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ISU physicists help demonstrate existence of new subatomic structure
Sophisticated supercomputer simulations by ISU physicists show the quasi-stable existence of a tetraneutron, a structure comprised of four neutrons (subatomic particles with no charge) and once thought unlikely to exist.
Security notice for Blackboard users
The ITS Solutions Center has received multiple reports of phishing e-mails programmed to look as if they are coming from Blackboard. These emails are not legitimate Blackboard notifications, but are constructed to lure the recipient to click on a malicious […]
Yu named 2016 Fellow of the American Physical Society
Edward Yu, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Ames Lab scientist, was selected as a 2016 Fellow of the American Physical Society. Yu was recognized for “his distinguished contributions to the field of efflux transporters, which mediate […]
Strategic plan update
The LAS strategic plan subcommittees were finalized and given their charge from Dean Schmittmann. Subcommittees will develop specific objectives and performance metrics for their defined goals, and they will continue to work throughout the end of the year. The subcommittees […]
Effects of gender stereotypes in voting
Assistant professor Tessa Ditonto's research uncovers some surprises about gender and candidate competence.
Alumni recognized at LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences celebrated alumni and friends at its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 27, at the ISU Alumni Center. The ceremony took place during Iowa State University's 2016 Homecoming Week, which celebrated ISU […]
Sanchez honored at medallion ceremony
Mayly Sanchez, associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was honored as the recipient of the Cassling Family Professorship award at a ceremony on Oct. 24, 2016. Sanchez, an experimental physicist studying neutrinos, holds a place among an […]
New perovskite research discoveries may lead to solar cell, LED advances
“Promising” and “remarkable” are two words Ames Laboratory scientist and chemistry professor Javier Vela uses to describe recent research results on organolead mixed-halide perovskites.
Mark your calendar: Upcoming faculty development opportunities
The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost is sponsoring a series of professional development programs for the following faculty development workshops during the 2016-17 academic year: LAUNCHING YOUR FACULTY CAREER (for non-tenure eligible faculty) November 9, 2016; 1:00-2:30, […]
Save the Date: Ninth Biennial All Iowa Virology Symposium
The symposium provides a forum to enhance links among virologists in all disciplines within the state of Iowa through scientific presentations and social interaction.