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Inside Iowa State
June 11, 1999


ABC replica will be on display at Ames museum, state fair

The Atanasoff-Berry Computer replica will be on display in Ames and Des Moines this summer. The first stop for the replica is the Ames Heritage Story Center Museum, 417 Douglas Ave., July 11-Aug. 10. Fair goers will have an opportunity to view the replica during the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 12-22. The ABC will be on display at Iowa State's fair booth in the Varied Industries Building. More information is at this Web site:

Proposals to internationalize classes, programs sought

The Culture Corps Grants Program is accepting proposals from faculty and staff interested in hiring undergraduate students to internationalize their classes or programs. This program, sponsored by the Office of International Education Services and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, was created to help Iowa State achieve its internationalization goals. Proposals may be submitted beginning July 1. They will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order received. The application deadline is Sept. 17. Grant requests may not exceed $1,800 per student for the 1999-2000 academic year. For more information or to obtain an application form, contact Luiza Dreasher, 4-4198, e-mail: Grant applications also are available on the Web at:

Temporary move for Dean of Students, Counseling staff

Staff in the Dean of Students Office and Student Counseling Services have taken up residence in Pearson Hall for several months while renovation continues on the Student Services Building. Dean of Students staff who made the move include those in the Academic Success Center; Disability Resources; Judicial Affairs; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and TransGender Student Services; Student Support Services Program; Vocational Rehabilitation; Parents Association; and Student Advocacy. Student Counseling Service staff include those in the Career Exploration Library and Testing Services. Staff was expected to be moved in by June 8. Renovation on the Student Services Building is expected to be completed in the fall of 2000. Minority Student Affairs staff will join the Dean of Students and Student Counseling staff in the new building.

Parking changes are part of summer

Summer construction projects are affecting some of the visitor, vendor and metered parking on campus. Three of the four vendor/departmental permit or metered parking stalls on Morrill Road in front of Beardshear Hall have been converted temporarily to reserve parking for employees in Beardshear. One stall still is available. Two of the stalls are scheduled to revert back to vendor/departmental permit or meter parking around June 21, when renovation work at Beardshear is completed.

Those needing access to Beardshear for two hours or less who arrive by vehicle are encouraged to use vendor/departmental spots on Morrill Road east of the library and south of Alumni Hall, or metered parking on the west side of the Memorial Union.

Summer dance workshop

Iowa State Dance, in conjunction witih Iowa Dance Theater, will hold its 12th annual Iowa State Summer Workshop Tuesday-Saturday, June 22-26, in the Toman Dance Studios, Forker. Daily classes will be taught in ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz and choreography.

A final dance concert of workshop participants will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, in the Ames City Auditorium, Sixth Street and Clark Avenue. Tickets for the performance are $8, with discounts for seniors, students and families. For more information or to register for the workshop, contact Janice Baker, 4-3047,

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