Brick pavers being installed between King and Reese buildings

Date Published: May 3, 2017

Construction will begin Friday, May 5, to install brick pavers between King and Reese buildings to match the rest of the plaza.

Safety fencing will remain in place until the completion of the work, which is expected by Friday, June 30.


Reminder regarding University receipt books

Date Published: May 3, 2017

Employees who collect cash and/or checks for sales, events, etc. in campus departments/units should log these transactions in a University receipt book.

To obtain a receipt book:


Workshop organized by Veteran Services taught self-defense techniques

Date Published: May 3, 2017

Student veterans, their spouses and dependents, along with members of the Dean of Students Office, recently participated in a special self-defense/sexual assault prevention workshop.


Goldfield talks presidential election in Russia

Date Published: May 3, 2017

David Goldfield, the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History, recently visited Russia as an academic specialist for the U.S. State Department.


Cone and West decks blue light phones getting upgrade

Date Published: May 2, 2017

The Risk Management, Safety and Security (RMSS) Department is leading an effort to ensure all campus blue light phones are upgraded to the same manufacturer and technology support. Blue light phones connect directly with the Police and Public Safety (PPS) Department dispatch and can be used to call for assistance or to report crimes in progress. 


Friday Building staircase being repaired

Date Published: May 2, 2017

The staircase leading up to the third floor of the Friday Building will be closed through Friday, June 30, for repairs.

Third-floor access via the two main staircases off the central lobby will be available; elevators will remain in operation.

During this work, building visitors can expect construction crews and loud noise.


Reminder about commencement parking

Date Published: May 2, 2017

To accommodate expected parking demand for the Commencement ceremony at 1 p.m., Friday May 12, the following parking areas will be closed from 9 p.m.  Thursday, May 11, through 2 p.m., Friday, May 12:  


ITS schedules outages to large-scale systems May 19-20

Date Published: May 1, 2017

Several large-scale systems and applications will be unavailable starting at 6 p.m., Friday, May 19, through 10 a.m., Saturday, May 20, due to scheduled electrical work. Learn more on the ITS website.


Global Teacher Education

Cato College professor named Global Teacher Education Fellow

Date Published: May 1, 2017

Erik Byker, an assistant professor in the Cato College of Education’s Department of Reading and Elementary Education, has been named a Global Teacher Education (GTE) Fellow.


Tapper needs shared leave

Date Published: April 25, 2017

Nataly Tapper with the Center for Biomedical Engineering and Science needs shared leave donations.