Iowa Staters mingled with legislators and other state officials and showcased university accomplishments during ISU Day at the Capitol last week.
President Steven Leath has announced the members of a task force to study the future of Veishea in the aftermath of the event's suspension for 2014. Senior vice president for student affairs Tom Hill, chair of the task force, says he will ask the group to provide recommendations to Leath before the end of June.
Adam Schwartz has been named director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, operated by Iowa State. Schwartz is a division leader at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, Calif.
University servers that were susceptible to the Heartbleed Bug were patched shortly after the announcement of the latest Internet security risk. ISU IT experts offer advice on protecting your personal information as Heartbleed cleanup continues around the world.
Faculty promotion and tenure awards; new labs for the basement of Hach Hall; parking, residence hall and dining fees for next year; and a student financial aid update are on the agenda when the state Board of Regents meets April 23-24 in Council Bluffs.
Junior Abigail Romano has initiated a new glass recycling program for the residence halls using -- you guessed it -- Tidy Cats litter bins. Learn how you can help the effort.
Up to four finalists are scheduled to visit campus April 22-30. Their interviews include an open forum with the university community.