Photostream image by Nick Vanberkum

Sept. 22

Gallery of great photos

As the leaves turn, capture the most picturesque time on campus and submit your images to ISU Photostream. The site features campus photos taken by students, faculty and staff.

Sept. 23

Open forum: Leath on land-grant role in prosperity

Presidential finalist Steven Leath talked about why the 150-year land-grant model still works and how universities can contribute to prosperity during an open forum Friday.

Sept. 23

Open forum: Subbaswamy on higher ed challenges

Presidential finalist Kumble Subbaswamy reflected on challenges to public universities, the role of athletics in higher ed and more during a packed-house open forum in Morrill Hall Thursday.

Presidential finalists

Leath (left) and Subbaswamy

Sept. 22

Two finalists for ISU presidency announced

Two finalists for the Iowa State presidency were announced this week by the search committee. Steven Leath, vice president for research and sponsored programs for the University of North Carolina System, Chapel Hill, and Kumble Subbaswamy, provost of the University of Kentucky, Lexington, will be on campus this week. Each will meet with university constituencies and participate in an open forum.

Sept. 22

University convocation is Monday; you're invited

Recipients of university and regent awards will be honored and president Gregory Geoffroy will outline priorities for the academic year ahead during the annual fall convocation Sept. 26 (3:15 p.m., MU Sun Room).

cookies at the Tearoom

Tearoom take-out service

Sept. 22

Tearoom offering take-out lunch service

Meals, cookies and a la carte menu items now are available to go during the Tearoom's lunch hour, Tuesdays through Fridays during the school year. The facility, located in 23 MacKay Hall, is operated by HRI 380 students.

Sept. 22

New home for ag engineering department clears another hurdle

Meeting Sept. 20, the state Board of Regents approved the project budget and description for phase 2 of the Biorenewables Complex: research/teaching and office/classroom wings that will house the department of agricultural and biosystems engineering.

Sept. 22

Car sharing comes to campus

The arrival of two fuel-efficient vehicles, anticipated next week, officially launches Iowa State's experiment with by-the-hour car sharing.