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Soggy start

So far, October has presented lots of rain-soaked days to students and employees navigating between campus buildings.

Faculty input sought on campuswide initiatives

Updates on the Workday, service delivery and campus climate initiatives -- and how they will affect faculty -- were presented at the Oct. 9 Faculty Senate meeting. Faculty are being asked to provide feedback on the campuswide efforts.

P&S Council seeks ways to help as HR, finance jobs poised to change

A proposal to make human resources and finance staff positions more specialized, changing some employees' duties and direct supervisors, dominated discussion at the Oct. 4 meeting of the Professional and Scientific Council. 

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Accommodations for employees

'Don't assume they won't': What to know about disability accommodations

Disabilities are more common than most people realize, affecting nearly one in five Americans. If a health condition is impacting you at work, help may be available. Learn more from the UHR staff member devoted to accommodations.  

More Workday workshops scheduled to meet demand

More than 80 sessions are planned to help familiarize employees with the software system they'll use for finance, human capital management and payroll work.

Faculty Senate, provost’s office partner on faculty experience initiative

A faculty team is working to identify and take action on issues of concern, identified by faculty, in response to results from the fall 2017 campus climate survey.

Twenty percent of undergrads are in one of five majors

A look at the newest enrollment data shows that one in five Iowa State undergraduate students this fall is working toward a degree in one of five undergraduate majors. Male and female breakouts produce very different lists.