Nicole Johnson (left) and Ryan Walker share a pizza in the libra

Pausing for pizza

Friends share a pizza and a study break early in final exams week.

Enrollment, affordability lead to rise in NTE instruction

Up to 41 percent of teaching at Iowa State is handled by non-tenure-eligible faculty and staff. Provost Jonathan Wickert shared the data in his annual NTE instruction report to the Faculty Senate.

What you need to know about winter break

Winter break is coming, which means many university employees will take an extended stretch of time off. Here’s a primer on how it works.

What's open, what's closed during winter break

A look a winter break hours for some public buildings, offices and services.

Rajala reappointed as Engineering dean

Provost Wickert cites enrollment growth, quality facilities, Rajala's relationships with alumni and business/industry leaders in announcing the reappointment.

Signature ice cream contest finalists

Ice cream contestants

Students develop signature ice cream flavor

The winning team used ingredients inspired by alumni George Washington Carver and Millie Day.

Next steps for the campus climate survey

A summary of findings will be presented during public meetings, likely in late spring. 

Chief of police discusses department goals, challenges with P&S Council

At its Dec. 7 meeting, Professional and Scientific Council heard a department of public safety update from chief of police Michael Newton.

Free New York Times to continue, Wall Street Journal may be added

The library will pick up the tab to retain a free campuswide subscription to the New York Times that student government senators voted against renewing last month. In addition, students, faculty and staff may gain new access next year to the Wall Street Journal.