Aug. 15, 2003
Funding available for 2003-04 undergraduate research
The Office of Student Financial Aid is accepting applications for
2003-04 Undergraduate Research Assistantships, which match outstanding
juniors and seniors with faculty members for a hands-on experience in a
formal research environment. The faculty sponsor pays 30 percent of the
wages; the work-study program funds 70 percent. Interested faculty should
Julie Arnold, Student Financial Aid,
4-0103, email@example.com. Guidelines, procedures and application are
Academic open house
at Reiman Gardens
The Reiman Gardens academic advisory team invites faculty and staff to an
open house at the gardens from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, to learn
about opportunities for using the gardens to enhance learning for students.
Find out how others have used the facility in their curricula.
The open house will be at the Hunziker House. Preregister by
e-mailing Linda Naeve, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student employment positions listed online
The Student Employment Center will post online fall/spring work-study and
non-work-study positions for the 2003-04 academic year (Aug. 25, 2003-May 7,
2004). Submit items for posting using the form on the center's Web site at
http://www.financialaid. iastate.edu/employment/homepage.html (scroll to
"Position Advertisement Form").
Vet students present projects
Twenty-nine veterinary students participating in the CVM Scholars Research
Day will present their projects at the college's annual Scholars Day Aug.
15. Students will be available to present and explain their research during
a poster session from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Meadow Room at The Hotel at
Gateway Center. The poster session is open to university faculty, staff and
Orientation to U.S. classrooms is Aug. 18
The second "Orientation to the U.S. Classroom" for first-time international
TAs will be held from
2 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, in 232 Carver. Topics include how Iowa State
classrooms may differ from those in other cultures and strategies to
communicate effectively. Experienced faculty and TAs will share their
experiences and answer questions. Registration is not required. For more
information, contact Felicity Douglas, email@example.com.
Welcome event for new minority students is Sept. 4
Faculty and staff are invited to take part in an annual welcome and
orientation session for all new and transfer students of color. The event is
from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. It
includes a student organizations fair from 5 to 6 p.m. and a welcome program
with administrators and student leaders from 6 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will
be served. RSVP to Judy Peter, 4-6479, by Friday,
Aug. 29. Questions may be directed to Frank Bell, 4-9555, or Bea Awoniyi,
Basketball season tickets
2003-04 season tickets for the Cyclone men's and women's basketball teams
are on sale now from the athletics ticket office, Jacobson Building. Faculty
and staff who purchase men's basketball season tickets have the option of
balcony seats ($299) or lower level seats ($370). Women's season tickets are
$135. Single-game tickets for both teams will go on sale once the schedules
- Richard Reynolds, executive director of the University Center at the
University of Texas, San Antonio, to director of the Memorial Union,
effective Aug. 25.
- Kenneth Koehler, university professor of statistics, to chair of the
department of statistics and director of the Statistical Laboratory.
- Jonathan Wendel, professor, to chair of the new department of ecology,
evolution and organismal biology in the colleges of Liberal Arts and
Sciences and Agriculture.
- Martin Spalding, professor, to chair of the new department of genetics,
development and cell biology in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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