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  • A chapter in adventure - Iowa State University
    profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets A chapter in adventure At Iowa State we have amazing professors One of the reasons they re so outstanding is because they write the textbooks that are being taught in classrooms around the world But our professors aren t the only ones working on these books Iowa State students are getting the opportunity to help Such was the case with Introduction to Wood and Natural Fiber Composites Author and Iowa State senior lecturer Douglas Stokke enlisted three of his natural resource ecology and management NREM undergraduate students to assist him Gabbi Frerichs senior in environmental science and forestry served as editorial assistant Alexa Dostart senior in forestry created numerous original drawings for the book And Crystal Krapfl sophomore in forestry helped formulate important tables and literature citations Now their hard work could soon be seen around the world because this book may be translated into Chinese What did these students think about this unique opportunity Simply put they were ecstatic Says Frerichs When I realized that I was actually helping a professor write a textbook that would be used around the world I was extremely excited There aren t many places that provide opportunities like this Dostart shares this enthusiasm saying I m very happy I transferred to Iowa State when I did otherwise I wouldn t have had this opportunity Krapfl says she learned a lot in the process like how to meet deadlines be dependable and take initiative Students across all departments at Iowa State receive unique academic opportunities every day Sometimes they get to help write a textbook Sometimes they pack their bags and study in another country Other times they assist professors with their research But no matter

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/05/chapter (2016-04-29)
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  • Adventures in #dining - Iowa State University
    efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets Adventures in dining Delicious omelet for breakfast thanks ISUdining ISUdining can you make margherita pizza Shout out to ISUdining for having enchiladas today made my day That s just some of the tasty feedback ISU Dining has received from Iowa State students through their newly implemented Tagboard program Tagboard collects the hashtag ISUdining from different social media platforms and puts the posts in one place a Tagboard That Tagboard is online and also displayed on TV screens in Union Drive Marketplace ISU Dining s largest dining center ISU Dining staff started using this program because they re always on the lookout for ways they can better serve their student diners and they saw other departments using Tagboard with success Says Brittney Rutherford ISU Dining and Department of Residence marketing coordinator We re here to serve students so their feedback is incredibly important We get all kinds of feedback from photos of their meals to their opinion on music playing as well as things that aren t cooked the way they want them to be or suggestions on what we can do better Everything students tag with ISUdining is being taken into consideration whether it s a comment saying they love the decorate your own cookies or a remark about how the pepperoni pizza could use more pepperoni Says Rutherford We respond to students and then make sure their feedback gets to the manager of whatever unit they re commenting about This is just one way ISU Dining is ensuring that students voices are being heard All around Iowa State faculty and staff are going out of their way to enhance the student experience whether it s the Department of Residence arranging move in helpers for students or professors

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/05/dining (2016-04-29)
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  • An adventure far, far away - Iowa State University
    families Alumni Visitors Business industry Giving to ISU About ISU profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets An adventure far far away Four thousand light years away That s where Iowa State professor of physics and astronomy Steve Kawaler and his team are conducting their groundbreaking research on stars They re able to study subjects this far away by using a telescope that s 50 million miles from Earth So if you think about it it s really no wonder individuals in the scientific community are saying the team s findings are out of this world Kawaler is a leader of the Kepler Asteroseismic Investigation and part of the research team that studied changes in the brightness of the host star Kepler 56 Their findings revealed that tilted planetary orbits are possible even in systems that don t contain a hot Jupiter Said Kawaler These studies allow us to draw a detailed picture of a distant system that provides a new and critical test of our understanding of how these very alien solar systems are structured This is big news when it comes to star research So big in fact that the team s findings were published in one of the world s top scientific journals Science As Kawaler and the team continue their research adventure no one knows exactly what other amazing discoveries they ll find But one thing s for sure the world and outer space is their oyster Whether they re studying a star 4 000 light years away or soil right in our own backyard for Iowa State professors the sky is the limit when it comes to research And you know what that means when you become an Iowa State student you ll get

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/05/kawaler (2016-04-29)
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  • What makes Iowa State such an adventure? - Iowa State University
    Academics Colleges departments Library Research Graduate programs Global programs Distance education Undergrad majors Students Sign ons services Academic support Schedule of classes University catalog Recreation services Student organizations Safety Info for Faculty staff Parents families Alumni Visitors Business industry Giving to ISU About ISU profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets What makes Iowa State such an adventure Going to college It s perhaps the most important years of your life It s a time to explore your interests Your dreams What you will become Where you want your life to go It s also where you ll meet some of your best friends because here you ll make friendships that will last a lifetime At Iowa State University you choose from more than 100 majors taught by professors who are internationally renowned in their fields So you ll find the major you want today But one day you might even discover another major that speaks to a deeper passion you don t even know you have When you get to Iowa State you ll find that the opportunities to explore your interests are almost limitless You have your choice of more than 800 clubs a study abroad program that spans the globe to every continent advanced research labs where you learn from hands on experience Big 12 athletics and world touring concerts and Broadway shows In other words at Iowa State you have the options you want and the support you need to explore strive succeed learn change and grow In the process you become the unique person you were meant to be Enjoy the adventure Sporting their adventure On their life s adventure together His adventure hits all the right notes Her adventure is making the world

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/05/explore (2016-04-29)
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  • Design with a purpose - Iowa State University
    in their apparel production management class are far from flashy and won t be modeled on any runway but that s OK Students know their designs will serve a greater need for young patients in the hospital The 20 students in the class not only designed the pediatric hospital gowns they also developed the manufacturing process to understand what it takes to mass produce a garment from start to finish Instructor Brenda Ackerman created the class project in partnership with Iowa Prison Industries IPI which plans to make the gowns at its production facility at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville Students toured the correctional facility to better understand the operations and see how IPI might implement their design process Ackerman says students also gained an appreciation for how IPI s work program helps women offenders develop skills they can use when they reenter society giving the class project added meaning When it s for someone else it means so much more than a grade Ackerman said The project really showcases service learning It s a lot of work for students but you see their faces and they re so proud To test their production process students had to train their classmates and mass produce 20 hospital gowns in a two hour time frame Much like the real world equipment broke down during production and some gowns did not meet quality standards Tenisha Matlock a senior from North Platte Neb says the experience forced them to respond in a chaotic situation and still meet their production goals and deadlines This class has really taught me about the design and engineering and how it all works Matlock said I have a much greater appreciation for the behind the scenes process and I m excited to share that so people

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/04/design (2016-04-29)
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  • An adventure in service - Iowa State University
    Safety Info for Faculty staff Parents families Alumni Visitors Business industry Giving to ISU About ISU profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets An adventure in service What makes Iowa State s Veishea spring celebration so popular among students Well they love its camaraderie concerts and of course famous mini cherry pies For many though Veishea is a lot more It s also a time to give back to their community through Service Day That s when students get together to beautify their campus and community build trails and even read to preschoolers Every year approximately 500 700 students choose to participate in Veishea Service Day So why do students take time out of their busy schedules to volunteer Veishea Campus and Community Involvement co chair Addison Kistler senior in accounting says Most students like participating in Veishea Service Day because they genuinely enjoy helping others They can truly make a difference in the Ames community and they embrace that fact There s another benefit to Veishea Service Day too friendship After all giving back to your community is awesome but giving back to your community with your friends right by your side is even better Besides having a positive impact on the community Veishea Service Day is also a great way to get together with your friends says Kistler You may not think of volunteer work as the most fun thing to do with friends but it is a great bonding experience It s also a great way to make new friends All around Iowa State opportunities to get involved and make lifelong friendships await you From Veishea Service Day to more than 800 clubs and organizations on campus to choose from you ll never run out of

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/04/service (2016-04-29)
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  • An adventure with the nanovaccine dream team - Iowa State University
    majors Students Sign ons services Academic support Schedule of classes University catalog Recreation services Student organizations Safety Info for Faculty staff Parents families Alumni Visitors Business industry Giving to ISU About ISU profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets An adventure with the nanovaccine dream team Nanovaccines may be small but the nanovaccine research being conducted at Iowa State is having a huge impact on the world Namely this initiative is uncovering how to keep people and animals healthy not by treating diseases but by preventing them in the first place Heading up this groundbreaking project is Balaji Narasimhan Vlasta Klima Balloun professor of chemical and biological engineering at Iowa State He s put together an interdisciplinary team of researchers from universities medical schools research hospitals federal research centers and industry from across the country Together they re designing nanovaccines that are targeting diseases including influenza cancer pneumonia and tuberculosis This is truly one of the dream teams working on vaccine research Narasimhan said Some Iowa State students in the labs of the faculty on this team are even getting the chance to have a hand in this trailblazing research adventure They re developing biodegradable polymer nanoparticles that help deliver vaccines and drugs in the body novel animal models and imaging techniques all of which help humans and animals fight off diseases including lung problems and brain ailments At Iowa State students across all majors get to learn from distinguished professors like Professor Narasimhan And it doesn t stop there Many of these students make groundbreaking discoveries that have a game changing impact on our lives Now that s one big time adventure Sporting their adventure On their life s adventure together His adventure hits all the right notes

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/02/nanoteam (2016-04-29)
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  • Atten-hut for adventure - Iowa State University
    families Alumni Visitors Business industry Giving to ISU About ISU profile Extension outreach Information technology TIER efficiency review Employment Diversity Consumer information Athletics Cyclone athletics Sports schedules Tickets Atten hut for adventure Who would turn down a three year fully paid college scholarship Chloe Williams did and it was all because she wanted to join Iowa State s high ranking Reserve Officer Training Corps ROTC program Said Williams freshman in military science I turned down an Army ROTC scholarship from the University of Texas at Arlington because I wanted to be a part of the best Army ROTC program in the nation Williams isn t the first student to come to Iowa State because of our Army Navy and Air Force ROTC programs They constantly attract students from across the country Most like Williams have taken notice of our ROTC accomplishments For example the Cyclone Battalion has been number one in the nation for physical fitness at the Leadership Development Assessment Course the last two years But ROTC is about more than just physical accomplishments It s about finding a support system within a unique academic opportunity Being an Army ROTC cadet has allowed me to make friends with people who are exceptionally positive and well rounded It s like having a built in support system said Williams ROTC helps you discover your strengths build your confidence and make you a leader No matter your academic interests Iowa State offers opportunities you won t want to pass up From ROTC to economics microbiology and more there s an adventure here waiting just for you You can roger that Update In March the Cyclone Battalion was named one of the top eight battalions among the 275 nationwide winning it an elite MacArthur Award This is the fifth time in eight years

    Original URL path: http://www.iastate.edu/stories/2014/02/rotc (2016-04-29)
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