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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 - 2017-02-03
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Iowa State University Professors Inducted into Meat Industry Hall of Fame
Pork Network - 2017-02-01
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 - 2017-02-02
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 - 2017-02-03
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 - 2017-02-01
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 - 2017-02-02
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 - 2017-01-31
"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 - 2017-02-01
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 - 2017-02-03
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 - 2017-02-04
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 - 2017-01-31
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 - 2017-02-01
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 - 2017-02-03
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 - 2017-01-31
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 ...

Local student named to Iowa State University dean's list
southernminn.com - 2017-02-03
AMES -- Lydia Anez of Owatonna was named to the Iowa State University dean's list for Fall 2016. Anez is studying Pre-Graphic Design at the Iowa State College of Business. The Iowa State University College of Business Dean's List honors students who have ...

Iowa State University Nutritional Science Student Selected for Community Service Scholarship
The readMedia - 2017-01-31
Mica Magtoto, a junior in nutritional science at Iowa State University, was one of 20 college students from Iowa and California to be selected for the first class of a new Principal Community Scholars Program. She chose to work with the Ames' Eastwood ...

Tarique Milton Picks Iowa State on National Signing Day
widerightnattylite.com - 2017-02-01
1 Tarique Milton will be signing a letter of intent to play Football at Iowa State University https://t.co/rtN1xQyq3a Milton is listed at a spry 5-foot-11, 165 pounds and his highlight reel reminds us of current Cyclones Deshaunte Jones and Trever Ryen ...

Master Gardeners impact Iowa communities
Muscatine Journal - 2017-02-01
These volunteers come from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program and combined to spend nearly 120,000 hours volunteering during the last year. "A recent study on volunteerism showed that Iowa was one of the top ten ...

Iowa: Study Examines the Importance of Non-Farm Income to Farm Families
agfax.com - 2017-01-31
associate professor and extension rural sociologist with Iowa State University, summarized current trends in farm income by type of farm operation and pointed to more specific issues regarding the importance of non-farm income to the financial picture of ...

Iowa State could lose thousands on sale of president's plane
ABC News - 2017-02-14
An airplane that nearly cost Iowa State University President Steven Leath his job has more bad news: a lower-than-expected sale price. Contradicting his claim two months ago that the sale should turn a profit, the university now expects to lose tens of ...

Sexual assault reported at Iowa State
Des Moines Register - 2017-02-16
Sexual assault reported at Iowa State Iowa State University Police investigated a report of sexual assault Wednesday morning, according to the department. Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: http://dmreg.co/2lmbhxm

Audit: No proof Iowa State president had waivers for guns
KCCI 8 Des Moines - 2017-02-14
An audit is questioning whether Iowa State University President Steven Leath violated policy by storing and transporting firearms in campus housing and airplanes without written approvals. An audit is questioning whether Iowa State University President ...

Iowa State University loses appeal in marijuana T-shirt case
Wisconsin Gazette - 2017-02-17
A federal appeals court ruled that Iowa State University cannot prevent a marijuana law reform advocacy group from distributing a T-shirt with the Iowa State University mascot on one side and a marijuana leaf on the other. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of ...

Iowa State Chapter of NORML Wins Free Speech Case Against University
mjinews.com - 2017-02-17
On Feb. 13, 2017, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Iowa State University cannot prevent students from using ISU logos on t-shirts that advocate for marijuana reform. The decision upholds a previous ruling by U.S. District Judge James ...

Iowa State votes on sanctuary campus status
ABC Kcrg 9 - 2017-02-15
Tonight, students plan to ask that Iowa State University become a sanctuary campus. The student government will vote tonight on a resolution asking campus leaders to protect undocumented students from federal immigration investigations. Critics say it ...

Iowa Professor Explains Presidential Removal Procedures
The Center for Public Intergrity - 2017-02-20
David Andersen, an assistant professor of political science at Iowa State University, explains under Section 4, Vice President Mike Pence and the majority of Trump's cabinet members would have to declare the president "unfit to serve," a long process that ...

Iowa collective bargaining bill: Public vs. private wages are hard to compare
Quad-Cities Times - 2017-02-15
David Swenson, an economics professor at Iowa State University, said private-sector wages could provide reasonable benchmarks for some professions, such as truck drivers, cooks, custodians and skilled trades workers such as plumbers or electricians.

Iowa Lakes ag graduate steps back into college
Dickinson County News - 2017-02-18
She went on to Iowa State University to complete her bachelor of science in animal science in December 2015. Her education helped her identify a passion to help others pursue their educational dreams through experiences she had of being a tutor ...

Iowa State quiz bowl team sees success at SAEA
The readMedia - 2017-02-17
Iowa State University students participated in the 2017 Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) undergraduate quiz bowl competition. The event, held February 4-6 in Mobile, Alabama, was an excellent way for students to further their economics ...

Iowa makes massive mid-year budget cuts targeting public education
World Socialist Web Site - 2017-02-20
While Branstad had originally proposed over $25 million in cuts to education in January, the bill he finally signed will include $18 million in cuts to the state university system. This includes $8 million each from the University of Iowa and Iowa State ...

NCTA Crops Team sweeps Iowa contest
McCook Daily Gazette - 2017-02-16
A foursome of NCTA sophomores won the Iowa State University Crops Judging Contest on Saturday, topping four other schools from 2-year colleges. The Aggies are repeat champions, also taking first place team in 2016. Six schools were in the 4-year division ...

Iowa Regents to restart bargaining with United Faculty, other unions
Iowa City Press Citizen - 2017-02-20
Iowa Regents to restart bargaining with United Faculty ... students and faculty at the state's three public university Check out this story on press-citizen.com: http://icp-c.com/2m92dJ3

WSC wrestlers make strong effort against tough university programs
Norfolk Daily News - 2017-02-15
A few of the teams placing below WSC included: Iowa State University WC, Winona State University Club Wrestling, Missouri University of Science and Technology (MUST), University of Wisconsin - Madison Wrestling Club, University of Iowa WC, Minnesota State ...

University scientists claim left-wing violence is caused by global warming... "the planet made them do it"
collapse.news - 2017-02-14
In what seems like a nod to violent protesters like the unhinged left-wing rioters who recently attacked Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley, Iowa State University scientists have published an analysis that claims global warming is the root cause behind the ...

Two Missouri Valley teachers receive Iowa Space Grant
Washington County Pilot Tribune Enterprise - 2017-02-17
The Iowa Space Grant Consortium is affiliated with Iowa State University. The 2017 ISGC Academy was held Feb. 8-10 at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Christensen and Stessman are excited for this opportunity and the Missouri Valley ...

'Human Books' on Loan at Penn State Library
NBC Philadelphia - 2017-02-14
Arriving in the U.S. in 2002, she settled in Ames, Iowa, with her husband, a professor, who at the time was at Iowa State University. The gathering at which her bindi became a focus of curiosity was hosted by a colleague of her husband's who had asked if ...

Iowa State backs plan to give up key energy research center
Sioux City Journal - 2017-03-07
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa State University is backing a plan to transfer control of the state's top energy research center to Gov. Terry Branstad's administration, a move that critics said could jeopardize its independence and align it too closely with the ...

ISU VP for exention and outreach accepts position at Ohio State University
Iowa State Daily - 2017-03-06
Iowa State University vice president for extension and outreach Cathann Arceneaux Kress will be leaving Iowa State in May for a position at Ohio State University, according to an Iowa State press release. Kress has been with Iowa State since 2011.

Iowa State University students awarded pork industry scholarships
The readMedia - 2017-03-06
Iowa State University students were awarded three out of ten national scholarships offered by The National Pork Producers Council at its annual business meeting - the National Pork Industry Forum. The 2017 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship is ...

Four Iowa State seniors make history in their own way
Quad-Cities Times - 2017-02-28
one of a four-part series celebrating Black History Month at Iowa State University, Ames. Three of the four students profiled are 2013 graduates of Davenport Central High School. AMES, Iowa -- Everyone has a characteristic that makes them unique.

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