Internal Communications

The Internal Communications office, a subdivision of University Relations, helps update the campus community and a variety of other audiences on university issues and events. Its services include:

Inside Iowa State. This online faculty-staff newspaper is published weekly year-round, with interruptions for breaks in the academic calendar. Contact Inside Iowa State: 515-294-7065,

Inside Update. A supplement to the faculty-staff newspaper, this weekly email update is sent to all faculty and staff Wednesday evenings. To submit announcements (of general interest to faculty and staff) to the Update, send email to

Faculty-staff announcements. Announcements of interest to ISU faculty and staff are updated daily on this website. Send submissions to

Student announcements. Announcements of interest to ISU students are updated daily on this website. Send submissions to

Online calendar. This website contains several online calendars of campus events, activities and workshops. Submit entries to

Iowa State website. Internal communications staff maintain the top-level ISU homepage and many of the second-level pages. For comments or questions, contact Diana Pounds, 515-294-4845,


Diana Pounds
Editor, Inside
Associate Director
Office: 515-294-4845
Home: 515-232-0336

Anne Krapfl
Editor, Inside
Communications Specialist
Office: 515-294-7065
Home: 515-233-4801

Erin Rosacker
Communications Specialist
Office: 515-294-8870
Home: 515-460-5803

Paula Van Brocklin
Communications Specialist
Office: 515-294-5952
Home: 515-733-9260

Who to contact

Media inquiries
News Service, (515) 294-3720

Communications counsel
University Relations director, (515) 294-6137, or News Service, (515) 294-3720

Story ideas for Inside Iowa State
Inside, (515) 294-7065

Post online announcement
Inside, (515) 294-7065

Post calendar item
Calendar, (515) 294-8870

Photos, (515) 294-4053