News and Events

  • Cultural Awareness Offers Ways of Preserving the Great Plains

    Thursday, November 5, 2015
    Joseph FireCrow preserves the ancient culture of the Great Plains with the sounds of his flute. The Cheyenne flautist performed to about 200 people in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union on Thursday night to spread his message.
  • Design Students Create Award Winning Health Care Design

    Thursday, November 5, 2015
    The College of Design offers an interdisciplinary health, healing and wellness studio that focuses on health care design, a type of design that is rapidly advancing.
  • Research Accolades Offered to ISU Professor Studying High Seismic Activity

    Thursday, November 5, 2015
    The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute awarded Sri Sritharan, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, and ISU alumnus Mohammad Ataur Rahman the 2015 Martin P. Korn Award for their research paper on seismic response of concrete.
  • Responsible Recycling Creates Opportunities for Organization

    Tuesday, November 3, 2015
    Methods to donate or sell clothing include apps such as Poshmark, stores such as Plato’s Closet or local resale store The Loft, which is located in downtown Ames on Main Street.
  • AROTC Cadets Build Community Through Bridge Construction

    Monday, November 2, 2015
    Despite the cold and rainy weather this past week, Army ROTC cadets aimed to complete a project that has been years in the making. The cadets replaced the original footbridge across Clear Creek, located in Pammel Woods in the northwest corner of campus.
  • Sustainable Living Creates a Sustainable Planet

    Sunday, November 1, 2015
    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers free "Buy Eat Live Healthy" nutrition education programs for families in Iowa who have low income. Adults learn how to budget their food dollars to save time and money by planning meals.
  • AROTC Cadets Raise Awareness of Sexual Assault Violence and Support Groups

    Sunday, November 1, 2015
    The men of Alpha Tau Omega on Sunday afternoon learned more about bystander intervention when it comes to sexual assault in a scenario-based open discussion led by the three AROTC cadets involved with the Cadets Against Sexual Harassment/Assault program.
  • Ames Community Celebrates Fall with Trunk or Treat

    Friday, October 30, 2015
    The Eastwood of Ames parking lot was filled to the brim with superheroes, villains and other costumed characters for the Community Housing Initiatives' annual Spooktacular Trunk or Treat event Thursday night.
  • Final Forum Raises Awareness and Answers Questions Concerning Ames Community

    Thursday, October 29, 2015
    Ames City Council candidates answered questions on a variety of issues for the final time Thursday night before the big election day. The forum was the last before the Nov. 3 elections and was hosted by the Ames Progressive Alliance & Ames Public Library.
  • New Clothing Store Offers a Sensible Recyling Opportuntity Through Style Eras

    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    A new style emerges every era in the fashion industry. New trends gain popularity — new types of jewelry, clothes and shoes become the norm. When fashion pieces from these eras survive the test of time, they become vintage pieces for modern styles.
  • BioBus Exceeds Expectations

    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    Some students get caught in the loop of needing experience to get experience, but the ISU BioBus program aims to break the cycle. The program creates biofuel for CyRide buses while providing a way for students to get valuable work experience.
  • ISU Stongly Represented in Opportunity to Feed Residents of Ames Area

    Sunday, October 25, 2015
    Solving the parallel problems of hunger and food waste in Story County has become the avocation of hundreds of current and past Iowa State University faculty, staff and students.
  • CyServe Day Offers Students a Chance to Give Back

    Sunday, October 25, 2015
    The ISU community gathered Saturday morning for a day of community service — CyServe Day. Eleven events and several volunteer opportunities took place throughout the day, both on and off campus. The day started at 9 a.m. and lasted until 4:30 p.m.
  • Domestic Violence Survivors Raise Awareness and Support Channels

    Sunday, October 25, 2015
    The Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence, celebrating its 30th anniversary this past September, will be offering more scholarships than ever before through the Alice Barton Scholarship Program, which provides assistance to domestic abuse survivors.
  • Poet Uses Craft to Speak for Diversity

    Friday, October 23, 2015
    Kai Davis been featured at the Kimmel Center, San Francisco Opera House and on CNN. She performed alongside ISU students Friday at Intersections of Identity: A Spoken Word Event.