Volleyball courts at the SE recreation complex

Preparing for play

Work continues on the many components of a new recreation services complex along University Boulevard and, with cooperative weather this summer, it should be ready for student use this fall. 

Face coverings will be required when distancing isn't possible

Starting July 1, cloth face coverings or face shields will be required on campus in any area where physical distancing isn't possible, strengthening previous guidance that wearing a face covering was expected in such situations.  

Online forums for senior VP finalists begin July 1

Four candidates for the senior vice president post that leads the student affairs division will participate in online open forums during two-day virtual campus interviews.

Training helps employees spot and address their biases

Everyone is biased in certain ways, but trying to identify and address your bias isn't as instinctive. A training session available to faculty and staff provides tools for considering the effects of those blind spots and correcting them.

Bratsch-Prince reappointed as associate provost

Professor of Spanish Dawn Bratsch-Prince, who has served as an associate provost since 2010, has been reappointed to a five-year term.

Employee tuition reimbursement to be limited to ISU courses

Beginning fall semester, the employee tuition reimbursement program will be limited to Iowa State courses. Reimbursement applications for courses taken this spring or summer are not impacted. 

New online system simplifies youth program registration

A new online system launched this week simplifies registration and approval of university-sponsored youth programs, automating much of what's been a time-consuming process.