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March 11, 2005

Future world

The Preparing Future Faculty program has developed into a hybrid through its use of workshops, panel discussions and faculty mentors.

Mike Parsons by glacial rock

Glacial erratic

A campus artifact is anywhere from 600 million to billions of years old.


Budget hopes

Administrators hope the current fiscal year is the "bottom of the curve" and the state will appropriate new money for the unviversity next year.

Senate cool to Web site

The Faculty Senate gave a lukewarm response to the idea of using Pick-a-Prof at Iowa State.

Top awards

Ten people and a corporation will receive top alumni and friends awards during an April 8 ceremony.

Support can blunt racism impact

A study shows African American youth are exposed to racism early and that strong community and family support can help blunt the negative impact of those experiences.

Four fans

Go team

Iowa Staters reveal their secrets to help the Cyclones win.

Ricki Shine

Expansion ideas

Ricki Shine would like to see the freshman honors program student experience extended through graduation.

Unloading a new turbine

More power

A new steam turbine will enable the university to meet all its electrical needs.


  • New tenants for Pearson first floor
  • Medco meeting planned
  • Women's philanthropy seminar in April
  • Parks Library to close early
  • Year of Physics celebrated
  • Team-based learning workshops
  • All announcements

Kid time

Children enjoy stories, do crafts and play at Reiman Gardens on Mommy and Me Mondays.

Teaching tip

Don't be tied to the podium. Move around.

ISU Plan is self-insured

Medical claims under the ISU Plan come out of the unviersity's pocket.

Arts and Events

Sheryl St. Germain in Cajun costume

Mardi Gras

Day-long symposium looks at the culture of carnivals.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo


Hundreds of central Iowa students attended a school-time performance by Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Stephens.

PowWow time

Check out the events for the 34th American Indian Symposium.



Lynn Jenison, Bob Bernard.


Chris Martin and Joe Muench.