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Editor: Carole Gieseke
Associate Editor: Kate Bruns
Photography: Jim Heemstra
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Editorial Assistant: AshLea Anderson
VISIONS is published in January, April, July, and September for members
of the Iowa State University Alumni Association, Fisher-Nickell Hall, 214 Richardson Court, Ames, Iowa 50011-1370 or e-mail email@example.com.
Copyright 2005 by the ISU Alumni Association, Jeffery W. Johnson, president
IN THIS ISSUE
Story | By Carole Gieseke
Go the distance: Why do Iowa State alumni push themselves to the extreme?
Viva la VEISHEA! | By Jim Heemstra
VEISHEA 2006 was a triumphant return to tradition
Getting Started | By Carole Gieseke
Confessions of a solo hiker
Letters to the Editor
Choosing the right footwear for sports and exercise … you’ll never know what you might find when you start digging around on campus … Provost Ben Allen leaves ISU to become president of the University of Northern Iowa … and we announce plans for the university’s sesquicentennial celebration.
Alumni and friends are honored at the spring Distinguished Awards Celebration … an update on the ISU Alumni Center … and new directors and officers begin serving on the ISUAA Board of Directors.
Giving | By Kim Davis
Students shine in ISU’s Honors Program.
| By Kate Bruns
Get to know new head men's basketball coach Greg McDermott
Viewpoint | By Gregory Geoffroy
Appreciating the true value of our 'One community'