Who needs Black Friday or Cyber Monday? It's time for Inside's annual gift guide, which highlights items offered by campus retailers, units and student organizations.
About $4.6 million in matching funds from ISU units will leverage about $4.7 million in central funds to cover 20 new initiatives this year grounded in the university's strategic plan. The one-time funding awards vary in size from $24,000 to $1 million.
A packed house listened as author, columnist and political analyst Charlie Cook delivered the Nov. 27 inaugural address for Iowa State's new Harkin Institute of Public Policy. A short dedication ceremony preceded his talk.
Iowa State professors Cinzia Cervato (geological and atmospheric sciences) and Ann Marie VanDerZanden (horticulture) were selected in an internal search for the next director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and co-director of the learning communities program. Both finalists are interviewing this week; their schedules include an open forum.
WinterFest 2011 is Friday, Dec. 2, and offers a blizzard of fun (mostly free) activities for all ages.