Zachary Hudson planting a boxwood shrub.

Creating Witchhazel Walk

A stretch of sidewalk west of Horticulture Hall was the focus of this year's Arbor Day planting. Members of the graduate student horticulture society spearheaded the design and implementation of the project.

Senate is considering 'clinical' faculty titles

Non-tenure eligible professorships, preceded by the word "clinical," were proposed at the April 19 Faculty Senate meeting. The appointments primarily would be used for Vet Med specialists with teaching and service duties, such as diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Regents will revisit 2016-17 tuition rates

State funding increase for the next fiscal year is less than one-third of what was requested to address issues associated with Iowa State's rapid enrollment growth.

Fountain plaza project to begin in May

The area surrounding the Fountain of the Four Seasons will be completely relandscaped this summer. The project, which will complement the cast stone wall installed on the north side of Union Drive last year, is part of the campus beautification initiative.

Students study on benches along a building hallway

400 benches are in

Students avoid the floor, thanks to 400 hallway benches

A cooperative effort provided 400 hallway benches for students in targeted buildings with high classroom use.

Task force working on enrollment solutions

President Steven Leath asked a faculty task force to look for ideas and solutions to Iowa State's growing enrollment. The group's final report should be completed by June.

Bridge repairs will close Stange Road for 30 days

The closure begins Monday, May 9. Vehicles will be detoured; pedestrians and bicyclists shouldn't be affected.

Safety escort app may debut this fall

A new smartphone app will make it easier than ever to request safe escort across campus between dusk and dawn.