From Ames to Global Business Leader

CBE alumna makes a name for herself at 3M Karen Albertson was raised in Ames, went to Iowa State and has a cyclone family who bleeds cardinal and gold. Now, the 1983 graduate in chemical and biological engineering is traveling the world in her role as a Integration and Life Science Business Director in Separation [Continue Reading…]

Kingland gifted $1.5 million to three colleges at Iowa State

David, CEO and chairman of Kingland, and Deb, his wife, are alumni of ISU and have continued to be longtime supporters. The gift has been given to the College of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering. Read more about how this generous gift will help ISU, here.

Thousands to attend Iowa FIRST LEGO® League State Championship this weekend

The annual Iowa FIRST LEGO® League State Championship Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 15, at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering. Read more about the championship here. Check out these stories about the event: Teams put LEGO robots to the test at ISU More than 750 kids gather for FIRST Lego League

Women in Science and Engineering names Sriram Sundararajan WiSE Champion

Equity adviser of the College of Engineering looks for opportunities to increase participation of women within the field. The Program for Women in Science and Engineering at Iowa State recently honored Sriram Sundararajan, associate dean of the College of Engineering, as a 2016 WiSE Champion. The award recognizes individuals who have supported WiSE and have [Continue Reading…]

Iowa State engineers succeed at FOX Engineering, stay connected to their alma mater

Three alums receive national honors in environmental engineering industry.    If you walk into FOX Engineering, you probably won’t be surprised if you see a lot of cardinal and gold. Nearly three-quarters of the environmental engineering firm’s employees have degrees from Iowa State. FOX Engineering, which is well known for its focus on water and [Continue Reading…]

Engineering student helps rural village improve maize preservation

Rachael Barnes sees first-hand the impact, importance of agriculture in Uganda. For six weeks of her summer, Rachael Barnes, a senior in biological systems engineering, completed a service learning, study abroad program located in Kamuli, Uganda, as part of Iowa State’s Uganda Program. Barnes, who served Jamaican communities on the Greek Alternative Spring Break trip [Continue Reading…]

FIRST LEGO® League participants develop ideas for research projects

Meet the Experts event brings together students and specialists to talk about this year’s “Animal Allies” theme In mid-September, 21 experts and 29 FIRST LEGO® League teams got together in the Zoo Plex at the Blank Park Zoo to talk share knowledge and make connections for the annual FIRST LEGO® League season. The season brings [Continue Reading…]

Human computer interaction grad develops online sports video game site

Experience at Iowa State’s Virtual Reality Applications Center jumpstarts career in online game design Josh Brown knew he wanted to design games before he was in high school. He just wasn’t sure how he was going to create a career out of his passion. Thanks to finding the right degree programs at Iowa State—earning a [Continue Reading…]

Experiential learning makes an impact

College is all about learning, and there’s no better way to test that knowledge than through hands-on experience. Students across the College of Engineering know experiential learning, such as internships or co-ops, is a great way to apply their coursework and prepare them for their future careers. One way students find out about such opportunities is through [Continue Reading…]

Mufit Akinc named interim director of the Iowa Energy Center

WiSE helps empower women