Human sciences students spend their spring break serving othersPosted on
Service learning expands to making shorts for South African boysPosted on
Doctoral student aims to improve accommodations in STEM educationPosted on
Ashley Nashleanas didn’t have a model or rule book to follow while growing up blind in the small northwest Iowa town of Hinton. Braille helped her to read textbooks in school, but graphics in math and science lessons were often just — missing.
Iowa State professor to lead ‘transformative’ NSF projectPosted on
Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of a five-year, $569,702 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, which supports early career development activities of teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.
The grant will support Burt’s research on leveraging learning and engineering identity to broaden participation of black males in colleges of engineering.
Human sciences students call work with Dance Marathon “life-changing”Posted on
College of Human Sciences students are taking their passion for helping people to make a difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses.
Iowa State to launch new effort to mentor underrepresented students in toxicologyPosted on
Iowa State shares research about higher education policy and practicePosted on
Iowa State University scholars are this week sharing their research about higher education policy and practice at a meeting of the nation’s premier association for such research.
Twenty-one researchers, largely from the School of Education, are showcasing their work at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) annual conference, today through Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The association is a scholarly society with 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study.
Research to drive systemic change in STEM diversityPosted on
Iowa State University is a leader in bringing more diversity to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) — not only through outreach, partnerships, scholarships, and conferences, but also with research aimed at systemic change across colleges in the Midwest and nationwide.
School of Education faculty and staff members Sarah Rodriguez, Lorenzo Baber, Brian Burt, Mary Darrow, Rosemary Perez, and Mari Kemis will for the next five years lead the research components of four National Science Foundation grants totalling $11.6 million, all aimed at increasing diversity in STEM.
Doctoral student takes his Iowa State experience to ScotlandPosted on
Iowa State University offers an increasing number of opportunities to take part in the ISU student experience — even from afar.
Dave Loranger will this fall become Iowa State’s first graduate from its new hybrid program for doctoral students in apparel, merchandising, and design. The program allowed Loranger to take most of his classes from his home on the East Coast, but come to Ames for summer classes.