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

Feb. 25, 2005

Budget priorities

Officials are finishing budget priorities while awaiting a funding decision from the Iowa Legislature.

Students offer teaching tips

A panel of students recently shared their ideas about good learning experiences and good teachers.

Jay Newell

Movie promos

Turner Classic Movies' line-up in March is based on Jay Newell's research on product promotions in movies.

Plenty of campus climate ideas

Work groups have developed numerous ideas for improving the campus climate.

Woman of history

ISU alumna Bernice Watt compiled mountains of data on food nutrients over a long USDA career.

Research briefs

  • Team seeks early detection of ag pests.
  • Book chronicles integration resistance.

New faculty parents group

New discussion group for faculty parents will begin this spring.


  • Partnering with Parents workshop
  • Research assistanceship funds
  • Science Bowl volunteers sought
  • Apple music demos
  • Story time March 5
  • Administrative interns sought
  • Student orgs comments sought
  • Budget update at forum
  • Library deliveries
  • Storm spotter training
  • Be a better board member
  • All announcements
Joan Cunnick

Holistic approach

Microbiologist Joan Cunnick takes a holistic approach to her work.

Lee Mun Wah


Filmmaker and diversity trainer Lee Mun Wah will speak at the Conference on Race and Ethnicity.


Beardshear Hall, completed in 1906, introduced Greco-Roman architecture to campus.

Good for Business

New layout for for Des Moines plant frees space, save $100,000.

More than corn

Iowa's ag history includes sweet potatoes, onions.


Where's Bob?

Bob snapped this arch on central campus. But where?

Teaching tip

Break up lectures with a change of pace.

Stopping plagiarism

Experts offer tips on deterring plagiarism


Arts and Events

Anne Frank

Diary of Anne Frank

ISU Theatre's production of "Diary of Anne Frank" starts Feb. 25.

Steven Curtis Chapman

Grammy winner

Steven Curtis Chapman, who recently picked up a fifth Grammy, will perform at Hilton March 4.

More A&E

  • Top picks
  • Zulu/gospel singers Feb. 27
  • Ailey II dance company on campus March 4
  • Free showing: "Moolaade"



John Newton, Michelle Boettcher, Joe Detrick, Stephen Gaul, Kathleen Larson, Mike Owen, Jim Bolluyt.