Events

Creators of Tomorrow–Juniors

Creators of Tomorrow–Juniors is a free one-day program for students in grades 6, 7 and 8 and their parents/adults who would like to support their young people in creative exploration with the College of Design. The session is focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and AI as it relates to the various […]

IDRO Friday Research Seminar: Community and Economic Development at ISU

130 Design

Community and Economic Development at Iowa State University: Sharing Our Work, Its Extension Scholarship and Its Relationship to the College of Design Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development (CED) embraces Iowa State's land-grant mission of teaching (learning), research (discovery) and outreach (engagement). Community development has been an integral part of the […]

Mainframe Studios AVC Alumni Artist Residency Artist Talk: Lydia Nong

130 Design

Lydia Nong (BFA 2023 Integrated Studio Arts) will host the Mainframe Studios AVC Alumni Artist Residency Artist Talk from 3–4 p.m. Friday, April 12, in 130 Design. The talk is open to students interested in learning about the year-long Mainframe Studios artist residency program in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Art and Visual […]

Substance Design Forum Lecture: Wade Scaramucci

Kocimski Auditorium (101 Design) 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Wade Scaramucci, director at Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) in Oklahoma City, will present the 2024 Substance Design Forum Lecture at Iowa State University. Read more in our news release Part of the Department of Architecture’s 2023-2024 Public Programs series, his free presentation, “Ordinary... Extraordinary,” will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, in Kocimski […]

Core Coach Study Tables

College of Design Atrium

Having trouble in your Core classes? Stop by a Core Coach Study Tables session for some help to keep you on track and connect with other students in the process! A session will be held from 6–8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in the atrium. Food will be provided.

Hope Bass MFA Exhibition

Gallery 181, College of Design 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

Integrated visual arts graduate student Hope Bass, from Ardmore, Oklahoma, will share her ceramics and mixed-media artwork exploring the curiosities of the imagination in her master of fine art thesis exhibition. Bass’s master’s thesis, “Metamorphosis of Hope: A Ceramic Journey through Imagination and Wonder,” explores the relationship between the wonders of ceramic exploration and the […]

CODAC Spring Sale

Work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs will be featured in the CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 17–19, in the central foyer (inside the main entrance) of the College of Design building. A majority of proceeds go to the student artists, […]

CODAC Spring Sale

Work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs will be featured in the CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 17–19, in the central foyer (inside the main entrance) of the College of Design building. A majority of proceeds go to the student artists, […]

IDRO Research & Outreach Day

College of Design Atrium

The Institute for Design Research and Outreach will host its first Research and Outreach Day in the College of Design the afternoon of Thursday, April 18. The event will begin with a college outreach networking luncheon for invited faculty and staff from noon–2 p.m. and continue with a public poster session showcasing College of Design […]

Homelessness is a Housing Problem – Gregg Colburn

Kocimski Auditorium (101 Design) 715 Bissell Road, Ames, IA, United States

2024 Iowa State University Homelessness Symposium Keynote Address Gregg Colburn is an associate professor in the Runstad Department of Real Estate in the University of Washington’s College of Built Environments. He publishes on topics related to housing and homelessness and is the co-author of Homelessness is a Housing Problem: How Structural Factors Explain U.S. Patterns […]

CODAC Spring Sale

Work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs will be featured in the CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 17–19, in the central foyer (inside the main entrance) of the College of Design building. A majority of proceeds go to the student artists, […]

Multicultural Night

College of Design Atrium

Come enjoy an evening celebrating the various cultures represented at the College of Design at Multicultural Night from 5–8 p.m. Friday, April 19, in the atrium. Try some delicious foods from different cultures and participate in raffles and activities!

I+E Exhibition: Ecologies of Care II

Student Innovation Center

The I+E Exhibition: Ecologies of Care will showcase the creative talent of our students and their innovative solutions for promoting and preserving the delicate balance of our environment. The exhibition will be juried by College of Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scholars: Raluca Iancu, Patrick Finley, Daejin Kim and Jiwnath Ghimire. The exhibition will be held […]

College of Design Book Sale to Benefit Design Closet

Central Foyer, College of Design

The College of Design Operations Committee will hold a one-day book sale to benefit the Design Closet. All books will be for sale for $1, cash only. Collection boxes will be available on each floor of the college the week of April 15–19 for faculty, staff and students to donate books for the sale.

GIS Seminar: Understanding IFEWs Miles: Navigating the Nexus of Manure and Energy in Iowa

362 Design

Presenter: Júlia Brittes Tuthill, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, GIS Certificate Candidate Advisor: Dr. Amy Kaleita Abstract Excess nitrogen from agriculture, particularly in Iowa, poses environmental risks like eutrophication, affecting ecosystems and water safety. Understanding the water-related impacts of agricultural nitrogen is vital for environmental improvements. The Iowa Food-Energy-Water (IFEW) nexus links food, energy, and water […]