ISU http://iowapublicradio.org en No More VEISHEA? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/no-more-veishea <p>On Wednesday, the rest of <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/post/veishea-celebration-iowa-state-canceled">the 2014 VEISHEA celebration was suspended</a> due to a riot on Tuesday that left one student with severe head injuries and extensive property damage.&nbsp; Rioters in the <span class="st">Campustown area of Ames </span>turned over cars, tore down light poles, and pelted police with rocks and beer cans.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:36:32 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Katherine Perkins & Sarah Boden 38991 at http://iowapublicradio.org No More VEISHEA? Photographing the Heartland http://iowapublicradio.org/post/photographing-heartland <p>For more than 50 years photographer <a href="http://www.davidplowden.com">David Plowden</a> has been capturing images of American and the land he loves most is here in the Midwest. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Plowden about his latest book "Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie."&nbsp;</p><p>Also, <a href="http://www.dennischamberlin.com/">Dennis Chamberlin</a> of Iowa State University's <a href="http://www.jlmc.iastate.edu/">Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication </a>discusses how the field of photojournalism is changing.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 21:33:59 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 31734 at http://iowapublicradio.org Photographing the Heartland News Buzz: A Lawsuit, a Resignation, a (Possible) Fumble, and a Lot of Birds http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-lawsuit-resignation-possible-fumble-and-lot-birds <p>In this &quot;News Buzz&quot; show, hear about a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, the resignation of Senator Kent Sorenson, a passionate response to a football official&#39;s decision, and Iowa&rsquo;s first Globally Important Bird Area.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:22:20 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 30115 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: A Lawsuit, a Resignation, a (Possible) Fumble, and a Lot of Birds ISU President Steven Leath http://iowapublicradio.org/post/isu-president-steven-leath <div>Iowa State University&#39;s President Steven Leath joins the program to talk about how the possible federal government shutdown&nbsp;could affect public universities, and Leath answers&nbsp;your questions.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the second half of the show: the Republican Party is conflicted over who should be their next presidential nominee. &nbsp;P</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">residential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin takes us back to another fight over the nomination that happened 100 years ago.&nbsp;</span></div><div><p></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:29:37 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 29870 at http://iowapublicradio.org ISU President Steven Leath Scientists Fight Bat Fungus in a "Race Against Time" http://iowapublicradio.org/post/scientists-fight-bat-fungus-race-against-time <p>As the weather gets colder, bats will soon head into hibernation. But Iowa’s bat population is at an important juncture: Scientists are watching to see whether a devastating fungus that has already been discovered once in the state, will infect cave-dwelling bats.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:04:11 +0000 Sarah McCammon 29565 at http://iowapublicradio.org Scientists Fight Bat Fungus in a "Race Against Time" Enrollment Up, Overall, for Iowa's State University System http://iowapublicradio.org/post/enrollment-overall-iowas-state-university-system <p></p><p>Iowa State University is reporting more students on campus this fall than ever before.&nbsp; The University of Northern Iowa has more students than expected. And the University of Iowa reports its fall enrollment held steady.</p><p>Reporting to the State Board of Regents meeting in Cedar Falls, Iowa State President Steven Leath said ISU’s enrollment of 33, 241 students is 7 percent more than last year’</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:27:59 +0000 Dean Borg 28965 at http://iowapublicradio.org Enrollment Up, Overall, for Iowa's State University System