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June 11, 2004

Top funding priority is salaries

Iowa States top funding priority for the fiscal year that begins July 1 is increases to the salary and benefits package for faculty and professional and scientific employees.

On the fast track to materials discoveries

ISU researchers have staked out several niches in combinatorial science -- a methodology that greatly accelerates discoveries in materials.

Council forwards early retirement study

A P&S report that includes retirement options at Iowa State's "Peer 11" universities will be shared with administrators and serve as a starting point for council discussions.

Summer activities for kids

Kids sitting around a swimming pool

Summertime brings lots of kids to campus for various camps and other activities.

Thomas named interim dean

Jerry Thomas, professor and chair of health and human performance, has been named interim dean of the College of Education, effective Aug. 1.

Holger has new appointment

David Holger has been appointed associate provost for academic programs and dean of the Graduate College.


1913 postcard

A find in an antique store reveals a new look at a 1913 campus.

Marc Harding juggling
The world's a stage for Marc Harding, whose job as admissions director has him juggling several roles. (Photo by Bob Elbert.)

'Omics' labs ready for researchers

New facilities devoted to metabolomics and proteomics extend the capability of existing genomics laboratories.


  • Nutrition lecture series set
  • Single game footbal tickets
  • Chemistry Stores closed
  • Appointments: Douglas Epperson, David Oliver, Rhonda Christensen, Kristen Constant, Donna Kienzler and Deland Myers
Artistic structure

Where's Bob?

Good for business

Iowa State experts are helping train power system professionals, which will help avoid blackouts.

Arts and Events

Top picks

  • It's not your father's Hub lunch.
  • Join a book discussion of Desert Pilgrim June 23.
  • Reiman Gardens hosts art fair June 20

Stephens season

The 2004-05 Season at Stephens features plays, orchestras and other productions.



Richard Carter, Todd Herriott, Marshall Jurgens, Dennis Peterson, Elizabeth Beck, Dennis Sailsbury, Jim Baker, Dwaine Bundy, Jeff Lorimor, Stu Melvin, Graeme Quick, Ellen Holm, Carolyn Russell, Heather Johnson Huntley, Janice Miover, Kathie Hawbaker, Carolyn Ringgenberg, John Kleitsch.


Zhengdao Wang, Stephen Pett, Jeffrey Kushkowski, Kathy Parsons, William Wiese.