News and Events

Revamped ITS Team Ready to Connect with Campus

Dec 12, 2018

Formerly known as the Learning Spaces Team, Information Technology Services’ newly renamed Audiovisual Experience Team (AVXT) hopes to connect with Iowa State’s campus through engaging technology experiences in classrooms and beyond.

CAC Grants $50,000 for College of Design Robotic Arm

Nov 29, 2018
Iowa State University’s Computation Advisory Committee (CAC) recently approved a $50,000 funding request from the College of Design to purchase a robotic arm to advance teaching within the Department of Architecture.

Iowa State Accelerates Research With New HPC Cluster

Nov 15, 2018
A new $1.6 million High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster, called NOVA, was recently installed in Iowa State University’s Durham Data Center to strengthen and support computing-based research and education. 
Over the last 12 years, there have been five major grants used to purchase computing machinery made up of multiple computing engines — also called “cores” — which work together to solve problems faster than a single computer. The first was a $1.2 million cluster called “CyBlue,” purchased in 2006-07 with the assistance of a $600,000 grant.

Iowa State Appoints New Digital Accessibility Coordinator

Nov 08, 2018
Cyndi Wiley, a tenured professor and chair of art and design at Grand View University, has been named Iowa State University’s new digital accessibility coordinator following a nationwide search.

Box Update Notification Not a Scam, Do Not Dismiss

Nov 02, 2018

Some individuals on Iowa State University's campus have received an email from Box, saying they are using an outdated version of the application.

Six questions with the ISU Information Assurance Center director

Nov 01, 2018
When it comes to knowledge about the cybersecurity realm and ways to keep technology safe, you would be hard pressed to find a better resource on Iowa State University’s campus than Doug Jacobson. 

Extortion Scam Targeting ISU Email Accounts

Oct 26, 2018
An email-based extortion scam claiming possession of explicit personal information is circulating around Iowa State, and University account holders are encouraged to strengthen their security measures to prevent being targeted.

Several university accounts compromised, used in phishing attack

Oct 08, 2018
Several Iowa State University accounts were recently compromised and used to send emails to other members of the university community, asking them to visit various websites where they were prompted to enter Net-IDs and passwords.

Information Technology Services concludes campus-wide listening sessions

Oct 05, 2018
A new strategic plan to help guide Iowa State University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department is in the works, with the help of recently collected feedback from stakeholder groups across campus.