Tag: Student Innovation Center

$1 million gift from HNI Corporation to support Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center

HNI Corporation of Muscatine, Iowa, has announced a $1 million commitment to Iowa State University that will enhance the educational experience on campus and help prepare leaders for tomorrow’s innovative, interdisciplinary workplace. HNI’s gift will support construction of the Student Innovation Center on the west side of campus. Funded through the Iowa Legislature and private gifts, the center will be a flagship facility reflecting and elevating Iowa State’s commitment to innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential education. Construction began in March 2017, with completion anticipated for January 2020.

$6 million gift from Boeing to support Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center and undergraduate researchers

The Boeing Company made a $6 million commitment to Iowa State University that will enhance the educational experience for all students at Iowa State, inspire innovation on the university’s campus, and support engineering students interested in research. A significant portion of Boeing’s gift will support construction of the Student Innovation Center, the approximately 140,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art building that will serve as the hub on campus for hands-on projects where students can collaborate across a wide range of disciplines.

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Student Innovation Center construction crew building a common ground for collaboration

The Student Innovation Center construction crew is not only building a structure, but a common ground for teams to collaborate and innovate – a glass building with the ability to let light and new ideas shine through. Construction began in March 2017 and is scheduled to be completed in early 2020, and features a unique design with unique construction challenges.

Hartmann, ABE contributes to “The Fifth Muse”

Artist Norie Sato’s third and latest campus installation dangles above the east entrance of the College of Engineering’s newly reopened Marston Hall. “The Fifth Muse” — aptly named to complement the four iconic limestone sculptures that grace the facade of the 113-year-old building — resembles a mobile, with individually designed mixed-media objects suspended from two … Continue reading Hartmann, ABE contributes to “The Fifth Muse”