Homecoming displays

Oct. 15

Building Homecoming spirit

Homecoming lawn displays are being assembled this week throughout the Greek neighborhood. They will be judged Friday afternoon, and public presentations will be given regularly during "ExCYtement in the Streets" from 8 to 10 p.m. that night.

Oct. 15

Board president suggests options for meeting mid-year reversion

Regent David Miles outlined options Iowa State leaders might consider in developing a plan to cut $24.5 million from this year's budget. The plan is due by Oct. 29.

Oct. 15

Council favors furloughs

In an Oct. 13 emergency meeting, P&S Council members overwhelmingly supported a recommendation to use P&S furloughs and another retirement incentive option as 'tools' for dealing with mid-year budget cuts.

Christie Vilsack

Christie Vilsack and Jean Parsons

Oct. 15

An Iowa State original

ISU faculty created a themed jacket for former Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack to wear for the 2009 World Food Prize Laureate Award ceremony and dinner at the state capitol Oct. 15.

Oct. 15

Nominations sought for 2010 university awards

Nominations are open for university awards that will be presented at next fall's convocation. Two new awards are in the mix this year: Achievement in Economic Development in Iowa, and Achievement in Intellectual Property.

Oct. 15

Business Café facelift

Beginning Nov. 19, the Business Café in Gerdin will close for a seven-week renovation and expansion.

Oct. 15

Sustainability celebration

A student-led celebration of National Campus Sustainability Day is Oct. 21 outside Parks Library. Displays and free bike tune-ups are among the planned activities.