Ayodeji Oluwalana, recycling and special events coordinator for Facilities Planning and Management, with the plexiglass barriers that will soon be coming down inside the General Services Building.

What will happen to the COVID-19 plexiglass barriers? Iowa State students have ideas

June 8, 2021
Overhead view of vaccination clinic setup in State Gym.

How do you plan a mass vaccination clinic? Iowa State students are working on it.

April 19, 2021
Materials science and engineering lab supervisor Michelle Grawe and teaching laboratory specialist Ryan Braga pose in a lab.

Engineering solutions to keep labs, learning going during pandemic

February 18, 2021
Three students scale the rock climbing wall in State Gym

Visual story: The Resilient Cyclone Spirit

October 22, 2020

Connecting during coronavirus

October 16, 2020
Rachel Shannon with a concept for a pandemic-safe wearable infant carrier

Tackling real-world, real-time issues in the classroom

October 7, 2020

The beat goes on: Cyclone Marching Band adjusts to pandemic for football opener

September 11, 2020
Close up of Iowa State football helmet with plastic shield in face guard

Engineers modify football helmet to reduce the spread of COVID-19

August 10, 2020
Two ISU students pose in front of shelves of whiskey barrels filled with hand sanitizer.

Innovative spirits: Iowa State students help family distillery make hand sanitizer during pandemic

July 21, 2020
Black and white illustration sketches on an iPad

Artist’s illustrations create ‘visual headlines’ about pandemic

June 9, 2020
Rolled up bills of American money

CARES Act, other funding sources help students complete spring semester

May 26, 2020

Relief funds help establish food pantry for students and their families

May 5, 2020
Beardshear Hall exterior view

COVID-19 survey helped ISU improve employee support

April 23, 2020
Karen Bovenmyer portrait outside

Synchronous instruction provides connection students crave

April 23, 2020
Gloved hands organize a container full of donated boxed pasta.

ISU Dining delivers: A visual story about community partnerships

April 20, 2020
View of Parks Library covered entrance.

University Library launches two new home delivery services

April 20, 2020
Closeup of a hand using a computer and mouse

Instructors show their adaptability with online testing

April 16, 2020
Jericho Baker, senior in English and communication consultant for the Writing and Media Center, works with students on their essays online. Photo provided by Joseph Cheatle.

Behind-the-scenes academic support gives students a boost during atypical semester

April 8, 2020
ISU Dining's food truck is being used to provide on-site daily afternoon snacks for students still living in the residence halls. Food service managers Carl Chumos, left, and Ryan McGowan were handing out nachos when the service debuted Wednesday.

ISU Dining pivots to provide pickup service

April 2, 2020
Professor Amanda Fales-Williams delivers her online class lecture at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Photos by Christopher Gannon.

University community pulls together to make online transition work

April 2, 2020
Amy Kaleita got her start with online instruction in 2007 while she was preparing for maternity leave. Now, she has a library of resources available to help as Iowa State University moves all instruction online. Image courtesy of Amy Kaleita.

Ag and biosystems engineering professor draws on wealth of experience for the transition to online instruction

April 1, 2020
Bryan Dellett, third-year architecture student, looks over a pair of finished visor frames. A team of architecture students are operating 30 3D printers to manufacture face shields to assist with the health care industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The work is ongoing inside the College of Design’s Computation and Construction Lab. Photos by Christopher Gannon.

Iowa State students 3D-printing face shields for Iowa hospitals

April 1, 2020
Open laptop with cup of coffee beside it

Instructors use student survey to guide online transition

March 26, 2020
Mathematics associate professor Steve Butler uses his home office to conduct online instruction to his students. He is mindful to make it fun, delivered with warmth, and often expresses love for his students, sometimes making the heart symbol with his hands. Photos by Christopher Gannon.

Iowa State faculty get creative as courses move online for remainder of spring semester

March 25, 2020
Cyclone Strong graphic with Beardshear Hall backdrop

Iowa’s regent universities establish student emergency assistance funds

March 23, 2020
Student laying on sunny central campus while reading a book.

Maintaining mental health and well-being while social distancing or self-isolating

March 17, 2020