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Gift ideas, straight from campus

Wrap it up or stuff it in a stocking. Inside's annual gift guide highlights the wide range of holiday gift ideas offered by campus retailers, units and student organizations.

Tuition, fees to remain flat for in-state undergraduates

Current rates -- $6,648 for tuition and $1,078 in mandatory fees -- will remain in place for the 2013-14 school year. Tuition for in-state graduate students will go up $92 (1.2 percent) next year. 

State Gym renovation hits the mark

The State Gym renovation and addition has achieved the highest level -- platinum -- in the LEED building rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is Iowa State's second platinum certification.

Work under way to pave parking lot 119 along Stange Road

Parking lot activity . . . lots of it

Crews are in the process of improving or expanding parking lots in the vicinity of Frederiksen Court in anticipation of six more buildings being added to the student community.

David Oliver named interim VP of research, economic development

Liberal Arts and Sciences associate dean David Oliver will serve as interim vice president for research and economic development beginning Jan. 1.