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September 24, 2004

IT directors look forward

IT directors will chart path for Iowa State's technology future.

Strategic Planning update

Strategic planning committee is at work on revised draft.

Cyclone marching band


The Cyclone football marching band rehearses on the west side of campus. The band next performs at the Oct. 9 homecoming game.

Martin Hall

A residence hall is named for the couple who housed black students in early 1900s.

New plant facility

A facility for growing plants that need containment is under construction near the Roy J. Carver Co-Laboratory.

Changes in provost's office

Provost office changes reflect collaborative approach.

Electrical upgrade to Morrill

An electrical upgrade to Morrill Hall is under way, in anticipation of renovation of the 113-year-old building.

Kudos to faculty, staff

Faculty and staff will be honored during fall convocation Monday, Sept. 27. The program begins at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Union Sun Room. See awards.

Enrollment: 26,380

Fall enrollment is 26,380, a a 3.65 percent decrease from fall 2003.

Regents propose budget plan

The regent universities would pledge reallocations for a promise of new state funds, under a plan recently OKed by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa.

Jacob Petrich

Clean burger proponent

Jacob Petrich uses light to clean up the meat supply.

New: Courtyard Cafe

The new Courtyard Cafe opens Sept. 27 in Lagomarcino Hall.

College name mulled

Forum goers discuss a name for proposed college.


Cyclone spirit

Many offices competed in a spirit contest last week, as part of Family Weekend.


  • Library "DataPalooza" open house Oct. 6
  • Safety tips, crime stats
  • GIS short courses
  • United Way successes
  • Topic: Rural aging
  • Osborn exit closed
  • Older operating systems not supported
  • Nominate women
  • Bystrom, Geoffroy on "Talk"
  • Recycling help needed
  • Thompson appointed
  • All announcements

Good for Business

New tool helps hog producers make insurance decision.

Research briefs

O'Malley evaluates paw-paw potential as Iowa fruit crop. Barr-Melej looks at Chile's 70's counterculture.

Arts and Events

Ukrainian dancers

Ukrainian dancers

Ukrainian dancers on stage Oct. 2.

Spurlock to speak

"Super Size Me" Morgan Spurlock will speak on campus Sept. 30.

Top picks

One-woman play on Harriet Tubman Oct. 4.

More A&E

  • "Tranquility" exhibit ties fields, raked stones
  • Cajun, New Orleans bands Sept. 26
  • Rodeo Sept. 24-24



Gene Rouse, Kari Hensen.


Tahira Hira, Kenneth Malmberg, and Ames Laboratory's Edward Yeung and the Midwest Forensics Center.