chicken coops

Architecture students rule the roost with design-build project

For their first design-build project, teams of architecture student created houses . . . for chickens. View their efforts on the College of Design lawn through Oct. 25.


Martino Harmon


Martino Harmon is Iowa State's new associate vice president of student affairs. He joined the university Sept. 9.

Public records requests go public

Officials began posting public records requests online this week. The postings are part of university follow-through on the recommendations of a regents-appointed task force on transparency.

Nonsupervisory merit open change begins Oct. 18*

Nonsupervisory merit employees will have a chance to review and change their benefits during the open change period, Oct. 18 to Nov. 18.

Haber Road pasture

Haber Road pasture

Greener pastures

The former horse pasture east of Haber Road is sprouting the first of two plantings to establish native prairie grasses that complement storm water management and help control runoff into Squaw Creek.

Second tuition freeze proposal goes to regents

Hoping for a 4 percent increase in state operating funds next year, Iowa State leaders support a second tuition freeze for resident undergraduate students in 2014-15.