Iowa State improved in the overall and public university 2021 rankings released this week by U.S. News and World Report, tying for 54th among public universities and 118th in the overall national rankings.
The office of the vice president for research has new research seed grants to support university-industry collaboration in two key bioscience development areas for the state: Digital and precision agriculture, and vaccines and immunotherapeutics. The university earmarked $300,000 in each area, up to $50,000 per project. Proposals are due Oct. 15.
After months of work reviewing product quality, security and accessibility, Iowa State's technology standards committee has released a list of recommended desktops, laptops, tablets, printers, monitors, microphones, flat panel displays and more for university-funded equipment purchases.
When Nancy Boury taught a new microbiology class last fall, Predicting the Next Pandemic, she couldn't know how timely the topic would become. She designed the course around the interdisciplinary 'One Health' paradigm.
A rapid response grant from the National Science Foundation will allow an Iowa State research team to study how landlord decision-making has contributed to rental housing instability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Iowa State community and regional planning class will collaborate with the city of Ames on a project to improve civic engagement in the community.