Four limestone female sculptures near the top of Marston Hall

Musing, once again

As part of the Marston Hall renovation project, the four Marston Muse sculptures on the east side of the building were cleaned and restored. That work wrapped up this week.

Discussion on racism, diversity draws a crowd

An estimated 600 people packed Memorial Union Great Hall Wednesday night for a discussion on racism and diversity. Joining the discussion were members of the ISU group Students Against Bigotry, President Steven Leath, senior VP for students affairs Tom Hill and dean of students Pamela Anthony.

Grant will fund UIA study of advising for low-income, first-generation students

The University Innovation Alliance has been awarded $8.9 million to evaluate analytics-based advising for low-income and first-generation students. Iowa State, a founding member of UIA, will use its portion of the grant to increase the university's advising capacity to accomplish the project goals.

Nonsupervisory merit open change period begins Oct. 5

Nonsupervisory merit employees have an opportunity to change their benefits, beginning Oct. 5 through Nov. 23.

Privacy, safety are central to new policies

Two new policies -- one for drones and the other for video camera use -- are being developed. The university community is invited to send comments and questions about the draft policies through Nov. 16.

Three women look over table of baked goods

Break food

Early giving season

Online and in-person events in the university's campaign to support the United Way of Story County continue into early November.

Partial campus shutdown approved for 11 days during winter break

The partial closing will run from Thursday, Dec. 24, through Sunday, Jan. 3. It is not mandatory on days that are not a weekend or holiday.