News and Events

  • Blood Donations Offer Sustainable and Life Giving Benefits

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    As the afternoon came to a close, upwards of 40 NROTC midshipmen and AROTC cadets stood outside the armory with one goal: save lives. With the annual fall Iowa State Blood Drive taking place Tuesday through Friday, the ROTC units decided to come together
  • National Campus Sustainability Day Offers Personal Opportunities to Do Your Part

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    Iowa State Director of Sustainability Merry Rankin wants the ISU and Ames communities to truly understand what sustainability is all about.
  • Sustainable Actions in Landscaping Reaps Rewards

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    An ISU landscape architecture project has received a national award from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
  • Story County Pilots Early Childhood Literacy Program

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    Story County will be only the third community nationwide to launch a unique program aimed at boosting early childhood development and better preparing children for kindergarten.
  • Charity Gifts Hats to Cancer Patients

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    Making a difference in the world is a goal many individuals strive toward. Contributing to society does not have to be difficult, and even the smallest of charitable actions can make a significant impact on the lives of others.
  • Connections are Made Between Student Health and Community Engagement

    Monday, October 12, 2015
    Iowa State University researchers are analyzing nationwide survey data on the positive effects of community engagement on college students’ mental health.
  • ISU French Professor Receives Acculades for Creative Instruction

    Monday, October 12, 2015
    Walking into one of Stacey Weber-Fève’s tests for her FRNCH 304 class, "French for Business and Professions," might not be what you expect.
  • NECA Takes Championship and Claimes Chapter of the Year

    Friday, October 9, 2015
    The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Iowa State University chapter recently won the 2015 ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge – a repeat accolade as Iowa State defended its 2014 national title.
  • Butterflies are Saved Through New Initiative

    Friday, October 9, 2015
    Each year the monarch butterfly migrates about 2,500 miles through the heart of North America. Iowa sits in the middle of the monarch’s path as they travel to their winter home from their summer habitat in Canada.
  • Sexual Assault Discussed by Student Government

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    The executive cabinet of Student Government has created a new position solely focused on finding solutions for a prevalent issue on campus. Kathryn Leidahl, senior in political science, has been named by the executive branch as the director of sexual ass
  • Fighting Ebola with Data, Alumnus Encourages Students to Get Involved

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    While the world was shielding itself from the Ebola outbreak in 2014, Steven VanRoekel and his team at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) dove head first into West Africa to try to conquer the disease.
  • Gender Norms are Broken For a Good Cause

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    Mr. CALS Competition, the male pageant featuring students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for CALS Week, has been a charitable event since 2013, with ticket proceeds and the donated canned food going toward Food at First.
  • Community Forms Around Graduate Program on Gerontology

    Monday, October 5, 2015
    Four Iowa State University students are pursuing advanced degrees in gerontology, the study of adult development and healthy aging, during the first year of an on-campus graduate program.
  • Literacy Program Addresses Early Childhood Wellness

    Monday, October 5, 2015
    Being healthy and well starts at birth. That’s why Iowa State University is helping families improve the quantity and quality of language in their homes.
  • Midwest Emmy Nominates "I Will, The Jack Trice Story"

    Thursday, October 1, 2015
    B&G Productions and came together once again to create a documentary titled “I Will – The Jack Trice Story.” The film has been recognized as one of the two finalists in the Midwest Emmys "Sports Documentary" category.