Monday, January 31 2005
$1.5 million gift to ag entrepreneurship program
A $1.5 million gift from Roger and Connie Underwood, Ames, will establish an entrepreneurship program for students in the College of Agriculture.
Clinic offers online "relationship check-up"
On online "relationship check-up" for couples is available on the Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic web site.
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.
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.
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.
The learning community advantage
Iowa State students share what they get out of their learning communities.
Sleuths for sorry-looking plants
Extension plant pathologists help Iowans determine what's hurting their plants.
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.
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.