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Mar. 06, 1998


Conference Services seeks summer camp info

Conference Services staff are developing a comprehensive list of summer camps and conferences for youth. The list will be used to answer questions from the public about camps and conferences and perhaps, to develop news releases or publications about summer offerings at Iowa State. If you're planning a summer camp or conference for youth, please provide the following information to Breck Breitsprecher, Conference Services,

Child care center offers spring break, summer programs

The ISU Child Care Center at Veterinary Medicine will provide "drop-in" care for preschool, kindergarten and school-age children during spring break March 16-20. In addition, it is offering a summer program for preschool through school-age children at the center. The program, focusing on child- directed activities and themes, will be held weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Call 4-2273 for more information and to reserve space in the spring break or summer programs.

Catt associate nominations due March 13

The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is accepting applications for the 1998-1999 Catt Associates Program.

Catt Associates are students who show an interest in politics, public policy and public service; demonstrate significant scholastic promise; and are in at least their second semester at Iowa State. Through volunteer work at the center, Catt Associates see first-hand how a public service organization funds, staffs and plans operations.

Applications are available at the center and due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 13.

Distance education open house

Project BIO faculty and staff are hosting an open house of the Digital Distance Education Resource Center from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. The center, located at 38 Science II, has general-purpose Web authoring stations and two recording studios to prepare RealAudio or RealVideo content. Center staff will lead demonstrations on creating course content, recording and digitizing instructional materials for use in the "Real" network and other topics. All university employees interested in distance education are invited.

Garden volunteers sought

The Reiman Gardens CoHorts are looking for volunteers later this month to assist with transplanting in the ISU greenhouses (spring planting in the gardens will begin in mid-May). Transplanters are needed from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Volunteers should park at the gardens and meet in the Mahlstede Building; rides will be provided to and from greenhouses on campus. Call Judy Casperson, 292-7830, or JoAnn Sell, 292-4436, to volunteer.

OM Regionals at ISU March 14

About 175 student teams from 30 Iowa communities will compete in an Odyssey of the Mind regional competition Saturday, March 14, on campus. The competitions begin at 9 a.m. and the closing ceremony begins at 4 p.m. in 175 Forker. Competitions will be held in Forker, Lagomarcino, Pearson, Carver, Kildee and LeBaron halls. Registration, lunch and souvenir sales will be held in the Memorial Union.

Faculty intern sought

The Council on International Programs seeks faculty candidates for a half-time administrative internship in the Provost Office for the 1998-99 year. The intern assists the council's efforts to expand international opportunities for students, faculty and staff. Candidates should be tenured faculty with demonstrated interest in international activities.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, vita and names of three references by April 3 to Edwin Lewis, 107 Beardshear, fax 4-8844. The selection will be made by May 1. Questions may be directed to Lewis, 4-5884, e-mail:

Physical therapy center open to faculty, staff

ISU's Sportsmedicine and Physical Therapy Center is open to students, faculty, staff and their families. The center is located on the first floor of the Leid center and is staffed by two full-time licensed physical therapists and certified athletic trainers.

Patients should be referred to the center by family or orthopedic physicians. Call 4-2626 for an appointment. The center is a recognized provider for the three faculty and staff insurance plans. Check with your insurance firm to determine the extent of your physical therapy coverage.

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