Genetics Lab demolition, looking south

More green space is coming to Pammel Drive

The 88-year-old Genetics Laboratory complex is coming down this spring. Demolition includes removing a tunnel to the buildings under Pammel Drive and seeding the site for a pollinator garden for migrating butterflies.

Mid-semester breaks, optional winter session return in 2021-22 calendar

The next academic calendar features two 16-week semesters and an optional four-week winter session, and includes weeklong fall and spring breaks.

New effort supports fostered and homeless students

The universitywide program will tap existing student support services, provide a community structure for undergraduate and graduate members and appeal to staff and faculty benevolence.

With extra caution, ISU-sponsored international trips can resume

Ending a yearlong prohibition, faculty and staff can resume university-sponsored international trips. Travelers will need to agree to comply with COVID-19 regulations and meet with the risk management office for an itinerary review. 

Extension focus shifts to pandemic recovery for Iowans

ISU Extension and Outreach is stepping up its plans to assist Iowans in their recovery from the pandemic by having each county focus on one of six initiatives -- economic revival, financial security, food supply safety and access, youth education, mental health and quality child care -- over the next two years.

Coach TJ Otzelberger

TJ Otzelberger

Otzelberger introduced as men's head basketball coach

During a March 19 virtual media event, athletics director Jamie Pollard introduced former Cyclone assistant men's coach TJ Otzelberger as the successor to Steve Prohm.