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    Transformation of Iowa

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    Iowa was transformed to a fully functioning state by the pioneers because they saw something wonderful about the land and all of the opportunities that it could bring. On June 25, 1673, Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette were the first Europeans to set foot onto Iowa soil. They marked the first settlement of white people on Iowa territory. The land had previously been home to approximately 17 different Indian tribes before being founded by Europeans. European settlers began to push the Indian

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    Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University

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    Lowering Tuition at Iowa State University The Background of the Costs of Tuition at Iowa State University Iowa State University is a land grant school which, among other things, means that the university gets money from the state of Iowa from the taxes that residents pay to the state. Because of this in state residents who choose to go to the university do not have to pay a large amount of money while out-of-state residents have to pay almost twice as much. Iowa State University does not have

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    it's rather welcoming for the people of Iowa. This is wrestling season. Iowa Wrestling, a documentary directed by Michael Smith and narrated by Dylan McDermott, is produced by ESPN. It was televised in 2003 on ESPN The Season, a series that reveals the rigidity, torment, and triumph of the nation's highest demanding sport groups. The film primarily focuses on a story about the Hawkeye's Men of The Mat, an élite group of wrestlers from the University of Iowa under the leadership of Jim Zalesky, the

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    Reiman gardens known as the living creature, is one of the unique places in Ames, Iowa that started with the mission to educate the students of Iowa State University in the field of horticulture. In accomplishing that mission, Reiman gardens developed many other reasons for its existence. Creating an illusion of a landscape, this place is not only used to sense its beauty but also make us come through some of its unique features ranging from different types of plants to 80 types of butterfly species

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    University of Northern Iowa Dance Marathon is an organization that raises money for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network. The organization aims to provide emotional and financial support for families with children facing life threatening illnesses by raising money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and organizing events that increase student and community awareness. This money then is put towards things like research, education, equipment and pediatric

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    Have you ever been to Iowa State University and seen all of the magnificent art that is located on campus? Iowa State is home to one of the largest campus public art collections in the United States. There are over 2,000 works of public art (George Washington Carver). The foundation of the contemporary Art on Campus Collection and Program began during the Depression in the 1930s, when Iowa State's President Hughes envisioned that, "The arts would enrich and provide substantial intellectual exploration

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    was Located in the front of the middle line. It was the biggest activity center and central building on campus now. Opened in September 1928, memorial union was a building that was used as a memorial to the sacrificed Iowa State soldiers. As a land granted school by the government, Iowa State University has had not entertaining center before 1920, because the university only has academic buildings and farm buildings. There is no place for both students and faculties to gather for cultural, entertainment

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    Program Review of the Iowa State University Office of Academic Information Technologies Essentiality: The mission of the Office of Academic Information Technologies (AIT) at Iowa State is to support campus academics through information technology (IT). It seems in the “information age” of the research university that this mission truly is an essential element, especially in light of ISU’s institutional mission of enhancing learning, promoting discovery, and engaging constituents. Indeed,

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    Organic Agriculture

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    goal of organic agriculture is to optimize the health and productivity of interdependent communities of soil life, plants, animals and people.î (NOSB, 1999) Many farmers are switching to organic farming for many different reasons. According to Iowa State University, ìOrganic farmers hope to reduce the 240 million pounds of herbicides applied each year in the Midwest.î (February 2002) There are also large premiums paid for organic crops. According to Born and Sullivan, ìPrices for organic grains

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    athletic trainer. Athletic trainers make sure that athletes do not get hurt, or help the ones that do (“College Athletic Trainers”). There are many different paths that one may take to become an athletic trainer, including going to the University of Iowa and going to Simpson College. The daily job duties of an athletic trainer includes taking care of athletes. They make sure that nobody gets hurt, and if they do get hurt, they rush to the aid of those who do. They try to prevent injury using different

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