Structuring assessments and maintaining academic integrity is one of the biggest challenges instructors and students face with online instruction. Many instructors are adjusting how they are testing, but ultimately it rests with students to make the right decision.
Helping Iowa manufacturers retool to make needed health care and safety supplies, which also protects manufacturing jobs threatened by a slowdown, is one of many ways ISU's Center for Industrial Research and Service is assisting the state's economy during the COVID-19 crisis.
Professional and scientific employees, along with their supervisors, will learn their job titles in the new classification and compensation system via individual emails from university human resources. The timing of those notifications isn't set yet.
Iowa State will prepare virtual ceremonies for undergraduate, graduate and professional veterinary medicine students, to be available on demand Saturday, May 9.
If you're working from home these days, you know virtual meetings on platforms like Webex, Zoom and Microsoft Teams are essential to keeping Iowa State running. But seeing precisely how much the traffic has increased still is startling.
A half dozen postal and parcel staff continue to distribute campus and U.S. mail to about 75% of campus buildings, locked or not. That takes care of about 90% of the current (reduced) mail volume.