Female student waters poinsettias in the hort greenhouse

A warm, bright spot on a chilly day

The horticulture greenhouses contain lots of mums and poinsettias this time of year.


Ron Sykora

Five questions for a dual-career employee

One career is not enough for Ron Sykora. As a veterans certification official at Iowa State, he assists student veterans and dependents of veterans with their GI Bill benefits. It's a good fit since he's also a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, with 28 years of military experience. 

Faculty help peers create fair searches, welcoming departments

Six years after its initial grant funding ended, Iowa State's colleges and the senior vice president and provost's office continue to invest in ISU ADVANCE, freeing up a handful of faculty to work part time on recruiting, retaining and promoting women and people of color in faculty posts.

Birdseye view of Jack Trice Stadium on game day

Jack Trice Stadium

Iconic campus photos available for sale

Through an online self-service process, members of the public may purchase professional images of numerous campus locations. 

Colletti named interim endowed dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Senior associate dean Joe Colletti, who has been a faculty member since 1978, will move to his new post Nov. 20, the day dean Wendy Wintersteen becomes university president.