• Community and regional planning program named a Top 20 Value by College Values Online

    College Values Online named Iowa State University's undergraduate community and regional planning program a Top 20 Value — third in the nation — for 2017 based on tuition cost, financial aid opportunities, customization options and "wow" factors. The editors noted that Iowa State's is "one of the best Bachelor's in Urban and Regional Planning degrees in the country." (Please note that the ISU degree name is Bachelor of Science…

  • John Cunnally, Michael Martin named senior faculty marshals

    Associate Professors John Cunnally and Michael Martin have earned the title of "senior faculty marshal" for their long service as faculty marshals at Iowa State University commencement ceremonies. Cunnally joined the ISU faculty in the Department of Art and Design — now the Department of Art and Visual Culture — in 1989. He has served as a faculty marshal 33 times since fall 2004. Martin (pictured in regalia) joined the…

  • Jane Rongerude selected for Women Impacting ISU calendar

    Jane Rongerude, assistant professor of community and regional planning, is one of 12 Iowa State University faculty, staff and students selected for the 2017 Women Impacting ISU calendar. She was recognized at a reception Wednesday, Jan. 11. Rongerude was selected for successfully integrating teaching, research and community outreach to become a leader on campus in the area of team-based learning pedagogy and in fulfilling the university's land-grant mission. Rongerude heads…

  • Kimberly Zarecor begins term as Czechoslovak Studies Association president

    Kimberly Zarecor, associate professor of architecture and director of the interdisciplinary design program, is the new president of the Czechoslovak Studies Association. She is serving a three-year term from November 2016 through November 2019. She had been vice president for the past three years and was a member of the organization's Book Prize Committee in 2015. She also has worked on its website and social media efforts.

  • Paepcke-Hjeltness Named to IDSA International Awards Jury

    Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, assistant professor of industrial design, has been selected as a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) jury.