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August 29, 2003


United Way campaign opens Sept. 4
A goal of $264,000 has been set for this year's ISU United Way Campaign, which kicks off Sept. 4 and concludes Oct. 10. The campus United Way Campaign again will include Habitat for Humanity. This year's "blitz build" -- constructing a home in a week -- will be Oct. 13-17 in Gilbert. United Way of Story County helps fund services provided by 33 partner agencies. Distinguished Professor of chemical engineering emeritus Richard Seagrave is this year's campus chair.

MU Cafe now open on ground level
ISU Dining has opened the MU Cafe on the ground floor of the Memorial Union. The cafe features gourmet coffee, bakery items, DoBiz cookies and soft serve ice cream. Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the weekend. The MU Cafe is in the space of the former Robert Bros. coffee bar.

Sign up now for ISU bowling league
The 2003-04 ISU faculty-staff bowling league begins play at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at 20th Century Lanes, 505 S. Duff Ave. Bowling will continue every Monday evening for 32 weeks, with two Mondays off during semester break. This fall's captains meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the bowling alley. For more information, or to be placed on a team, contact Harvey Burkholder, 292-4546, e-mail:

College for Seniors classes begin in September
College for Seniors courses (open to those age 50 and older) begin the week of Sept. 15. Most courses run eight weeks. To receive a copy of the fall catalog or register for the luncheon, contact the College for Seniors office, 88 Scheman, 4-3830, or e-mail

Multicultural Task Force seeks members
The Multicultural Task Force needs new members. The group of faculty, staff and students help raise awareness of multicultural issues and is a funding source for student-initiated projects and events that address multiculturalism on campus. The task force will meet noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays (lunch is provided). Interested persons should complete the online application ( Application deadline is Sept. 8.

Women of Achievement nominations sought
The YWCA seeks nominations for the Women of Achievement awards. Awardees may be professionals, volunteers or students who have demonstrated an ability to empower women or fight against racism, are respected by their peers as leaders or role models, and live, work or attend school in Story County. Nominations are due by 4 p.m. Sept. 22. Nomination forms are available at the YWCA office, 4-1663, or online at (click on "awards").

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