis
snewsi.com - 2016-12-30
You can now show pride for their favorite university through emojis. Model Farm, a student-run agency based in Ames, created images for U-N-I, Iowa State, University of Iowa and Drake. [Read More] More stories about U-N-I Iowa State University

Guest Opinion: Building the framework for Iowa one block at a time
Business Record - 2017-01-03
Corey also received a master's degree in sociology and sustainable agriculture from Iowa State University, where she started her career as an academic researcher for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She later worked for the Iowa Department of ...

Report highlights progress and long-term challenges of Iowa stream nutrient monitoring
Spencer Daily Reporter - 2017-01-03
with the support of Iowa State University and the University of Iowa IIHR -- Hydroscience and Engineering Center, the report is the first of its kind in Iowa and includes a comprehensive list of surface water monitoring efforts specific to nutrients.

Iowa Farmers Likely To Face More Budget Challenges In 2017
KIWA-FM 105.3 - 2016-12-30
Persistently low prices for major commodity crops including corn and soybeans may inch up slightly in the new year, but Iowa State University ag economist Chad Hart says farmers are adjusting their strategies to ride out the slump. For some Corn Belt ...

League celebrating the birth of Carrie Chapman Catt
The Paper - 2017-01-05
Born in 1859 in Wisconsin, she graduated valedictorian of her 1880 class at Iowa Agricultural College (now Iowa State University) in just three years and was the only female in her class! Catt was appointed superintendent of the Mason City Schools when she ...

ISU Study: Iowa farmland value drops for third-straight year
4 KTIV Siouxland's News channel - 2016-12-28
According to a study by Iowa State University, the average value on Iowa farmland has dropped for the third straight year This is the first time this has happened since the farm crisis of the 1980s. The average acre in the state is $7,183. This is down $ ...

Iowa Soybeans: Study Evaluates SCN-Resistant Varieties in 2016
agfax.com - 2016-12-30
Consequently, SCN control can vary greatly among resistant soybean varieties, just as yield. Iowa State University evaluates the SCN control and yield of SCN-resistant soybean varieties in field experiments conducted throughout Iowa annually. The effort is ...

The Bizarre and Inspiring Story of Iowa's Fish Farmers
Mother Jones - 2017-01-04
Mark and Jeff Nelson say aquaculture is what kept their kids down on the farm. Grace, Mark's daughter, had been studying education at Iowa State University, on the road to becoming a teacher, when the fish experiment started to take off. "I was like ...

Lawmaker: Iowa, ISU should share sports funding with UNI
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - 2017-01-19
DES MOINES -- Athletic departments at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University would be required to transfer a yearly share of sports-related revenue to the University of Northern Iowa under legislation being pushed by a state legislator.

Iowa Capitol Digest: New website offers data on student preparedness
Quad-Cities Times - 2017-01-19
SHARING THE ATHLETIC WEALTH: Athletic departments at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University would be required to transfer a yearly share of sports-related revenue to the University of Northern Iowa under legislation being pushed by a state ...

Capitol Digest: Sharing the athletic wealth in Iowa
Globe Gazette - 2017-01-19
SHARING THE ATHLETIC WEALTH: Athletic departments at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University would be required to transfer a yearly share of sports-related revenue to the University of Northern Iowa under legislation being pushed by a state ...

Iowa's top five Highest paid state Employees are all men
ABC Kcrg 9 - 2017-01-21
DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - The University of Iowa's Kirk Ferentz doesn't just hold the title of head football coach, he is also the highest paid state employee in the Hawkeye State. According to the latest numbers published by the Iowa state legislature ...

Editorial: Recognize Iowa State's underrepresented programs
Iowa State Daily - 2017-01-16
Iowa State University, for some time now, has been slyly making its case as the "University for Iowa," -- which, ironically enough, was a recent University of Iowa marketing campaign slogan devised as a means to, presumably, staunch some of the blood ...

ISU design team stops the sands of time
Spencer Daily Reporter - 2017-01-21
Beginning Monday, a team from Iowa State University will participate in a five-day design competition at the Walt Disney Imagineering campus in Glendale, California. The team -- comprised of Spencer native Alex Doppenberg, a senior in mechanical ...

Iowa Learning Farms Releases New 'Talking With Your Tenant' Publication Series
extension.iastate.edu - 2017-01-20
These rented acres are greatly influenced by the tenant who farms them," said Mark Licht, Iowa State University assistant professor of agronomy and Iowa Learning Farms advisor, who conceptualized the series. "Landowners are integral in the decision ...

County leaders come together for State of the Community Address
Ames Tribune - 2017-01-21
"I think that puts a burden on us at the local level even more to not be poisoned by that rhetoric and to continue to look at the ever increasing efforts in the community and at Iowa State University in the area of diversity and inclusiveness ...

LeTourneau partners with Iowa State, Eastman to provide engineering pathway
easttexasmatters.com - 2017-01-17
Longview, Texas (KETK) - LeTourneau University signed a Memorandum of Agreement Friday, January 13, for a new public/private/corporate partnership with Iowa State University and Eastman Chemical. The new agreement will provide a pathway for LETU chemistry ...

Iowa State University opens new Bruce McKee Indoor Tennis Complex
Tennis World - 2017-01-15
Iowa State University enriched their athletic facilities with brand new indoor tennis practice complex, named Bruce McKee Indoor Tennis Complex after Des Moines attorney, Bruce W. McKee. The complex contains 2 hard court tennis courts and will be dedicated ...

Iowa State University receives $93M majority stake in education company
WQAD - 2017-01-12
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- The Iowa State University Foundation is receiving a $93 million majority stake in a Massachusetts-based education company - the largest gift in the school's history. University officials announced ISU's stake in Curriculum Associates on ...

Iowa State Police make vaping joke about the fog; internet laughs
Des Moines Register - 2017-01-18
Iowa State Police make vaping joke about the fog; internet laughs The Iowa State University police tweet collected more than 700 retweets and almost 2,000 likes as of noon Wednesday. Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: http://dmreg.co/2jzCXO4

Iowa State Student Creates Perfect "Beauty and the Beast" Proposal
WHO-TV - 2017-01-20
AMES, Iowa -- A "tale as old as time" was told in real life recently in Ames. Iowa State University graduate student Joel Lynch looked to his fiance's favorite movie to set the scene for a proposal. That scene took months to set. Cara Szymanski loves ...

LeTourneau, Iowa State partner for master's degree
www.news-journal.com - 2017-01-13
Some LeTourneau University students will be able to earn a bachelor's degree in Longview and a master's degree from Iowa State University -- all while receiving hands-on, practical experience at Eastman Chemical Co. in Longview. An agreement signed Friday ...

Fall 2016 Iowa State University College of Engineering's Dean's List
The readMedia - 2017-01-19
The Iowa State University College of Engineering's Dean's List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. To view these students click here: http://iastate.meritpages.com/achievements/Fall-2016-Iowa-State-University-College-of ...

Iowa State University announces fall 2016 Dean's List
Beatrice Daily Sun - 2017-01-17
AMES - Approximately 8,775 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the Fall Semester 2016 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3 ...

Iowa State University announced one of its largest donations ever
Siouxland matters - 2017-01-13
Iowa State University announced one of its largest donations ever of $93 million. The university did not say who that large gift came from because the donor wished to remain anonymous. It was only revealed that the donation came from a couple that are ...

Area students named to Dean's List at Iowa State University
southernminn.com - 2017-01-20
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa named about 8,775 Iowa State University to the Fall Semester 2016 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit ...

Palmer explodes into Iowa
CORN&SOYBEAN DIGEST - 2017-01-20
When Iowa State University weed specialist Bob Hartzler crested a hill on a Crawford County road last summer, he saw a grassy field in the distance covered with dark green specs. At first glance, he thought a CRP field had been overtaken by volunteer red ...

Iowa State University AFROTC candidate choses Air Guard
Dvids - 5 months ago
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Iowa State University Professors Inducted into Meat Industry Hall of Fame
Pork Network - 5 months ago
Two Iowa State University animal scientists joined several well-known food industry leaders when they officially entered the Meat Industry Hall of Fame. Joe Cordray and Joe Sebranek, Iowa State professors of animal science, were inducted into the Meat ...

Nashoba's Denaro commits to Iowa State
Sentinel & Enterprise - 5 months ago
Nashoba Regional offensive and defensive lineman Bobby Denaro committed to attend the Football Bowl Subdivision's Iowa State University at a small signing ceremony on Wednesday at the school. Iowa State is a member of the Big 12 conference, alongside ...

Obradovich: Could Berkeley riots chill free speech in Iowa?
Des Moines Register - 5 months ago
Iowa State University may have dodged a riot when it decided to assess a "security fee" against a controversial Breitbart News editor who had been scheduled to speak on campus. The campus at University of California Berkeley erupted in violent protests ...

Kingland announces $1.5M gift to Iowa State University
Clear Lake Mirror Reporter - 5 months ago
Kingland, based in Clear Lake, and David and Deb Kingland, recently gifted $1.5 million to benefit students and faculty in three colleges at Iowa State University, it was announced Tuesday. Kingland is a leading provider of enterprise-class data and ...

Iowa State University to take part in center of excellence focused on vector-borne diseases such as Zika, West Nile
news.iastate.edu - 5 months ago
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University will take part in a new consortium aimed at producing research and training programs related to vector-borne diseases such as those transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks. The Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence in ...

Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Jackson stepping down at the end of the season
Globe Gazette - 5 months ago
"I truly appreciate the way Kevin has handled this situation by putting his student-athletes and Iowa State University first. His decision to step away from coaching at the end of the season is a great example of his selfless leadership." Iowa State is ...

1 of 3 Iowa State scholars blocked by travel ban is back
Sioux City Journal - 5 months ago
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State University says a postdoctoral researcher from Iran has returned to campus after he was temporarily blocked following President Donald Trump's new restrictions on immigration. The university said Tuesday that a visiting ...

Opus Completes Construction of Student Housing Building at Iowa State University
rebusinessonline.com - 5 months ago
AMES, IOWA -- The Opus Group has completed construction of Geoffroy Hall, a 193,000-square-foot residence hall on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. The building consists of eight stories and 784 beds. Totaling 392 rooms, the student housing ...

Former Iowa State employee charged with theft of university money
Iowa State Daily - 5 months ago
Authorities charged a former Iowa State employee with theft of over $68,000 in non-profit funds. The Story County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Pamela Backstroke, 56, with first degree theft and ongoing criminal conduct. Backstrom is accused of ...

Iowa Laureate's "Vang" Play Showcases Immigrant Farmers: Interview with Mary Swander
The Huffington Post - 5 months ago
who managed to work and earn a PhD in Sustainable Agriculture from Iowa State University, as well as Hmong families who have become mainstays in the Des Moines farmer's market, and newly arrived Dutch dairy farmers in Brooklyn, Iowa. Theatre productions of ...

Iowa State University Scientists Design Electricity Generator That Mimics Trees
scienceandtechnologyresearchnews.com - 5 months ago
Curtis Mosher (left), Eric Henderson (middle) and Mike Mcloskey (right) have assembled a prototype biomimetic tree that produces electricity. Such technology could appeal to a niche market in the future, according to the researchers. Photo by Christopher ...

Association honors work by Iowa newspapers
The Republic - 5 months ago
Recipients of this honor included Doug Melvold, of the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press; Deb Geisler, advertising manager for the Jefferson Herald; Michael Buqeja, director and professor of Iowa State University Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication ...

Iowa State head coach Kevin Jackson to step down at end of the season
Team USA - 5 months ago
I truly appreciate the way Kevin has handled this situation by putting his student-athletes and Iowa State University first. His decision to step away from coaching at the end of the season is a great example of his selfless leadership." Jackson coached ...

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