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Sept. 26, 2008

Green ... and clean

Custodial services opts for greener cleaning products.

President Geoffroy and assistant
professor Linda Shenk

President Geoffroy and Linda Shenk during awards ceremony

President lists goals

Filling leadership posts, hitting campaign and enrollment goals, and promoting sustainability were among goals highlighted by President Gregory Geoffroy during convocation.

Hach Hall foundation under construction

Earth movers

Dump trucks have hauled tons of dirt from the new Hach Hall chemistry facility construction site the past few weeks.

Regents update

Regents give ISU green light on new center, more renovation at Veterinary Medicine.


  • Single fellowship deadline
  • Way Up conference Nov. 6-7
  • English conversation Friday afternoons
  • National Museum Day Sept. 27
  • Planetarium show and star gazing
  • Talk on surprising statistics
  • Homecoming tailgate tickets on sale
  • Dance for children
  • P. Buckley Moss at Gardens
  • Learn to balance work and life
  • Parking permit required
  • LGBT finalist forums
  • Grant to College for Seniors
  • More announcements
Doug Gentile and Tom Florek

Doug Gentile (left) and Tom Florek

Singing on the side

Doug Gentile and college pal still playing after all these years.

Elaine Newell


On the job

New ombuds officer Elaine Newell is ready to help with work issues.

Albert DeFusco

Piping scientist

Chemistry postdoc Albert DeFusco practices on his bagpipes on central campus.

Input sought on P&S performance policy

Comments are sought on a new measuring stick for P&S job performance.

Where's Bob

Where's Bob

Where did photographer Bob Elbert find this columned corridor?

On the road again

President and provost to lead new faculty and staff on Iowa tour.

Achieving balance

ISU to host national conference on work/life balance.

Arts & Events

Bronc rider

Collegiate cowboys

College rodeo teams will compete at the Cyclone Stampede Rodeo Oct. 2-3.

Outdoor museum

Sculpture garden, near Morrill Hall, will be dedicated Oct. 3.

Sculptor to speak

Patrick Dougherty who creates art with tree saplings will speak Oct. 8.

'Fifth of July' scene

ISU Theatre's opener

ISU Theatre opens with the Fifth of July.

Showing at the Union

Here's the lineup of free films, playing this fall at the Union.



Jason Follett, Donald Simonson, Bill Beavis, Richard Martin, Matthew Rowling, Jacqueline Shanks, Joan Piscitello, Mufit Akinc.