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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

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Friday, September 23, 2022

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Check out some of the Multicultural STEM Conference and Events this Fall!

Climate Change and Health (CCH) Research Internship Program

Friday, August 26, 2022
An opportunity for a diverse group of undergraduate students interested researching biological mechanisms that link climate change and health and translating research knowledge toward improving health in Iowa and the nation. Eligible students must identify as a member of an underrepresented group. Click for more information.