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

Nov. 7, 2008

Get a loan, save energy and $$

Newly created loan fund will help finance energy improvements in ISU offices.

At the polls


ISU students wait to vote Tuesday in the Union Drive Community Center, one of three polling places on campus.

Financial literacy forum

Professor Tahira Hira will convene a "listening" forum on behalf of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy.

Where's Bob

Where's Bob?

Where did university photographer Bob Elbert spot these students prepping for class?

Cross country runners

Team bronze

The ISU men's cross country team captured third and the women, ninth, at the Big 12 meet in Ames.


  • Nominate future leaders
  • Learn about an MBA
  • Wine and cheese gathering
  • Wrestling season opens Nov. 13
  • Save the date for science fair
  • Summer mentors sought
  • DOS appointments
  • Reminder to student club advisers
  • Faculty: How to work with VRAC
  • Brooke to associate dean post
  • Nov. 8 game times moved
  • Forums for enrollment services finalists
  • More announcements
Liang Dong

Liang Dong

New labs, new opportunities

Research blossoms in new Electrical and Computer Engineering Building.

Adding names to the wall

Hall of honor

Names of 20 fallen soldiers will be added to Gold Star Hall on Nov. 11.

Asian connections

President Geoffroy is in Asia, strengthening academic and alumni ties.

Tearoom table setting

Delicious experience

Students in a fine dining management class served up three fall dinners.

Modified duties policy goes to senate

Faculty Senate hears proposal on modified duties for primary caregivers.

Regents update

Regents review tuition proposal, approve stadium improvements.

Merit open change

The benefits open change period for non-supervisory merit employees runs through Dec. 1.

Laptop skins

Inside gift guide coming soon

ISU laptop skins are among the featured items in Inside's holiday gift guide Nov. 21.

Arts & Events

ISU band

Strike up the bands

Four bands and 470 musicians = one ISU Band Extravaganza, Nov. 8.

Chocolate for charity

Geoffroys host dessert fund-raiser for YWCA Ames-ISU Nov. 19.

Art meets ag

Farmscape, a class-written docudrama on Iowa farmers, is hitting the road.



Ebby Luvaga, Christine Wise, Philip Spike, Ann Coppernoll, Paul Bruski, Douglas Beck, Walter Trahanovsky, Kerry Whisnant, Donald Draper


Nani Ghoshal