Orientation tour

June 9

Campus test drive

More than 800 first-year students visited campus during the first four orientation sessions. About 4,800 students, most of them accompanied by parents and family members, will take part in orientation activities this month.

June 9

Regents lay groundwork for presidential search

Meeting Wednesday in Iowa City, the state Board of Regents selected a search firm to assist with Iowa State's presidential search and outlined membership on the search committee. The board also approved designs and budgets for Harl Commons in Curtiss Hall and a new facility for the Cyclone football program.

June 9

Your thoughts on the budget model, please

With nearly three years of use complete, ISU budget leaders are conducting a formal review of the university's budget model, called the Resource Management Model. All members of the university community are invited to share their ideas on using it and improving it.


Flower bed near Agronomy Hall

June 9

Give me an "I"

The horticulture club kept the cardinal and gold theme when members designed the summer look for the flower bed near Agronomy Hall.

June 9

Something different for summer school

Superheroes, tsunamis, bugs and brains top the list of unique courses offered at Iowa State this summer.

June 9

Espinoza will begin phased retirement

Associate vice president for human resource services Carla Espinoza has announced plans to begin a two-year phased retirement by Jan. 1, 2012. A 12-member search committee has begun the process of finding her successor.