Inside Iowa State
Apr. 03, 1998
MSA's recognition awards banquet is April 26
Iowa State's ethnic minority students who are scholars, leaders and community service volunteers will be recognized at the Minority Student Affairs 19th annual Recognition Awards Banquet, "Reflections," Sunday, April 26. The banquet will be held from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on the second floor of the Scheman Building. The event is open to the public. Tickets ($6 for students and $13 for others) must be purchased by April 21 in 301 Beardshear. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
Veishea co-chairs join Jischke on WOI-Radio April 8
President Martin Jischke will be joined by Veishea co-chairs Kathryn Whitaker and Ben Dohrmann on the Wednesday, April 8, edition of Talk of Iowa on WOI-AM Radio. The hour program airs weekdays at 10 a.m.
Faculty forum is April 13
Landscape architecture professor Bill Boon will be the catalyst for the last Faculty Forum discussion of this academic year, "Helping Students Think Outside the Box." The forum will be held Monday, April 13, in the Memorial Union Cardinal Room. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the discussion will begin about 6:45 p.m.
Dinner reservations ($10, payable at the door) are requested by 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, to Jane Henning, 4-2906.
Nominees sought for Committee on Women
The University Committee on Women seeks nominations or applications for two faculty, one merit, five P&S and six student members for next year. The committee recommends policies, practices and other steps the university can take to ensure equal status of women employees and students. Questions and nominations should be directed to Stephanie Chervinko, B6 Memorial Union, e-mail: schervin@ia state.edu. Applications are due Wednesday, May 6. Self-nominations are welcome.
Careers conference for girls
A conference for high school girls,"Exploring Opportunities for Our Future" will highlight careers in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, management, transportation/logistics, management information systems and marketing. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. The fee for students who register by April 10 is $14. After April 10, the cost is $16.
For more information, call Mary Harms, 4-5800. To register, contact Extended and Continuing Education, 4-5366.
Pappajohn Center offers course development grants
Faculty are encouraged to apply for summer grants to develop new courses or ways of teaching existing courses that emphasize entrepreneurship.
The grants are offered by the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and are open to tenured, tenure-track and adjunct faculty.
Part of the center's mission is to increase both faculty interest in the topic of entrepreneurship and the number of entrepreneurially oriented offerings.
Six $5,000 grants will be funded. Proposals are due Monday, April 27. For more information, visit the grant Web site at www.public.iastate.edu/~jdhunger/CourseGrt.html or contact J. David Hunger, 300 Carver, 4-8463, firstname.lastname@example.org.
World Health Day is April 7
In observance of World Health Day, April 7, the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) will deliver "care packages" to ISU students who give birth during the first two weeks of April. The project's goal is to improve campus awareness about the importance of maternal and infant health and to improve the quality of services in this area.
A display about safe motherhood will be in the Memorial Union from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 7. For more information about World Health Day 1998, contact Jamie Krambeer, SHAC, 4- 7969.
Distance ed project update
Faculty and staff who are conducting experimental distance education projects this spring will report on their efforts at a 1 p.m. presentation Tuesday, April 14, in the Memorial Union Gallery. The 12 experiments, which are funded through the Office of the Provost and administered by Extended and Continuing Education, are Web- or ICN-based course development projects.
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