Feb. 28, 2013
Announcements and news for ISU faculty and staff
Magill named assistant director of federal relations
Former Iowa State student and admissions counselor Sophia
Magill returned to Iowa State this week to become assistant director
of federal relations.
Laboratory glass recycling gets a jump start
More than 1,000 Tidy Cats litter buckets are part of a refocused
university effort to recycle
laboratory glass and keep it out of the city of Ames' garbage
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Iowa Staters journeyed south Tuesday for an afternoon
at the State Capitol. The annual event is intended to familiarize
more legislators with the university and its support of Iowans.
The following announcements were added this week:
-- Staniforth Memorial Lecture is March 5
-- Veenker golf course to hold open house March 3
-- Shoe drive planned for March 4 women's basketball finale
-- Regents seek member from the public for task force
-- 2011 security measures for nitric acid use in labs lifted
-- Faculty, staff volunteers sought for Veishea events
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-- Teaching and Learning Circle: Large Classes, meets on five
consecutive Tuesdays: March 5, 12 and 26; April 2 and 9 (3:10-4:30 p.m.,
-- BUG: Blackboard Users Group, March 8 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 1230
Descriptions and times
The following conferences were added this week:
-- ISU Hemipteran Research
Symposium, March 26 (Hach Hall, north lobby). Registration deadline
is March 12.
Get Blown Away (PDF)," EH&S Safety Summit, March 15 (7:45-9 a.m.,
-- Center for
Integrated Animal Genomics Spring Symposium, March 27 (11 a.m.- 3
p.m., 1204 Kildee). Registration required by March 15.
-- All Iowa
Virology Symposium, March 29-30 (MU). Registration and abstract
submission deadline is March 1.
Professional Development Conference, April 2 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Scheman). Registration is open.
Fortune 500 entrepreneur to teach, speak in March
Alumnus Diego Veitia, founder of merchant banking group INTL FCStone
will return to the classroom as executive
in residence for the College of Business March 3-7. He also will
keynote the Reiman Entrepreneurship Speaker Luncheon March 5.
Federal spending cuts would be a blow to Iowa's
Federal spending cuts will have a direct impact on Iowa's economy if
Congress does not act by the March 1 sequestration
deadline, according to Dave Swenson, associate scientist in the
-- Retirement: Joan Ballard, ISU Extension finance, Feb. 28 (2:30-4
p.m., 3150 Beardshear)
It's 'all for one' at Fisher Theater
ISU Theatre kicks off a two-weekend run of The
Musketeers March 1.
Music department hosts several concerts this week
Get your musical fix this week, courtesy of the music department, which
is hosting several concerts on campus. All performances take place in
the Tye Recital Hall, Music Building.
-- Lyrica (women's choir), March 2 (3 p.m.), $5 (students $2)
-- Iowa State Singers (mixed choir), March 3 (3 p.m.), $5 (students
-- Organ recital (featuring students Nathan Amundson, Colby Gochanour
and Zachariah Hasting; and music lecturer Han Ahreum), March 5 (5:30
p.m.), free admission
This week at Stephens Auditorium
The following performances will take place this week at Stephens.
Tickets are available at the Iowa State Center ticket office or through
performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Ticketholders to each event may attend a
preview event at 7 p.m. in the Celebrity Café.
National Symphony Orchestra with pianist Mu Ye Wu, March 2. Tickets
are $43 ($28 for youth; $25 for students).
March 3. Tickets are $34-$38 ($28 for youth; $25 for students).
Python's Spamalot, March 5. Tickets are $49-$53 ($28 for
youth; $25 for students).
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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