Following a year of assessment, design, demolition and construction, the front stairs at Carrie Chapman Catt Hall reopened in late January.
President Steven Leath told legislators Feb. 8 that any increase in state funding for fiscal year 2013 will be used to enhance the student learning experience at Iowa State and to help cover unavoidable cost increases.
For the first time since receiving the chemistry prize, Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman will return to campus for a few weeks this month. He will meet with students and members of the Iowa media on Feb. 14 and give a public lecture on Feb. 20.
Iowa State's new sustainability minor is only a few months old. But a hundred students are enrolled in one of the minor's core courses this semester.
A mild winter has brought unanticipated progress at the Cyclone Sports Complex construction site south of campus.
Students finishing the undergraduate program this spring will receive a bachelor's degree in athletic training.