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Best effort

Students found their own locations, indoors and out, to get ready for final exams.

Safe border crossings with your devices

Taking your smart devices on international travel might not be smart. Experts offer tips on how to travel safely with electronics.

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Corridor benches on the way

Team effort could provide 400 hallway benches for students

Associate vice president for facilities David Miller proposed a partnership project to pay for 400 hallway benches for students waiting to begin a class, lab or test. His proposal targets 28 of the busiest academic buildings.

Street address system for campus buildings is nearly ready

The goal is to have the new numbering system in place and the freestanding building signs changed by the end of the calendar year. Street addresses could be announced next month.

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Lorraine Acker began her duties as director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center on May 1.

Search for VP for diversity and inclusion begins

The nomination and application process is underway for Iowa State's first vice president for diversity and inclusion.

The Hub renovation design schematic.

Hub patio renovation begins Monday

A complete renovation of The Hub's west patio area is one of this summer's campus construction projects. The building will remain open during operating hours, but the west entrances will be affected.

Senate closes out year with P&T report, research update

Provost Jonathan Wickert and research VP Sarah Nusser both presented updates at the final Faculty Senate meeting of the academic year. Wickert shared the latest promotion and tenure data and Nusser reported on the focus of her office a year after its reorganization.