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Inside Iowa State
Sept. 26, 1997


Talk of Iowa

President Martin Jischke will be a guest on the Wednesday, Oct. 1, edition of Talk of Iowa. The program airs weekdays at 10 a.m. on WOI-AM Radio, at 640 on the dial.

Postal hike

Postal rates go up Oct. 5 for Standard Nonprofit Bulk Mail (formerly Third Class Nonprofit). The increases vary by category but are in the range of 3 percent. Nonprofit rates, while increasing, still will be lower than regular rates. Printing Service staff have revised the Rate Comparison Sheet. To request a revised copy, call Printing, 4-3601.

Clinic accepting clients

The Marriage and Family Clinic, 1085 Elm, now is taking clients. The clinic assists central Iowa families, couples and individuals. Clinic staff are experienced professional family therapists. All inquiries are confidential. Clinic hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 1:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. To make an appointment, call 4-0534.

Road Scholars take off

President Martin Jischke will lead a group of about 40 new faculty and staff when they hit the highway Oct. 3-4 for the fall Road Scholars tour.

The group will head to eastern Iowa. On Friday, Oct. 3, the bus will stop at the Marshall County Extension Office, Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Amana Colonies and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The group also will attend an ISU alumni reception in Clinton Friday night.

On Saturday, the Road Scholars are scheduled to stop at the community college in Clinton, Guardian Industries in DeWitt, and a family farm and farmers co-op in Bell Plaine. The travelers will return to Ames early Saturday evening.

Road Scholars helps show the sights of Iowa to new faculty and staff. Extension employees help plan the tours and serve as local guides on the trips. Since the tours began in 1992, more than 230 faculty and staff have participated in a road trip.

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