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Tuesday, March 28 2006


Democratic gubernatorial candidates will participate in April 3 forum

ISU's Political Science Club and the Committee on Lectures will sponsor a Democratic gubernatorial forum with candidates Michael Blouin, Chet Culver, Ed Fallon and Sal Mohamed at 7 p.m., April 3, in the Great Hall, Memorial Union.

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Allen is finalist for UNI presidential post

ISU vice president for academic affairs and provost Benjamin Allen is a finalist for the University of Northern Iowa presidency.

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High-energy physics at the highest level

Iowa State University physicists are working to help design and use massive particle detectors at the world's most powerful particle collider now being built in Europe.

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Veishea lineup: Dave Attell, William Hung, 15+ bands

Ousted American Idol contestant William Hung and Comedy Central's Dave Attell are part of Veishea's entertainment lineup. Among more than 15 bands on campus for the spring celebration will be the hip hop act Nappy Roots, alternative country's Cross Canadian Ragweed and pop-rock's Dazy Head Mazy. Veishea is April 17-23.

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Children of Uganda promise to inspire

Most of the performers in the Children of Uganda, coming to Stephens March 29, have lost one or both parents to AIDS. But the group's founder says audiences won't leave the performance sad, but happy and inspired

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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend to speak March 29

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the first woman lieutenant governor of Maryland and president of a nationwide character education program, will discuss whether we're ready for a woman president in a March 29 talk. Townsend is the 14th prominent woman leader to visit Iowa State as the Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.

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