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Final prep

Students found all kinds of study spaces on campus this week to prepare for final exams.

Graduation events return to pre-pandemic formats

More than 1,900 students are scheduled to complete their Iowa State degrees this week. They'll be celebrated during Friday evening and Saturday afternoon ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum.

Office custodial services being primed for spring semester

During winter break, an expanding custodial staff will clean spaces that, by necessity, had lower priority during fall semester, including offices and administrative areas.

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Perry Fantini named vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion

She will leave her post as vice provost for equity, access and opportunity and Title IX coordinator at Tiffin University, Ohio, to start Jan. 18 at Iowa State.

Catt review committee following up with requesters, others

A broad audience will be able to review a draft report on the request to rename Catt Hall. The committee will invite feedback from the requesters, university units and other stakeholders and set a public period for written comment.

What's open and closed during winter break

Winter break begins this weekend and lasts about a month. Many facilities, offices and services close or reduce hours during break, though student services remain available during the online-only winter session. Here's a rundown.

Online leadership workshops will start this spring

A series of skills-based leadership workshops for faculty will begin during spring semester. The 90-minute online sessions, announced at the Dec. 15 Faculty Senate meeting, will focus on creating and leading inclusive meetings.