Veishea BBQ

April 15

Veishea weekend gears up

Cherry pies, Taste of Veishea, SOV, canoe races, battling bands, Dr. Drew, and the Bonnaroo College Comedy Tour are among the highlights of the next four days of Veishea.

April 15

Everyday hero leads the parade

Marcia Clendenen, mentor of hundreds of students during 33 years in ISU's parking division and behind-the-scenes helper at a floatload of Veishea parades, will lead this year's procession as grand marshal.

Culinary science

Culinary science students

April 15

ISU Dining menu includes student creations

A unique partnership between ISU Dining and a culinary science class gives students a shot at developing menu items for their peers.

April 15

ISU helped pioneer direct lending plan

Recent legislation that removes private lenders from the federal student loan process won't have much effect on ISU students. Iowa State was among schools that helped pioneer direct lending in 1994.


Reiman Gardens

April 15

Gnome on the range

Reiman Gardens is home to the country's largest concrete gnome. The giant garden ornament is one of the features for this year's theme, "A Celebration of Garden Ornamentation."

April 15

Earth Day turns 40

Iowa State will commemorate Earth Day's 40th anniversary with lots of on-campus events during Earth Week, April 19-25.

April 15

Move in begins at biorenewables lab building

Faculty and staff are starting to check in at the new Biorenewables Research Laboratory on the west side of campus. Move-in will continue into the summer; a building dedication is scheduled for September.