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UPDATE: Iowa GOP senator suspends his Republican membership over Trump remarks
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - 2016-06-07
DES MOINES - A GOP state senator from northwest Iowa announced Tuesday he has suspended his Republican ... descent -- who is overseeing a civil case against the former Trump University. Citing the judge's ethnicity, Trump has claimed he cannot get a ...

Wind sweeping down the plain? Use it.
The Christian Science Monitor - 2016-06-07
For agricultural land, wind may even provide a benefit. A researcher at Iowa State University in Ames is finding that the air disturbed by the rotating turbines reaches ground crops, gently stirring them and causing more sunlight and CO2 to reach the ...

Does your business have what it takes?
Ottumwa Courier - 2016-06-07
However many of those same people have no idea how to get their ideas out there so the idea goes undeveloped. The Iowa State University Extension Office in Albia and Ottumwa are looking to change that by starting young. During the month of June the ISU ...

Iowa GOP senator suspends party membership to protest Trump
Sioux City Journal - 2016-06-07
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A senior member of the Iowa Senate says he ... Johnson's criticism was prompted by Trump's comments that a judge ruling in a lawsuit involving Trump University was biased because of his Mexican heritage. Johnson says Republican ...

Hillary Clinton Secures Enough Delegates to Earn Democratic Nomination: AP Calculation
Tri-County Sun Times - 2016-06-07
Sanders will try to make the case that he is the most electable candidate to take on Donald Trump. The following Iowa State University experts are available for interviews to discuss the latest Democratic primaries and President Obama's influence on the race.

Iowa state senator suspends GOP membership to protest Trump
Telegraph Herald - 2016-06-07
DES MOINES -- A senior member of the Iowa Senate says he has suspended his Republican ... prompted by Trump's comments that a judge ruling in a lawsuit involving Trump University was biased because of his Mexican heritage. Johnson says Republican leaders ...

Iowa State defensive back arrested in drunken driving case
Sioux City Journal - 2016-07-25
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa State football player has been suspended from the team after his arrest in Ames. University police say 20-year-old Nigel Tribune was pulled over a little before 3 a.m. Sunday because he had not turned on his vehicle's headlamps.

Pickup hits, drags tent, camper hospitalized
1011 Now - 2016-07-25
A camper was taken to CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha by medical helicopter after being hit by a pickup in Shenandoah Sunday night. The Iowa State Patrol says the truck went off a driveway at the 59er Motel & Campgrounds around 11 ...

Butte County students named to Dean's and academic lists
Rapid City Journal - 2016-07-25
Transportation Technology-Heavy Duty ISU students named to spring semester Dean's List More than 8,149 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2016 spring semester Dean's List.

Editorial: ISU president's land buy not private
Globe Gazette - 2016-07-25
Is it possible that Iowa State University was privatized when no one was looking, and that it's now being run as a for-profit corporation? How else to explain the actions of university President Steven Leath and the Iowa Board of Regents, which claims to ...

Hog Outlook: Hog Prices Plunge
The Pig Site - 2016-07-25
Calculations by Lee Schulz at Iowa State University estimate the average profit for Iowa farrow-to-finish producers was $32.92 per head for hogs marketed during June. This was the fifth consecutive profitable month and the best monthly returns since ...

Zeb Gray is named Tama County Extension and Outreach executive director
Toledo Chronicle - 2016-07-25
He started on the job on Monday, July 18. Gray received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. This spring, he received his doctorate in Animal Science from the University of Wyoming. He brings a diverse array of ...

Daniel Parker makes early decision
Power Mizzou - 2016-07-25
On Saturday night, Daniel Parker said he was planning to visit Iowa, Missouri, Iowa State and Nebraska during the month of ... Blessed to say I have verbally committed to the University of Missouri! #MizzouVsEverybody ???? ...

ISU suspends senior following arrest
KWWL - 2016-07-24
Iowa State University officers charged Tribune with first offense OWI, failure to use headlamps when required, and failure to prove insurance liability. Officers initiated a traffic stop at 2:52 AM after noticing Tribune driving without his headlights on.

Meetings set on new FDA rules governing feed antibiotic use
Iowa Farm Bureau - 2016-07-25
full implementation of the expanded veterinary feed directive (VFD), the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, and the Iowa Veter­inary Medical Association are partnering to offer...

Otaigbe elected Fellow of National Academy of Engineering in Nigeria
Wmcactionnews5 - 2016-07-24
From 1994-2002, he influenced the design of the materials engineering curriculum at Iowa State University to include polymer engineering option. Otaigbe earned his Ph.D. from the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology in England in 1984.

4 Edmond area teams go to Odyssey of the Mind World competition
Edmond Sun - 2016-07-24
There were seven teams from the Edmond area that qualified to participate at the World Finals 2016 at Iowa State University. Four Edmond teams chose to make the trip. "The reasons other teams did not participate was mostly from lack of funds," said ...

Here's where traffic crackdown will be during Iowa State Fair
KCCI 8 Des Moines - 2016-08-09
Pleasant Hill police report they plan to increase traffic enforcement during the Iowa State Fair starting this Thursday ... Parkridge Avenue, and University Avenue in Pleasant Hill. Police said that drivers who take their eyes off the road for a second ...

UW seeks additional aid and an end to tuition freeze
Telegraph Herald - 2016-08-09
MADISON, Wis. -- University of Wisconsin System leaders plan to ask Gov. Scott Walker to lift a tuition freeze and give them about $40 million more in aid in the next state budget. Republicans froze in-state tuition in the 2013-15 budget. They extended ...

Branstad to Regents: Keep Board Office Costs Reasonable
Iowa Public Radio - 2016-08-09
The board also created a new position of chief operating officer. The increase in central office spending comes as tuition is going up at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and University of Northern Iowa. Branstad warns that unless spending ...

Scientists locate possible therapy target for spinal muscular atrophy
Medical Xpress - 2016-08-09
Researchers at Iowa State University have discovered what could lead to a new treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a potentially fatal genetic disorder in young children. Ravindra Singh, a professor of biomedical sciences in the ISU College of Veterinary ...

Fall harvest outlook positive for Midwest farmers
Agri News - 2016-08-09
Crop projections decline Forecasts from an Iowa State University Extension statistical model are estimating a yield of more than 10 percent below average for corn plots in central Iowa. According to ISU's Forecast and Assessment of Cropping Systems corn ...

Iowa State University Scientists Develop Soluble Battery
Android Headlines - 2016-08-09
Scientists at the Iowa State University have developed a self-destructing lithium-ion battery that can dissolve in water over a period of time of 30 minutes. According to the researchers, self-destructing electronics could be used for keeping military ...

Iowa farmers ripped out prairie; now some hope it can save them
The Bulletin - 2016-08-09
Farmers today are still destroying the little that is left. It is a colossal mistake, according to recent studies by researchers at Iowa State University. Not only does prairie, with its deep-rooted plants, soak up farm wastewater that pollutes rivers ...

Iowa State University scientists locate possible therapy target for spinal muscular atrophy
HealthCanal - 2016-08-09
AMES, Iowa - Researchers at Iowa State University have discovered what could lead to a new treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a potentially fatal genetic disorder in young children. Spinal muscular atrophy results from the loss or mutation of a ...

Tripoli cuts ribbon on Sweet Water Trail
Community Newspaper Group - 2016-08-09
Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville). Ron Lenth, Bremer County director with the Iowa State University Extension, said the trail shows what a small community like Tripoli could do when its residents get behind a project. "Just think of however many different ...

Iowa State Weed Science Team wins first place in regional contest
Dickinson County News - 2016-08-09
The Iowa State University Weed Science Team placed first in a regional competition held at Purdue University July 27-28. The North Central Weed Science Society Collegiate Weed Science Contest included 16 graduate and nine undergraduate teams. The winning ...

Iowa State seeks farmer to test conservation tool
Pork Network - 2016-08-24
Iowa State University researchers are seeking feedback from Iowa farmers willing to test an early online version of a tool to better understand the costs of implementing nutrient management and soil conservation practices. The researchers are near ...

Cases of Senecavirus A found at Iowa packing plants
Pork Network - 2016-08-24
a senior clinician in veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine at Iowa State University. Once a rare virus in U.S. pork production, Senecavirus A, also known as Seneca Valley Virus, causes lesions around the snout, mouth and hooves of an ...

Triad Real Estate Arranges Sale of Two Student Housing Properties for $26.1M - 2016-08-24
Triad Real Estate Partners has arranged the sale of two student housing properties located in Iowa and Michigan. Dispositions included Venlo Place, a 264-bed student housing community located near Ferris State University in Big Rapids; and University Mills ...

Iowa master gardener class beginning Sept. 27 in Mason City
Globe Gazette - 2016-08-24
27. The Iowa State University Extension Master Gardener Program is for those who have an active interest in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees and lawns. Long-term veterans of gardening and novices are welcome. Master Gardener trainees ...

Grassley to Host Anti-Human Trafficking Forum at Des Moines University - 2016-08-24
Chuck Grassley is bringing national and state anti-human trafficking experts together for an Iowa-based forum on ending human trafficking ... 1:30-2:30 at the Des Moines University Student Education Center Auditorium. As chairman of the Senate Judiciary ...

Iowa: Meeting to Discuss Silver Lake Improvement - 2016-08-24
MANSON - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Iowa State University and the Silver Lake Protective Association will host a public meeting at 6 p.m., August 29, at the Ayrshire Community Building in Ayrshire, to discuss plans for improving the ...

Individual commits suicide near Hilton Coliseum
Iowa State Daily - 2016-08-24
John McCarroll, executive director of University Relations, said he could not comment further on the situation and had not spoken to police as of 11 p.m. Iowa State has not issued a timely warning about the situation as of midnight. Police plan to issue a ...

LCS welcomes new teachers, principal
Le Mars Daily Sentinel - 2016-08-24
The new middle school science teacher is Lauren Husman, a recent graduate of Iowa State University. She holds a bachelor of science degree in biology and a master of arts in teaching secondary science. Husman completed her student teaching experience at ...

Celebration to recognize owners of land with ties to ISU
TheDailyFreeman-Journal - 2016-08-24
On Friday, Sept. 16, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will honor landowners during the Iowa Land Grant Legacy Celebration 2 to 4 p.m. at the Events Center Ballroom at the Clay County Fair. The landowners have the distinction of owning land ...

Could 'Ag Urbanism' address SL food needs?
Storm Lake Pilot Tribune - 2016-08-23
At the most recent meeting of The Hunger Dialogue group in Storm Lake, a suggestion was made to look into a program offered by Iowa State University to help communities build their capacity to produce, process and distribute food. The Agricultural Urbanism ...

UI prepares to celebrate, display Shakespeare's First Folio
Iowa City Press Citizen - 2016-08-23
The Washington, D.C.-based library, working with the Cincinnati Museum Center, has been sending its copies of the First Folio on a 50-state traveling exhibition ... Buy Photo The University of Iowa Main Library has brought out its William Sherkspeare ...

Search for missing swimmer becomes search for body
Globe Gazette - 2016-09-08
He says boats will be patrolling the river every morning and afternoon, looking for a body to give Patterson's family closure. Patterson had been attending classes at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.

Student Government debates BYU resolution
Iowa State Daily - 2016-09-07
Patwa introduced the resolution to the Senate by citing an anecdote to Jack Trice, the first African-American athlete at Iowa State College. Trice died following a football game against the University of Minnesota in 1923, after sustaining injuries during ...

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Awards Iowa State University $200,000 Grant - 2016-09-08
HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization leading the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced today plans to award Joshua Selsby, PhD of Iowa State ...

Firefighters work 30 min. to save Iowa cat
KWQC - 2016-09-08
Joel Congdon, are credited for the rescue. Cleo was taken to the Iowa State University Veterinary Medicine emergency room where she continues to improve. Cleo is expected to make a full recovery after being taken to the ISU Veterinary Medicine emergency ...

CyHawk game is this weekend
Journal Express - 2016-09-08
... Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board are honored to partner with Learfield on behalf of both Iowa State University and the University of Iowa Athletic Departments for the title sponsorship of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series(TM). 2016 ...

Bacterial leaf streak confirmed in Iowa
Iowa Farmer Today - 2016-09-08
The disease has been found on field corn, seed corn, popcorn and sweet corn. Iowa State University Extension has been working with the USDA, Iowa Department of Agriculture, the Iowa Crop Improvement Association (ICIA) and surveying several counties in the ...

RUDIS Partners with and the Night of Conflict Dual Event - 2016-09-08
Rudis proudly partners with some of the greatest names in the history of the sport including Sunkist Kids, Ohio State University, University of Iowa, and Dave Schultz.

You should get to know: Amanda Brown
Des Moines Register - 2016-09-08
After graduating from Benton Community High School, I attended Iowa State University (go Cyclones!) and received a double major in environmental science and animal ecology. Immediately following college, I bought a house in Des Moines and began working for ...

Hancher Auditorium celebrates its history with the Joffrey Ballet
ABC Kcrg 9 - 2016-09-08
"At that time, a university presenter having a dance company on campus ... "We decided as a gift to the state of Iowa we were going to take the Joffrey ballet on a tour around the state and had free outdoor performances," Swanson said.

A New Formulation Explains Self-Assembly of Atoms into Nanoclusters
AZoNano - 2016-09-08
(Credit: Yong Han, Maozhi Li and James W. Evans) A team of researchers from Iowa State University have created a new formulation that helps to clarify the self-assembly of atoms into nanoclusters and to promote the scientific understanding of associated ...

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