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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

Latham Fellows Application Portal is Open!

Friday, March 1, 2024
The Latham Fellowship is an opportunity for undergraduate student researchers to develop skills in science communication and engagement. The deadline to apply is March 22, 2024!

ISA Featured in the Biology 2023 Newsletter

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
The Iowa Sciences Academy was featured in an article, "Supporting Student Success in the Sciences," in the Department of Biology 2023 Newsletter.

Dare to Discover 2024 - Seven ISA Students Featured

Friday, January 19, 2024
The Dare to Discover campaign, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, showcases researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa.