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July 9

More than 200 choose early retirement

More than 200 university employees have been approved to participate in the retirement incentive option -- an estimated gross savings of $13.6 million in salaries and benefits.

Garden Art Fair
July 9

Art in the Gardens

Reiman Gardens' annual Art Fair is Sunday, July 12. More than 70 Midwest artists will display their wares, with live music scheduled throughout the day.

July 9

Two in one

Th new ISUCards have dual technology which allows them to function as both identification and building access cards.

July 9

Ombuds report shows need for resource

A report shows that a conflict with a supervisor is the top issue that employees bring to ombuds officer Elaine Newell. The ombuds office is open to faculty, P&S staff, Supervisory/Confidential employees and graduate students. Merit staff and undergrads have alternative resources.

College Creek
July 2

Wanted: Cleaning crews

Volunteers are invited to help during a July 18 cleanup effort. The target is College Creek, which flows through the southeast edge of campus.

July 2

Final figures

On a voluntary basis since mid-January, 401 Iowa State employees signed up for furloughs or leave without pay, or made cash gifts to the ISU Foundation to help meet a mid-year budget reversion.

July 2
New college deans

Rico-Gutierrez and Wickert

Rico-Gutierrez and Wickert take over dean posts

July 1 marked the official start date for new college deans Luis Rico-Gutierrez (Design) and Jonathan Wickert (Engineering).

4-H service project
July 2

Helping hands

The state 4-H Youth Conference brought 960 teens to Iowa State for three days of activities. They spent an afternoon doing voluntary service projects around the area, including several campus locations.

July 2
Sensory booth test

A taste of college life

A group of high school sophomores spent a couple days on campus earlier this week. They participated in a program that could help them become the first in their family to graduate from college.

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