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May 2, 2008

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Hach Hall logistics

Hach Hall construction to interrupt parking, close some streets.

ISU commencement

More than 3,000 students willl receive degrees May 9-10.

Where's Bob

Where's Bob

Do you know where university photographer Bob Elbert found these suspended staircases?

Long-awaited center

Multicultural center should be ready for use in late September.

Educators tackle academic rigor

ISU educators seek ways to enhance undergrads' academic challenge.

Addition to the Hub

Framed at the Hub

Work continues on north addition to the Hub. The grill and a Caribou Coffee outlet should open in July.


  • Updates to ADVANCE Web site
  • Reception for international graduates
  • Air emissions conference
  • Summer openings at lab school
  • MU Market and Cafe opens May 14
  • First look at solar house design
  • More announcements
Betsy Matos

Betsy Matos

From bugs to biosafety

Entomologist turns attention to biosafety, pandemic flu.

Seven professors honored

Seven faculty members named Distinguished or University Professors.

Compact fluorescent bulbs

Bright idea for year-end funds

Energy-saving lights pay their way ... and then some.

New garden room

New look for Reiman Gardens

Butterflies are back, flowers are blooming and renovations are under way at Reiman Gardens.

Miles visits Senate

Regents president David Miles presented Faculty Senate with his vision for the universities.

New ombuds officer

Longtime ISU staff member and instructor Sharon Drake will become ombuds officer.

New academic regalia

Fashionably first

Spring Ph.D. grads will be the first to wear ISU's new academic regalia.

Arts & Events

Special Olympics

The summer games come to campus May 22-23.

Scene from 'Chicago'


The musical Chicago comes to Stephens May 8.



Dennis Dake, Debra Engle, Ed Lewis, Jerry Thomas and Grace Weigel.

Thanks for the memories

The sesquicentennial committee thanks faculty and staff for 150th birthday success. ISU 150th logo