Ames and Iowa State are home to the 2012 National Beep Baseball Association World Series. Seventeen coed teams are competing this week in the adaptive sport for blind and visually impaired athletes.
The renovated east campus gated entry on Osborn Drive reopened last week. Campus access from Stange Road will close to vehicle traffic on Sunday.
When fire displaced residents of an Ames apartment building, the Red Cross and ISU residence department partnered to open space in Willow Hall as a service center and shelter for the victims.
Ralph Reynolds became Iowa State's inaugural director of the School of Education in the College of Human Sciences on July 1. He led education programs at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and the University of Utah to national prominence in his 20-plus years in higher education administration.
Neither rain nor clouds nor curb could hold back Iowa State's Hyperion at this year's American Solar Car Challenge cross-country race.