Welcome, This is your center!
You have big ideas. Ideas that can make the world a better place. You want to start making a difference. The Student Innovation Center at Iowa State University is designed with innovators like you in mind. It’s the nexus on campus where all Cyclones are invited to innovate through experimentation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the free exchange of ideas. It’s where you can see your dreams make an impact.
Making 101: Podcasting – 04/04/2023 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Making 101: Wood Lathe Demo – 04/04/2023 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Making 101: Photography – 04/05/2023 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Making 101: Woodworking – 04/05/2023 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
INNOVATION IN ACTION
See how Iowa State University innovators create, share knowledge, experiment, work together, and challenge themselves to make a difference in the world!
Olympian Turned Innovator, Allyson Felix Visits Iowa State University
Community members, Iowa State students, and track and field lovers gathered inside the Memorial Union on March 27th to learn what innovation and entrepreneurship are all about through the eyes of Allyson Felix as part of the Student Innovation Center Speaker Series.
Wrap-Up on the College-by-College Pitch-Off Finale
Passionate students exploring their innovation capacity competed in the College-by-College Pitch-Off Finale on March 2nd to a panel of judges. The Pitch-Off functions similarly to an episode of Shark Tank, where contestants have 90 seconds to pitch their idea and answer questions from the judges after.
So What is the Metal and Wood Shop?
Have you ever been interested in working with saws or mills? Has learning what you can create with metal and wood been on your mind? Well, the Metal and Wood shop inside the Student Innovation Center is a one-stop shop for all your wood and metalworking interests. Our shop supervisors are excited to teach you how to work safely with these state-of-the-art machines.
So What is the Electronics, Textiles, and 3D Printing Shop (AKA Room 2222)?
Have you ever been curious about what you could sew or 3D print? About engraving wood or using a laser cutter? The Electronics, Textiles, and 3D Printing Shop can do all that and more while igniting your imagination–the possibilities are endless.