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July 23

State Fair time

ISU research and economic impact will be highlighted in this year's Iowa State Fair exhibit, located in the northeast corner of the Varied Industries Building. The fair runs Aug. 13-23.

ISU Research Park
July 23

ISU Research Park addition

A ninth building was added to the 230-acre ISU Research Park this spring. Interior construction will be determined by the needs of tenants, which will be technology-based start-ups affiliated with ISU research.

July 23
CyMail logo

CyMail debuts this fall

Google will power the e-mail system used by ISU students, beginning next month. The system is free and offers students more versatility. Faculty and staff are not included in the switch.

July 23

Full steam ahead for ISU ADVANCE

Heading into the fourth year of a five-year NSF grant, ISU ADVANCE program leaders recount accomplishments, but look ahead at what still needs to be done.

Shrine Bowl practice
July 23

Football weather

High school all-stars from across the state are on campus preparing for the July 25 Iowa Shrine Bowl football game.

July 23

Geoffroy as diplomat

The president is overseas as part of a delegation exploring expansion of educational programs between U.S. and Indonesian universities.

July 23

West side parking shuffle

Remodel work and a west addition to State Gym will take about 125 employee parking stalls out of use for two years.

July 16

External funding at record high in FY09

Iowa State attracted a record high $305.2 million in grants, contracts, gifts and cooperative agreements during fiscal year 2009. That's an increase of $31.1 million over the previous year.

Danny Harris
July 16

Getting a leg up

Former ISU track star and Olympic medalist Danny Harris held a youth sprints and hurdles camp in the Lied Center this week. He will host a one-day youth speed clinic Aug. 8.

July 16

Staff tuition program sees record year

The employee tuition reimbursement program distributed a record amount of funds last year. Beginning this summer, a three-credit maximum was implemented.

July 16
Sesqui display case

Sesquicentennial flashback

A commemorative exhibit in Beardshear Hall displays memorabilia from the year-long celebration, including the U.S. flag that was flown over the nation's capitol on March 22, 2008.

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This week

  • Lagomarcino memorial is July 24
  • Drug drop-off is Aug. 1
  • Enhance Your Iowa Plate conference postponed
  • REU poster presentation
  • Social justice summit needs volunteers
  • D.C. trip has openings
  • Donate your garden extras
  • Brunnier museum midsummer sale
  • CELT schedules WebCT workshops
  • Lab safety orientation for grad students

Last week

  • Wanted: Input on proposed transportation hub
  • Registration open for new faculty orientation, teaching seminar
  • PWISE poster session July 24
  • Pork Chop Open fund-raiser July 21