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Sunday, January 30 2005

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Panel to discuss trade, economic issues Jan. 31

Panelists will discuss "Trade and Economic Issues in the Second Bush Administration" at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31. Topics will include Social Security and Medicare reform, outsourcing of jobs, immigration and employment growth and the projected U.S. budget deficit.

News release.

Girl Scouts to tackle fun engineering projects

More than 100 Girl Scouts will spend Saturday on campus learning about engineering by making lava lamps and tackling other fun projects.

News release.

Veishea town hall meeting March 7

ISU students faculty, staff and Ames officials are taking steps to improve community relations, following the November release of two Veishea reports. Activities include a March 7 "town hall" meeting.

News release.

Search begins for dean of new college

The search for the first dean of Iowa State's College of Human Sciences is under way. Two current ISU colleges (Family and Consumer Sciences and Education) will be combined into the new College of Human Sciences on July 1.

News release.

The learning community advantage

Iowa State students share what they get out of their learning communities.

Story.

Sleuths for sorry-looking plants

Extension plant pathologists help Iowans determine what's hurting their plants.

Story.

Iowa State architecture professor receives national teaching honor

An Iowa State assistant professor is among three new architecture faculty in the nation to receive an award for excellence in teaching from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

News release.

African American celebration Jan. 28-29

Iowa State is among top sponsors for a day-long celebration of African American arts and culture Jan. 28-29 in Des Moines. Talk show host Bev Smith, actor Darryl Van Leer and dancer Frankie Manning are among headliners.

More on celebration.

Health information on new web site

A new web site featuring health information for Iowa women and their families is a collaboration of Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Iowa Women's Health Information Center

Report recommends restructuring of information technology services

A proposal to combine four central information technology units is among a series of recommendations aimed at restructuring IT services at Iowa State University.

News release.

ISU design programs rank high

Iowa State's undergraduate programs in architecture, landscape architecture and interior design are among the best in the nation, according to a survey by DesignIntelligence, a monthly publication for leaders in design professions.

News release.