colors on campus

Oct. 6

A Cyclone autumn

There's plenty of cardinal and gold on campus this week, courtesy of Mother Nature.

Dan Shechtman


Oct. 6

Iowa State, Ames Lab scientist wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Dan Shechtman, a scientist in the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and professor in ISU's engineering college and Israel's Technion, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals.

Oct. 6

First look at FY13

Executive vice president and provost Elizabeth Hoffman lays out funding priorities and summarizes funding requests to the state for next year in her first budget memo to ISU leaders for the FY13 budget cycle.

Oct. 6

Gateway Hotel sold to ISU-friendly investor group

The ISU Foundation has sold the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center to a group of investors that calls itself Friends of Iowa State University Hotel Holdings L.L.C. The $5 million sale, which includes the hotel, hotel contents and 17 acres of surrounding grounds, was finalized Oct. 4.

Michael Golemo conducting in Austria

Michael Golemo

Oct. 6

Five questions for Michael Golemo

He made music with the Temptations, Four Tops, Ray Charles and other legends. Director of bands Michael Golemo talks about his past and present in "Five Questions".

Oct. 6

Disability Awareness Summit debuts at ISU Oct. 14

The 2011 Iowa Regent Institutions Disability Awareness Summit will be held at Iowa State for the first time Friday, Oct 14. All are welcome to attend this free event, but registration is required by Oct. 7.

Oct. 6

Take a walk ... Friday

Iowa Staters are encouraged to join the all-Iowa, 1-kilometer "Start Somewhere Walk" at noon Friday, Oct. 7. Walkers can choose from several routes mapped out on campus and in the Ames community.