So much more
than a floor.

House Details

Floor # 3
Capacity 46
Room Types Single, Double
Gender Female
Average Ceiling Height Between 8’2″ and 8’8″
Average Window Size Small: 22.5″ x 52″, Large: 45.5″ x 52″, X-Large: 70″ x 52″
A/C Yes
Furnishings Lofted bed; desk with bookshelf and desk chair; wardrobe with drawers; waste basket; recycle bin; mirror; towel bar; blinds.
More Details Murphy has a den that has tables and chairs for studying, playing game or a quiet place to stretch out and relax. The community bathroom has individual shower stalls with a changing area. A water bottle refill station promotes the Department of Residence’s green initiatives.

House History

Named for Eda Murphy, who joined Iowa State in 1919 as an Associate Professor of Household Science. She resigned her position as Head of Institution Management at Iowa State in 1923 to become Director of Home Economics in the American College for Girls in Constantinople. She was very active in the Cosmopolitan Club while at Iowa State.