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Oct. 7, 2005

Mark Huss

Mark Huss, project manager

Planners keen for green

Planners preach (and practice) earth-friendly green design on new and old facilities.

Groundbreaking Oct. 22

The Alumni Association will break ground on a new facility Oct. 22.

Chicken crossing road

Why did he cross?

This chicken crossed the road to remind campus drivers to yield.

Family Weekend tile

Family souvenir

As part of Family Weekend festivities, The Workspace is selling glazed clay tiles this week.

How disability program works

HR staff explain disability programs for ISU employees.


  • Flu shot clinic in November
  • Phi Kappa Phi initiation
  • Lunch for hurricane relief
  • Einstein's big idea on PBS
  • Award nominations due Feb. 27
  • Exercisers needed for trail study
  • Homemade Homecoming gear
  • More announcements
Lauri Dusselier

UCW chair Lauri Dusselier

UCW perseveres

In 2005, University Committee on Women still finds plenty of work.

Geoffroy congratulates Niki Davis

Niki Davis collects two awards from President Geoffroy at convocation.

Geoffroy's agenda

President Geoffroy calls for progress on the strategic plan and student recruitment in his fall convocation remarks.

Researcher prepares for Jupiter jaunt

Atul Kelkar's challenge: Controlling a space craft to Jupiter's moons.

Research briefs

ISU projects aim to keep the Air Force flying and help hog farmers find their niche.

Why are we obese?

UC-Davis' Judith Stern offered some ideas on America's weight problem in a recent talk.

Biosafe greenhouse

High-containment plant-growth facility to be unveiled Oct. 19.

Collaborators on democracy

Ukrainian, ISU women's studies faculty partner to promote democracy.

Arts and Events

Mark Zupan

'Murderball' star

'Murderball' star and paralympics athlete Mark Zupan will speak Oct. 18. His talk is part of Disability Awareness Month.

Smallpox' nemesis

William Foege, the man who helped eradicate smallpox, will give the Norman Borlaug lecture Oct. 17.


  • Art and sciences symposium Oct. 13-15
  • Unity mural graces Design entry



Young Kihl, Doug Bonett, Carol Chapelle, Philip Dixon, Mark Gordon and Jonathan Wendel.