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Diving Into the History of Planned Communities in Iowa State Honors Seminar


This spring, Iowa State University students examined planned and ideal communities in “A Good Place,” an honors seminar that took students on a journey through former and existing planned communities in the U.S. and utopian and egalitarian...
19-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State Architecture Students Create Massive, Twisting Structure for Reiman Gardens Exhibition


This spring, 77 students in Iowa State University’s second-year architecture studios designed, built and installed a 1,300-square-foot structure at Reiman Gardens for its “Forces of Nature” kinetic art exhibition, on display April 28 through...
17-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State Engineers Create Innovative Disaster Relief Container for 3M Challenge


Iowa State University engineering students have developed a new, practical and cost-effective way to drop medical supplies into a disaster area as part of the inaugural 3M Disruptive Design Challenge on April 13 at 3M headquarters. Their air-drop...
16-Apr-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experience of Black Doctoral Students Underscores Need to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields


The risk of riding out a storm is symbolic of the decision black men make to pursue a graduate degree in engineering. They know they'll face challenges, but the barriers described by black men interviewed as part of a six-year study show how race...
10-Apr-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

While Out Hunting Planets, NASA’s TESS Survey Will Also Help Astronomers Study Stars


Iowa State University's Steve Kawaler is heading back to Cape Canaveral this month to witness the launch of another planet-hunting spacecraft. This one, called TESS, will image 85 percent of the sky over the next two years, helping astronomers find...
5-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research on Coastal Housing Recovery After Natural Disasters Shows Gaps in Recovery Policies


A team including an Iowa State University researcher studied Galveston, Texas, homes following Hurricane Ike, finding that the types of housing and homeowners – and how U.S. recovery policy handles each – played a major role in recovery outcomes.
4-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NNR Technique Plays Vital Role in Searching for Next Antibiotic


Vincenzo Venditti, an assistant professor of chemistry at Iowa State University, is searching for a new kind of antibiotic in the fight against antimicrobial-resistant superbugs.
2-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clients, Students Benefit From Work Through CyBIZ Lab


The idea to develop a futures contract for the bulk trucking industry appeared to fit a need, but before investing in the concept, leaders of Tennessee-based company wanted to know if the market would support it. In search of answers, they turned to...
26-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Are Airplanes Inspected for Safety? Iowa State Experts in Nondestructive Evaluation Have Answers

19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Millennials Will Soon Dethrone Boomers as Largest Voting Bloc


10-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST

WHO Gaming Addiction Classification an Important Step for Treatment


3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST

Consumers May Not Recognize Costs, Consequences of Demand for ‘Clean’ Food


Eating “clean” is all about avoiding foods with additives, preservatives or other chemicals on the label. Two Iowa State University professors are warning of the consequences associated with the clean food movement in terms of food waste, safety...
31-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT

80th Anniversary of Massacre Time for Remembrance and Recognition of Solidarity


October marks the 80th anniversary of the 1937 Haitian massacre, which killed an estimated 20,000 Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent. Megan Jeanette Myers, an Iowa State asst. prof., says the anniversary is a time for reflection and...
25-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Hurricane Harvey relief supply logistics: ISU prof can share lessons learned from disaster sites


29-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Mosquitoes and Ticks: What You Need to Know This Summer


22-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Read Outside the Box to Keep Students Learning During Summer Months, Says ISU Professor


A certain amount of learning is lost when children are out of school for the summer. While most children don't want to think about hitting the books, Iowa State's Emily Hayden has some creative suggestions for parents to encourage learning and...
8-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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