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Student Announcements

Greek-hosted Trick or Treat is Oct. 28

Members of Iowa State's Greek community will host their annual Greek Trick or Treat on Tuesday, Oct. 28 (6-8 p.m., MU Sun Room). It's open to the public; faculty, staff and student parents especially are invited to bring their children for carnival games, treats and fun.

Library workshops address research funding, bibliography help

University Library will offer two research-focused workshops the last week of October. The first, on Oct. 30 (3-4:30 p.m.), will cover online funding searches using large database tools (Foundation Center, Pivot) available to ISU faculty, grad students and post docs. The second, on Oct. 31 (3-4:30 p.m.), is an introduction to the bibliography management program EndNote Web. Registration is free (online), but required for each workshop.

Registrar's scheduling/fees unit returns to center Oct. 24

The scheduling and fees unit of the Registrar’s Office, which since Sept. 2 had relocated temporarily to 139 Durham Center during remodeling, will move back to its space in 10 Enrollment Services Center on Fri., Oct. 24. Registar's staff thanks the campus community for its patience during the remodeling period.

You're invited: Second annual dinner to support veterans

ISU employees and students are invited to a Nov. 12 (5-7:30 p.m.) community supper in the Memorial Union Great Hall honoring veterans and their families. As part of ISU's commitment to the Vietnam War Commemorative Partnership Program, this year's event will honor men and women of the Vietnam era. It begins with a social time at 5 p.m.; ceremonies begin at 5:30 p.m. Join others from the Iowa State and Ames community in recognizing the service and sacrifices of so many. The event is free, but RSVPs are requested to veteranscenter@iastate.edu.

Stange lane in Somerset closes Oct. 17

The southbound lane of Stange Road, from Bloomington Road to Kingston Drive (in the Taylor Glenn/Somerset neighborhood) will close at 7 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, and remain closed for approximately two weeks while a second southbound lane is constructed on Stange Road. Single lanes of southbound and northbound traffic will be head-to-head in the northbound lanes.

Student veterans invited to welcome back reception

Senior vice president for student affairs Tom Hill, along with Cmdr. Daniel Buhr (Navy), Lt. Colonel Richard Smith (Army) and Lt. Colonel Ryan Hollman (Air Force) cordially invite student veterans to a reception on Friday, Oct. 24 (3-5 p.m., MU Campanile Room) welcoming them back to campus. Complimentary food and beverages will be served. RSVPs are requested by Oct. 17 to Jean Foley, 294-4420.

Men's basketball single game tickets go on sale Oct. 22

While Cyclone men's basketball season tickets have sold out for the first time ever, a limited number of single game tickets will go on sale at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22. There is a limit of four tickets per game per customer. Tickets ($35 each for conference games, $25 for non-conference games) may be purchased online, by phone (4-1816) or at the ticket office in the Jacobsen Building.

Next Osborn Club lecture is Nov. 10

Klaus Ruedenberg, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and U.S. Department of Energy Ames Laboratory associate, will present part one of "Three Millennia of Atoms and Molecules" at the Osborn Club lecture on Nov. 10 (7 p.m., following club member dinner, Hach Hall atrium). Part two of Ruedenberg's presentation is planned for Dec. 8. The lecture portion of the program is open to the public.

MU seeks entries for juried student art show

The Memorial Union is seeking entries for "Studies in Creativity 2014," the annual fall student juried art exhibition. The exhibit is open to ISU students, and up to three entries in any media may be submitted. Artwork should be dropped off at the MU Gallery on Oct. 20 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Chosen pieces will be displayed Oct. 23-Dec. 9. Rules and entry information are available online. Contact Letitia Kenemer, 4-0971, with questions. 

Disability Awareness Week events begin Oct. 13

Experience the campus using a wheelchair, cane or blindfold on Tuesday, Oct. 14 (11 a.m.-2 p.m., Student Services Building) as part of Disabilities Awareness Week. An open house (Oct. 13, 2-4 p.m., 1076 Student Services Building) and student panel discussion (Oct. 14, 3:15-4:15 p.m., 292 UDCC) also are part of the week's activities. On Friday, Oct. 17, ISU hosts the 2014 Disability Awareness Summit (9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Memorial Union), sponsored by the state Board of Regents. Participation is free, but registration is required.

Hort station's produce website is working again

The horticulture research station's produce order website is working again. ISU students, faculty and staff can use their net-ID login to order apples and other types of fresh produce. The website shows available produce each Monday and shuts down Thursday at noon. Produce orders are brought to the headhouse in Horticulture Hall basement for pickup each Friday (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.). Varieties of apples available now include Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, Royal Gala, Lura, Jonathan and Cortland. Other varieties will be available soon. The price for all apple varieties is $6 for a 5-pound bag.

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