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Monday, August 23 2004

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William Robinson named Iowa State University Distinguished Arts and Humanities Scholar

William Robinson, professor of philosophy, has been named Iowa State University's 2004-05 Distinguished Arts and Humanities Scholar by the university's Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Robinson will receive a semester free from teaching responsibilities to work on scholarly research. He will present a lecture on his work during the 2005 fall semester.

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Karol DeWulf NickellNickell

Better Homes and Gardens editor is 2004 Schwartz Award winner

Karol DeWulf Nickell, vice president and editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, is the recipient of the 2004 James W. Schwartz Award for Distinguished Service to Journalism and Communication. It is the highest honor conferred by Iowa State University's Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication.

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ISU College of Veterinary Medicine will hold first White Coat Ceremony, Aug. 20

The incoming class of Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine will be "coated" Friday in a White Coat Ceremony, a rite of passage common to medical professions. This is the first year the ISU college has held the ceremony, which is a tradition in many colleges of medicine, pharmacy and veterinary medicine

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Lynnette PohlmanPohlman

Pohlman to receive ISU College of Design's Christian Petersen Award

Lynette Pohlman, who has preserved the legacy and art work of Christian Petersen at Iowa State, will receive the College of Design's Christian Petersen Award on Monday. The college's highest award recognizes Pohlman's leadership in establishing the arts as an integral part of the ISU culture. Pohlman is director and curator of University Museums.

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Iowa State University Organizes Workshops on Water, Wastewater Treatment Practices

Iowa State staff members will travel around the state in the next few weeks to share information about water and wastewater management practices in Iowa industries. The free, half-day workshops will be held in Marion, Bettendorf, Sioux City and Des Moines.

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