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

May 1, 2009

Still a great place

Echoing similar sentiments of two years ago, 89 percent of survey respondents say ISU is great place to learn.

Electric car

Checking on the electric fleet

Six months in, electric vehicles on campus are fitting into some niche uses.

New training options

HRS lines up consultants to offer new development opportunities.

More choices

New form has broader race, ethnicity choices, in accordance with federal reporting mandates.

Teddy bear check-up at Vet Med's Veishea

Our Veishea slides

Slideshow recap of Veishea features pie makers, log rollers, canoe racers and teddy bear docs.

Senate panel talks budget

Provost, senators consider ways to meet appropriations cuts.

Policy to keep kids safe

Policy to keep kids safe on campus approved by senate, on to P&S Council.


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  • Student health center has new director
  • MBA informational lunch
  • Alaska in July
  • Symposium explores biotechnology in vaccine design
  • Grants awarded for diversity, women's enrichment
  • Take Mom to the gardens
  • Book drive to support education in Latin America
  • More announcements
Gail Nonnecke


Fruitful career

Gail Nonnecke's students go places, even before they graduate.

Last summer commencement

ISU's last summer commencement will be Aug. 8. Future summer grads may attend other ceremonies.

Spring tulips on campus

Springing into finals

Cardinal and gold tulips signal springtime and semester's closing days.

Tools for identifying sexual misconduct

New web site offers tools for indentifying, addressing student sexual misconduct.

Map segment

Need a campus map?

Campus maps, color or black and white, are available to departments.

Road projects return

Paving on Stange and Welch/Union roads will cause lane closures.

Watch homepage for budget updates

President Geoffroy will outline more than $38 million in budget cuts at the April 30 regents meeting. Watch the ISU homepage for updates.


Green tip of the week

Take your sustainability savvy into summer.

Art & Events

Grads line up for commencement

Graduation May 8-9

3,000-plus will receive Iowa State degrees next week.

Unpacking dinosaur

Dinos in the gardens

Dinosaurs will prowl Reiman Gardens, starting May 15.



Dan Douglas, Jim Noland, David Hoffman.

International reception

Graduating international students to be honored May 8.