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Inside Iowa State, a newspaper for faculty and staff, is published by the Office of University Relations.

Aug. 29, 2008

Smoke-Free sign

Summer synopsis

It was the summer of RAGBRAI, Live Green! and smoke-free. Here's a look back at a busy three months.

Record year boosts campaign

A record fund-raising year lifts Campaign Iowa State donations to $596.7 million.

ISU exhibit at the Farm Progress Show

That's progress

More than 100,000 daily visitors trekked to the Farm Progress Show and through ISU's massive exhibit.

Five volleyball recruits

Young and talented

Five freshmen make up a nationally ranked recruiting class for Cyclone volleyball.

Pages for posterity

New archiving program saves copies of many ISU web pages.


  • ISU calendar nominees sought
  • Help protect public trust
  • Women's club reception
  • Nutcracker auditions Sept. 7
  • Degree audits online
  • Study abroad leaders' experiences
  • Research mentors sought
  • B.B. King tickets on sale Aug. 29
  • Instructors' role in trash removal
  • Borlaug poster competition
  • More announcements
Ulysses Grundler

Ulysses Grundler

Big science

Physicist's new post puts him in the middle of the planet's biggest science experiment.

Clark Ford


Senate list

The Faculty Senate to-do list includes monitoring the budget model, says president Clark Ford.

Lynne Mumm


P&S plans

P&S Council will tackle salary, work/life issues, says P&S president Lynne Mumm.

New ombuds officer starts soon

Elaine Newell will become Iowa State's ombuds officer Sept. 12.

3-D body scanner

New 3-D scanner offers collaborative opportunities.

Students put together meals

Thousands of meals

Freshmen recently built 45,000 meals for African children.

Balancing act

Committee looks for ways to help employees find work/life balance.

Somerville greets families

Warm welcome

Dean of students Dione Somerville welcomed students and their families as they moved into campus homes last week.

HMO, away from home

Guest option can extend HMO coverage outside Iowa for you and your dependents.

Arts & Events

Image of 'Dad'

'Bob's Picture Show'

See ISU photographer Bob Elbert's work in the MU Pioneer Room, Sept. 5-Oct. 27.

Lectures lineup

Entertainment, politics highlight this year's speakers, events.



George Brant, Marcia Purdy