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A sunny Sunday afternoon

Warm weather and fall colors turned central campus into a great playground Sunday afternoon.

Nuter named next associate VP for university human resources

Julie Nuter will become the new associate vice president for university human resources, beginning Dec. 2.

Winter break partial shutdown set

This year's partial shutdown, Dec. 23-Jan. 1, allows many employees to opt for a little extra R&R and the university to lower its energy bill.

Biorenewables Complex

Biorenewables Complex

Work at Biorenewables Complex is on schedule

Phase 2 of the complex will become the home of the agricultural and biosystems engineering department by fall.

Power plant updates under way

Iowa State's power plant is getting a makeover that includes three new natural gas boilers, which will reduce the university's coal consumption by one-third annually. 

Tuition freeze awaits December vote

State Board of Regents will vote on 2014-15 tuition proposal Dec. 4. State funding levels for higher education during the 2014 legislative session could alter the vote.

Homecoming events begin Saturday

The weeklong celebration of the 101st Iowa State homecoming opens with a 5K run/walk, banner displays and painting (Victory Lane and local storefronts) on Saturday, Nov. 2. A $5 homecoming button will buy you lunch for six days and a meal at the Nov. 8 pep rally.