News and Events

  • ISU Students Design, Build Children’s Garden at Iowa Women’s Prison

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018
    Building a children’s garden at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women was the plan from day one. Seven years later, it’s finally coming to life.
  • Iowa State Student Named Udall Scholar

    Monday, May 7, 2018
    You’ll rarely see Zoey Mauck in a car. That’s because the Iowa State University senior is an avid cyclist on a mission to make communities more bicycle- and pedestrian-accessible through a career in planning and design.
  • Iowa State Walks Out for Gun Violence Awareness

    Friday, April 20, 2018
    Under the partly sunny skies and light winds, about 60 to 65 students, faculty and staff migrated outside of Parks Library to participants in advocacy happening around the nation at 10 a.m.
  • The Freedom to Offend: Art and the First Amendment

    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    A crucifix in a jar of urine. A disfigured angel outside a university library. A political symbol sculpted entirely out of plastic infants. How far can artists wade into controversial waters before they’ve gone too far?
  • Iowa State Competes in National "Rinse, Recycle, Repeat" Recycling Challenge

    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    This month, Iowa State is taking on a national recycling challenge that takes environmental stewardship to a new, personal level. With personal care products, to be exact.
  • ISU Celebrates Earth Day with "Love Your Mother" Event

    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    Food. Air. Water. Energy. Economy. Life. All were topics of conversation at the Love Your Mother celebration today in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. Various clubs, organizations and individuals gathered to celebrate nature in honor of Earth Day.
  • New Hammock Posts Take Pressure Off Iowa State's Trees

    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    Chilling in a hammock is relaxing for the occupant, but it can be stressful for the tree. With usage on the upswing on campus in recent years, hammocks have taken a toll on many historic Iowa State trees.
  • Students' Vision for the Future of El Centro

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    El Centro’s revival was not only a celebration of the reopening of an affinity space for Latinx students, but a discussion about how students and members of the Iowa State community vision El Centro continuing to grow and evolve moving forward.
  • Jazz and Puppetry Work in Tandem in "Rhapsody in Plastic"

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    A show on Thursday, April 19 will combine puppetry and jazz music for a unique storytelling performance. The show, which is titled “Rhapsody in Plastic,” will take place in the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
  • ISU Architecture Students Create Massive, Twisting Structure for Reiman Gardens Exhibition

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    This spring, 77 students in Iowa State University’s second-year architecture studios designed, built and installed a 1,300-square-foot structure at Reiman Gardens for its “Forces of Nature” kinetic art exhibition.
  • 2018 Fashion Show Brings 'Resilience' to Life

    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    Can you imagine it? The word "Resilience" personified into a fashion show. That was the goal every aspect of The Fashion Show tried to accomplish this year.
  • Philanthropy of the Month: 'Donut Let Love Hurt'

    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    The members of Alpha Tau Omega held a coffee and donut stand where anyone was able to purchase donuts and coffee for $1 each. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event went toward ACCESS to support domestic and sexual abuse survivors.
  • Iowa State Alum to Speak on First Amendment Day

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    The year is 2003; Paul Kix is a senior in journalism at Iowa State. This is before he would go on to be deputy editor for ESPN magazine, write for the New Yorker, GQ, New York, Men’s Journal and Wall Street Journal, and eventually publish his own book.
  • Clyde's, the Hub and MU Food Court to Undergo Renovations

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    With the closure of Clyde’s, Iowa State has taken its first steps to renovate the university into a better place to eat for students, staff and all other visitors.
  • Simple Ways to Spring Clean as the Semester Ends

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    With flowers blooming throughout campus, spring has officially sprung, meaning it’s now time to start spring cleaning. Rather than throwing away school supplies, clothes, furniture and hoarding textbooks, there are a few alternatives...