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New mats keep the mess out of the MU

A new mat strategy at the Memorial Union entrances helps keep dirt and debris on visitors' shoes from showing up all over the building. The custodial staff spends less time cleaning floors, freeing them up for other work. Over seven years, the mats will save the MU more than $640,000.

Wintersteen accepts committee's Catt Hall recommendation

With its final vote last week, a review committee recommended the university keep Carrie Chapman Catt's name on Catt Hall.

Karen Rodekamp in a dining center


Karen Rodekamp, a 24-year veteran in ISU Dining -- and former student employee -- was promoted to director of ISU Dining, effective Nov. 1.

Operations/finance leadership team is set

This summer, senior vice president for operations and finance Shawn Norman tweaked the leadership structure for the division and has announced promotions to fill the remaining positions.

Diversity recommendations, faculty development requests on next week's regents agenda

Also on the docket are requests for two second phases at the Veterinary Medicine campus: the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and pet cancer clinic, the biennial report on how faculty spend their workweek and a compensation proposal for Business college faculty who lead custom professional education for corporate clients.

Winter weather message to the Iowa State community

Information shared this week with students and employees about campus announcements and closures related to winter weather.