First snow

The first significant snowfall this winter brought 8.8 inches of heavy, wet white stuff -- perfect for snow sculptures. Campus services teams were out in force clearing campus Tuesday and Wednesday.

Funding available for first-generation and low-income undergraduates

Faculty and staff are encouraged to share these opportunities from the new Center for Student Educational Success, a funded initiative of the university's strategic plan. 

Winter weather is here. Have a team plan

Employees within campus units should coordinate among themselves in advance and have a plan for occasions when the university remains open, but weather conditions may make it difficult for employees to travel to campus.

Bigger health symposium returns for second year

Faculty, staff, students and other experts will lead an expanded group of breakout sessions at the free symposium designed to focus on welcoming, belonging and well-being. Registration is open.

A reminder: Guidelines for faculty and staff on political activity

University employees may participate in political activities if they are acting on their own behalf and using their own personal time and resources -- but not their university computer or Iowa State email account.