Emily Saeugling works on flower bouquet

Not all February flowers are red

Students in Daniel Brabec's special events floral design course worked this week on cascading bouquets fit for a bride.

Study abroad makes a strong return

Following a successful fall, study abroad programs are getting closer to pre-pandemic numbers. There are 310 students participating in a semester program abroad this spring, about 80% of the number from spring 2020. An additional 200 students will join faculty-led trips over spring break.

Innovation award recognizes heroic advising during the pandemic

The recognition honors employees who went above and beyond in their academic advising from spring 2020 through fall 2021 in response to the COVID-19 world pandemic.

P&S Council recommends 'significant' raises to counter inflation

A "significant" pay increase for Professional and Scientific employees in fiscal year 2023 is warranted in the face of increased inflation, according to the P&S Council's annual report and recommendation on benefits and compensation.

Allies and role models are crucial for students in recovery

Two initiatives by Iowa State's collegiate recovery community, a support program run by the student health and wellness office, are intended to make it easier for students struggling with substance use to find help. In different ways, both efforts involve faculty and staff.

Use Adobe Sign to create e-signature documents

Nearly 230 employees who created documents in DocuSign received "initiator" status this week for Adobe Sign, the university's new designated software for documents requiring electronic signatures. Others can be added by request. Employees who only sign documents routed to them don't need to be initiators.

Have WorkCyte Phase II questions? Contact your change liaison

As the Workday Student and Receivables implementation turns to design and configuration in 2022, questions likely will come up. Turn to your change liaison to ask questions about the project or to weigh in with a comment, suggestion or concern.