MacKay Hall renovation nears completion

Construction crews are making progress on renovations in MacKay Hall, scheduled for completion in July.

Leath receives diversity report, recommendations

President Steven Leath will appoint a working group to consider a consulting firm's recommendations on strengthening diversity at Iowa State and come up with an implementation plan. The firm, which has been reviewing ISU diversity programs and resources over the past year, recently submitted its final report to the president.

Status of women report IDs improvement but also inequity

Status of Women at Iowa State University, completed by a subcommittee of the University Committee on Women, builds on a 2002 report of the same name.

Teams to provide updates on presidential research initiative

Research teams that received funding last year through the Presidential Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research will give detail their progress in a May 9 presentation. President Steven Leath will host.


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Garments with a purpose

Students in spring creative-thinking class raise awareness of environmental problems with their garment designs.

Veishea open forums are under way

Two more public forums to share feedback with members of the Veishea task force have been scheduled for May 7 and May 11. Meeting details, a feedback submission form and archived meeting and open forum videos are available on the task force website.

Regents approve faculty promotion, tenure awards

Hach Hall basement labs, parking permit increases, new residence and dining rates, and adjustment to public radio funding also get the green light at April 24 board meeting.

UBS will launch new e-textbooks pilot this fall

Faculty members are needed to participate in a new e-book pilot project sponsored by the University Book Store.