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Nov. 21, 2008

Class podcasts made easy, with iTunes U

Podcasting classes to iTunes U is almost effortless for instructors.

President Geoffroy in electric car

President Geoffroy on a test run

Electric vehicles arrive

EH&S and FP&M staff are test-driving four electric cars to assess their practicality on campus.

'Tis the season for respect

Officials urge common sense sensitivity in holiday celebrations.

Carver statue outside Seed Science Center

Mr. Carver

A new life-size sculpture of George Washington Carver enhances the Seed Science Center addition.


  • Honors poster presentation Dec. 4
  • Enroll now for tuition grants
  • Recycling volunteers sought
  • Staff tuition grant enrollment open
  • Poster recreations of winning photo
  • Buy an artist's bowl, feed the hungry
  • Experiential learners to talk about their projects
  • ISU's smoke-free policy in effect
  • Workshop: Resources for faculty searches
  • Volunteers needed for science bowls
  • Giving tree season ends Dec. 5
  • Organic vs. conventional farming
  • Trees and wreaths for sale
  • Summer teaching opportunity
  • Course reserve at the library
  • More announcements
Greta Johnson

Greta Johnson

Meet Regent Johnson

ISU junior Greta Johnson takes her seat on the regents board.

Rough retailing

ISU economists predict a decline in retail sales this season.

Snowy campus street

Winter weather

Here's a refresher on ISU policies and procedures during winter storms.

You have will power

ISU partners with insurance companies to offer free online will preparation.

Where's Bob

Where's Bob?

Where did university photographer Bob Elbert spot this shield?

Cy ornament

Inside gift guide

Cy ornaments, Sticks-style, are among featured items in Inside's holiday gift guide.

Arts & Events

Winterfest cookie decorators

Embrace winter at WinterFest Dec. 3

Carriage rides, cookie decorating, illumination ceremony part of the fun.

Tiny Tim and Bob Cratchit

ISU Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Scrooge and Cratchit make their holiday appearance.



James McKean, Max Rothschild, John Mabry, ISU purchasing, Craig Anderson


Welcome: Brad Freihoefer
Retirements: Johnny Pickett, Roberta Vann
Farewell: Haemoon Oh, Miyoung Jeong