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Archive: May 2019

05.16.2019

Iowa State University’s new faculty learning communities seek to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration, research

By Paula Van Brocklin, Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State’s student learning communities have grown and thrived since their inception in 1995. Today, the university boasts more than 90 student learning communities focused on an array of academic and other topics as well as a 77% participation rate among first-year students. Now, Iowa State’s faculty are delving into the learning community arena for…

05.10.2019

2019 Bridging the Divide grant recipients seek to improve lives, uncover architectural mysteries

By Paula Van Brocklin, Office of the Vice President for Research

Two interdisciplinary research teams have been selected to receive funding from Iowa State University’s 2019 Bridging the Divide internal funding opportunity, a program that aims to solve complex challenges at the interface between disciplines through new convergent collaborations among university researchers and scholars in design, art, humanities and social sciences with those from science, engineering…