Among the plant wonders in the greenhouse atop Bessey Hall are 75 species of orchid, making for a warm and colorful visit on a winter's day.
Take-home pay in January was up a bit for most university employees, a reflection of new state income tax rates. Iowa is on a four-year schedule to arrive at a single rate, 3.9%, in 2026.
The Block and Bridle Club is teaming with the nonprofit Cactus Cares to purchase meat processed at the meats lab for the SHOP food pantry. The student organization has raised about $1,500; Cactus Cares will match up to $5,000 to provide meat for students dealing with food insecurity.
The verification process would start in late March, with a June 2 deadline for employees to submit the required documents verifying their dependents' eligibility.
Instructors can set expectations for students by defining when and how artificial intelligence, like ChatGPT, can be used. Faculty can encourage or discourage its use by the type of projects they assign.
Sioux City native Carly Hanson previously served in the office of diversity, equity and inclusion.