Ross Hall

Repairing damage to Ross Hall

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.

Financial aid staff works overtime to get CARES Act funds to students

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.

Architect's sketch of University Boulevard pedestrian bridge

University Boulevard bridge

Regents direct Iowa, Northern Iowa to adopt syllabus statement

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.

Trial run explores composting paper towels from campus bathrooms

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 ISU leaders selected for program to diversify university presidencies

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.

G2M aims to boost research-driven startups past a good start

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. 

Leaders announced for Workday Student, Receivables project

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.