Most of the recent information about WorkCyte has been about Improved Service Delivery. However, a lot of work continues on Workday. Both the financial management and human capital management (human resources) functions are currently in a testing phase, with the functionality and flow under evaluation. Project team members are also working on mapping specific roles … Continue reading WorkCyte Update
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 led them to new, potentially groundbreaking research in fertilizer production. “This type of funding allows … Continue reading Following the impact
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 dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, brought together a group of researchers … Continue reading Advancing collaborations in sustainability
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 help users improve their writing skills, Volker Hegelheimer, professor, Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor, and … Continue reading Expanding research potential in writing instruction
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 Perin, a junior in software engineering, and Ian Gottshall, a sophomore in computer engineering, traveled … Continue reading ISU Programming Team Advances to World Finals Again
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.