|This Week in History|
|Written by Compiled by Sarah McCllough|
|Sunday, 23 August 2009 19:19|
One year ago:Students gather to watch Barack Obama announce his running-mate, now Vice President Joe Biden.
College Democrats organized a large screen viewing of Obama’s historic speech for students and local enthusiasts. Obama’s speech was delivered on the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s "I have a Dream" speech.
Five years ago:
Plans to renovate the Bone Student Center as well as the dining life contained inside begin. The major renovation includes adding the University Programming Board offices to the BSC. The effort also focuses on bringing more brand concept to the facility.
10 years ago:
The Academic Senate accepts the new constitution proposed by the Board of Trustees. Before the constitution was accepted, the Academic Senate was operating under a constitution that was passed in 1968. The senate had initially refused to pass the new constitution because it reduced the Senate’s power.
20 years ago:
Images from the Voyager 2 flight are being beamed back to ISU in Moulton Hall. The Voyager 2 probe found two moons near Neptune, winding up an epic grand tour of the outer solar system.