LAS News Archive
Following the impact
Even negative research findings can take new, exciting paths, Mark Hargrove and fellow researchers found. Though their research funded by the Signature Research Initiative showed no promise for helping animal cells survive during and after low oxygen conditions, the chemistry […]
Advancing collaborations in sustainability
Strategic funding can transform conversation into collaboration. For residents in the Skunk River watershed, this meant a voice in the sustainability research happening in their own community. William Gutowski, professor in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences and associate […]
Expanding research potential in writing instruction
What started as a prototype writing evaluation tool has blossomed beyond expectation, thanks to funding from the Liberal Arts and Sciences Signature Research Initiative. After using and researching with a commercial based automated writing evaluation tool, a computer-based system to […]
Dec 1: Deadline to nominate students and alumni for upcoming awards
The deadline for nominations is December 1, 2016 by 5 p.m.
An adventure in linguistics
Linguistics faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences introduced 200 high school students to the interdisciplinary field of linguistics on Thursday.
Tringides honored for collaborative research
The American Vacuum Society honored Tringides for his internationally collaborative research in surface physics.
ISU Programming Team Advances to World Finals Again
Three Iowa State University students will advance to the Association for Computing Machinery's world finals programming competition May 20, 2017, after finishing in the top three of 232 teams in a regional competition. Yuxiang Zhang, a senior in Mathematics, Jacob […]
Dec. 16: LAS Graduation and Convocation
“Good Girls Revolt” author to speak on Dec. 1
Award-winning journalist Lynn Povich — the author of the book “The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace” — will visit Iowa State University on Thursday, Dec. 1, as the fall 2016 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.
Nov. 17: Women's and Gender Studies talk
"Locating an Iowa Farm Woman's Leadership in London: Archival Research and the Associated Country Women of the World” Dr. Abby Dubisar, Dept. of English Thurs., Nov. 17th Noon-1 p.m. Margaret Sloss Women’s Center This interactive session offers findings regarding the […]