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

Aug. 6

Final summer commencement

Iowa State will confer an estimated 787 degrees during the Aug. 8 commencement ceremony. This is the final summer commencement.

Aug. 6

Regents approve FY10 budget

ISU's operating budget, 3 percent lower than last year's, was one of the items approved at the Aug. 5 State Board of Regents meeting in Cedar Falls.

Aug. 6

State fund advances ISU projects

The State Board of Regents approved $679,663 in competitive grants from the state's Grow Iowa Values Fund, a state economic development program. The grants will support seven new projects with the goal of developing technologies with commercial potential and supporting the growth of companies using those technologies.

I-35 rest area
July 30

Rest area recalls our road-building past

The new I-35 rest area, just south of Story City, touts both Iowa and Iowa State's transportation history. Among historical tidbits: ISU alumnus Thomas McDonald led the federal agency that laid 3 million miles of highways across the United States.

fitness class
July 30

Summer energy

A kinesiology department fitness program that kept 130 children active this summer is in is 24th year.

July 30

Welch/Union Drive section opens

Welch Avenue/Union Drive, between Lincoln Way and Bissel Road, reopened Wednesday after four weeks of repair and repaving.

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