A wrecking ball is used to weaken the Nuclear Engineering Lab st

Summer demolition

On the west side of campus, the Nuclear Engineering Lab came down earlier this week, with the oldest section of Sweeney up next.

University to collect job information from P&S employees

P&S employees will receive instructions next month on completing a job profile tool. The information collected will help shape the new classification/compensation structure.

Center spared from elimination, but loses state funding

College, center leaders will look at options for operating the center with resources available from current or future philanthropy.

Butterfly on a flower.

Butterfly app

Butterflies? There's an app for that

Students in an electrical and computer engineering senior design course helped create a mobile app and database commissioned by Reiman Gardens entomologist Nathan Brockman. The technology, originally designed as a tool for butterfly population surveys, can be customized for different studies.

Implementation planning begins for CyRide route changes

CyRide's board has approved a 13-route structure; a phased implementation of changes is likely to begin next May.

Expect parking lot and road closures next week

The Special Olympics Iowa summer games are back, bringing thousands of competitors, fans and volunteers to campus venues May 25-27. Select parking lots and streets will close to accommodate the three-day event.