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.
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.
New titles, ranks and tracks for nontenure-eligible faculty are among the proposed changes being considered by the Faculty Senate.
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.
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.
President Wendy Wintersteen tells the State Board of Regents the differential tuition component in Iowa State's proposal is a critical need.