INSIDE IOWA STATE
September 28, 2001
Swing dance set for Oct. 6
The ISU Ballroom Dance Club will hold a swing dance from 8 p.m. to midnight
Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Dress is casual nice, no
blue jeans. Admission is $10 at the door or $8 in advance. For more
information, contact Joni Eekhoff, 572-5731,
Video shown of speaker
Those who missed Pulitzer Prize winning author Jared Diamond's talk on
"Guns, Germs and Steel: How the Modern World Came to Be" earlier this week
can catch a videotape of his presentation at noon Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the
Memorial Union Oak Room.
Geoffroy at October forum
President Gregory Geoffroy will discuss his views on the scholarship
of teaching during the October Faculty Forum. Scott Chadwick, Greenlee
School of Journalism, will report on the progress of Iowa State's
participation in the Carnegie campus program. The forum will be from noon to
1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Campanile Room, Memorial Union. Bring
your lunch; beverages and dessert are provided. Contact Jane Henning,
njhenni@iastate, 4-2906, to make a reservation.
A production of Street Scene scheduled for October has been cancelled.
Instead, ISU Theatre will present the comedy Lend Me a Tenor at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 1-2, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, in Fisher
Theater. Tickets for Lend Me a Tenorare available at the Iowa State Center
ticket office, 4-3347.
New faculty orientation
An orientation for new faculty on "Research Funding, Industry Collaboration
and Technology Transfer at ISU" will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct.
8, and repeated from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in 101 Carver. A
reception will be held in the Carver lobby a half hour before each session
begins. For more information, call 4-4933.
Geoffroy on Talk of Iowa
President Gregory Geoffroy will be a guest on WOI Radio's Talk of
Wednesday, Oct. 3. The live, call-in show will air from 10 to 11 a.m. on 640
AM. Listeners may call during the show (1-800-262-0640 or 4-0640 in Ames) or
send e-mail questions in advance to:
UW campaign ends Oct. 5
As of Sept. 24, Iowa State employees had pledged $59,845 in the 2001 United
Way campaign. This is nearly 27 percent of the campus goal of $223,000,
which includes a separate $30,000 goal for the fall Habitat for Humanity
drive. The campaign concludes Friday, Oct. 5. Employees are asked to return
their pledge envelopes, whether or not they include a gift
Ag policy seminar is Oct. 8
Dispelling common misperceptions about U.S. farm programs and agricultural
trade policies is the goal of an educational forum from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 8, in the Scheman Building. Hosted by the College of
Agriculture, the forum is open to the public, with a target audience of
community leaders and Iowa State faculty, staff and students. Refreshments
will be served.
- Michael Whiteford, chair of the department of anthropology, to associate
dean of administration for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
- Jackie Litt, associate professor of sociology and women's studies, to chair
of the University Committee on Women. Liz Beck, Honors Program director, to
- Robert Jernigan, of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of
Health, Bethesda, Md., to director of the Laurence H. Baker Center for
Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics.
Ames, Iowa 50011, (515) 294-4111
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