In her annual state funding request to the Iowa Legislature's joint education appropriations subcommittee, President Wendy Wintersteen also shared the budget impacts of COVID-19 and responded to an inquiry about faculty tenure.
With less than four weeks remaining in a seven-month application window, nearly 250 employees are approved for the university's 2020-21 retirement incentive. The application deadline is March 1.
Rather than assign team members, two residence life leaders chose to staff the university's designated isolation and quarantine student housing themselves last fall, providing 24/7 service and reassurance to students and their families.
The new gaming and esports room in Beyer Hall not only gives students a place to practice and compete, but promotes peer-to-peer interaction between gamers who previously may only have communicated through chat servers. The room also will offer research opportunities.
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