Construction crews are making progress on renovations in MacKay Hall, scheduled for completion in July.
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 at Iowa State University, completed by a subcommittee of the University Committee on Women, builds on a 2002 report of the same name.
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.
Students in spring creative-thinking class raise awareness of environmental problems with their garment designs.
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.
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.
Faculty members are needed to participate in a new e-book pilot project sponsored by the University Book Store.