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Outreach

  • We are partnering with Assistant Professor Tyrell Carr in the Department of Biology and Physical Sciences at Chowan University, to recruit a Chowan undergraduate student each year to participate in a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program sponsored by ISU’s Center for Biorenewable Chemicals.   

  • To enhance the science and math curriculum in Iowa high schools we engage teachers and students in hands-on research. We are partnering with two well-known Iowa State programs coordinated by Dr. Adah Leshem, an Education Outreach Director at Iowa State University:

    Research Experiences for High School Teachers (RET)

  • SCIENCE BOUND is a premier program at Iowa State University, which strives to engage ethnically diverse middle and high school students from twenty Iowa schools in education and research opportunities in the fields of Agriculture, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (ASTEM). Students enroll in the SCIENCE BOUND program at the beginning of the 8th grade, and they must maintain a 3.0 grade point average as they participate in science fairs and summer programs, prepare and give oral presentations, tour labs and meet with students and staff at ISU.