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Jan. 15, 2005

College combination

Work is under way to combine two colleges in the College of Human Sciences.

Improving campus climate is goal

A committee is developing action plans to improve the campus climate.

Healthful meal

Good for you

A nutritionist finds healthful meals in campus vending machines, food courts.

New in food court

Three new restaurants recently opened in the Memorial Union.

Senate endorses plan

Faculty Senate unanimously approved Iowa State's proposed strategic plan for 2005-2010.

Council endorses plan

The Professional and Scientific Council endorsed Iowa State's proposed strategic plan.



ISU wrestler Nate Gallick is ranked No. 1 nationally in three polls.

Students headed to class

Path to class

Crews cleared 16 inches of snow last week -- in time for start of classes.

Carole Custer

Marketing Iowa State

Iowa's first TV anchorwoman, Carole Custer today leads university marketing


Beverage switch

Coca-Cola vending machines on campus have been replaced with Pepsi or Dr. Pepper/7-Up machines under a new contract.

Lab contract extended

Ames Laboratory's contract has been extended for two years.


  • Submit student employee nominations
  • Honors seminar proposals sought
  • Summer mentors sought
  • Nominate an ISU alum
  • ISU closed Jan. 17
  • Financial aid mini-conference
  • "Beyond a Degree" conference
  • Small Victories Celebration
  • Swim lessons offered
  • Appointment: Samantha Beres
  • Deaths: George Peglar, Harry Burrell
  • All announcements

Tsunami fund-raiser

Student groups are collecting donations to aid tsunami disaster victims.

Research briefs

Research reveals global warming may be less severe in central U.S.

Teaching tip

Don't write on the chalkboard while you talk.

Arts and Events


Wells on lineups

Gary Wells will discuss pioneering work on criminal lineups in the Presidential University Lecture Feb. 7

Romeo and Juliet

The St. Petersburg State Ballet Theatre will present Romeo and Juliet Jan. 27.



More than 500 orchids are on display in the Reiman Gardens conservatory.

More A&E

  • Filmmaker tells the Emmett Till story
  • ISU Theatre sets spring offerings
  • Symposium features Florence
  • Where's Bob? ID this sculpture