July 26, 2012
Announcements and news for ISU faculty and staff
Playing it by ear
Ames and Iowa State are home to the 2012 National Beep Baseball Association World
Series. Seventeen coed teams are competing this week in the adaptive sport for
blind and visually impaired athletes.
Welcome, Dr. Reynolds
Ralph Reynolds became Iowa State's inaugural director of
the School of Education in the College of Human Sciences on July 1. He led
education programs at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and the University of Utah to
national prominence in his 20-plus years in higher education administration.
Fire victims find shelter on campus
When fire displaced residents of an Ames apartment building, the Red Cross and ISU
residence department partnered to open space in Willow Hall as a service center and
shelter for the victims.
The following announcements were added this week:
-- Beyer pool to close July 29 for repairs
-- Summer undergrad research on display Aug. 3
-- MU art lending open house is Aug. 1-2
The following conference was added this week:
-- DrupalCorn Camp (Aug.
3-4, Scheman and Gerdin buildings, $25)
Rees, ISU ag specialist, to superintendent of the Southeast Research Farm,
Crawfordsville, effective July 25
Sievers, ISU on-farm research program coordinator, to superintendent of the
Northwest Research Farm, Sutherland, effective July 25
East Osborn campus entrance reopens
The renovated east campus gated
entry on Osborn Drive reopened last week. Campus access from Stange Road will close
to vehicle traffic on Sunday.
Solar car perseveres for No. 2 spot
Neither rain nor clouds nor curb could hold back Iowa State's Hyperion
at this year's American Solar Car Challenge cross-country race.
Electricity markets, wind energy, bioenergy and award-winning research are among the
featured stories in the summer newsletter
(PDF) for industrial and manufacturing systems engineering alumni.
-- Retirement: Annette Forbes, Iowa State Daily, July 26 (2-4 p.m., Hamilton
Hall seminar room)
-- Farewell: Julie Snyder-Yuly, Carrie Chapman Catt Center, July 31 (2:30-4 p.m., 302
-- Retirement: Dorothy Pimlott, Office of the Vice President for Research and
Economic Development, Aug. 2 (2:30-4 p.m., 3150 Beardshear)
-- Retirement: Karen Jacobson, ISU Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Aug. 6
(2-4 p.m., MU Campanile Room)
Arts and events
Musicians will remember Wilgenbusch
Music faculty members, students and alumni will perform and raise
scholarship funds July 29 in memory of alumnus and tenor Joey Wilgenbusch.
Beat the heat at the Brunnier
Two events are planned this weekend at the Brunnier Art Museum in the Scheman Building.
Both are free and open to the public.
Walk, July 28 (2-3 p.m.)
-- Game Day at the
Brunnier, July 29 (1-4 p.m.)
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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