Inside Iowa State
July 2, 2004
Iowa State will receive $582,041 as a result of Gov. Tom Vilsack's recent decision to return some of the state money cut from the university budget last fall. Most of the one-time allocation will be used for critical building repair projects.
The 1 percent hike in indirect cost rates for research awards will bring an additional $240,000 to Iowa State annually over the next three years.
Some themes are emerging from discussion groups providing input as part of the strategic planning process.
... to what we are today? As July 4 nears, ISU political scientists and a historian tackle this question.
Mark Kushner, Founder Professor of Engineering at the University of Illinois, will become Engineering dean Jan. 1.
Iowa State will start the new fiscal year on July 1 with a general operating budget that's about $3.8 million leaner than it was last July.
Residence department director Randy Alexander resigned to pursue other employment interests, including consulting on campus housing.
Wildlife specialist Jim Pease brought a guest to a recent edition of WOI Radio's Talk of Iowa.
Young shoppers' tactics to get the folks to buy is one of marketing expert Kay Palan's special interests.
Renovation on three auditorium classrooms begins soon.
Demolition of the English Office Building is scheduled to start Monday. The old building originally was scheduled for removal in 1905.
Former ISU faculty member and candidate for Veterinary Medicine dean Dr. John Thomson was on campus earlier this week.
ISU experts will help train crop specialists to spot soybean rust.
The Plant Sciences Institute will redirect more than $3 million to fast-track research to enhance Iowa crop value and target challenges facing Iowa agriculture.
Keck Lab findings involve starch biosynthesis, a botanical supplement and crop drought protection.
Arts and Events
Celebrate an old-time Fourth at the Farm House and watch the fireworks from Reiman Gardens.
Try a prairie walk with an entomologist.
The Ames Piano Quartet has a couple more CDs on the way.
The American Idols Live concert, scheduled for Hilton Coliseum in July, has been canceled, due to schedule conflicts.
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