Since mid-summer, a duck has taken a liking to the Lake LaVerne duo. The sentiment, it would seem, is not always reciprocated.
A dozen teams recently received funding to pursue large-scale grants and contracts in the areas of animal, human, plant and environmental health. The funds were awarded under the Health Research Initiative.
The search for the next dean of the College of Business is under way. Leading the 18-member committee are Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for academic personnel and chief diversity officer; and Pamela White, dean of the College of Human Sciences.
Several special features are part of this year's Cytennial Homecoming celebration, including a life-sized butter sculpture of Cy.
A fair number of professional and scientific employees are leaving the university early in their careers and at a higher rate than anticipated. David Trainor, associate vice president for human resource services, shared this information and more from the 2013 P&S Salary Report during an Oct. 4 open forum.
The newly named industry contracts team now reports to Lisa Lorenzen, OIPTT executive director. The realignment is intended to enhance and increase Iowa State's partnerships with industry.