Student ascend and descend the front stairs of Curtiss Hall

Welcome to fall semester

An estimated 190 staff, administrators and faculty welcomed students to Iowa State at stations around campus duing the first two days of class.

ISU information security tightens network access to thwart would-be intruders

Increasing attacks on ISU networks have prompted IT officials to tighten security. Starting Sept. 1, those accessing office computers or servers from off-campus will need to include ISU's VPN in the sign-on process.

Leath reintroduces Principles of Community

A decade ago, student leaders spurred the development of six principles that exemplified their aspirations for the ISU community. In a letter to faculty, staff and students earlier this week, President Leath called for recommitment to the principles. 

Resources for those affected by a summer of tragedies

Some students, faculty and staff may be feeling the effects of a summer marked by acts of violence, natural disasters and other traumatic events. Resources are available for those struggling with coursework, emotional or physical issues or simply navigating campus.

Food, beverage guidelines set for university classrooms

After decades of a "no food or beverages" rule, departments and student organizations that use general university classrooms now may bring in both.

Summer synopsis

In case you missed it, Inside recaps changes that took place on campus over the summer.