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

Feb. 11, 2005

New prescription plan

Questions about the new Medco prescription plan are answered by benefits staff.

Regents affirm commitment

Despite recent board resignations, Iowa regents reaffirmed their commitment to a plan that would establish a funding partnership between the Legislature and regent universities.

Red tulip

Beyond roses

ISU horticulturists suggest alternative flowers for your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

Balancing act

The ISU Foundation will strive for openness while protecting donor confidentiality, its president told the Faculty Senate.

P&S day April 4

The Professional and Scientific Council will hold a P&S Professional Development Day on April 4 at the Hotel at Gateway Center.


P&S council members are needed; find out what it takes to be on the P&S council.

Franks Peters

Saving lives

Frank Peters helped raise funds and trained people on a new defibrillator in Black Engineering.

Stephanie Madon

Self-fulfilling prophecies

Parents' negative beliefs about their kids may come true.

Sue Hegland

Child care advocate

Faculty member works to develop quality standards for child care in Iowa.

Staff changes

Several new appointments have been made in student affairs.


  • H1 application fee to rise nearly fourfold
  • Get the latest ISU news
  • 'Physics, Sunny Side Up'
  • Career conference for girls
  • YWCA sitters list available
  • ISCORE set for March 4
  • Faculty death
  • All announcements

More for retirement

Did you know that you can contribute more to your retirement plan than the basic requirement?

Research briefs

  • Biography on "grandfather" of Russian space program
  • What it takes to forgive and forget

Good for business

Software calculates sow longetivity.

Arts and Events

Black History Month

Events continue with food, lectures and a pagent.

Mourning dress


Farm House exhibit shows common traditions and rituals followed in Victorian times.

More A&E

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