Inside Iowa State staff

Anne Krapfl
Editor and communications manager

Jeff Budlong
Communications specialist

Open position

Digital publications

Inside Iowa State
This online newsletter is published weekly during the academic year, with interruptions for breaks in the academic calendar.
The publication schedule shifts to every other week for Summer Session 2024: May 23, June 6, June 20, (Wednesday) July 3, July 18, Aug. 1 and Aug. 15. The weekly schedule resumes Aug. 29.

Inside Update
A companion to the faculty-staff newsletter, this weekly email is sent to all faculty and staff on Thursday mornings. Submit announcements (of general interest to faculty and staff) to by noon Wednesday. ISU retirees and non-employees can subscribe to Inside Update.

Inside Impact
A sister publication to Inside Iowa State, this newsletter periodically profiles dedicated employees doing excellent work.


Faculty-staff announcements
Announcements of interest to ISU faculty and staff are updated daily. 

Student announcements
Announcements of interest to ISU students are updated daily. 

Send us your news

Inside Iowa State is published weekly (Thursdays) for faculty and staff by Strategic Relations and Communications. We welcome submissions from members of the university community.

Story and photo ideas

Send suggestions for story ideas or news or feature photos to, or call 294-7065. If timing is important, contact us at least three weeks out so we can assign a staff writer to follow up.


Send your announcement to Announcements are posted to the announcements site throughout the week, but should be submitted by noon Wednesday to be included in the next day's Inside Iowa State. Our policy is to run an announcement once per semester.

Calendar entries

Send details about your event to Please include date, start time, end time (if known), location, description or name of event, name and phone number for a contact person and, if available, the URL for a web site that provides more information about the event.

Receptions and open houses

Send details about the reception or open house to Please include a start time, end time, location, the honoree's current title and department, and details about a program if one is planned. These events will be added to the university's online calendar and promoted in Inside Iowa State.

Honors and awards

Send details about the honor or award to Please include the name of the award/honor, the recipient's job title and department at Iowa State, the name of the organization bestowing the award/honor, accomplishments or qualities the award/honor recognizes and, if available, the URL for a web site that provides more information about the award/honor.

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