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Doctors can estimate patient adherence by simply asking about medication routine

Doctors know patients do not always take their medications as prescribed. To help them stay on track, new Iowa State University research suggests doctors stop asking patients about missed pills and start asking about their routines.
21-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


These four values lessen the power of transformational leadership

Transformational leadership is considered one of the most effective ways to motivate and inspire employees. However, new research finds cultural values significantly limit its effectiveness.
16-May-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Calling attention to gender bias dramatically changes course evaluations

With growing evidence of gender bias on student course evaluations, a new intervention developed by Iowa State researchers may help reduce bias against women instructors. They added language to make students aware of potential biases, which yielded...
13-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

You’ll Find Her in the Stacks: ISU Graduating Senior Will Be Third-Generation Librarian

Cassandra Anderson is following in her mother’s and grandmother’s footsteps, as she graduates from Iowa State University this weekend and begins her next adventure: becoming a third-generation librarian.
6-May-2019 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Senegal Native, New Iowa State Graduate Sets His Sights Set on Sustainable Energy

Mouhamad Diallo moved to Iowa from Senegal in 2013. Six years later, he’s graduating from Iowa State University with a dual degree in mechanical engineering and materials science. After graduation, he’ll pursue a Ph.D. in materials science,...
6-May-2019 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Student Graduating From Iowa State — 20 Years After Starting College in Brazil

This weekend, Patricia O’Connell will finally finish at Iowa State University what she started in Brazil 20 years ago: a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Her degree sets her on a path to pursue her passion combining psychology and fitness in a...
6-May-2019 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Shows Value of Sharing Energy – Including Wind and Solar – Across America’s Grids

Researchers have determined there's economic value to expanding the connections between the country's eastern and western power grids. Expanding the connections could allow wind power from the Midwest and solar power from the Southwest to move back...
2-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Four Iowa State Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Four Iowa State University students have received Goldwater Scholarships, the third time in the last decade that all four ISU Goldwater candidates have been selected for the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences...
2-May-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineers Study Failed Levees, Research Potential Solutions

Cassandra Rutherford, an Iowa State geotechnical engineer, has inspected failed levees along Midwestern rivers. And now she's working with other engineers to develop technologies that could improve levee performance.
22-Apr-2019 4:25 PM EDT


Women’s History Month: A Time to Celebrate Progress, but Recognize Remaining Challenges

27-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Diversity is just as important as the number of women running for political office

22-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Midterm election projections, potential fallout

22-Oct-2018 9:05 AM EDT


Hydration Strategy Key as High School Athletes Begin Practice

The first week of high school sports practices is a particularly vulnerable time for athletes, says an Iowa State University assistant professor of kinesiology. James Lang says being proactive about hydration, rather than reactive, is important to...
8-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

WHO ‘gaming disorder’ classification opens door for treatment

19-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Primary to yield record number of women on general election ballot

More women are running for political office motivated by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. This could lead to a record number of women serving in one state legislature, according to an analysis by the Catt Center for Women and Politics.
29-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT

How Are Airplanes Inspected for Safety? Iowa State Experts in Nondestructive Evaluation Have Answers

19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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