Fallen trees find new life on campus

Nearly all of Iowa State's downed or removed trees end up back on campus. Most of them return as mulch, but a select few are processed through the TreeCycle program, which preserves high-quality specimens for furniture and other items.

Open educational resources can help ease students' financial burden

As college costs continue to soar, open educational resources as an alternative to traditional textbooks may be the difference between whether a student enrolls in or drops a class. 

Paying back student loans? Read this

Some Iowa State employees may qualify for student loan forgiveness through the federal government's Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. There's a myriad of details to work through, but it may be worth it. 

Eight days of homecoming

"Sound the CYren" opens Oct. 20 with an outdoor dance and continues through Oct. 28. The homecoming parade returns to downtown Ames on Sunday, Oct. 22.