Harl Commons in Curtiss Hall.

Common ground

Harl Commons serves in many capacities as one of Curtiss Hall's most popular student spaces.

Caucusing during class time

While Iowa State won't be canceling classes for presidential caucuses, students who want to attend caucuses are encouraged to talk to their instructors.

Mohamed Ali

Mohamed Ali

Welcome: Dining director

ISU Dining director Mohamed Ali arrived Jan. 11 from Ohio University, Athens.

Four finalists named in EO director search

Finalists will interview on campus the first two weeks in February; open forums are scheduled.

Presidential initiative advances four big data research teams

Four projects from among 10 proposals receive funding in the second round of the Presidential Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research.

Zayira Jordan

Zayira Jordan

Welcome: Web accessibility coordinator

Zayira Jordan, Iowa State's first web accessibility coordinator, began work last week.

Reiman Gardens launches 20-year master plan

Big changes are coming to Reiman Gardens over the next 20 years, including grander gardens, unique water features and a stone amphitheater. 

Strategic plan: Comments sought, spring forums set

If you've got ideas that should be part of the next strategic plan, now's a good time to send them in. As they wrap up their reports to the steering committee, the planning subcommittees still can use comments submitted by Feb. 10.