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Inside Iowa State
Jan. 10, 1997


MBA forum
The College of Business will hold an informational forum on its Saturday MBA Program from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in 204 Scheman. To register, call Ron Ackerman, 4- 8118.

Seniors college "Winterim"
The ISU College for Seniors is offering two eight-week courses that will meet on Mondays from Jan. 20 to March 10 in the Scheman Building. "Classic Novels, Now Movies: Still a Good Read?" will meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. It will be taught by Mary Jo Brearley, a retired adjunct instructor from the English department. "Great Decisions '96" will meet from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and will be taught by Mary E. Sterling, former teacher and principal in the Ames School District.

Registration is $40 for one course and $20 for the additional course. For more information or registration materials, call the Retirement Advising Office, 4-3830.

Credit Union board candidates
Five ISU Credit Union members are running for three open positions on the credit union's board of directors. They are: Lea Bartley, accountant in facilities planning and management (FPM); Roger Bean, supervisor of plant services for FPM; Mark Davis, equipment operator for FPM; Monte Gibbs, owner of Gibbs Plumbing, Heating and Cooling; and Eveadean Morrison Myers, owner of Morrison Myers Consulting. Election of board members will be held at the annual meeting Friday evening, Feb. 28, in the Memorial Union Campanile Room. Questions should be directed to Mary Swanson, 232-8943, ext. 1-323.

Author seeks PLATO users
Brian Dear is seeking Iowa State faculty, administrators, students and alumni who used or were involved with the PLATO system used by Iowa State during the 1970s. Dear is writing a book on the history of the PLATO system for computer-based instruction. Contact Dear at: Birdrock Media Corp., PO Box 1667, La Jolla, CA, 92038; phone: (619) 456-2074; fax (619) 456-1774; e-mail:

Auditions Saturday
Auditions for the Ames Children's Choir will be held Saturday, Jan. 11. Singers ages 8 to 11 should be prepared to sing a folk or patriotic song. No previous vocal training is required. The program, offered in association with the department of music, is conducted by Sylvia Munsen, assistant professor of music. Rehearsals begin the week of Jan. 13. A tuition fee is charged to cover the cost of instruction, music and administration. For more information or to schedule an audition, call Munsen, 4-8017.

Wrestling clinic
A clinic for wrestling fans will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, in Benton Auditorium, Scheman, following the men's basketball game (approximately 3:30 p.m.). The clinic will feature coach Bobby Douglas and some of Iowa State's All-American wrestlers and information about the new rule changes.

How it works
Copies of the 1996-97 How It Works pamphlet are available from News Service, 105 Communications. The pamphlet contains a variety of facts and figures about Iowa State. Up to 200 copies can be mailed; requests larger than 200 should be picked up. To order copies, call 4-4777.

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