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Feb. 29, 2008

Leap day lore

Scarce Feb. 29 date sets us right with the stars ... almost.

Aluru and Schnable

Genome mappers

ISU researchers are part of a team that is mapping the elusive corn genome.

Trial run

Nearly 30,000 received messages in the first simulation of ISU's emergency notification system.

Siren test

Siren's song

Crews conducted a sound test for a campus emergency siren with voice capabilities on Monday.

Let it snow

Old man winter is eating up campus salt and sand supplies.

Rose and Carina

Stretching their legs

Carina is one of 17 foals expected this spring at the ISU horse barn.


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Entrepreneur group

Entrepreneurship leaders

Howard Van Auken spearheaded the creation of a cross-disciplinary campus entrepreneurship committee.


A 'sesqui' look back: Dining's (r)evolution

Follow the food, from seated dinners to gourmet buffets.

New show bumps WOI programs

'Talk@12' debuted statewide Feb. 25 on Iowa Public Radio stations.

Wanted: CELT director

Current tenured ISU faculty need only apply.

Where's Bob?

In perspective

Where did photographer Bob Elbert find this line of luminaries?

Championship collaboration

ISU and Des Moines partner to welcome NCAA's finest.

Stadium construction

Signs of improvement

Despite the weather, construction at Jack Trice Stadium moves forward.

Arts & Events

Funny affairs

National Affairs lecture series asks 'Can laughter save America?'

The Producers

'The Producers'

Mel Brooks' hit Broadway musical on Stephens stage March 13.

ISCORE is March 7

Olympian runner Billy Mills headlines ISCORE lineup.



Silvia Cianzio, ISU Purchasing, Amy Kaleita, Jacek Koziel, David Laird, Sally Logsdon, Antonio Mallarino, William Meeker, Gail Nonnecke, Hans van Leeuwen and Tanya Zanish-Belcher.