Conceived as a kind of innovative ideas incubator, instructors stand back as guides and mentors while letting students from different backgrounds work on topics of interest.
The Iowa State University Community
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Iowa State is a large university with a small feel. Forge lifelong friendships and earn a degree that will take you anywhere.
Unearth your full potential in a learning community
Find a built-in social and academic support network that makes your transition to college life easier.About Learning Communities
First-year students participate in at least one learning community
Innovate at Iowa State, for me, means feeling inspired to try something new. I have built a community of like-minded friends and faculty who have supported and mentored me at Iowa State.
This is where imagination sparks innovation
Thinkers, creators, and doers find everything they need to unearth their full potential at Iowa State University.
Student-led 'creative recess' produces innovative ideas
Student Innovation Center
Finding solutions for safer foods
Reaching for the stars
Senior, mechanical engineering