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Inside Iowa State, a newspaper for faculty and staff, is published by the Office of University Relations.

Sept. 8, 2006

Freshman and transfer enrollment numbers are up

ISU has enrolled the largest freshman and transfer class since 2002. Overall enrollment is 25,462.

Provost candidates to campus

Two finalists will interview for the executive vice president and provost position during the week of Sept. 18.

'Beat Iowa' T-shirt.

What's in a rivalry?

Human instinct, says Extension family life specialist Janet Brown.

Deans of students search

Two Dean of students finalists visited campus during the past week.

Student success center sports tile roof.

Tough tile top

The clay tile roof atop the new Hixson-Lied Student Success Center is colorful and durable. It's guaranteed for 75 years.


  • Study Abroad Fair presents opportunities abroad
  • United Way Fair at Reiman Gardens
  • Enhancements to Policy Library
  • Dairy Science Club Memorial 5K race
  • Honors seminar proposals sought
  • Women's enrichment mini-grants sought
  • Economists on WOI's "Talk" Sept. 12
  • Appointment: Mary Holz-Clause
  • Memorial service for Deb Muenchrath
  • More announcements
Sarah Walter (left) and Krishna Athreya

Sarah Walter (left) and
Krishna Athreya

From engineers to public leaders

Krishna Athreya engages engineering students to become leaders of the future.

$12 million gift

A large gift from an alumna will improve faculty support.

Student Answer Center

Student Answer Center

Ready answers

Inquiring minds need look no further than the Student Answer Center.

Diversity grants

New grants target scholarly diversity efforts.

Who are they?

The latest "Mindset List" offers clues to the Class of 2010.

Soil savers

FP&M saves soil by shuffling it around construction sites.

FY07 pay hikes

FY07 pay raises averaged 3.8 percent for faculty, 3.1 for P&S staff, and 4.3 for Merit staff.

Convocation Sept. 11

President Geoffroy will speak and faculty and staff will receive awards at fall convocation Sept. 11.

Arts & Events

Scene from AIDA

Pop musical

Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA stops at Stephens this month.

Pondering place

Arts and Humanities series to contemplate places.

Horses in Grant Wood mural

Magnificent murals

Exhibit features federally funded murals by Grant Wood, Christian Petersen.



Carl Bern, H. Mark Hanna, Jacek Koziel, Donald Simonson, Mary Swander.


Keith Schmidt, Jane Elsberry, Dennis Ethington.