North exterior of the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

Summer projects on (or near) your corner

Inside offers a quick look at some campus road and building projects happening or wrapping up this summer.

'Roll out the cardinal carpet,' as orientation returns in full

Student orientation returns to its usual form for the first time since 2019, offering Cyclones-to-be an opportunity for a two-day, in-person introduction to Iowa State.

Carl Wells head shot

Carl Wells


Carl Wells is in his second week as director of equal opportunity and Title IX coordinator. He joins the university from a 20+ year career at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Senior VP Cain will retire this fall

The operations and finance division leader's 42-year career included stops at the state auditor's office, state Board of Regents and Iowa State. A national search will be announced in a few weeks.

Leaders take strategic plans, building proposal to regents next week

An Iowa State nine-year strategic plan, 30-year strategic facilities plan and proposal for a new engineering building on the west side of campus are on the agenda when the state Board of Regents meets May 31-June 2. 

Support grows for responding to student well-being needs

Faculty and staff have a new resource for helping the growing number of students struggling with well-being issues, one of a variety of training opportunities this summer focused on identifying and addressing mental health and wellness concerns.

Training available as New Quizzes set to launch in Canvas

Starting next week, all instructors will have access to New Quizzes, the updated quiz engine in Canvas. Numerous training and learning opportunities are available this summer for those ready to try it out.

Changes shared for COVID-19 data and information

This summer, Iowa State's public health team will implement a series of changes related to COVID-19 information and resources for the campus community.