A team of ISU veterinarians and students turned a fire station on a South Dakota Indian reservation into a free clinic for a couple of days in July. The makeshift clinic was a very popular place with the people of Crow Creek Tribal Nation and ISU veterinary students, who got some valuable hands-on training.
More than 50 people have been nominated for the ISU presidency over the past few weeks, search firm executive Daniel Parker told the search committee during its July 28 teleconference meeting.
College Creek cleanup
Volunteers cleaned up College Creek July 9, pulling two pickup loads of trash from the river banks and bottom. And while they were at it, they installed 76 markers on storm drains.
Iowans are being asked to submit photos that show how Iowa State is making a difference in their communities. The images will be part of an interactive display in ISU's state fair exhibit.
Trek Desk study
A research project is moving traditionally sedentary tasks to treadmills equipped with desks, or Trek Desks. Five offices are using the shared work spaces, which are part of the "ExcerCYse is Medicine" wellness campaign launched earlier this year by the Nutrition and Wellness Center and the kineseology department.
The Presidential Search Committee will meet via conference call on Thursday, July 28, beginning at 1:30 pm. The Parker Executive Search firm will provide an update and answer questions from the committee. See story for agenda items and info on how to access the conference.