Three graduating students take photos at the university wall

Celebrating their accomplishment

The university wall north of the Memorial Union was an unusually busy spot this week as graduating students dressed up and lined up to record this milestone.

Hilary Seo named dean of library services

An ISU faculty member since 2003, Seo has served as interim library dean since July 2019.

Coming this fall: More infant care, child-friendly library space

Two projects that support Iowa State students and employees with children -- an expansion of infant care capacity at University Community Childcare and a new study room at Parks Library designed for parents with kids in tow -- are set to open this fall.

Promotions approved for 45 term faculty

More than half of the promotions were in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which provides more than 40% of student credit hours taught.

Returning to campus, vaccines are focus in town hall

The vaccinations and preparations that will pave the way for a campus bustling with students, faculty and staff this fall were the focus in an April 29 town hall with senior university leaders and medical experts.

Data storage slimming focus turns to Google

On the heels of a successful data storage cleaning project in CyBox, a second storage provider, Google, has assigned Iowa State a lower capacity -- and a July 2022 deadline.

In-person October ceremony will honor 2020 graduates

Provost Jonathan Wickert told the Faculty Senate that 2020 graduates will have a chance to celebrate in-person in a campus ceremony this fall. Senators approved U.S. diversity requirement changes, policies on term faculty advancement and winter session effort, and two new degree programs.

Work begins to review the naming of Catt Hall

Maryland-based consultants History Associates Inc. will spend the summer researching, collecting and organizing factual evidence on Carrie Chapman Catt, and deliver its results to the committee during fall semester. 

Sending Raymond's diploma home

As they prepared to mail thousands of 2021 Iowa State diplomas, registrar staff also were working hard to find a home for one dated May 1961 bearing President James Hilton's signature.