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Aug. 25, 2006

Gymnast at awards ceremony.

Recap of the ISU summer

For those away during the summer, here's a review of activities and events on campus.

Fan fest

Fan Fest

Nearly 4,000 fans enjoyed the Cyclone Fan Fest Aug. 20, an event with all 18 sports teams Cy and spirit squads.

Ombuds office is open

Two ombuds officers stand ready to help faculty, staff and graduate and professional students with work-related problems and disputes.

Staff members helps student move in.

Move-in crew

Leigh Ann Long (center) was among faculty and staff who helped students move into residence halls Aug. 15-17.


  • ISU at Farm Progress Show
  • Vista goes GOLD
  • Course reserve at Parks Library
  • English class for adults
  • Payroll reminder
  • Classes in Turkish, Spanish, Chinese
  • Tailgate in Austin
  • Learn to be heart healthy
  • Nutcracker auditions are Sept. 10
  • Appointments
  • More announcements
David Oliver

Mission: Coax plants to clean up messes

David Oliver aims to enlist plants to help clean the environment.

Gregory Palermo


Senate president 'upbeat'

Faculty Senate president Gregory Palermo says he's upbeat about Iowa State and its prospects.

Cathy Good


P&S to-do

P&S Council president Cathy Good: Staff training, budget model, salaries on to-do list.

R&R projects funded

Podcasts, blogs and online videos are among recruitment and retention proposals receiving P&S grants.

Principles of Community eyed

A list of ideals intended to promote a welcome climate at ISU will undergo one more review this fall.

What's new in the provost's office

Here's a quick look at several changes in personnel and duties in the provost's office.

Further scrutiny of budget model

The proposed budget model will be scrutinized this fall. President Geoffroy will likely make a decision in January.

Punt, pass, park

A Thursday night football opener promises excitement and a bit of a squeeze in campus parking lots.

Arts & Events

Erin Weed



Populist Jim Hightower, comedian Christian Finnegan, self-defense guru Erin Weed are among fall speakers.

Sample the arts

Music, theater, arts for the whole family Aug. 27 at Stephens.

DeJong painting

DeJong exhibit

Natalie DeJong's paintings are on display in the MU Pioneer Room.

Organ series resumes

Weekly Brombaugh organ concerts begin Aug. 28.



Lorraine Hoffman, Diane Birt, and the purchasing department.