Associate vice president for student health and wellness Erin Baldwin outlines what faculty, staff and students should know about the university's public health focus in the coming year.
With fall semester set to begin Monday, this is move-in week. It's a bit of a bigger job than in recent years, since more than 9,600 students are living on campus. That's the most since 2019 and an increase that warranted reopening Wallace and Linden halls.
University ombuds Laura Smythe arrived on campus Aug. 1 following several months of remote work. The ombuds office has moved to Agronomy Hall.
By the start of spring semester, online education staff from the academic colleges will be integrated to Iowa State Online, one of four focus areas in an expanded Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
New Quizzes were available to all instructors June 1 as Canvas prepares to phase out Classic Quizzes in June 2024. CELT staff recommend transitioning only simple quizzes until migration is seamless, but instructors are encouraged to get familiar with the new options and question types.
The Professional and Scientific Council's big-picture goals for 2022-23 will focus on employee retention, flexible work program improvements and educating constituents, under the strategic initiatives proposed at the council’s Aug. 4 meeting.
With the migration of 20,000-plus university Gmail accounts to Microsoft Outlook in June, Iowa State took another big step toward a single email and calendar system. Gmail content will be available (read only) through September.
Before fall semester begins next week, catch up on summer happenings across campus.