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.
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.