There are plenty of garden-variety vegetables ready for harvest this month at Iowa State's horticulture research farm north of Ames.
The U.S. Diversity Course Requirement Committee is ready to review all courses -- new, modified and unchanged -- to ensure they meet three of the four learning outcomes and can be included in the 2023-24 course catalog. Instructors can submit their course information online.
It's that season. Faculty and staff may want to review how constitutional protections, state law and university policies apply to political activity and expression on campus, whether in their office or a classroom.
Catt Center director and professor of political science Karen Kedrowski offers some guidelines to faculty on encouraging eligible students to vote while staying nonpartisan.
Nominees' information may be sent to Parker Executive Search, the firm assisting the campus search committee.
Also on last week's state Board of Regents agenda: Inflationary adjustments to construction budgets, funding request for phase 2 at the Vet Diagnostic Lab and a long-term facilities plan for the Cyclone tennis team.
CYTown is a planned multiuse district between Jack Trice Stadium and Hilton Coliseum. Over 20 years, part of the revenue it generates would be reinvested in facility improvements at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium, Fisher Theater and the Scheman Building.
Gradescope is an assessment and analytics tool that pairs with Canvas. Instructors can administer, grade and provide feedback on pen-and-paper, bubble sheet and computer programming assignments. A pilot this fall is open to all instructors.
The awards recognize efforts to enhance and cultivate an inclusive university community that embraces justice and equity. There are categories for employees, students or groups; nominations are due Nov. 1.
Five ISU Dining cafés are serving the light roast coffee, and you can try it at sampling events Sept. 23-24.
The state Board of Regents' annual free speech online training, required for faculty, staff and students at the three public universities, should be completed by the end of spring semester. It takes about 10 minutes to complete.