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Simonson named to jury for international voice competition
Donald Simonson, professor and chair of the voice faculty in the Music Department, has been invited to serve as the American representative on the jury at the Concours de Genève International Voice Competition in November in Geneva, Switzerland.
Chemistry's Vela-Becerra makes list of '40 under 40' in Hispanic Engineering magazine
Javier Vela-Becerra, assistant professor of chemistry, was included in Hispanic Engineering magazine’s "40 under 40" list of top young engineers.
Bringing computer science to the kids
Iowa State effort shows students what computer science really is. A group of Iowa State University faculty that form the Department of Computer Science's recruitment and retention committee has become increasingly aware that Iowa faces a shortage of information technology […]
Riney-Kehrberg's new book for young readers is story of childhood on America's farms
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg has published a children's book that will take young readers to American farms of more than a century ago.
Teaching, service and research honored with 2011 LAS awards to 32 faculty and staff
AMES, Iowa – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is honoring 32 faculty and staff with awards for their accomplishments. The recipients will be recognized at the Fall Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty/Staff Convocation on […]
LAS' Dreasher graduates from national advising organization's Emerging Leader Program
Luiza Dreasher, multicultural liaison officer for the Liberal Arts and Sciences' Student Academic Services office, was honored this month for completing the Emerging Leader Program for the National Academic Advising Association.
Prieto named associate editor of new journal
Loreto Prieto, director of the U.S. Latino/a Studies program and professor of psychology, was selected to be an associate editor of the Journal of Latina/o Psychology, published by the National Latina/o Psychological Association through the American Psychological Association.
Simon Estes honored by Barcelona opera organization
Simon Estes, adjunct professor of music at Iowa State University and F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist in Residence, has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona's opera house), from Spain.
Former faculty member John Gustafson winner of Atanasoff Award
The person honored with the 2011 John V. Atanasoff Research and Discovery Award in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is no stranger to Iowa State. John L. Gustafson is a former faculty member at ISU and the U.S. […]
A technical approach to the ancient world
While attending Iowa State University, Christopher Johanson moonlighted at the Iowa Center for Emerging Manufacturing Technology. This was while he was working toward a BA in classical studies, which he earned in 1999. Johanson was developing multi-dimensional audio solutions and […]