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Annette Hacker, manager, (515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777


Students launch fund-raiser for tsunami vicims

Iowa State students are collecting donations to aid earthquake and tsunami victims.

See story.

King holiday celebration set

A carillon concert, party and community gathering are part of the Iowa State and Ames community celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

See story.

Madrigal Dinners Jan. 14-15

The music department's Madrigal Dinners Jan.14-15 will feature a 17th century-style banquet with musicians, dancers and jesters.

News release.


500-plus orchids

More than 500 orchids, such as the one named "Spring" (shown), are on display in the Reiman Gardens conservatory through March 5. General admission is $7.

Ted Kooser

Poet laureaute

More than 40 years ago, ISU student Ted Kooser tossed his slide rule to focus on writing. Now, he's the nation's poet laureaute.

VISIONS magazine article.