Two female students work on pencil sketches outdoors

So many possibilities

Design students set up shop on central campus to work on sketching.

Water, smoke and fire damage to a book.

Book preservation

Shipment fire puts library preservation staff to work

Thirty books being shipped out from the University Library were onboard a postal truck that caught fire this summer. Preservation staff salvaged several of them from water, smoke and fire damage.

Two selected for faculty fellowships

Lisa Larson and Surya Mallapragada were named to faculty fellowships in the office of the senior vice president and provost.  Larson, professor in psychology, will serve as the ISU Advance fellow. Mallapragada, professor in chemical and biological engineering, and materials science and engineering, will seek to increase national recognition for top ISU faculty.

blue recycling bin filled with various papers and beverage conta

Mixed stream recycling

Lots more qualifies for your blue bin under new recycling service

Iowa State's recycling contract with Waste Management allows a big variety of recyclable materials to land in that blue bin previously reserved only for white paper.  Read what else belongs in there.

Wireless upgrades sweeping across campus

If your building hasn't yet received a recent wireless upgrade, it's surely on the list. Tech teams are midway through a massive project  to install more than 4,500 wireless access points in some 90 buildings on campus.

Open forums scheduled in advance of reaccreditation visit

In two public forums in October, university officials will share information about the university's coming reaccreditation visit from the Higher Learning Commission.

Faculty member Ajay Nair receives his award from President Steve

Faculty, staff honored

A job well done

The university community honored 52 of its own during the annual faculty-staff awards ceremony on Sept. 21.

University shares results of AAU student survey

The April 2015 voluntary survey focuses on sexual assault, sexual misconduct and sexual harassment on campus.