Friday, February 4 2005
Court: ISU Foundation subject to open records laws
The Iowa Supreme Court recently held that the Iowa State University Foundation's fund-raising function for Iowa State is subject to Iowa's open records laws.
President Geoffroy statement | Foundation statement | Court decision
Free public creative writing symposium Feb. 20-22
The Iowa State University Creative Writing Program will hold a free public symposium on "Wildness, Wilderness and the Creative Imagination" in the Memorial Union Sunday to Tuesday, Feb. 20-22.
Private fund-raising up 71 percent
Private fund-raising at Iowa State is up 71 percent halfway through the fiscal year, Iowa State University Foundation officials report.
Flaxseed growth offers market opportunities
U.S. consumption of flaxseed and flaxseed oil is on the rise, offering opportunities for Iowa growers.
Ads a Super Bowl phenomenon
For some viewers, Super Bowl ads are a bigger draw than the game itself. ISU experts discuss the Super Bowl advertising phenomenon.
$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"
An online "relationship check-up" for couples is available on the Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic web site.
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.