The Iowa State University selected Clark Coffman, associate professor of genetics, development and cell biology, as the recipient of the Thomas B. Thielen Award. Coffman was honored for his dedication to student success.
The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) awarded Dennis Lavrov, associate professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Bioliology, and his collaborators a $1,050,000 research project grant for their research “Enhancing mitochondrial DNA fidelity to improve mammalian lifespan and healthspan.” Lavrov applied for the grant with the James Stewart, Max Planck Institute … Continue reading Lavrov and collaborators awarded research grant
Professor Daniela Dimitrova’s project titled “The Role of Media Discourse and NGO Advocacy for Marginalized Populations: Fostering Social Change and Integration” has been selected for funding from the Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar Grant for Advocacy Communication. The research will focus on the media coverage of refugees in Bulgaria & Turkey as well as NGO advocacy in … Continue reading Dimitrova receives scholar grant
Iowa State University Department of Music and Theatre faculty members Brad Dell, Charissa Menefee and Cason Murphy presented on three different panels at the Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) held in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 7 – 10, 2019. MATC is dedicated to the growth and improvement of all forms of theatre throughout a twelve-state region that includes the states of Illinois, Iowa, … Continue reading ISU Theatre faculty present at MATC
Amy Erica Smith, associate professor of political science, was named as a 2019 Luce/ACLS Fellow, selected on the merits of her project Religion and Climate Change in Brazil: The Deluge and the Desert. The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announced the 2019 Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs on March 5, 2019. … Continue reading Amy Erica Smith selected as 2019 Luce/ACLS Fellow
Professor Daniela Dimitrova was recently awarded a prestigious fellowship by the Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Munich where she will spend part of her sabbatical. Dr. Dimitrova was invited to visit LMU in the fall to collaborate with colleagues at the Department of Communication Studies and Media Research, one of the top … Continue reading Daniela Dimitrova awarded research fellowship
Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of theatre, is one of five playwrights selected nationally to participate in the the Athena Project’s 8th Annual Plays In Progress Series. Plays In Progress is a program that fosters new works exclusively written by women playwrights. Over 250 plays were submitted from across the country. Petefish-Schrag was selected for her … Continue reading Amanda Petefish-Schrag selected for Plays In Progress Series