Getting a jump start on spring (break)

Perhaps practicing for their mid-semester break, students made the most of spring-like temperatures in central Iowa this week.

Chad Garland will lead the Memorial Union team

Currently serving as senior director of University Center, student life and event services at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs campus, Garland will make the move to Iowa State on April 15.

Third rollout of student functions in Workday arrives Monday

Faculty and staff whose jobs include student processes and information will see additional apps in their Workday menu that morning. Here are a few suggestions for making the most of familiar tasks in a new system.

One finalist named in EO director and Title IX coordinator search

The candidate's schedule includes a 10 a.m. campus forum on Wednesday, March 6; the candidate's name and curriculum vitae will be shared the preceding day.

Regents elect Sherry Bates to lead the board

Also approved by the state Board of Regents this week: A bond sale to renovate the Scheman Building, sound and video upgrades to athletics competition sites, a new master's in applied statistics via Iowa State Online and first looks at parking permit and residence and dining increases for next year.

Final season of CYTown parking lot work starts March 11

Demolition crews return March 11. The southwest quadrant of the lots will be completed by mid-August. With favorable weather, a majority of the north lot work also could be completed prior to the fall semester.

Transportation services simplifies driver request process

Available for any official university business, the simpler, one-step process was moved out of transportation services' vehicle reservation system.

Iowa State selects developer for CYTown

Omaha-based Goldenrod Companies, master developer for the University of Nebraska's Innovation Campus, will lead the design, development, financing and construction of the multi-use district between the Iowa State Center and Jack Trice Stadium.