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

COIC disclosure due January 31

Per the Conflicts of Interest and Commitment (COIC) Policy and the COIC Procedures, Applications, and Guidance Document, all faculty, professional and scientific staff, contract staff, graduate assistants, and postdoctoral scholars are required to disclose whether or not they believe they have a conflict. Failure to disclose may result in sanctions or disciplinary actions in accordance […]

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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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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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