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Kathleen Hilliard elected vice president of the American Historical Association, Teaching Division

The American Historical Association (AHA) recently announced its 2021 election results and Kathleen Hilliard, associate professor in the Department of History, has been elected vice president of the American Historical Society, Teaching Division. Established in 1884, the AHA is the largest organization of professional historians in the world. With more than 12,000 members, the AHA … Continue reading Kathleen Hilliard elected vice president of the American Historical Association, Teaching Division

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Charlie Nagle earns National Science Foundation grant

Charlie Nagle, associate professor of Spanish, has earned a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $249,079 award will support Nagel’s research until August, 2024. Nagle is the Principal Investigator for the research, “A longitudinal approach to examining perception-production links in second language speech sound learning.” He will collaborate with researchers at the University … Continue reading Charlie Nagle earns National Science Foundation grant

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Tina Coffelt earns grant from Central Asia University Partnerships Program (UniCEN); travels to Uzbekistan

Tina Coffelt, associate professor in the Department of English, earned a grant from the Central Asia University Partnerships Program (UniCEN). Coffelt recently traveled to Uzbekistan to conduct grant work related to professional development for faculty on the topics of research design, academic writing and publishing. In Uzbekistan, Coffelt met grant participants and discussed ongoing future … Continue reading Tina Coffelt earns grant from Central Asia University Partnerships Program (UniCEN); travels to Uzbekistan

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National Science Foundation continues support of Department of Computer Science Boa infrastructure

The National Science Foundation (NSF) continues to support the Boa infrastructure in the Department of Computer Science with an additional round of funding. The NSF has provided $1.5 million toward these efforts during the past nine years. The Boa infrastructure impacts Iowa State and also the broader research community. The infrastructure is co-facilitated with partners … Continue reading National Science Foundation continues support of Department of Computer Science Boa infrastructure

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Hridesh Rajan mentee, Ali Ghanbari selected as a 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow

Ali Ghanbari has been named as a 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow (CIFellows) under the supervision of Hridesh Rajan, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science. Ghanbari will earn his Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Dallas in December 2021. This prestigious award is administered by The Computing Research Association (CRA) and the Computing … Continue reading Hridesh Rajan mentee, Ali Ghanbari selected as a 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow

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Gustavo MacIntosh elected president of the American Society of Plant Biologists

Gustavo MacIntosh, professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, has been elected president of the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). The ASPB held its member elections in the spring. The ASPB is a not-for-profit professional society devoted to advancing plant science research and education. It publishes three world-class journals, organizes conferences … Continue reading Gustavo MacIntosh elected president of the American Society of Plant Biologists

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Peters, Hochstetler receive Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award

Dave Peters, associate professor of sociology and Extension rural sociologist, and Andy Hochstetler, professor of sociology, and their co-authors have been awarded the 2021 Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award from the Rural Sociological Society for their article, “The Opioid Hydra: Understanding Overdose Mortality Epidemics and Syndemics Across the Rural-Urban Continuum,” published in Rural Sociology.

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Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award

Monic Behnken, LAS associate dean of equity, diversity and inclusion, and associate professor of sociology, has received a 2021 Iowa Character Award—Adult Citizen of Character (Honorable Mention). The awards are given annually by Drake University’s Robert D. and Billie Ray Center. Each year, the Ray Center recognizes Iowans who emulate the six pillars of CHARACTER … Continue reading Monic Behnken earns 2021 Iowa Character award