News and Events

  • Community Meets Ames City Council

    Thursday, October 1, 2015
    Seven Ames residents want to help make the decision on what factions of the city are funded, revitalized or reconstructed by representing their constituents on the Ames City Council.
  • CALS Week Opens Up Students Lives Studing Ag and Life Sciences

    Thursday, October 1, 2015
    The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences spends one week every year celebrating all of the college's departments through various activities. This year's celebration will begin Monday.
  • Awareness Given to Ebola Epidemic

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    Former United States Agency for International Development Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel will be on campus Thursday to discuss an epidemic that has faded from the news: ebola.
  • GIRL Power Celebrated by ISU Students

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    The United States ranks 47th in the world on the United Nation's Gender Inequality Index. The Young Women's Christian Association in Ames is trying to change that.
  • Environmental Experiment Goes Outside and Engages Students with Science

    Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    Students in Mike Todd’s biology class at Ames High School walked thigh-deep into the river wearing boots and waders. They collected water samples and learned about habitats.
  • Event Management Professor Promotes Sustainablity

    Monday, September 28, 2015
    Joan Su sees sustainability as her mission. “When I was little my parents taught me to recycle,” Su said, recalling her earliest memory of learning sustainability methods.
  • Clubs and Organizations Come Together Focusing on Women's Rights

    Sunday, September 27, 2015
    Iowa State offers many clubs and organizations for all the unique passions of ISU students. When it comes to women’s issues, the university offers three choices to get students involved.
  • Fashion Show Benefits Charities

    Sunday, September 27, 2015
    Fashion and philanthropy took the stage Saturday night as Sigma Kappa hosted its annual Ultra Violet Fashion Show.All proceeds from the event are given to The Sigma Kappa Foundation, which supports numerous charitable organizations.
  • ROTC Cadets Run to Honor Fallen Brothers and Sisters

    Sunday, September 27, 2015
    Midshipmen from the Naval ROTC ran at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines for the sixth annual Iowa Remembrance Run on Sunday. The run is a statewide event that commemorates Iowa’s fallen soldiers.
  • Campus Cafes Take up the Green Initiative

    Friday, September 25, 2015
    A new recycling program has started on campus, providing cafés with a way to recycle more materials and providing people with more places to recycle.
  • Lots more qualifies for your blue bin under new recycling service

    Friday, September 25, 2015
    Recycling is a whole lot easier on campus this fall.
  • Single Stream Recycling Makes It Convenient To Go Green

    Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Recycling is a whole lot easier on campus this fall. Iowa State's new four-year recycling contract with Waste Management allows a big variety of recyclable materials to land in that blue bin under your desk previously reserved only for white paper.
  • ISU and Hy-Vee Team Up to Upgrade Nutritional Labels

    Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Hy-Vee and the ISU Food Science and Human Nutrition program have teamed up to produce new labels for meals at more than 235 Hy-Vee locations. New labels were required as result of new additions to the Affordable Care Act.
  • ISU Students Discuss Financial Challenges with Sustainable Solutions

    Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Students gathered to discuss the student-debt crisis affecting many universities across America. The Ethics of Debt symposium is a three-day event that started Thursday night with a student forum discussing the issue.
  • Cargill Gives Students a Global Opportunity

    Wednesday, September 23, 2015
    Iowa State is the only university in the United States to provide students with an opportunity to get an undergraduate degree in global resource systems, a major that would not be possible without the philanthropic efforts of Cargill Inc.