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Feb. 10, 2006

Coordinator Liz Kurt

Games to Ames

The first-ever Special Olympics National Games will bring some 50,000 people to town and campus in July.

Economy boost

Nine ISU projects have been selected for economic development dollars.

Roland Fryer

Economist on inequality

"I show statistically that one factor can explain the breaks in trend of infant mortality, of fetal death, of youth homicide ... I call it crack."
-- Harvard economist Roland Fryer Jr. in a recent talk on campus

Free feminine products

Free feminine hygiene products on campus a win-win.

Student on pogo stick gadget.

Motion machines

Architecture 202 students showed off their "motion machines" as part of a recent class project.


  • Carver scholarship deadline April 1
  • Undergrad research program deadline March 31
  • Genomics center seeks grant apps
  • 25-Year Club banquet is Feb. 16
  • Sankalp open house is Feb. 11
  • Story time with Curious George
  • Preparing Future Faculty apps due Feb. 27
  • Pick-A-Prof conversations
  • More announcements
Sheila Blalock

Sheia Blalock

Fast break

Two jobs, studies, basketball keep Sheila Blalock moving.

R&D spending plan

Officials tell how ISU would spend $17 million on state-funded projects.

Improving the climate

Committee offers recommendations to improve climate for diversity.

Release funds sought for P&S president

Council seeks $15,000 to cover release time for P&S president.

Students sell plants.

Plant sale

The ISU Horticulture Club is selling flowering plants Feb. 10, 13 and 14.

International Students and Scholars finalists

Three finalists have been named in the search for a director of the International Students and Scholars office.

Library assignments

Here are some tips for designing library assignments for students.

Budget model forum

The committee working on a new ISU budget model seeks your input at a Feb. 13 public forum.

Dylan Adams

Courtside with Cy

As part of "Eye on Cy" events, Dylan Adams, Ames, won gifts and a chance to be a ball boy at a recent basketball game.

Studio space plans

Green light to Design studio space planning.

Arts and Events

Cyclone wrestler and gymast

Beauty and the beast

Hilton will be the site of a simultaneous gymnastics and wrestling meets Feb. 19.

All-Mozart concert

Polish Chamber Orchestra and James Galway will salute Mozart.


Masquerade ball will be held at Brunnier Art Museum Feb. 25.

Scene from 'Oklahoma'


"Oklahoma!" comes to the Hilton stage Feb. 22.