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Nov. 5, 2004

Faculty favor combination

Faculty in the colleges of Education and Family and Consumer Sciences voted in favor of combining the two colleges.

Unwelcome behavior subtle

Results of a spring campus climate survey show unwelcome conduct at Iowa State tends to be subtle. Intimidation, being ignored and being excluded topped the list.


Tornado simulator

ISU's tornado simulator was featured on Good Morning America.

A tree being planted

A century of forestry was commemorated with a tree planting on campus.

ISUComm goes to senate

ISUComm could be fully implemented by 2007 if the Faculty Senate approves the curricular plan Nov. 9.

Forum examines LGBT issues

A member of a panel discussing issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people says the Iowa State community rarely talks about those issues.

Regents look at tuition

Tuition for undergraduate and graduate students at Iowa State would rise
4 percent next fall, under a proposal submitted to the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, on Nov. 4.


Goose watch

A lawn ornament goose is making the rounds as part of a University Child Care fund-raiser to help student parents with child care.

Veterinarians examining a cat

Teaching, healing

Veterinarians at Vet Med's Community Practice Clinic teach students while they take care of about 2,000 pets annually.

ISU Plan open enrollment

Supervisory merit, faculty and professional and scientific staff have through Dec. 6 to make changes to their ISU Plan.

Take a break

Thanksgiving week joins winter break, spring break and summer on the officially sanctioned "flexible work hours" list.


Guess who

Did you know one of your colleagues used to sell tombstones for a living? Or that another was an airline hostess? Take the quiz and see if you can guess who used to do what.

Brush with celebs

The Iowa State community had the opportunity to rub shoulders with a lot of well-known people, thanks to the presidential election. See who all came to campus.


  • Award nominees sought
  • TIAA-CREF seminars
  • Registrations set records
  • Online auction raises funds for scholarships
  • Dealing with child bullies
  • Reverse production discussed


Mary Meixner

Arts and Events

Melanie Snow

On stage

ISU Theatre will alternate performances that feature dysfunctional families -- one from the deep south, one from the far west -- to close out its fall season.

Top picks

  • Residence hall dedication
  • Seymour Hersh
  • Cyclone wrestling team
  • Murder mystery

More A&E

  • Dinner and a movie
  • Iowa landscapes featured in exhibit
  • Jesus Christ Superstar here in November



James Nelson, Iowa State Center