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March 14, 2008

Rec project moves forward

Committee will recommend that president proceed with plans for recreation facilities expansion.

Students on sunny campus

Spring walk

Sunshine brought flip-flops and short sleeves out on campus this week.

Beautiful ISU starts with you

Help keep your little corner of the campus clean as part of the new Adopt Campus Program.

Service Day

Volunteers will clean up, spruce up on Veishea Service Day April 7.

Student chef stirs up a dish

Eat a pita

Freshman Diana Di Fabio was one of the chefs offering a healthful cooking demonstration on campus last week.

Vet Med complex

New look at Vet Med

Progress continues on the Veterinary Medicine complex, which will increase the college's space by 25 percent.


  • Pet first aid class is March 29
  • LC award nominations open
  • P&S development day April 1
  • Library seminar on cited references
  • Tuition grant apps for summer, fall
  • Committee on Women seeks P&S members
  • April dates for girls career conference
  • ISU ADVANCE workshop April 1
  • Science fair judges needed
  • Topic: Greening of Grinnell
  • Genomics center seeks grant apps
  • More announcements
Glen Galvin

High-tech tinkerer

Glen Galvin is the "tech" behind one of the world's highest tech virtual reality facilities.

Celebrate the new MU

Tours, talks, and treats part of the Memorial Union rededication April 3.

Time capsule

A 'sesqui' look forward: Time capsule

FP&M celebrates ISU's 150th with a time capsule to be opened in 25 years.

150th series to air this month

Mediacom will help celebrate ISU's 150th with a three-part series on the university March 25-27.

Birthday party moves to statehouse

ISU takes its birthday celebration to the state capitol April 3.

Wanted: Honors program director

Search is on for a half-time faculty director of the University Honors Program.

Arts, humanities center director sought

Search is under way for a director of the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities.

Salary study ready for employee review

Consultant finds P&S salaries competitive; employees urged to offer feedback on report.

Council mulls flex pay

P&S Council considers salary policy, flex pay.

Patrick Schnable

An update on genomics

Professor Pat Schnable will discuss the corn genome map and future of genome research in the Presidential University Lecture March 31.

Regents wrap-up

Regents eye parking and housing rates and egg industry center.

Arts & Events

Portion of the Morrill Act

Historical document headed to campus

The original Morrill Act, never seen outside of D.C., is coming to Iowa State.



Nolan Hartwig, Ardith Maney, Monica Porter.