News and Events

  • Iowa State Works to Establish Visitor Code of Conduct

    Thursday, December 7, 2017
    Since last spring, a committee of university leaders has been developing a visitors code of conduct for Iowa State, which is slated to launch next fall. Called The Cyclone Way, the code uses as its foundation Iowa State's Principles of Community.
  • Students Find Stress Relief During Dead Week

    Thursday, December 7, 2017
    Students have many options for relieving the dread of Dead Week stress, including a new one this fall with ancient roots. A labyrinth in the Memorial Union Sun Room added to a host of study-break stress reducers this week.
  • Striving Toward Alternative Energy in Automobiles

    Monday, December 4, 2017
    At a time when fossil fuels power everything on the streets, a new wave of technology aims to change the minds of people around the world and encourage the implementation of alternative energy sources.
  • Landscape Architecture Students Gain Experience Building Benches

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    The traditional bench project for landscape architects in the landscape construction class has just been completed. Landscape architecture majors take this class to work on construction for landscape architecture.
  • A look into the ISU Horticulture Club

    Monday, November 27, 2017
    Since 1900, the ISU Horticulture Club has been bringing students with an interest in plants and horticulture together to learn and collaborate.
  • Students for Now, Musicians for Life

    Sunday, November 26, 2017
    College students are driven by a number of things. Many of them strive toward getting good grades and setting up their future. For these four students, those things ring true, but music is something that reins in their veins.
  • Research Compliance Committees Prepare to Launch Electronic Submission and Review Systems

    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Several dozen paper forms will become obsolete over the next few years as Iowa State transitions to electronic submission and review systems for research that includes human participants, animal subjects or biohazards.
  • ISU Student Hopes to Bring Electric Buses to Ames

    Thursday, November 16, 2017
    Ryan Saunders, a senior in mechanical engineering, is hoping to bring electric buses to Ames. His independent study, which began in August, is working to have fully electric buses adopted by CyRide.
  • New Project to Predict Energy Impact of Heat and Drought

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    When William Gallus was twelve years old, his hometown experienced a major flooding disaster. Though the town had built extensive concrete channels to control flooding, it couldn’t hold back a foot of overnight rainfall.
  • A History: An Iowa Iceberg and Global Water Security

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    Collaborating with the Iowa State history department, Iowa State University Museums took students back to a time in Iowa State history when a Saudi prince and a one-ton iceberg made their way to Iowa State's campus.
  • Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever Clubs Focus on Conservation

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    For those in the Pheasants Forever and Ducks Unlimited clubs, it’s not just about what they take out of the fields and marshes, but what they put back into them.
  • ISU Dining Continues to Accommodate Student Diet Restrictions

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    At a school of over 36,000 students, ISU Dining is tasked with catering their dining options to students with a variety of dietary needs. Some of these needs are choices, but some are food restrictions that need to be followed to the letter.
  • Art Walk Commemorates Sacrifices of Iowa State Soldiers

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    In the 100 years since then, over 650,000 American lives have been lost in wars across the globe. University Museums' monthly art walk examined sculptures honoring the sacrifice of Iowa State soldiers killed in wars across those 100 years.
  • reACT Gallery Explores Water, Climate Issues

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017
    Water is a powerful, unpredictable element. While it’s essential to life, it also possesses the power to destroy, as seen with the violent floods that hit Iowa in 1993 and 2008, or the recent devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
  • CALS Diversity Programs Aim to Promote Cultural Competency

    Thursday, November 2, 2017
    From internship programs to fireside chats, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' diversity and inclusion program is aspiring to engage students of all ethnic backgrounds in their effort to advance cultural competency.