Several LAS students were recently honored with University awards for their outstanding academic achievement, community service or exemplary leadership to the Iowa State community. Congratulations to the following students for their pursuit of excellence! Jeane Robles, Genetics Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Award Christina Hillman, Psychology and Child, Adult and Family Services Krista Klocke, Speech … Continue reading Congratulations to LAS student award recipients
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A new NSF grant will allow Bing Yang and a team of ISU researchers to study the genome of the yam, an important crop in global agriculture. The research team will utilize revolutionary genome-editing technology including the CRISPR/Cas9 system to develop an array of tools that could answer specific questions regarding yam gene function.
Amy Erica Smith says the impeachment battle is politically motivated and reflects a fundamental misunderstanding by many lawmakers of how the country’s democratic institutions work.
Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a topological metal, PtSn4 (platinum and tin), with a unique electronic structure that may someday lead to energy efficient computers with increased processor speeds and data storage.
Alec Filak (mathematics and statistics, ’15) knew he was good at math, but he wasn’t sure how that skill could translate into a career. So he took a few math classes his freshman year and quickly learned a math degree could open doors to many great jobs.
Although we have a good idea of how how climatic and physical systems will change in response to greenhouse gases, we need a better understanding of climate change’s costs to society, said environmental economist Ivan Rudik.
The NOvA experiment has three main physics goals: make the first observations of muon neutrinos changing to electron neutrinos, determine the tiny masses of the three neutrino types and look for clues that help explain how matter came to dominate antimatter in the universe.
Goran Micevic, a 2010 Iowa State biochemistry graduate, has been selected as a 2016 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. He is currently in graduate school at Yale School of Medicine.
Language is about more than words. Whether they are written, spoken or signed, words are part of a language that cannot be separated from the culture. This philosophy is the foundation of the American Sign Language program that Jonathan Webb started nearly four years ago at Iowa State University.