Troxel auditorium

Troxel Hall is moving toward opening day

Two years of construction is winding down on the university's state-of-the-art teaching auditorium.

Iowa law adds improvement plan requirement to large courses

Implementation of an Iowa law requiring continuous improvement plans for courses with high enrollment begins this fall. More than 560 courses at Iowa State will be impacted as the program is phased in over the next three years.

New revenue in FY14 budget will target priority items

Approximately $11.5 million will be directed to initiatives that address broad university priorities shared last fall by President Leath.

State appropriation will help expand research park

A bill passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Terry Branstad provides $12 million to finance construction of a new building and site to house several services and agencies in the Iowa State University Research Park.

On the phone: Nice web portal tricks

Set voice mail to show up in your email. See if your often-called colleagues are on the phone before dialing. These are some of the things you can do with your new phone.

Summer projects will close roads, sidewalks

Most of the work will occur during July and may affect your commute to campus.