Stretching over two weeks a process that usually takes two days, following a schedule that allows for physical distancing, Iowa State students living on-campus began moving in this week.
An update to the university's policy on wearing face coverings clarified that a cloth face covering, preferred instead of a face shield, is required in university buildings with few exceptions. It also is required outdoors on campus anywhere distancing may be difficult.
During a 90-minute session, a half-hour longer than prior COVID-19 town halls, senior leaders outlined new specifics about the university's fall plans.
With the stress and demands of the coronavirus pandemic, mindfulness in the classroom and through virtual instruction is finding its way into more plans. CELT is offering a three-part series on mindful and contemplative pedagogy to help instructors and students.
Faculty reflecting on their experiences in the spring and thinking about the fall shared some ideas about how to foster two-way communication with students.
Gerard Tate, a U.S. veteran and social worker, became the second director of Iowa State's veterans center on June 29.
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching continues to help faculty and staff improve the virtual experience by offering an array of programs throughout the fall semester.
New undergraduates will get the typical whirlwind mix of campus know-how, academic tips, connections with classmates and Cyclone celebration at this year's Destination Iowa State, despite some revisions needed for an atypical fall.