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Winter 2001-02
Volume45, Number 2


Iowa's Budget Crisis: What It Means to Your Student

Old Capitol Dome Burns

Seeking the Elusive Major: for Some Iowa Students, It's a Hard Choice

NOTHING to Do? You Can't Be Serious!

Surfing Their Way Into Trouble: Copyright Law Violations Can Bring Discipline, Criminal Prosecution

To Sign Up for a Room, Just Press "Enter"

Currier Area Becoming Community Center

New Kiosks: Information Source for Residence Hall Students

Mom, Dad of the Year Honored

Paying for Quality: We Need Tuition Increase to Keep University Strong

Tutoring Help, Counsel Available in Many Academic Areas

Twister! Mayflower Students Relax in New Game Room

Parent Times Briefs

University Calendar

Mom, Dad of Year Honored

Linda Eggleston of Cedar Rapids and Larry Walz of Burlington are the 2001 Mom and Dad of the Year. They were honored during the pregame show of the Iowa-Indiana football game Oct. 20.

Linda Eggleston with daughter Holly
Mom of the Year Linda Eggleston with daughter Holly Eggleston

They were nominated by their daughters, Holly Eggleston, a junior political science major, and Andrea Walz, a sophomore psychology major.

Walz works in technical support at General Electric in Burlington. He is active in his church, does volunteer photography at community events, and is a member of a model train club.

Eggleston is a public health nurse with the Linn County Health Department. She works with troubled children at the Linn County Juvenile Detention Center and is active in her church.

Larry Walz, Dad of the Year, with daughter Andrea Walz

Any parent of a University student may be nominated for the award. Recipients are selected based on community activities, volunteer work, personal achievements and honors, and an essay written by their student.



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