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August 27, 2004

College work groups discuss proposed combination

Work groups examining issues related to the proposed combination of the colleges of Family and Consumer Sciences and Education provided updates at a recent convocation.

Help Station

First day

Nancy Paris, secretary in the president's office, helps a student find his way on the first day of classes. Photos.

Strategic plan draft soon

The first draft of ISU's next strategic plan will be released for review Aug. 30.

Athletic facility dedication

The Steve and Debbie Bergstrom Indoor Practice Facility, near Jack Trice stadium, will be dedicated Sept. 3.


  • Research mentors sought for freshman Honors
  • "Talk of Iowa" to air from Farm Progress Show
  • Convocation is Sept. 27
  • United Way campaign opens Sept. 9
  • Workshop on plagiarism Sept. 2
  • All announcements

Research briefs

Duffy finds dynamic changes in Iowa farmland ownership.

Colbert and Pease on the prairie

Pasture to prairie

ISU naturalists Jim Colbert and Jim Pease and many volunteers have turned a former horse pasture into an outdoor classroom and natural prairie.

ACE fellow on campus

Gersham Nelson

Eastern Michigan professor Gersham Nelson a visiting fellow.

Union Drive

Summer at a glance

The realignment of Union Drive and Knoll Road were among changes on campus this summer.

Textbooks ready for pick-up

Reading material

Textbooks awaited pick-up in the MU Gold Room last week. Nearly 3,000 frosh and transfer students pre-ordered books.

Good for business

ISU specialists help Bettendorf firm analyze newly designed cooling tunnel for food manufacturers.

Arts and Events

"Supersize Me"


"Supersize Me" star Morgan Spurlock, reporter Seymour Hersh, and Pulitzer-winning poet Gary Snyder are among campus speakers this fall.

Top picks

Admission is free to comedian Michael Ian Black's Sept. 3 performance.

More A&E

  • Writer Andre Aciman discusses immigrant experience.
  • Cox's "Cara Schumann" Aug. 29
  • ISU's Aili Mu compiles "short-short" stories
  • All A&E announcements



Diann Burright


Chuck Schwab, Carl Bern, Dwaine Bundy, Stewart Melvin, Kapil Arora, Steve Mickelson, Jim Baker, William Robinson, Kenneth Malmberg, Harry "Jack" Horner, and Thielen Student Health Center.