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Learning to Lobby for Your Library

At the third day of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in Baltimore, the national political climate again featured …

Education

Steve Prohm, Iowa State Agree to Contract Extension Through 2022

The Iowa State Cyclones and head men's basketball coach Steve Prohm agreed to a contract extension through 2022 on Friday.<p>Iowa State athletic …

College Basketball

This petition wants Fred Hoiberg to become Iowa State's next president

CLOSE<p>Iowa State University President Steven Leath was named president of Auburn University in Alabama on Monday.<p>Steven Leath announced Monday that he …

Chicago

Commodities

Commodities and differentiated products are the two ends of the product spectrum. A product is a commodity when all units of production are <i>identical</i>, …

Agriculture

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College Basketball

Iowa-bound: Wigginton relishes spotlight that big hoop leagues will bring

The tall, slender young man with the world-by-the-tail smile barely attracted a second glance from passersby in Cole Harbour earlier this week.<p>Maybe …

USC grad transfer Khaliel Rodgers decommits from Iowa State

CLOSE<p>Sports columnist Randy Peterson is joined by Danny Lawhon as they wrap up Iowa State's basketball season and look at what to expect from the …

Des Moines

Your 2 Cents’ Worth: Friday, March 24

There are many, many legitimate reasons and concerns against legalized fireworks and not one real or legitimate reason to be in favor of them. Whose …

Fireworks

Iowa State's Campos ready to lead inexperienced offensive line

CLOSE<p>Sports columnist Randy Peterson is joined by Danny Lawhon as they wrap up Iowa State's basketball season and look at what to expect from the …

College Football

Ben Allen named interim ISU president

Former University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen will serve as interim president of Iowa State University following the resignation of …

College & University

You should stop multitasking if you want to be more productive — this is why

Albert Einstein said: "Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves."<p>This quote highlights a damning fault in our attention spans that we've started to think of as normal.<p>Busy lives means lots of distractions coming from every …

Productivity

Iowa State leader, headed to Auburn, was dogged by conflicts

Iowa State University President Steven Leath is leaving behind a record of achievements that landed him the top job at Auburn University but a history of testing ethical boundaries that earned him criticism along the way.<p>Leath, 59, is known as a prolific fundraiser and charming academic who engages …

Kansas, Purdue plan to make for a stylish Sweet 16 matchup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two national player of the year front-runners, Frank Mason III of Kansas and Caleb Swanigan of Purdue, will lead their teams against each other in the Midwest Regional semifinals on Thursday night.<p>In many ways, they're a microcosm of their teams.<p>Mason is the granite-tough …

College Basketball

Don't Overlook Purdue's Guards Thursday Night

Thursday’s Midwest Regional semifinal between 1-seed Kansas and 4-seed Purdue sets up as a battle of contrasting styles. While the Boilermakers boast …

College Basketball

Starting linebacker job 'his to lose' for Iowa State QB Joel Lanning

Joel Lanning opened the 2016 season as the starting quarterback for Iowa State, and Lanning could very well open 2017 as a starter as well - at …

Sports

Butler, Purdue use true grit to get programs into Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Matt Painter kept believing in his team even as he watched Purdue fritter away a 19-point lead.<p>He did, after all, recruit these players to excel in tough times. And he did spend two years using the lessons from consecutive overtime losses in the NCAA Tournament to show his …

College Basketball

The Mid-Morning Dump: Steph and Russ DO NOT LIKE Each Other

<i>Iowa State Athletics</i><p><b>SENIORS RENAISSANCE.</b> This year’s senior class led a major revival of Iowa State Basketball.<p><b>SWEETEN THE DEAL.</b> It may be wise for …

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Peterson: This crop of wide receivers could be Iowa State's best — ever

AMES, Ia. — Going out on a limb right now:<p>Iowa State will have the Big 12 Conference’s best array of receivers next season.<p>Allen Lazard. Deshaunte …

College Football

Sweet 16 2017: Upset Meter for Every Game

Upsets seem to be commonplace during the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, when the pressure of the moment and the madness in the air seem to promote unexpected results.<p>It's a different story in the second weekend, however. Teams don't win two tournament games on luck alone, and the craziness …

College Basketball

Iowa State hits reset with Prohm firmly in control

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly seven years to the day he was hired, the Fred Hoiberg era is over at Iowa State.<p>Steve Prohm is now completely in control of the Cyclones' future.<p>The last of Hoiberg's recruits completed their careers Saturday in an 80-76 loss to Purdue in the second round of the NCAA …

College Basketball

Post-mortem: it was a very good year

All of Iowa State’s modern NCAA tournament seasons have come since the field was expanded to 64/68 teams. So it’s easy to compare and evaluate …

College Basketball

2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships Recap & Final Results/Brackets

The worst season in Iowa State Wrestling history drew to a close over the weekend as the Cyclones limped to a 57th place finish at NCAAs. The only …

Purdue avoids stunning collapse, hangs on to beat Iowa State - Men's College Basketball Blog

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- In the span of a few minutes, Purdue's rollicking joyride to the Sweet 16 took a terrible turn from blowout to potential …

College Basketball

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 4 Purdue Team Prediction, Game Preview

Kansas vs. Purdue prediction and game preview, as the No. 1 Jayhawks and No. 4 Boilermakers face off in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament.<p>Matt …

College Basketball

March Madness scores 2017: Villanova and Florida State fall in the second round

Brackets were busted wide open in the round of 32.<p>There are no more perfect brackets.<p>That probably means your dreams and hopes of claiming a prize were dashed by a hectic, bracket-busting Saturday that ruined the championship aspirations of several favorites heading into the Sweet 16.<p>Chief among …

College Basketball

Caleb Swanigan and Deonte Burton Turned Their Duel Into a Basketball Boxing Match

An unfortunate byproduct of seeding correctly is the lull that often arrives in the second half of games, especially during the first and second …

College Basketball

NCAA tournament bracket update: Purdue overcame their March Madness jitters to beat Iowa State and make the Sweet 16

Caleb Swanigan’s 28th double-double of the season has Purdue in the Sweet 16.<p>Purdue is going to the Sweet 16 after holding on for a thrilling 80-76 victory over Iowa State in the NCAA tournament on Saturday. The Cyclones staged a furious rally in the second half, but Purdue held on for a …

College Basketball

Jerardi: This time 'Nova had no shot at the end

WHEN THERE are just 60 possessions in a game, every last one is important. Villanova, which had been playing from behind all game Saturday against …

College Basketball

Purdue survives Iowa State after coughing up 19-point lead

Deja Purdue was on the horizon, but after coughing up a 19-point lead in the second half, the Boilermakers fought back to down Iowa State 80-76 on …

Sports

'Steve being Steve': Iowa voters on King's 'somebody else's babies' remark

Rural constituents largely accept the Republican as a politician who says ‘what he believes’, despite recent storm over allegedly racist remarks<p>Outside his rural congressional district stretching over 39 Iowa counties, conservative congressman Steve King’s stream of inflammatory comments generate …

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