Nearly 550 returning students paid it back this week, volunteering several hours to move in first-year students to their residence halls.
Dean Sarah Rajala, who has served in the post since 2013, will retire at the end of this academic year.
Construction, appointments, news and other stories -- if you missed an issue of Inside Iowa State during the summer months, get caught up with a look back at some headlines.
A $1.5 million reduction in general fund support for facilities planning and management will mean fewer projects for building and sidewalk repairs and higher rates for many of the services FPM offers on campus.
Several ISU Dining locations shuttered for summer renovations are ready to serve campus diners.
President Wendy Wintersteen was among the Iowa Staters greeting visitors Tuesday to the university's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.
The replacement process, in the under-construction Sycamore Falls area of Reiman Gardens, likely will push the planting phase of the project to next spring.
When added to Canvas course pages, the new "ISU Library Resources" tab gives students seamless access to library resources such as discipline-specific research guides, relevant databases and a librarian contact.
Signing up for international insurance for university-related travel is easier under a new system that eventually will include automatic security alerts and other features.