Recess in the Memorial Union
Ames resident David Skaar (right) regularly comes to campus for a chess game -- outside when the weather allows, at the student union during the winter months.
Faculty asked to study, weigh in on enrollment management
President Steven Leath has asked for faculty input on managing increased enrollment in the absence of "significant new resources." A task force will gather ideas and offer possible solutions for a final report due by June.
Employees urged to get IP assignments on the books
Faculty and P&S staff are urged to assign intellectual property rights to ISU now, to avoid conflicting agreements later.
Leath makes annual appeal to legislative subcommittee
The President tells legislators that university leaders are "considering alternatives" in case the FY17 appropriations request isn't fully met.
New online tool helps link art and academics
University Museums' 40,000-piece collection is available for viewing with the click of a button, thanks to a new online database called the Electronic Museum, or eMuseum.
Winter break, partial shutdown yield overall energy savings
Fluctuating temperatures and fewer closed buildings during winter break created a mixed bag of energy savings.
Miller projects will advance undergraduate teaching
Five proposals were funded for 2016-17 from among 19 submissions.
Regents meet on campus next week
Parking permit increases, a proposal for an employee recruitment consortium and several ISU presentations are on the agenda.