ISU community reacts to alarming invasion of Ukraine

President Wintersteen asks the campus community for "an extra degree of care" for colleagues from Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Plus, options for sending financial help to the Ukrainian people.

War is agony for those with loved ones in harm's way

Ukranians at Iowa State have watched in horror over the past week, checking in constantly with family and friends enduring the violence as Russian troops invaded and bombed their home country.

Ombuds service for employees returns in-house

Attorney Laura Smythe, who has a breadth of experience in mediation, training and teaching college courses, will start in the post April 18. The contract for virtual ombuds services will extend for a time to assure a smooth transfer of cases.

Three finalists named in EO director and Title IX coordinator search

Each candidate's campus interview this month includes a campus forum in the Memorial Union.

Work continues on improving child care access

Progress has been made on many of the actions recommended by a task force that studied how to improve access to high-quality and affordable child care for Iowa State employees and students with children. 

Extension helps the state train child care professionals

Since 2017, ISU Extension and Outreach has offered training required for licensed and registered child care providers. Even during the pandemic year of 2021, extension issued more than 86,000 training certificates to early childhood education professionals across the state.