Inside Iowa State for faculty and staff
July 7, 2016 
Inside news
Welcome, Dean Jolly
Laura Dunn Jolly is the new dean of the College of Human Sciences. She arrived on campus this week.

Iowa State receives innovation recognition
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has designated Iowa State an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, one of 54 to receive the distinction to date.

Online learning drives summer enrollment growth
LAS college bumps its summer online course sections by more than one-third to lead the university's record summer enrollment.

Public sale will feature Hotel Memorial Union furniture
A July 14 liquidation sale is part of the task of converting three floors of hotel rooms to student housing for fall semester.

More news
The following announcement was added this week:
  • Produce from ISU hort farm is sold each week

Around campus
Linking copper to prion damage
Researchers have developed several single-molecule research techniques to study how copper ions damage prion proteins, which are found mostly in the brain.

  • Dallas Maxwell, ISU Armstrong and Neely-Kinyon research farms in southwest Iowa, to farm superintendent
Open houses and receptions
  • Farewell: Debra Sanborn, dean of students office, July 20 (2-3:30 p.m., Hixson-Lied Student Success Center)
Details about these events are on the university calendar.

Open forums
Board of Regents public hearing
Record your comments about any item on the board's July agenda at the July 14 public hearing (noon-1 p.m., MU Oak Room). An agenda and meeting materials for the July 18 telephonic meeting will be posted to the regents website by July 12.

Arts and events
Student-designed experience on display
As part of a studio project, Design students created a pavilion for the Des Moines' 80/35 music festival (July 8-9). The structure offers shade, seating and a sensory experience of music, light and color.

Next week at Reiman Gardens
Programs require preregistration and prepayment:
More campus events
Talks, performances, athletic contests and other campus events are listed on the university calendar.

Professional development
University human resources programming
Register via Learn@ISU.
  • Class series, 12+ Supervisory Leadership (12 classes), begins Sept. 14 and Sept. 28 (9 a.m.-noon)
  • Class series, Tools for Managing Workplace Conflict (three classes), begins Sept. 27 (9-11 a.m.)
Previous Inside coverage
Submitting your news
Inside Update is published Thursday mornings by the Office of University Relations. Send Update news to For questions call 515-294-7958.
Update archives

Inside Iowa State, 2040 Communications Building, Ames, IA 50011
Sent by in collaboration with
Constant Contact