Arbor Day planting

Arbor Day activity

Eight native oak trees were planted near the College of Design following an Arbor Day ceremony.

Student technology fees fund loaner laptops, Reiman Gardens chronicle, more

Loaner laptops, an operating room camera that allows veterinary medicine students to watch and learn and a digital chronicle of every plant at Reiman Gardens are among technological improvements that will be funded with student technology fees.

Some units go on summer hours May 13

Starting May 13, some university offices will implement flexible summer hours. The president, VP and deans offices will continue to be staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Greek Triangle park space

Greek Triangle

Joint project beautifies Greek neighborhood

A joint effort between the city and university groups helped turn a traffic island into a landscaped park space in the heart of the Greek neighborhood.

Trash or treasure? University archives can help you decide

Before you dump all those files you've been holding on to for years, you may want to consult with the university archives staff. Your trash could be their treasure. 

Lied Center remains open during west side earthwork

Earthen berm is part of solution to protect the building during flooding.

Ames Laboratory interim director named

Thomas Lograsso was named interim director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, succeeding Alex King, who stepped down to the lead the laboratory’s new Critical Materials Institute. A search committee will be formed in the coming weeks with the goal of naming the lab’s next director in 2014.

Regents approve P&T awards, off-campus apartment leases

Promotions for 56 faculty members take effect this summer.