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Nov. 2, 2007

Bioindustry conference draws presidential hopefuls

Presidential hopefuls John Edwards, John McCain and Chris Dodd will participate in a forum at the Biobased Industry Outlook Conference Nov. 5.

Step counters excel

ISU walkers figuratively circled earth nearly three times in October.

ISU 150th art on vending machines.

What we love

Portions of the "What We Love About Iowa State" mural are showing up on some campus vending machines.

Alexander King

Alexander King

King to lead Ames Lab

Alexander King will become the new director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory.

Alumni Center, under contruction

Alumni Center on the rise

The new Alumni Center should be completed by the end of April 2008.


  • Lunch discussion on women in science, technology careers
  • Nutrition and Wellness Research Center open house is Nov. 9
  • Snowblower service Nov. 9-10
  • Panel on immigration Nov. 6
  • More announcements
Snow-covered campus

When flakes fly

Here's a refresher on what to do when inclement weather strikes.

Don Wirth

Don Wirth

Radio skipper

Don Wirth guides WOI radio through uncharted waters.

Investment advice

TIAA-CREF Ames office offers employees free investment advice.

Mary Welch

A 'sesqui' look back: Inside Mrs. Welch's kitchen

Special events at ISU this year have a distinctly Victorian flavor.

Get the message

New ISU Alert system to offer employees three ways to receive emergency notices.

Five more names to Gold Star Hall

Five students who died in wars will be remembered on Memorial Union wall.

Where's Bob?

Where's Bob?

Where did this shot catch the eye of university photographer Bob Elbert?

New funds boost diversity grants

Grants up to $5,000 open to faculty and staff; women's enrichment mini-grants also available.

Police will carry arms

New Regents-approved security policy will arm certified police officers.

Go dark to be green

Electric usage suggests many of us aren't doing our part to save.

Kelsey Bolte and Clayton Vette

Basketball royalty

Cyclones Kelsey Bolte and Clayton Vette are last year's Iowa prep Miss and Mr. Basketball selections.

Confidential help

Ombuds officers offer help to faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students.

Fall back

Daylight-saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4.

FY09 budget work starts early

Development of the budget for the next fiscal year started in October.

ISU Marching Band

Seasonal swan song

The Cyclone marching band finishes the season Nov. 11.

Arts & Events

More gardens time

A gift from Roy and Bobbi Reimans extends gardens fall season to Dec. 31.

Quilters cast


ISU Theatre's ambitious musical stiches together pioneer legacy.