Students walk on snow-lined central campus sidewalk

First day

The Iowa State community started our spring semester this week. Here's to 16 productive weeks ahead!

Have symptoms? Pick up an at-home rapid test on campus

Beginning Jan. 20, COVID-19 symptomatic employees and students can pick up a free rapid antigen test at five campus locations, one of many testing options available as COVID-19 cases rise. Also, three more vaccine clinics are scheduled in State Gym.

Sharon Perry-Fantini head shot



Sharon Perry-Fantini, Iowa State's vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, began in her new role this week.

Wickert appointed to third provost term

His reappointment reflects strengths identified in a 2019 Faculty Senate review of his office and a fall 2021 administrative survey about his job performance.

Senators receive update on student mental health

Because students continue to struggle with their mental health, student affairs launched a new campaign last fall. Cyclone Support is one way students are met online and directed to on-campus resources.

TIAA begins offering one-on-one consultations on campus

Employees thinking about their retirement planning have a more convenient and consistent option for getting a personalized financial check-up.

Clinics will focus on effective leadership

The three online clinics are intended for Faculty Senate and P&S Council members, but they are open to all faculty and staff. Skills learned can be applied in roles across campus.

Winter break news in the rearview

If you were away from campus for part or all of the winter session, we compiled a short summary of news you might like to see.