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August 26, 2005

New spam scams

"Phishing" schemes are the latest in the spammer's bag of tricks

Group looks at budget models

A study group is pondering new budget models that would stimulate progress on the university's strategic plan.

Cy reading a book

Cy will make surprise visits on campus

Eye on Cy

Cyclone fans are urged to don their cardinal and gold on Fridays, as part of a pride-building campaign.

Research briefs

Undergrads in Biology 486 will take to canoes to collect lake samples.

Nikki Bado-Fralick

Nikki Bado-Fralick

Comfortable fitness

The Exercise Clinic breaks down the "glitzy gym" barrier, says director Warren Franke.

Financial reporting changes

Iowa State adopts three "best practices" for financial reporting.


  • Golf fans sought for Special Olympics tourney
  • Business start-up guide for faculty, staff
  • Creativity guru to speak
  • Appointments: James Hill, Brent Bowser, Nancy Knight
  • More announcements

Design award to creative play makers

Couple who created innovative children's play equipment receive Petersen Design Award.

Donna Lutz

River queen

Donna Lutz has been monitoring the Des Moines River quality since 1980.

Beam signing

A ceremonial beam signing will mark the site of a new student success center.

Human Sciences ribbon tying

Summer highlights

A new college emerged and Knapp-Storms came down in a busy summer.

Reporting change

On Sept. 1, the directors of two key research centers will begin reporting to the vice provost for research.

Geoffroys welcome student

Welcome to ISU

President Gregory Geoffroy and Kathy Geoffroy recently welcomed students during move-in at the residence halls.

Claudia Baldwin

Claudia Baldwin

Senate priorities

Creating an ombuds office is among top Faculty Senate goals.

Dan Woodin

Dan Woodin

P&S plans

Employee training and pay study are on the P&S Council's "to-do" list.

Arts and Events

Preview arts season

Local arts groups will preview the performing arts season in Ames Aug. 28.

Fall lecture series

Hotel Rwanda owner is among speakers in fall lecture series.

Japanese doll

'Imagining Japan'

Dolls, prints and ceramics are on display at the Brunnier Art Museum.

More A&E

  • Top picks
  • California band Sept. 9
  • Mural celebration Aug. 30
  • Nutcracker auditions



Letha DeMoss, Jim Bloedel.