Man of the hour

Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman, research scientist for the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and professor of materials science and engineering, earned rock-star status during a student reception Feb. 14. 

Next phase of Biorenewables Complex starts soon; some parking lots affected

When construction of phase two of Iowa State’s Biorenewables Complex begins next month, one impact will be to parking lots on the west and north sides of campus.

Council discusses salary recommendation

Professional and Scientific Council representatives debated a proposed salary recommendation for FY13 at their Feb. 9 meeting.

king pavilion

Marvelous place for a frightful time

The two-year-old King Pavilion on the north side of the College of Design hums -- loudly -- with class activities every afternoon this time of the semester.

Design reorganization plan gets senate approval

Members of the Faculty Senate unanimously endorsed a reorganization plan for the College of Design at their Feb. 14 meeting. Senators also approved a resolution asking the state Board of Regents to bestow the title of president emeritus on Gregory Geoffroy.