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Dec. 9, 2005

John McCarthy

Cyclones to Houston

The Iowa State football team will play in the Houston Bowl Dec. 31.

Ombuds office coming to campus

Ombuds office will provide new option for settling problems or disputes.

Ag dean finalists visit campus

Campus visits for finalists for dean of agriculture are winding down this week.

Student studies at library.

Crunch time

A student is reflected in the Parks Library window as she prepares for "finals."

Experts to talk Web accessibility

Web conference features national experts on accessible Web pages.

Tuition rates OKed

Regents approve 4 percent tuition increase, higher rates for engineering students.

Wrestler Curran gets a pin.


ISU wrestler Joe Curran celebrates a pin in the Cyclones' loss to Iowa Dec. 2.

Michael Bugeja.

Virtual void

"We've gone from 'family' time to 'quality' time to 'media' time," Greenlee School director Michael Bugeja said in a recent talk on the virtual void.


  • Research mentors sought
  • Open forum for director candidate
  • Toys sought for toy drive
  • Where to park on snowy mornings
  • Calligraphy presentation
  • More announcements
Wendy Ware

Wendy Ware

Matters of the heart

Wendy Ware was among the first women to become veterinary cardiologists.

Budget model update

The group working on a new budget model will submit a second report to the university community soon.

Carole Custer peers through video camera.

Making commercials

University marketing director Carole Custer checks an angle during shooting of two TV ads about student experiences. The first will debut on the Houston Bowl broadcast.

P-T proposal endorsed

Faculty Senate has endorsed a proposal to allow faculty to seek temporary part-time appointments to care for family members.

Veishea alcohol policy

ISU's standard alcohol policy will be in effect during the next Veishea.

Farewell to a colleague

The Inside staff bids farewell to Linda Charles, who helped launch this publication.

Winter festival.

Winter festival

Hayrides, cookie decorations, and lots of lights were part of the Nov. 30 winter festival on campus.

Student Lori Lynch listens to podcast.

Podcast pioneers

Iowa State catches the podcasting wave.

Payne to lead Extension

Jack Payne, Utah State, will become next vice provost for extension and outreach.

Arts and Events

ISU Week

ISU Week

ISU Week in Des Moines includes learning events, special deals and basketball games.


Approximately 1,755 degrees to be awarded Dec. 16-17.

'A Christmas Carol'

'Christmas Carol' ghost

Your last chance to see Dickens' classic holiday tale is this weekend.



Jon Lewis, John Tannehill, Denis McGee.