Studying for finals

Recipe for success

A Wi-Fi zone, a dose of caffeine and a few comrades: the perfect recipe for some serious studying. This group of students hit it hard at The Hub earlier this week.

Five questions for John Hoffman

John Hoffman


This master map maker and web cam czar responds to five questions about his work and a recent honor from Google.

It's time to make winter break preparations

Earlier this fall, university officials approved a partial university shutdown over winter break, Dec. 23-Jan. 2. Here's a checklist to help you prepare for the optional extended leave.

Break schedules

We've compiled a list of closures and holiday hours for some popular campus facilities over winter break.

More than 1,600 completed degrees this fall

Northern Iowa president and former ISU provost Ben Allen will receive an honorary degree and give the address during fall commencement Saturday.

VanDerZanden named CELT director

Horticulture professor Ann Marie VanDerZanden will take over as director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and co-director of the learning communities program on Jan. 3.

School of Education clears final hurdle

Meeting telephonically Dec. 8, the state Board of Regents approved tuition and fee rates and faculty professional development assignments for 2012-13, and gave the final green light to the College of Human Sciences' School of Education.