For most of us, when we get hungry at work, we simply reach for a snack in our desk drawer or walk to the nearest vending machine and select a sweet or salty delight. But for some, quick and easy access to food is not possible, even for some Iowa State students. United Way supports … Continue reading Your United Way donations support students
With the benefit of Jumpstart funds, the university will be running multiple grant writing workshops this year: The Writing Winning Grant Proposals phase I workshop will be on Oct 27, and faculty should register by Oct 12. This workshop is broadly applicable to many different types of proposals. See additional information here https://research.iastate.edu/event/write-winning-grant-proposals-2/ Faculty fellow Geetu Tuteja will … Continue reading Upcoming grant writing workshops
LIVE UNITED is a reminder that when we think outside of ourselves, we have the power to facilitate change. When we think of others’ lives as linked to our own, our compassion grows. When we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. We strengthen neighborhoods. We bolster the health of … Continue reading Help LAS meet its United Way fundraising goal!
A message from Jonathan Wickert, Provost, Iowa State University of Science and Technology I am writing to share that four finalists have been identified in the search for the next dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The finalists’ visits are scheduled for the following dates: Candidate 1 – October 2-3 Candidate 2 … Continue reading LAS Dean search update
The 2023 United Way campaign kicks off on Friday, Sept. 15, with the annual United Way Day of Caring, a community-wide day of volunteerism and service. This year, volunteers from LAS will participate in two worthy projects – sprucing up The Bridge Home in Ames and reading to kids at various Story County schools. If you would like to participate in the Day of Caring, email Paula Van … Continue reading Volunteer for the United Way Day of Caring on Sept. 15
Dear LAS faculty, staff and graduate students, Welcome to a new academic year! Despite the really hot weather, it’s great to see the students back, out and about on campus. I hope you found time during the summer break to relax and refresh. We’ve had some exciting developments in the college, and I’m looking forward … Continue reading Message from the dean: Welcome to a new academic year!
In February 2022, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) announced Reimagining LAS, a multi-year initiative to transform the college into a financially sustainable, student-centered home for learning and research. The initiative addresses an annual budget deficit projected to grow to $15 million by 2025 due to changes in the higher education landscape … Continue reading Reimagining LAS Update
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) website recently transitioned to the new Iowa State University website theme and style on June 30, 2023. This change aligns the college website with President Wintersteen’s goal of transitioning Iowa State websites to prioritize student recruitment, digital accessibility, and presenting a consistent web presence as mentioned in … Continue reading LAS launches new college website
LAS projects were part of nineteen teams that will share a $3.9 million investment this year in Iowa State’s 2022-2031 strategic plan. Collectively, they will expand student academic services and internship opportunities, support for interdisciplinary research, testing capacity, student mental health support, assistance to Iowa communities, improvements to the university child care facilities, and more. … Continue reading LAS recipients among strategic projects awarded funding