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The Iowa Sciences Academy (ISA) is home to a range of programs that support the success of undergraduate students interested in research and scientific communication. Through ISA programs, students have access to hands-on research, professional development, and scientific outreach opportunities.

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Undergraduate Research

Supporting underrepresented, undergraduate student researchers to facilitate entry into graduate programs and careers in research.

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Latham Fellowship Program

The Latham Fellowship Program is designed for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are interested in communicating science in the public sphere.

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How to Get Involved

Find out ways to participate in the Iowa Sciences Academy.

News and Announcements

Latham Showcase 2024

Monday, June 10, 2024
The Latham Science Engagement Initiative (LSEI) Program ended strong with fourteen students presenting group and individual projects on April 27, 2024 at the annual Latham Showcase

ISA Spring 2024 Student Highlight

Thursday, May 30, 2024
Iowa Sciences Academy mentors have selected Quinn Eldridge to be highlighted as an outstanding student in the ISA Spring 2024 Newsletter.

2024 Latham Project Engage Showcase set for April 27

Saturday, April 27, 2024
The 2024 Latham Project Engage Showcase will be on Saturday, April 27 in Kollros Auditorium (BBE) from 9:30 -11:30 am. The event will highlight the group and individual projects from fourteen Latham Fellows. Projects include illustrated books and educational brochures with activities for kids, board games, videos and podcasts, and more!