Students in caps and jackets move across a snowy campus lawn

A cool launch

Winter arrived in central Iowa just in time to welcome students and faculty back to campus for the first day of spring semester.

Canvas gets high marks in first year

An estimated 75 percent of instructors are using the learning management system since it became the lone one on the Iowa State campus in January 2018. Communication and training helped in the transition for faculty and students. 

Governor's budget funds operating increase

Gov. Kim Reynolds' state budget for FY20 funds the regent universities' request for $18 million in new operating revenue designated for resident undergraduate financial aid. Iowa State's portion is $7 million.

People line up for gelato samples at the Hub open house

Hub open house

It's a hub once more

Following a Jan. 10 open house, the Hub's new dining options -- the Roasterie coffee cafe and Heaping Plato Mediterranean food -- began service the next day.

One-fourth of winter tumbles occur in parking lots

During each of the last three years, between 25 and 32 percent of reported winter falls on campus occurred in parking lots, typically within a few feet of an employee's vehicle. No other locale is as risky, statistically.

In redesigned space, Iowa State Center's biggest auditorium will host its smallest shows

The Iowa State Center is premiering a new venue later this month, a club-like setting for small acoustic shows tucked inside Stephens Auditorium.