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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.

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News and Announcements

Interested in learning about research on campus?

Monday, September 18, 2023
There is still time to enroll in a 1 semester hour course on exploring research on campus! ISA:1040 is a 1 semester hour, off-cycle course offered in Fall 2023 from Oct 12 to Dec 7, 2023 on T&Th from 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm in Van Allen 172 • Tour labs around campus • Network with professors & graduate students • Find a lab that fits your style • Get involved in undergraduate research

ISA is Hiring - Administrative Services Coordinator (Professional & Scientific)

Thursday, August 24, 2023
ISA is looking for an Administrative Services Coordinator. This position will provide administrative support for all programs associated with the ISA in the areas of financial operations, event coordination and planning, scheduling management, information and database management and program communication. This position requires responding to inquiries and serving as a liaison to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the general public. Responsibilities also involve the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other database systems and software. Please visit Jobs@UIowa for more information and to apply!

Climate Change and Human Health Fellowship Opportunity

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Are you interested in researching biological mechanisms that link climate change and health? Apply for a CCH Undergraduate Research Fellowship for the 2023-24 academic year! Applications accepted on a rolling basis.