Happy to be back

A smiley face is fingered into the snow covering a campus bush

Photo by Christopher Gannon.

Following nearly five weeks away from campus, students returned to in-person classes Wednesday -- and somebody was happy about it. University photographer Chris Gannon spotted this snow art outside Marston Hall Wednesday morning.

Well-below-zero windchills prompted university leaders to start "spring" semester online Tuesday, Jan. 16, for the safety of both students and employees.