Sept. 6, 2012
Announcements and news for ISU faculty and staff
Fall enrollment tops 31,000
This fall's student body of 31,040 is the largest
in school history. It's the fourth year of record enrollment and the
sixth consecutive year of growth at Iowa State.
There's a new brew on campus
1858. It's the year Iowa State was founded, and it's also the
signature coffee blend.
Regents meet at Iowa State next week
The state Board of
Regents will meet in Iowa State's Memorial Union Sept. 12. State
appropriations requests for FY14 and tuition set aside are among the
items on the agenda.
Colleges, ITS fund popular online tutorial program
When it looked like lynda.com wouldn't be back on campus this year, the
colleges and information technology services came up with the funding to
save the popular
training site. As a result, ISU students, faculty and staff will
continue to have unlimited access to some 1,400 software
The following announcements were added this week:
-- Beardshear-Hub sidewalk work begins Sept. 12
-- Engineering study, work abroad fair is Sept. 11
-- P&S Council open forum is walking art tour, Sept. 13
-- ISU ranks 68th in the world in scholarly web presence
-- Campus memorial service for Barbara Mack is Sept. 7
-- SAC poster sale extended through Sept. 7
-- Cross country races will benefit 4-H camp scholarship fund
Register via AccessPlus (click on Employee > HRS Training >
-- Blackboard Users Group (BUG), Sept. 14 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 1230
Descriptions and times
Work resumes Monday on Stange Road
Pavement replacement work on Stange Road that halted while the new
academic year got started will resume
next week. From Sept. 10 to approximately Sept. 28, Stange Road will
be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction between Pammel Drive
and the Squaw Creek bridge.
Small animal hospital dedication is Sept. 12
The College of Veterinary Medicine will dedicate its new
Small Animal Hospital on Sept. 12 (4:30-6:30 p.m., program at 4:45
p.m.). The ribbon "cutting" will feature a student member of each class
walking a dog across a ribbon. The university community is
In the September edition of eInterpretations
(PDF): Upcoming exhibitions and programs; a look at the A.E. Cook
Corn Trophy; and a remembrance of artist Youssef Asar.
-- Welcome reception: Mark Rasmussen, Leopold Center, Sept. 6 (3:30-5
p.m., MU Campanile Room, program at 4 p.m.)
-- Exhibition reception: "Elizabeth
Cuellar's Mexico: Textile Variations 1955-1985," Sept. 6 (5-7 p.m.,
Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill, artist talk at 5:30 p.m. in
-- Exhibition open house: "The Land-Grant Act and the People's
College," Sept. 11 (3-6 p.m., Morrill ground floor)
-- Exhibition reception: "Relationships Renewed," Sept. 13 (4:30-6
p.m., Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman)
-- Reception, following installation ceremony for president Steven
Leath, Sept. 14 (11:30 a.m., Celebrity Cafe, Stephens)
-- Exhibition reception: "Post-Pop Redux," Sept. 27 (7-8 p.m.,
Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill)
ISU Theatre 2012-13 season tickets are on sale now
Six shows, including a "Stars Over Veishea" production of Fiddler on
the Roof, are part of this year's ISU Theatre season
Volleyball to face Iowa in Cyclone tourney
The Cyclone volleyball team plays host to the Iowa State Challenge Sept.
7-8 at Hilton Coliseum. ISU will face Eastern Washington (12:30 p.m.,
Sept. 7), Syracuse (6:30 p.m., Sept. 8) and Cy-Hawk Series foe Iowa
(6:30 p.m., Sept. 7) in the round-robin tournament. Tickets are $5 for
adults, $4 for youth.
Bowles will discuss national debt in Sept. 13 talk
Erskine Bowles, who is at the center of dialogue on America's deficit
crisis, will give a public address
on the national debt Sept. 13 and participate in the installation
ceremony for president Steven Leath on Sept. 14.
Latest MU art exhibit is "Wonder Land"
Iowa City artist Jamie Elizabeth Hudrlik is featured in the Memorial
Union's current exhibition, "Wonder Land," on display through Oct. 15 in
the MU Pioneer Room. The show features 11 large-scale mixed media
paintings and eight small portraits.
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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