News and Events

  • Learning Communities Increase by 40 Percent in Five Years

    Thursday, December 17, 2015
    More than 70 percent of Iowa State's direct-from-high-school freshmen are participating in a learning community this fall, the 21st year of the program. Learning communities aim to help students new to Iowa State succeed academically.
  • Online Interface Offers ISU Students to Buy/Sell/Trade

    Thursday, December 10, 2015
    ISU students might soon have a website in which they can buy, sell or exchange goods with fellow Cyclones without having to use Facebook. This website has been dubbed CySwap, and would be developed by Iowa State’s Information Technology Services.
  • Cut Trees Repurposed as Material for Benches

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    Campus Services has begun installing almost 400 new benches that will all be put in place in the coming months to help alleviate hallway congestion in high-traffic buildings on campus.
  • Claussen Helps to Develop Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

    Monday, December 7, 2015
    Jonathan Claussen, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, joined Brian Iverson, assistant professor at Brigham Young University, and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory to create underwater unmanned vehicles that are used for the military.
  • Small Business Saturday Celebrated in Ames

    Friday, December 4, 2015
    Ames Mayor Ann Campbell and the City Council have been pushing to spread the idea of entrepreneurship and small businesses all throughout the city, and encouraged the residents of Ames to shop locally on Small Business Saturday.
  • WinterFest Embodies Celebration of the End of Semester

    Friday, December 4, 2015
    For more than two decades, ISU students and the Ames community have been able to participate in WinterFest, a pre-Dead Week celebration of the upcoming holiday season.
  • Holiday 5K Run Kicks Off WinterFest

    Friday, December 4, 2015
    With the holiday season in full swing, Friday's Jingle Jog fun run is ready to kick off Iowa State’s annual Winterfest.
  • Artwork Creates Funds for Organizations

    Thursday, December 3, 2015
    Iowa State’s annual art sale, Art Mart, will take place in the Campanile Room of the Memorial Union on Thursday through Saturday. Hosted by the Workspace, the sale will open at 11 a.m. on Thursday.
  • Economic Discussions with CNN's Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans

    Thursday, December 3, 2015
    CNN news anchor, author and ISU alumnae Christine Romans spoke to students Wednesday in Howe Hall about the economy and how to find success.
  • Hope Delivered Through Toys

    Thursday, December 3, 2015
    The ISU Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity will host a benefit concert for Toys For Tots at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in cooperation with the Naval ROTC.
  • Retallick Recognized for Education in Agriculture

    Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    Mike Retallick, associate professor of agricultural education and studies, was one of six individuals in the United States to receive the National Association of Agricultural Educators Teacher Mentor Award.
  • ISU Dining Offers Diverse Dishes

    Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    Among one of the fastest growing food trends associated with young adults is experimenting with and eating foods and spice profiles of international origin, a trend seen and acted upon by Union Drive Community Center's chef de cuisine Jeremy Bowker.
  • Creative Ways to Stash Holiday Leftovers

    Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    The holiday season is a time to celebrate with friends and family, relax, travel and, of course, eat lots of wonderful food. What to do with the leftovers after everyone has eaten their share? Here’s a few ideas for creatively handling the extra food.
  • Ames Named 'Best College Town In The United States'

    Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) recently released a study on college destinations that names Ames as the best college town in the United States.
  • Healthy Habits Develop a Healthy Environment

    Monday, November 30, 2015
    A lecture titled "Health-Related Habits...Scientifically Speaking" will be given by Alison Phillips, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Healthy Habits Lab at Iowa State, on developing these healthy habits.

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