Students on campus using GIS to map trees

Campus landscape is being mapped with GIS tech

Details about thousands of trees and shrubs are being recorded as part of an ongoing effort to electronically map the campus landscape.

How ISU Extension and Outreach became a digital access trailblazer

After deciding to make past and future digital publications accessible, an ISU Extension and Outreach team quickly learned how rare that is. Three years later, their intensive approach and self-built accessibility curriculum are drawing national attention.

Meet Amy Ward, P&S Council president

Navigating the classification and compensation review and improving supervisor training and employee evaluations are on Ward's agenda this year.

Meet Jonathan Sturm, Faculty Senate president

Beginning to implement recommendations on teaching evaluation, continued work on open access for research and publication, and faculty workload are priorities for Sturm's second turn as president.

Term faculty have new titles, more consistent policies

Following a two-year process, nontenure-eligible faculty are now called term faculty. The change brought new titles -- effective July 1 -- and more consistent policies for appointments, reviews and advancement.

Norway spruce tree

Unique trees

Ash tree threat changes landscape

ISU's preparations for an invasive and destructive beetle included removing and replacing a significant number of ash trees from the campus landscape.