Student group presentation with trash bin model

Students repurpose road signs into commercial products

A partnership with Iowa Prison Industries provides industrial design undergraduate students with an opportunity to design public-space furniture for commercial production.

Summer enrollment drops below 12,000

The number of summer students who enroll only in online courses continues to grow, to 34 percent of all students this summer.

Sandra Looft head shot

Sandra Looft


Ruxandra (Sandra) Looft is the new director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

Rosa named first fellow to assist with diversity, inclusion

Professor of marketing Jose Rosa has been appointed the inaugural faculty fellow to the vice president for diversity and inclusion. The half-time, three-year appointment begins July 1.

State-of-art facility aims to improve farm and construction machinery

A $2.9 million facility expected to break ground this fall will give Iowa State researchers a rare tool for studying off-highway equipment, providing students valuable experience and possibly leading to developments such as tractors with traction control.

Alumna appointed director of lectures program

Greenlee School graduate Amanda Knief arrives Aug. 1. She's just the third director in the program's 60-year history.