About 50 faculty leading winter session courses are in the home stretch this week. Inside caught up with one of them.
About 15% of eligible staff requested a flexible work arrangement under the new WorkFlex program, and nearly 95% of the requests were approved, according to data UHR leaders shared at the Professional and Scientific Council's Jan. 6 meeting.
The state Board of Regents voted Jan. 12 to move ahead with making national standardized tests -- the ACT or SAT -- optional for admission to Iowa's three public universities.
When the semester begins Tuesday, registrar staff will receive walk-in clients at 2157 Hixson-Lied, admissions staff will serve walk-in guests at 2630 MU (office of new student programs).
Faculty, staff and students will have another opportunity to get vaccinated on campus soon, one of many spring semester public health measures that will resemble those in the fall, with one key exception.
Extension staff, faculty, council members and administrators are being recruited for roles as diversity ambassadors. They will be front-line representatives to ensure extension is meaningfully accessible to the widest range of Iowans.