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Inside Iowa State
Jan. 26, 1996



A Valentine's boxed lunch will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Reiman Gardens. Mary Kay Abbott, Mary Kay's Flowers and Gifts, will share tips on how to care for cut flowers. Lunch, including a beverage, is $6. Registration is required and limited. Make reservations by calling 4-2751 through Monday, Jan. 29.


An art print and poster sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Jan. 29-Feb. 2, in the Memorial Union Oak Room.


President Martin Jischke will be a guest on Talk of Iowa Wednesday, Feb. 7. The one-hour Talk of Iowa airs at 10 a.m. on WOI-AM Radio, at 640 on the dial.


Nominations for the Carrie Chapman Catt Sex Equity Awards are being sought by the Women's Center Advisory Board. The awards acknowledge contributions made by women and men to foster equality and understanding of issues affecting the well-being of women. Faculty, P&S and merit staff, and undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the award. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 29. For nomination forms or additional information, contact Celia Naylor-Ojurongbe, 4- 4154.


The 62nd annual 25-Year Club banquet will be held Wednesday, March 17. This year, 84 employees have 25 years or 300 cumulative months of service to Iowa State as of Dec. 31, 1995. Those eligible for the banquet are asked to confirm that they are on the list by calling Betty Licht, 4-3830. Invitations will be mailed soon.


P&S employees are invited to an open forum preceding the P&S Council's Feb. 1 meeting. The forum is from noon to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Union South Ballroom. Loras Jaeger, director of public safety, will summarize the results of a recent parking systems study and respond to questions and comments. Food may be purchased in the Union and carried into the forum.


Several incorrect dates appear in the campus phone directory calendar for spring semester 1997. Semester classes begin on Monday, Jan. 13. The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be observed on Jan. 20. Friday, Jan. 17, is the last day to: process a schedule change without a $5 fee; add or drop a course without signatures of instructor and adviser (full- semester courses and first half-semester courses); drop a course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses (full-semester courses and first half-semester courses); process a schedule change for spring through the touch-tone registration system; change a course from audit to credit basis. The calendar appears correctly on the Web and can be accessed through Iowa State's homepage (


Academic departments whose faculty senator was elected for a three-year term should be in the process of holding departmental elections for their senators. Elections need to be completed by Feb. 15. Departmental senators will be announced in a future issue of Inside Iowa State. Elections for at-large senators will be held later. The following colleges are eligible for at-large senators: Agriculture (2), Education (1), Engineering (1) and Liberal Arts and Sciences (3). Questions about the election procedure should be directed to Floyd Manwiller, 4-1226.


The ISU Credit Union will hold its annual meeting on Friday, March 22, at Reiman Gardens. A complimentary dessert social will begin at 6:30 p.m.; the business meeting and election of officers will begin at 7:30 p.m. Reservations should be made by March 18; call 232-6310.

Candidates for the board are: Larry Couture, Caren Sue Crum, Monte Gibbs, Jim Hutter, Paul Kaufmann, George Martens, Pamela Scandrett (incumbent) and William Whitman.


The ISU ski club is offering two ski trips for faculty, staff and students. The first, Feb. 3-4, is to Welch Village, Minn. Cost is approximately $80 and includes a two-day ski pass, lodging, transportation and one meal.The second trip will be over spring break to Jackson Hole, Wyo. Cost is $400 and includes bus transportation, hotel and four days of ski passes. For more information, call Chris, 292-5814.


The Ames-ISU YMCA is seeking men and women to be Big Pals to children from single-parent homes in Ames. Big Pals must spend two hours per week with their Little Pals and agree to at least a one-year commitment. For more information, contact the YMCA office, 4-2263.


The Culture Corps grant program seeks proposals from faculty and staff who would like to hire undergraduate students to assist with internationalizing classes or programs. International students or U.S. students with an overseas experience may be hired to provide cultural and educational services.

Funds must be spent by June 30. To obtain an application form, contact the Office of International Students and Scholars, phone 4-0371 or 4-0372, or e-mail Applications are due Jan. 26.

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