- Arnold Woods named director of multicultural student success in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Newly established role advances the college’s commitment to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion.
- New study sheds light on function of sex chromosomes in turtles
Nicole Valenzuela, professor of ecology, evolution and organismal biology publishes study in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
- K. L. Cook named LAS Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the Arts
Cook, professor of English and co-coordinator of Iowa State's MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment, is the author of three recently published works of fiction, essays and poetry.
- Robert McQueeney awarded inaugural John and Mary Weaver Professorship
Physics professor honored for his widely recognized expertise in condescend matter physics and achievements in neutron scattering
- A passion for the past and a path to a dream career
Madisyn Rostro ('22 history, anthropology) is pursuing her goal of becoming a museum professional, thanks to a collection of inspiring internships and encouraging faculty.
- Expanding opportunities for women and economic uncertainty are both factors in declining U.S. fertility rates
Ann Oberhauser, professor of sociology, explores falling U.S. birth rates and the factors shaping the statistics.
- Stephanie Madon receives 2021 Cassling Innovation Award
Stephanie Madon, professor of psychology, receives award for interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty and students, and for innovative research and teaching practices.
- Three faculty members honored with LAS Dean’s Emerging Faculty Leaders Award
Bethany Gray, Charlie Nagle and Alison Phillips are recipients of the 2021 award, which will advance their research.
- Access to rural mental health care gets innovative boost
Warren Phillips, associate teaching professor in psychology, is focused on bringing mental health care services to rural Iowans.
Faculty Honors & Awards
Elected vice president of the American Historical Association, Teaching Division, American Historical Association
National Science Foundation grant, National Science Foundation
Best Book Award, Race and Ethnic Politics section of the American Political Science Association
UniCEN grant, Central Asia University Partnerships Program (UniCEN)
National Science Foundation Grants totaling $1.5 million, National Science Foundation
"Kaleidoscope of Colors, A Festival of Pipes", Organ Historical Society
"Why Is Your Pet Rabbit Of European Descent? Researchers Have A Possible Explanation", Forbes Magazine
"The World at Play: Performance from the Audience's Perspective", Kendall Hunt Publishing Company