What's the buzz about team-based learning?

Team-based learning (TBL) is getting the attention of faculty at Iowa State. Learn more about TBL and how you can get involved. 

Learning community growth keeps pace

Freshman participation in a learning community is up 515 students from a year ago and holding steady at 69 percent of the freshman class.

New rule for flexible spending accounts allows carry-over

Health care flexible spending account enrollees now will be able to carry over up to $500 into the next year's fund. The change begins with the current fund year. 

Senate creates new student affairs committee

The Faculty Senate unanimously approved the establishment of an advisory committee that will work with senior vice president for student affairs Tom Hill. New reporting requirements for "F" grades and concerns about emergency communication procedures also were discussed at the senate's Nov. 12 meeting.

Vet Med campus achieves significant energy savings

First full year of operation following years of renovation and new construction show less total energy use, despite a bigger facility.

Council hears from Madden on Nov. 4 campus incident

In a report to the P&S Council, senior vice president for business and finance Warren Madden recapped the events surrounding the Nov. 4 police chase that ended on central campus. He told council members that a review of the response, processes and procedures for emergencies will continue.