CATEGORIES: Notable, Research

Playing with science

Julie Kuhlman expands girls’ opportunities to learn science through hands-on activities at Edwards Elementary School in Ames.

CATEGORIES: Notable

Lin wins Zaffarano Prize

Jephian Chin-Hung Lin received the Zaffarano prize from the Graduate College for superior performance in publishable graduate student research at Iowa State University.

CATEGORIES: Notable

Anne Castle to lecture on Colorado River

Anne Castle, former assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior, will deliver the Ronald Lecture in Environmental Conservation on April 13.

CATEGORIES: Notable, Students

Studying the stars

After NASA’s announcement of the first known system of seven Earth-sized planets around a single star, Steve Kawaler explains how planets are found. To know more about the planets, we have to look to the stars.