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April 13, 2007

ConocoPhillips' Ryan Lance

$22.5 million partnership

ConocoPhillips gives $22.5 million to ISU for biorenewables program.

Budget reallocation

A reallocation of 1 percent will balance the FY08 budget with permanent dollars.

Faculty Senate

Library improvement and College of Ag name change earn senate support.

Morrill Hall dedication

Morrill rededication April 20

The newly renovated campus icon is spacious, airy ... and green.

Coach Chizik

Getting ready

Football coach Gene Chizik prepares the Cyclones for the April 14 intrasquad scrimmage.

Where's Bob?

Where's Bob?

Where did Bob capture this innner and outer circle?


  • Sesqui/Veishea planners on "Talk"
  • Wendell Berry on campus
  • Honors poster presentation
  • More announcements

Arts & Events

Actors in The Music Man

Stars over Veishea

The Music Man takes the stage for Veishea, with a colorful twist.



Dorothy Winsor, Robert Angelici, Sue Crull, F. Wayne Klaiber, Mary Huba, Kathleen Trahanovsky, Rebecca Burnett

Sesquicentennial logo

A guide to the 150th kickoff and Veishea

Fittingly, the kickoff for Iowa State's year-long birthday celebration begins at Veishea, one of ISU's oldest traditions. Here's what you need to know about the exhibits, fun foods, parade route, kid-friendly stops and more.

Cherry pie

Dessert filled weekend

Sesquicentennial birthday cake to feed 20,000, "Cyclone Celebration" ice cream and cherry pie.

Village map section

Veishea Village sampler

Germ City, mini biodiesel processing, parking stalls converted into "parks" and more. Here a sample of not-to-be missed Veishea Village activities.

Youngsters petting sheep.

Got kids?

Petting zoos, face painting, and a ton of other kids activities, all on Veishea weekend.

Sticks remote control box.

Sticks goods

Sticks' original 150th merchandise will be available for purchase and viewing.

Dog balloon in 2006 Veishea parade.

Sesquicentennial on parade

This year's parade, with many sesqui-themed floats, will feature more than 100 entries.

Veishea parade torch 2006.

Events calendar

Here are highlights of some of the many Veishea events.

Three pick out fabrics for ISU quilt.

Patchwork of history

Kathy Geoffroy (center) gets an assist from Janelle Swenson (left) from Ames' Quilting Connections and Dorothy Faidley in selecting fabrics for a sesquicentennial-themed quilt that will be part of a State Fair contest this summer.