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Inside Update

June 21, 2012
Announcements and news for ISU faculty and staff


Advice from a pro on how to keep your keepsakes
Keeping your keepsakes in shoeboxes, plastic bags and old photo albums? Hilary Seo, head of preservation for university libraries, has better ideas.

Caffrey will become interim director of admissions
Longtime admissions officer Phil Caffrey will step into the interim director position in mid-July when current admissions director Marc Harding departs to take a position at the University of Pittsburgh.

More news: Inside Iowa State


The following announcements were added this week:
-- Andreotti, Tuggle receive 2012 Bailey awards
-- Registration is open for youth dance workshop July 9-28
-- Curtiss Hall is without elevator service starting June 26
-- Registration closes June 29 for one-week Design camp for high schoolers
-- Reminder: Mixed paper collection is June 20-21
-- Call for volunteers for dress-making workshop June 30-July 1


-- Melea Reicks Licht, editor of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' alumni magazine, STORIES, also to director of alumni relations for the college, effective June 15

Around campus

Move in day at Curtiss
Following about 15 months of construction, tenants are moving in this week to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' renovated student services mall on the ground floor of Curtiss Hall.

Open houses/receptions

This week
-- Retirement: Arleen Faeth, ISU Science Bound program, June 21 (1:30-3:30 p.m., 2015 Morrill, program at 2:15 p.m.)
-- Reception: Elizabeth Hoffman, ISU provost, June 21 (3:30-5 p.m., first floor atrium, Beardshear)
-- Retirement: Judy Weiland, ISU educational leadership and policy studies, June 22 (3-5:30 p.m., ISU alumni center, brief presentation at 3 p.m.)

Next week
-- Retirement: Doug Kenealy, ISU animal science, June 26 (2-4 p.m., Kildee atrium, program at 2:30 p.m.)
-- Farewell: Marc Harding, ISU admissions, June 29 (7-9 a.m., MU Campanile Room)
-- Farewell: Craig Sanderson, ISU office of student financial aid, June 29 (2:30-4 p.m., MU Campanile Room, program at 3 p.m.)

-- Retirement: Carol Newton, ISU enrollment services, July 2 (2-3:30 p.m., 307 Enrollment Services Center)
-- Farewell: Nicole Vidden, ISU College of Business undergraduate programs, leaving July 6 (reception held earlier)

Details about these events are on the university calendar.

Arts and events

An Iowa State presence at the Des Moines Arts Festival
Six current or recent Iowa State students are among 22 selected for the "Emerging Iowa Artists" program at the 15th Des Moines Arts Festival June 22-24 (West Gateway Park, downtown). They'll be joined by two other artist alums participating this year.

College Creek cleanup is Saturday
The fourth annual College Creek cleanup is Saturday, June 23 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Participants can drop in at any time, but online preregistration is appreciated. After checking in at the Forker Building parking lot, volunteers will be given clean-up supplies (bring your own gloves) and a choice of assignments. Free food, water and door prizes are part of the thanks.

What does a curator do?
University Museums staff will answer your questions at the June 24 Object Lessons program (2-3 p.m., Brunner Art Museum, Scheman). Participants are invited to submit questions in advance via email (dwitter@iastate.edu) or Twitter (@ISU_Museums, #askacurator).

Carillon series continues June 26
The second concert in the music department's summer carillon series will feature Robert Grogen, carillonneur at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, June 26 (7 p.m., central campus).

More campus events
Talks, performances, athletic contests and other campus events are listed on the university calendar. Also, see the Arts and Entertainment page.


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