Where's Bob

May 13

Where's Bob?

Do you know where University photographer Bob Elbert spotted this architectural embellishment?


Garden gnomes

May 13

Reiman Gardens expands its gnome decorating project

Reiman Gardens staff has decided to expand the "decorate a gnome" project that is part of its current gnome exhibition. About 75 more of the smaller gnomes could be added to the 23 already in place. Volunteer groups or individuals are sought to paint or decorate a 3-foot gnome by June 15.

May 13

Lots, streets closed May 20-21 for Special Olympics

Next week's Iowa Special Olympics summer games (May 20-22) will close the Iowa Center commuter lots Thursday and Friday. Other lots and streets also will be impacted.

May 13

Performance reviews: Staff need, want to know

It's that time of year to think about completing performance reviews, if you haven't already. Associate VP for human resource services Carla Espinoza says they're a basic courtesy to employees, and responds to questions about them.


Residence recycling

May 13

A dumpster isn't enough anymore

Nonperishable food, unwanted clothing and working appliances were some of the items recycled by students as they moved out of the residence halls. The collection project was organized by the residence department.

May 13

Ombuds help is available all summer

When there's a problem at work, a sympathetic ear is nice, but a solution is even better. ISU ombuds officer Elaine Newell offers both.

May 13

Council learns about salary increases, position cuts

Salary guidelines and staff reductions were among the topics discussed at the May 6 P&S Council meeting.