solar trash compactor

March 31

More trash talk

Another 23 BigBelly solar trash compactors have been installed on campus this week, thanks to the residence department. Seven more are waiting in the wings.

bridge near The Knoll

ISU Photostream

March 31

Photostream of (campus) consciousness

In just a couple of weeks, the new ISU Photostream website has become a beautiful reflection of campus, as framed by student, faculty and staff photographers.

March 31

Legislative update

State relations officer Ann McCarthy updates the university community on the latest possibilities for state funding to Iowa State for the year that begins July 1. Redistricting also will command legislators' time and attention in these last weeks of the 2011 session.

March 31

News you can use from HRS

A pair of April 30 deadlines for flexible spending account claims and inclusion in the phased plus retirement program are among two of the news items from human resource services this week.

Flood mitigation at Hilton Coliseum

Flood mitigation

March 31

Preventing future flood damage

Flood mitigation work is under way at Hilton Coliseum and the Scheman Building.

March 31

More lenses on risk management

Following a trend in higher education, Iowa State is adopting a broader, less "siloed" approach to identifying, assessing and managing risk -- physical, financial or reputational. It's called enterprise risk management.

March 25

President Gregory Geoffroy will step down

President Gregory Geoffroy announced to the university community today his intention to leave his post no later than July 31, 2012. He will remain president of Iowa State until a successor is named.