Associate Professor Peter Savolainen embraces team-based learning, flipped classroom method to stretch students’ abilities New teaching methods are flipping traditional classroom learning on its head. Team-based learning (TBL) helping students learn from peers. Flipped learning methods lead students to review materials outside of the classroom. Class time is then used for questions, discussion and projects. These methods [Continue Reading…]
With its majestic limestone facade and grand rotunda, Marston Hall has long symbolized the distinguished reputation of our world-class engineering college. This iconic building reflects our proud history and role in educating future generations of engineers. So it was an honor for me to help officially re-dedicate Marston Hall last month after a two-year renovation [Continue Reading…]
Campus celebrates comprehensive renovations that preserve history and focus on educating future Cyclone Engineers On Thursday, Sept. 29, the campus community and public gathered to rededicate Marston Hall in a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on the building’s east lawn. Marston Hall, which has served as home to the College of Engineering at Iowa State University for [Continue Reading…]
Provost Jonathan Wickert sat down with the Iowa State Daily on Friday afternoon to discuss goals, initiatives and recent news from the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. One of the topics discussed was recent and future classroom renovations on campus.
Kerry Dixon, project manager with facilities planning and management, reflects on the undertaking of renovating Marston Hall as the project is nearly complete. As a facilities project manager at Iowa State University, I am fortunate to work on some really great jobs – new construction, building additions, major remodels and renovations of older structures. When I was assigned [Continue Reading…]
Great-great-grandson of Anson Marston gets a family history lesson from a school project When Nicholas Barney, an enthusiastic 3rd grader from Springfield, Virginia, was given an assignment to do a year-long project on a state of his choice, he knew he’d pick Iowa. Twenty years of research into family history that his mom, Lisa Barney, [Continue Reading…]