Kurt Garretson adjusts "cooperation" banner on light pole

Timeless concept gets fresh look for 2023

The new banners still feature a simple and modern design and updated photos representing each of Iowa State's six Principles of Community: respect, purpose, cooperation, richness of diversity, freedom from discrimination, and honest and respectful expression of ideas.

Shawn Norman in Beardshear rotunda

Shawn Norman


Shawn Norman joined Iowa State's leadership team Jan. 1 as senior vice president for operations and finance. He previously served in finance leadership roles at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.

Jason Henderson to lead extension and outreach programs

A native of northeast Iowa and a nationally recognized expert in agricultural and rural issues, Henderson will begin his Iowa State post on April 3.

Heaverlo to support strategic relations priorities

Carol Heaverlo has begun a new commitment with the president's office in support of university priorities in strategic relations and communications.

John Walters

John Walters

Five questions with the voice of the Cyclones

John Walters has called many great Cyclone moments on the gridiron and court during his 20 years of radio play-by-play.

Criminal history inquiry removed from job application form

Iowa State has stopped inquiring about job seekers' criminal history in its online application form. Instead, recruitment staff will assess responses to the question during the background review process.

Winter break important time for ITS team

Members of the information technology services audiovisual experience team are busy during winter break updating classroom technology across campus. Many of the jobs were impacted by supply chain issues last summer and winter break is the only other time the team can work without disrupting the daily flow of classrooms.