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Graduating biochemistry student who creates awareness about poverty wins first Engel Family Upstander Award

A May 2011 Iowa State University graduate who has been active in creating awareness about poverty, homelessness and access to food is the first recipient of the Engel Family Upstander Award from ISU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Nidhi Shah is a native of India who graduated with concurrent undergraduate and master’s degrees in … Continue reading Graduating biochemistry student who creates awareness about poverty wins first Engel Family Upstander Award

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ISU historian edits book detailing first human space mission, which turns 50 this year

AMES, Iowa — The unmanned Soviet satellite Sputnik continues to be associated with the dawn of space exploration, most recently being cited by President Obama in January’s State of the Union address. But Iowa State University history professor James Andrews contends that Yuri Gagarin may be an even bigger Soviet name as a space pioneer … Continue reading ISU historian edits book detailing first human space mission, which turns 50 this year

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Patricia Thiel, Chemistry, named Corbett Professor

Patricia Thiel, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University, professor of chemistry and senior chemist with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, has been named the next John D. Corbett Professor in Chemistry. This professorship has a three-year term. The Corbett Professorship in Chemistry was established by John D. Corbett, … Continue reading Patricia Thiel, Chemistry, named Corbett Professor

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Five Named Liberal Arts and Sciences Master Teachers

AMES, Iowa — Five faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University were named Master Teachers for 2009-10. The LAS Master Teachers are Susan Chang, lecturer in computer science; Tom Greenbowe, professor of chemistry; Madeleine Henry, professor in world languages and cultures; Lee Honeycutt, associate professor of English; and … Continue reading Five Named Liberal Arts and Sciences Master Teachers

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Five named Liberal Arts and Sciences Master Teachers for 2009-10

AMES, Iowa — Five faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University were named Master Teachers for 2009-10. The LAS Master Teachers are Shu-Hui (Susan) Chang, director of distance education and senior lecturer in computer science; Tom Greenbowe, professor of chemistry; Madeleine Henry, professor in world languages and cultures; … Continue reading Five named Liberal Arts and Sciences Master Teachers for 2009-10

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Teaching, service and research honored with LAS Awards

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is honoring 34 faculty and staff with awards for their accomplishments. The recipients will be recognized at the Fall Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty/Staff Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009. The recipients and their awards include: Early Achievement in Teaching Award – recognizes tenured … Continue reading Teaching, service and research honored with LAS Awards

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LAS Faculty, Staff Honored with Iowa State Awards

Twelve faculty and staff members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been acknowledged by Iowa State University for excellence in the classroom, research and other service areas. The recipients will be recognized at the Fall Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty/Staff Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009 and formally recognized during the University’s … Continue reading LAS Faculty, Staff Honored with Iowa State Awards

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Teaching, service and research awards to LAS faculty, staff

AMES, Iowa – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) at Iowa State University is honoring 36 faculty and staff with awards for their accomplishments. The recipients will be formally recognized Sept. 3 during the LAS Faculty-Staff Convocation. The recipients and their awards include: Early Achievement in Teaching 
Award – Recognizes tenured or tenure-track … Continue reading Teaching, service and research awards to LAS faculty, staff

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Susan Chang’s work leads to high student satisfaction rate

She teaches a class of 1,000 students and oversees 25 teaching assistants. Students see her in person only once. Yet the student satisfaction rate for Shu-Hui H. (Susan) Chang’s computer science 103 course, Computer Literacy and Applications, has been very high. [feature_image] Chang is the director of distance education for the Department of Computer Science. … Continue reading Susan Chang’s work leads to high student satisfaction rate