Campout on campus

Camping for a cause

Iowa State's student veterans club is braving the cold and snow all week to raise awareness of homelessness among U.S. veterans.

A local look at the federal sequester

Armed with few solid details about cuts in their federal funding, campus leaders weigh their options for reducing their own budgets yet this year.

Danny Shechtman


Building a better world

Nobel Prize winner Dan Shechtman spoke on campus Wednesday, sharing his vision of using technical entrepreneurship to help build a better world.

$10 permit increase proposal goes to the regents

Board also learns more about transparency task force, residence rate proposals for 2013-14.

President Leath announces comprehensive diversity audit

President Steven Leath is initiating a comprehensive university-wide diversity inventory and audit, the first of its kind at Iowa State. 

Campanile clock setting

Campanile clockwork

Campanile springs forward

What does it take to set the clock on the most visible timepiece on campus? A claustrophobic climb to the electronics control center.

Senate debates revisions to P&T voting, academic unit renaming policies

Senators approved three new academic programs at their March 12 Faculty Senate meeting. They also opened discussion of revisions to the promotion and tenure voting policy and philanthropic renaming procedures for academic units.