With the fall semester set to begin Monday, this is move-in week. It's a bit of a bigger job than in recent years, as more than 9,600 students are living on campus. That's the most since 2019 and an increase that warranted reopening Wallace and Linden halls.
Erin Baldwin, associate vice president for student health and wellness, outlines what faculty, staff and students should know about the university's public health focus in the coming year.
Online education staff from the academic colleges will be integrated to Iowa State Online, one of four focus areas in an expanded Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
University ombuds Laura Smythe arrived on campus Aug. 1 following several months of remote work. The ombuds office is now located in Agronomy Hall.
New Quizzes became available to all instructors campuswide June 1 as Canvas prepares to phase out Classic Quizzes in June 2024. CELT staff recommend transitioning only simple quizzes until migration is seamless, but instructors are encouraged to get familiar with the new options and question types.
The Professional and Scientific Council’s big-picture goals for 2022-23 will focus on employee retention, flexible work program improvements and educating constituents, under the strategic initiatives proposed at the council’s Aug. 4 meeting.
Thousands of university Gmail accounts -- most belonging to graduated students -- were moved to Microsoft Outlook in June, another big step toward a single system for campus email and calendar functions.
Before fall semester begins next week, catch up on summer happenings across campus.