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The Student Innovation Center’s ACTIVATE Magazine is a student-led publication that showcases a sample of the innovative, collaborative, and creative endeavors students take on throughout the building and all of campus. You will meet students who are starting their own businesses, challenging themselves to work outside of the box, and teaming up to make a difference in the world. You’ll also get a glimpse into the resources and opportunities for all Cyclones to innovate here.

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In the News

What are people saying about Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center? Here’s a collection of articles, journals, and magazines discussing our innovators!

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