Five questions for the surplus guy

Mark Ludwig has processed a lot of excess university property in his 14-plus years at the helm of ISU Surplus. Inside talked with him about his work -- including how the Internet has changed it.

Presidential graduate student initiative launched

The initiative includes recruiting top doctoral students in strategic areas, matching funds to help colleges recruit graduate students, and providing bridge funding to help researchers manage projects when there are delays or gaps in external funding.

VP for research finalists announced

Campus interviews Dec. 2-9 will include an open forum with the university community.

Discrimination, harassment, Title IX online training starts soon

President Leath is calling on all faculty and staff to complete online training on discrimination and harassment and Title IX. Training will be available, beginning Dec. 3.

Global Cafe

Warm connections between college, Uganda

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will forward 50 percent of the commissions it receives from the Global Café in Curtiss Hall's Harl Commons back into its programs to support Ugandan children and farm families.

Tuition, faculty professional development requests top regents agenda

The state Board of Regents' Dec. 4 telephonic meeting will originate from the ISU Alumni Center. Live audio stream of the proceedings is available on the board's website.