Female Asian student practices answers on a whiteboard

Final effort for the semester

University photographer Christopher Gannon captured images Tuesday morning of students congregated in Parks Library as they prepped for final exams.

Focus group will help shape plan for regents' DEI recommendations

Faculty, staff, students and administrators will work with senior leaders to provide feedback and help advise on a plan by April to comply with the recommendations.

Celebrating with 1,800 new graduates

Students completing their Iowa State degrees this semester will celebrate their accomplishments at two commencement ceremonies this weekend at Hilton Coliseum. College receptions also are scheduled Friday and Saturday.

Protect your information from holiday hackers

Iowa State's IT security team warns that this time of year sees an uptick in online scams, coming in the form of text message, email or phone call. The team offered these tips to avoid being scammed.

Brown elected to National Academy of Inventors

Mechanical engineer Robert C. Brown has 26 U.S. patents, many of which involve the thermochemical conversion of biomass -- such as corn stalks or wood chips -- into a liquid bio-oil for energy and a biochar for fertilizer.

Senators to learn more about a flat fee for course materials

At the Faculty Senate's January meeting, representatives from the ISU Book Store will present on a proposed flat fee for course materials in fall 2024. The policy still is under review and discussion.

P&S Council fills more vacant seats

For the second consecutive month, the council approved appointments due to members leaving the university or resigning from council due to demands on their work time.