Servicemaster crews are cleaning soot and smoke damage throughout Ross Hall, caused by an early morning fire Feb. 22. Cleanup is expected to take four to six weeks.
With no time to waste and no electronic system in place to process applications, the student financial aid team worked nights last summer to review applications and disburse $10.8 million in federal CARES Act dollars to the neediest students.
Among 10 recommendations the state Board of Regents approved Feb. 24 are a syllabus statement similar to Iowa State's for all courses at regent universities, annual free speech training for all students and employees, and a permanent board committee on free speech.
A pilot project that launches in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center next week could lead to used paper towels feeding campus plants instead of filling up landfill space.
Three Iowa State leaders will participate over the next year in a nationally renowned program designed to diversify the loftiest ranks of higher education administration by preparing qualified individuals from underrepresented populations to be presidents and chancellors.
Iowa Go-To-Market will fill a gap in the state's startup support network, working with businesses that already have been through a development program such as an accelerator and are looking to build on an established but still emerging foundation.
Starting next week, chief information officer Kristen Constant and agricultural and biosystems engineering chair Steve Mickelson will lead the implementation of Workday Student and Workday Receivables.