Capitol rotunda

Day at the Capitol

Iowa Staters mingled with legislators and other state officials and showcased university accomplishments during ISU Day at the Capitol last week.

Leath announces Veishea task force

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


Schwartz named director of DOE's Ames Laboratory

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.

ISU servers patched for Heartbleed Bug

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 promotions go to regents next week

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.


Glass recycling is added at residence halls

Glass recycling moves to the residence halls

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. 

Admissions director candidates will interview this month

Up to four finalists are scheduled to visit campus April 22-30. Their interviews include an open forum with the university community.