Game-based learning is fun and games, and that's OK

Larysa Nadolny, assistant professor in the School of Education, has transformed her Curriculum and Instruction 202 course from traditional lectures and labs to a game-based learning format. The result? Student attendance and participation has increased to 90 percent. 

Nominations, applications sought in EO director search

Dec. 7 is the application deadline to be guaranteed consideration.

Faculty professional development requests go to regents

Also on the agenda is a vote on 2016-17 tuition and mandatory fees, update on three building projects and two honorary degree requests.

Two employees set up benches in a Carver Hall hallway

Hallway benches arrive

First 200 benches installed in hallways

The benches are made by Iowa Prison Industries from recycled campus wood.

Major updates coming for business, student technology systems

After months of collaborative planning, work is underway to move business and student information applications from a 1970s era mainframe to a cloud-based system.