Wood, rope and iridescent panels structure

Kinetic art by students

Second-year architecture students installed their own oversize sculpture in the northeast corner of Reiman Gardens as part of the gardens' "Forces of Nature" exhibition. 

Most of midyear reversion to be absorbed centrally

Just $1.42 milion of the $5.4 million state funding reduction is being distributed among university divisions. Among the priorities held harmless: the seven colleges, library, central research, extension and student financial aid.

Senate will vote May 1 on NTE faculty changes

New titles, ranks and tracks for nontenure-eligible faculty are among the proposed changes being considered by the Faculty Senate.

Employee reps share need for salary increases with regents

Faculty Senate president Tim Day and P&S Council president Jessica Bell's comments to the state Board of Regents share similar themes: Employees are doing more with less (repeatedly), with little indication the tide could change.


Swaying habits

New hammock posts take pressure off trees

With usage on the upswing in recent years, hammocks have taken a toll on many historic Iowa State trees. A pilot project near the campanile offers an alternative way to relax in a hammock without stressing out a tree. 

Tuition increase proposal awaits June decision

President Wendy Wintersteen tells the State Board of Regents the differential tuition component in Iowa State's proposal is a critical need.