President Wendy Wintersteen and athletics director Jamie Pollard released a video message July 26 about the future of ISU athletics and the Big 12 Conference after two universities announced they won't renew their Big 12 contracts when they expire in 2025. Though college athletics is an industry in flux, it's not a time to panic, Pollard said.
Five Iowa State researchers were selected to receive 2021 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation. The awards total more than $4 million in federal funding earmarked for research.
Demolition of the former hotel and laundry spaces on floors 4-6 of the MU is complete, and the sixth-floor ceiling also was removed, revealing the original peaked ceiling. Wall framing on floors 4 and 5 is complete, with electrical and HVAC work underway. Read more about the renovation project in this quarterly update.
Prolonged screen viewing or exposure to virtual and augmented reality environments causes some people to develop cybersickness, a cluster of symptoms that includes severe headaches, eye strain and dizziness. Researchers are working to better understand, manage and prevent cybersickness, an ISU doctoral student wrote in an essay for The Conversation.
All 17 U.S. national laboratories, including Ames Laboratory, are partnering with prominent academic publishers to support name change requests from researchers on previously published papers. The new agreement allows researchers who wish to change their names to more easily claim work from all stages of their careers.