Two international female students decorate 2D tree ornaments at

A glitter break

The Student Innovation Center hosted a holiday-themed study break for students all day Tuesday, with cookies or ornaments to decorate and hot cocoa and movies to enjoy.

Paris appointed to interim role in operations and finance

As part of the division's leadership transition, university controller Amy Tetmeyer is serving as interim associate vice president for finance. 


Bookstore offers work clothing for employees

For the first time, colleges and departments have an on-campus option to provide Iowa State-themed clothing to employees. Options include polos, plaid shirts, fleece vests and more.

Strategic plan funds help advance a long-term STEM project

Associate professor of education Ben Van Dusen's next-generation, artificial intelligence-powered assessment tool will be piloted in an important introductory physics course this spring. The goal is to improve the student passing rate by collecting useful data for instructors about what skills their students have mastered -- or need more help with.

Transportation services adds Des Moines airport shuttle service for students

The primary service offers a one-way shuttle to or from the airport at scheduled times on key dates in the university's academic year. But students -- individually or in groups -- may reserve a ride to the airport any time of the year for personal travel.

Iowa State launches reaccreditation process

Iowa State has begun its once-a-decade institutional reaccreditation process through the Higher Learning Commission. Much of the work will occur during the 2025-26 academic year, leading up to a site visit scheduled for that March.