Academic advising in virtual mode dislocates a regular, important and personal interaction for students at a time when they have many questions. Four advisers described how they and their students are handling the change.
The unprecedented response to the COVID-19 pandemic evolves rapidly. Each week as needed, Inside Iowa State will recap how coronavirus is affecting the university and share relevant resources for employees.
University leaders met virtually with the Professional and Scientific Council at the council's April 2 meeting, fielding questions about how the university's response to the coronavirus pandemic is affecting employees.
IT services and university human resources partnered to provide employees with web-based professional development opportunities.
Inside looked for ISU sites that might help faculty and staff working at home while trying to keep their children busy and happy.
Senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert spoke to the Faculty Senate about a timeline to return to campus and spring semester course evaluations at the April 7 meeting.
Faye Draper's colleagues in the admissions office couldn't let her 50th anniversary at Iowa State pass without a celebration, so in appropriate pandemic style, they gave her a parade.
ISU WellBeing offers programs and activities to help employees deal with a range of issues and lead healthy lives as they adjust to a new normal.
The intent is to assist faculty and staff working remotely who could use additional Dell computer equipment to do their jobs. Same-day pickup is possible.
The project team behind the Workday Planning rollout shifted to remote collaboration to keep the launch on track for April 13 -- providing a more sophisticated cloud-based budgeting tool in the midst of a crisis that makes the improvements especially valuable.