The History of Dairying sculpture

Off the beaten path

A (nearly) secret enclosed courtyard surrounded by the Food Sciences Building boasts an art-inspired fountain backdrop for studying, lunching and relaxing.

They're (almost) back

It's been a busy summer across campus as departments and people gear up for the students who will arrive in record numbers in three weeks. Here's a look at preparations in room scheduling, residence, dining, CyRide and parking.

Harl south

Harl Commons

Nothing common here

Curtiss Hall's Harl Commons is on schedule to welcome students on the first day of class. Harl Commons is located beneath the auditorium in the east wing of Curtiss.

Regents meet in Ames next week

Final FY14 budget approval, performance reviews for university presidents, and the board's task force on transparency's summary report are on the agenda when the regents meet in the Memorial Union Aug. 7-8.