Topic: Iowa State University
Iowa will enjoy two bursts of the political spotlight on Tuesday when President Obama and potential Republican presidential contender Sarah Palin visit the state.
06/25/2011 04:31 pm
The Senate vote on repealing tax subsidies for ethanol producers has big political ramifications, but the impact on the industry could be minimal. A continuing federal mandate that requires refiners to blend ethanol into gasoline provides adequate support for producers, experts say.
06/14/2011 04:03 pm
Lauren Spierer went missing last week after a night out with friends. Underage drinking may have been involved.
06/11/2011 12:19 am
In Pictures John Edwards through the years
President Obama will speak Friday evening at the graduation for the North and West campuses of Miami Dade College. The school is America’s largest institution of higher education.
04/29/2011 05:58 pm
Most people don't think 'smash YouTube hit' when they think about C-SPAN, but Rep. Joe Crowley's unspoken one-minute 'speech' on the floor of the House went viral on Friday.
04/15/2011 08:54 pm
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced his first entertainment job since leaving office – an animated TV show in which The Governator will battle G.I.R.L.I.E. Men.
04/05/2011 08:59 pm
There's been much debate ever since the NCAA expanded the field of the men's Division 1 Basketball Tournament to 64 teams in 1985. This, paired with the NCAA's decision (also that year) to introduce the shot clock, has helped make it possible for the mid-major and smaller conferences to better compete with the power conferences.
03/23/2011 06:36 pm
Walmart announced plans to introduce hundreds of new smaller stores. Should small business owners be worried?
03/16/2011 12:40 pm
Large biotech agribusinesses like Monsanto control much of the global seed market with genetically modified (GM) crops. This centralization of GM seeds threatens food safety, food security, biodiversity, and democratic ideals.
02/23/2011 09:42 am