Lied Center flood wall (interior)

Water tight

Work on a flood mitigation system of earthen berms and concrete fortified gateways is wrapping up outside the Lied Center.

Growing the faculty

Sixty tenured or tenure-track faculty have been hired since November, more than half of them in targeted areas "critical to Iowa's economic future," as identified last fall by President Steven Leath.

Regents approve final budget, transparency recommendations

The state Board of Regents approved the FY14 university budget, endorsed recommendations of a transparency task force and heard a report on ISU's strategic plan during its Aug. 8 meeting in the Memorial Union.


Deer on campus

Oh, deer

University photographer Bob Elbert caught this deer snacking on crabapples near the Communications Building.

For your calendar: Opening events

We've compiled a list of college and university-wide events scheduled to launch the new academic year.