News stories since January 2016 are now posted on our LAS News site.
Earlier stories (years 2007-2015) can be found on our archive.

Frontiers of the Discipline seminars

Are you interested in interacting with a faculty member as part of a small community? Upcoming one-credit seminars will highlight philosophy in film, cancer treatment, stem cell research and the life of Malala Yousafzai.

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Apply today to be an ambassador for the LAS College

Do you enjoy talking with others about Iowa State? Consider volunteering as an ambassador for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences! This is a great way to meet new people while also building your resume and leadership skills.

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Dec. 1: Priority aid deadline for FASFA

Beginning with the 2017-2018 cycle, students can submit their FASFA as early as October 1, 2016, rather than beginning on January 1, 2017. Students will use earlier income and tax information. For example, on the 2017-18 FASFA, students—and their parent(s), as appropriate—will report 2015 income and tax information, rather than 2016 income and tax information. […]

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Scholarships and turkeys

LAS blogger Jaleel Chandler (political science and French, '18) shares some quick tips on finding financial aid and scholarship information.

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Dec. 2: WinterFest

Feeling the end-of-semester stress? Take some time to celebrate the winter season at Iowa State with the annual WinterFest.

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Dec. 9: Teach For America application deadline

Teach For America leaders start their paths as corps members who teach for two years in urban and rural high–need communities and help students make the academic progress that expands their opportunities. All academic majors and backgrounds accepted. Apply at For more information, contact

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