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Feb. 27, 2009

Engineering dean finalists

Open forums scheduled in the next two weeks for the four College of Engineering dean finalists.

Wired classrooms

Teaching tools and gear in ISU classrooms today allow instructors to offer students a variety of learning experiences.

In the checkout line

Bags that won't stick around

Those sturdy University Book Store bags are 100 percent biodegradable.

City project cuts across campus

Ames electrical upgrade to bring activity, very tall poles to north and east sides of campus.

Horse getting ultrasound

Ultrasound for Charley

Charley, one of the first horses to use the new veterinary medical center, gets an ultrasound.

We can help

So far, nearly 350 employees have offered furloughs, leave without pay or cash gifts to help with budget reductions.


  • Pendry retirement reception
  • Register for ISCORE
  • Learning community awards deadline April 3
  • NCAA Coach Talk added
  • Barista Cafe celebrates second year
  • Comments sought on draft policy
  • Faculty satisfaction survey summary
  • Hunger banquet is March 3
  • International women's day celebration
  • Iowa Staters are living healthy
  • More announcements
Dawn Bratsch-Prince


Seizing opportunities

Dawn Bratsch-Prince embraced leadership opportunities to create evolving career path.

Marston window

Window wonderland

106-year-old Marston Hall has more than 200 new windows.

Form facelift

ISU's conflict-of-interest form is getting a facelift, and a new home, on AccessPlus.

Flex deadline

Flex spending claims for 2008 are due March 31.

Staff loads couch on truck

Rescue and recycle

Residence program recycles abandoned furniture, food and clothes.

Jill Pruetz

Lecture topic: Savanna chimps

Jill Pruetz will discuss savanna chimp research in presidential lecture.

Green tip of the week

How many duplicate electronic items do you have? Sustainability director Merry Rankin says it's time to simplify ... and save.

Where's Bob?

Where's Bob?

Where did university photographer Bob Elbert capture this bespecacled sculpture?

Arts & Events

Scene from 'Thoreau'

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

ISU Theatre's next production illustrates timelessness of individual protests.

Varieties sweepstakes

Winners of annual student talent show perform this weekend.