City pump at Ada Hayden Lake

Drought response

A pump in Ada Hayden lake stands ready to move lake water to the South Skunk River channel to replenish the city's drinking water aquifer. Meanwhile, Ames officials are encouraging residents to conserve water, and Iowa State has implemented water conservation measures.


Jonathan Wickert

Welcome, Provost Wickert

Jonathan Wickert moved from the dean's office in Marston Hall to the provost's suite in Beardshear Hall this week. July 30 marked his first official day as Iowa State's senior vice president and provost.

Residence department hopes to expand Frederiksen Court

Proposal to plan for seven more student apartment buildings will be considered by the state Board of Regents this week. The proposal would add housing on campus for another 650 students.

John Walters

John Walters

Coming soon to a screen near you:, the new digital network for cardinal and gold wearers, launched Aug. 1. It will carry its first live event -- football media day -- on Aug. 2.