New snow covers central campus around the campanile

A fresh start

A layer of new snow greeted students and employees Monday on the first day of the semester.

Annual inclusive classroom training for faculty is underway

All 56 academic departments will participate in annual training focused on inclusive teaching in class. CELT uses its inclusive classroom workshop as the basis for training, which began last week.

New W-4 form brings changes for federal withholding choices

Making federal income tax withholding elections changed Jan. 1 with an overhaul of the longstanding W-4 form.


Shawn Boyne


Shawn Boyne began in the provost's office on Jan. 8, taking over the role of director of academic quality and undergraduate education. 

Students, faculty are invited to use online grammar tool

Iowa State began a one-year pilot of Grammarly's premium edition this month. All students and faculty can create an account.

P&S Council recommends pay raises exceeding inflation

The Professional and Scientific Council approved its annual compensation recommendation, calling for raises ranging up to 2% above inflation.

A selection of giveaway pens promoting the census

"Claim Ames" giveaways

Student and international residents should 'Claim Ames' on 2020 census

The U.S. census is a snapshot of the population taken every 10 years. The statistical data is used for decisions on federal funding, political representation and business expansion in communities.