Inside Iowa State
August 12, 2005
Reiman Gardens, Cy, invasive Iowa species and the new food pyramid are part of ISU exhibits at the state fair.
Long-time ISU fair workers share their tips about the fair.
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, signaled strong support for President Geoffroy Aug. 4 with a 5 percent pay hike and deferred compensation offer.
Athletics director Bruce Van De Velde announced Aug. 8 that he will resign from his position. A five-member search committee will look for his successor.
Prep work is under way on the prairie south of Design Center. Students will collect prairie seeds for planting in October.
Salary and benefit hikes are the largest part of additional funds ($12.2 million) in the FY06 budget.
--Donna Williams, agronomy department secretary, Aug. 1.
Ag careers abound, says Chicago native and ISU faculty member Levon Esters.
Iowa State will award two honorary degrees in the coming year to a World Food Prize winner and an alumnus and educational leader.
Iowa State's Fusion solar car finished third in the stock class of the 2,495-mile American Solar Challenge.
Parking officials hope some new CyRide services will encourage employees to ride the bus and reduce demand on campus parking lots.
New mileage and meal reimbursement rates go into effect Sept. 1.
Crews are removing the concrete rubble that once was Knapp and Storms residence halls.
Cindy Browne, a Minnesota-based public broadcasting consultant, has been named executive director of Iowa Public Radio.
Business dean Labh Hira leads the search for a new Agriculture dean.
Arts and Events
ISU Theatre's first children's play in 20 years is on the fall schedule.