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Elizabeth Smart speaking at Iowa State on Oct. 5

In 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was abducted from her home and spent nine months in captivity. Her kidnapping became one of the most-followed child abduction cases in history. On Oct. 5, Smart is bringing her message of empowerment to Iowa...
25-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Iowa State Physicists Contribute to Hard-to-Find Observation of Higgs Boson Decay

Iowa State physicists contributed to the international collaboration that found a way to sift and sort data from the Large Hadron Collider to observe the Higgs boson decaying into a pair of bottom quarks. The observation gives physicists a better...
24-Sep-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State student finds purpose in giving back to Latinx community

Vanessa Espinoza, a graduate student in Iowa State University’s School of Education, has dedicated her life to giving back to the Latinx community – from launching a literacy project as a high school student, to elevating the voices of...
24-Sep-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Iowa State Panel Will Center on Recent Supreme Court Rulings, Kavanaugh Nomination

Iowa State University and Drake University Law School faculty are coming together to discuss recent issues surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court.
19-Sep-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Bridging the Gap Between Engineering and Farming: Innovative Mathematical Models for Agriculture

A team of Iowa State University scientists is bridging the gap between engineering and farming by applying machine learning and mathematical modeling to perennial problems in agriculture. The project recently received a grant from the National...
13-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Closing of Department, Big Box Stores Ushers in New Opportunities for Retail

The demise of several big box and department stores was inevitable given the changing retail landscape, but a team of Iowa State University researchers says there is opportunity for retailers.
13-Sep-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Beckers Bringing Family’s Story, Mental Health Advocacy to Iowa State

Joan and Dave Becker are bringing their family’s story and advocacy for individuals with mental illnesses to Iowa State University this month.
11-Sep-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites


More Than Diverse, Class and Work Teams Need to Be Inclusive

Joel Geske decided to make a change after reading survey responses from students who felt left out or not valued when working on team projects. His approach may seem simplistic, but Geske says you must be intentional to be inclusive, both in the...
5-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


Millennials Will Soon Dethrone Boomers as Largest Voting Bloc

10-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST


WHO Gaming Addiction Classification an Important Step for Treatment

3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST


Consumers May Not Recognize Costs, Consequences of Demand for ‘Clean’ Food

Eating “clean” is all about avoiding foods with additives, preservatives or other chemicals on the label. Two Iowa State University professors are warning of the consequences associated with the clean food movement in terms of food waste, safety...
31-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT


80th Anniversary of Massacre Time for Remembrance and Recognition of Solidarity

October marks the 80th anniversary of the 1937 Haitian massacre, which killed an estimated 20,000 Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent. Megan Jeanette Myers, an Iowa State asst. prof., says the anniversary is a time for reflection and...
25-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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