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Nov. 18, 2005

John McCarthy

John McCarthy, Penn State

Experts share ideas on campus riots

Two researchers who've studied campus disturbances for more than two decades were among speakers at the ISU/Ames-sponsored national summit last week.

R. Bruce Thompson

R. Bruce Thompson

Presidential lecture

Presidential lecturer R. Bruce Thompson will detail efforts to reduce structural failures in planes Nov. 29.

Economic development grant proposals sought

Grant proposals for projects to help put more ISU technology into the marketplace are due in colleges Dec. 1.

Laptop computer

Foil wireless snoops

Protect your privacy on your wireless computer.

Senate mulls part-time appointments

Senates discusses allowing temporary part-time appointments to allow for family care.


  • Intro to foster/adoptive parenting
  • Nominate a top senior
  • Bugeja to discuss "virtual void"
  • Madrigal Dinner Jan. 13-14
  • Etiquette dinner benefits shelter
  • Lunch with Coach Morgan Dec. 1
  • Financial literacy as retention tool
  • Forestry Club will sell trees
  • MU ramp closed Nov. 18-27
  • Spring classes in intensive English
  • Seminar for cat owners Dec. 6
  • More announcements

Susan Ravenscroft

The accidental academic

Susan Ravenscroft's academic journey resembled a game of "Chutes and Ladders."

Bid deadline extended

Extended bid deadline pushes back decision on campus food service provider.

Where's Bob

Where's Bob

Know where photographer Bob spotted this crown?

Harassment training

Top administrators, supervisors to receive sexual harassment training.



Carla Espinoza, a transit station at Iowa State Center, Reiman Garden's newsletter.


Betty Rasmussen.

Hand-painted Cy

Campus shopping

Cyclone-opoly, iPods, exotic bubble blowers are among gift ideas on the campus shopping guide.

Cyber war

ISU student teams will try to thwart hackers in Cyber Defense Competition.

Arts and Events

Winter festival

A sing-a-long, illumination ceremony, hayrides and open houses are part of winter festival Nov. 30.

Sign: ISU Forestry Club

Tree sale

The Forestry Club will sell trees and wreaths.

Scrooge is back

ISU Theatre will perform "A Christmas Carol" in early December.

Illustration of Lincoln

Wyeth's paintings

Paintings by illustrator Newell Convers Wyeth are on display in the Brunnier Art Museum.

Blossoms of Light

Reiman Garden's celebration will include poinsettias, lots of lights, music and workshops.