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Feb. 29, 2008


Tickets via payroll deduct

Faculty and staff can use the payroll deduct option to purchase Cyclone Club memberships and season tickets for athletics events. Call the ISU athletics ticket office at 4-1816 by March 15 to order 2008 football season tickets with four monthly payments. For information on purchasing Cyclone Club memberships or making donations using payroll deduct, call 4-5022.

UND professor presents two days of entrepreneurship

Jeffrey Stamp, assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of North Dakota, will present "It Isn't About the Box!" from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. His talk, open to the public, is part of the annual Reiman Entrepreneurial Speaker Series. Stamp also will lead a faculty/staff workshop on creativity and innovation from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the MU South Ballroom. He will address whether it's possible to be creative and innovative in a large university environment, and how to teach these skills to students. Preregistration for both events is required.

C2IRCLE consortium holds seminar

Corey Drake, assistant professor in curriculum and instruction, will present "What Are You Teaching Our Children? Relationships Between Community and Curriculum" at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in N121 Lagomarcino. The seminar, which is free and open to the public, is part of the 2008 C2IRCLE Consortium spring series. Contact Drake at, 4-3701, with questions.

Upcoming FWN event

The Faculty Women's Network will present "Preparing for the Arrival of Children: Balancing Promotion, Tenure and Family" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Memorial Union Gallery. Guest speakers include associate provost Susan Carlson; associate vice president for human resource services and director of equal opportunity and diversity Carla Espinoza; and associate university counsel Kathryn Overberg. Bring your lunch.

Find your citations in science

Lorrie Pellack, associate professor and head of the science and technology department at Parks Library, will present "Get X-cited About Cited References in Science" from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in 192 Parks Library. Faculty, staff and students are welcome. Many tools have become available in recent years to help authors document use of their scholarship by peers and validate the impact of their research. Pellack will show you how to find out: how widely your most recent article has been read, whether it's listed as required reading at a number of prestigious universities, or whether it's been used as the basis for a thesis. And she'll share ideas on ways to increase the visibility of your research. Preregistration is required. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Jody Graden, 4-6117,

Eat chocolate; support the YWCA

Gregory and Kathy Geoffroy are hosting "A Taste of Chocolate," a fund-raising event for YWCA Ames/ISU, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 5 at The Knoll. More than 20 chocolate desserts from local establishments will be offered. Tickets are $35 ($50 for two) and must be purchased in advance. Call 4-1663 for more information.