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Inside Iowa State, a newspaper for faculty and staff, is published by the Office of University Relations.

August 12, 2004

Polling for accuracy

ISU political scientist Robert Lowry assesses some of the weapons of political campaigning.

Don't miss the 150th

Forward on I-35

Look for Iowa State people, exhibits at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 12-22. Ten sculptures, including "Forward," will be featured at ISU's exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.

Off to a great start

Tips for new faculty on being effective -- and happy -- faculty members.

Tuition at regent universities could differ next year

Regents will vote on differential tuition proposal in September

staff collage

What's the best thing about . . .

starting fall semester? As we head toward a new academic year, ISU staff answer the question.


Cael Sanderson

Former Cyclone Cael Sanderson departs this week for the Athens Olypmics

Jessica Haxhi as shopkeeper

Youth Japanese camp doubles as lab for K-12 language teachers

Nicola Pohl

Chemistry as art

Award-winner Nicola Pohl prefers to make chemistry a creative process, rather than a mathematical one.

Faculty excellence

Increases to faculty salaries, more faculty positions, top ISU request for new state funds in FY06.

Green light for buildings

Alumni center, student success center have regent OK to begin planning


  • P&S grant proposals due Sept. 1
  • Volunteers sought for Destination Iowa State
  • Bookstore will pay for ramp parking
  • Employee bowling league starts Sept. 13
  • Appointments: Joe Colletti, Rick Sharp, Paul Lasley, Robert Burns, Diane Rover, Jacek Koziel
  • Deaths: Herbert Howell, Gerald Small

Research briefs

ISU research indicates fat boosts the benefits of eating veggies, and "agritourism" in this country would benefit from stronger policy incentives.

Where's Bob?

Test yourself, courtesy of University photographer Bob Elbert.

Where's Bob?

Arts and Events

MU exhibit

Manet's Luncheon on the Grass

Three central Iowa artists offer versions of Manet's "Luncheon on the Grass"

Top picks

Art on Campus selections highlight ISU's state fair exhibit.



Mark Gordon, Joan Thompson, Chris Ahoy, Gary Wells, Richard Willham and Ann Thompson