DM Central Campus culinary team

Need not argue to win

Fourteen Iowa high school teams competed in the 2015 Iowa ProStart® Invitational held March 2 in the Memorial Union.

A big request

President Steven Leath joined his in-state colleagues on Feb. 26 to make the case to legislators for increases in state funding for public higher education next year.

Property purchase, parking rates are on regents' agenda

Iowa State will seek permission to purchase property on Airport Road for storage purposes and to launch an online-only bachelor's degree in response to a U.S. Defense Department request when the state Board of Regents meets next week in Iowa City. Proposed 2015-16 parking and residence hall rates also get a first look this month.

Emerging Leaders Academy seeks nominations

Nominations are due March 25, selection process will conclude by April 15. This academic-year initiative begins in late August.