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

July 22, 2005

Towers imploding

Towers come tumbling down

Knapp and Storms residence halls reduced to rubble in 14 seconds as thousands watch.

External support soars

Iowa State's $287 million in grants, contracts and agreements is another record.

Directional sign

Walk this way

A grad student finds his academic passion and Union visitors find their way.

Security breach on computer

Alumni Association officials recently alerted 3,359 people that a computer holding some of their personal info had been improperly accessed.

ISU students stand apart

A solid work ethic separates Iowa State grads from the rest of the "generation of entitlement."

Asian pear tree

Budd's tree

A century-old Asian pear tree on Veenker golf course was planted more than a century ago by ISU horticulture professor J.L. Budd.

Kan Wang

From Shanghai pencil factory to ISU lab

She had to study in secret during China's Cultural Revolution. Today, biologist Kan Wang is a biotech pioneer.

Dean Woteki resigns

Ag dean Catherine Woteki accepts position with a national food company.

ISU solar car

On to Calgary

Team PrISUm passed through Iowa on its way to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the destination of a 2,500-mile solar car race.


  • New grad student reception
  • Comments sought on SSN policy
  • Associate VP for research search
  • New location for EH&S
  • Radio finalists forums
  • Students offer their services
  • More announcements

Summer commencement

Nearly 1,000 students will get their degrees during summer commencement Aug. 6.

Honors program changes begin

Among several changes being implemented to the Honors Program is elimination of administrative red tape.

Tuition set for 2005-06

Additional state funding cancels discussion on supplemental tuition for spring semester.

Nelson new director

Trevor Nelson has been appointed the new director of the Study Abroad Center.


Where's Bob?

University photographer Bob Elbert braved a stern stare to capture this shot.



Brian Steward


Catherine Woteki, David Jiles and David Cann