Inside Iowa State

Inside Archives

Submit news

Send news for Inside to, or call (515) 294-7065. See publication dates, deadlines.

About Inside

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

Oct. 22, 2004

Helping students succeed

Academic Success Center director Sharon McGuire says every employee on campus can help students succeed.

Strategic plan forum Oct. 28

The second draft of the strategic plan will be discussed at an Oct. 28 open forum. Written comments on the draft are due Oct. 29.


Chilled Water Plant

Chilled water plant open house Oct. 28.

Where's Bob

Can you identify this roof line on campus?.

College combination report

A planning committee issues a report on the possible combination of the colleges of Family and Consumer Sciences and Education.

Diversity forum Nov. 2

Issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender staff are the focus of the President's Forum on Diversity Nov. 2.

Public policy program progress

Political scientists see bright future in public policy program.

Retention grants awarded

Fourteen student retention projects receive grants.

Benefits enrollment deadline

Enrollment for merit staff benefits plans ends Nov. 15.

Tour Martin Hall

Martin Hall tours are part of Nov. 5 dedication.

New alumni center

Plans to build a new alumni center are moving forward.

Faculty recruiting expert visits

Caroline Turner, an expert on recruiting diverse faculty will speak Oct. 29.

Morrill Hall

Morrill success

Morrill fund raising goal met; site work under way.

Morrill tales

Staff who once worked in Morrill Hall have stories to tell.

Early findings on climate survey

A consultant has released a preliminary report on the results of a campus climate survey.

Morrill Hall

Food prize winner

The World Food Prize winner recently met with students in the president's leadership class.


  • Mini grants for women
  • Snow blower service
  • Organic conference
  • Benefit changes to be discussed
  • Lecture on Ugandan development
  • Back to standard time
  • Part-time MBA sessions
  • Appointed: Cael Sanderson, Amy Delashmutt, Mary Bucsko
  • All announcements

Good for Business

Technology could quiet the dental drill and more.

Teaching tip

AccessPlus can help instructors learn the names of students in their classes.

Geoffroy on regents budget proposal

President Gregory Geoffroy says a regents proposal seeking additional state money presents "good opportunities."

Arts and Events

Brad Shrader


Brad Shrader will discuss "Business Ethics After Enron" in the Oct. 27 Presidential Lecture.

More A&E

  • "Cornhusker" gift to KC museum
  • "Dracula" ballet Oct. 29
  • Van Halen Nov. 4
  • "Nutcracker" tickets
  • Warsaw Philharmonic features pianist



John Burright


Holly Bender, Radhey Sharma, the department of natural resource ecology and management.