The IBA is becoming the Iowa Sciences Academy!

As of Summer 2022, the Iowa Biosciences Academy will now become the Iowa SCIENCES Academy, with the inclusion of numerous sciences beyond the biosciences.

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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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How to Get Involved

Find out ways to get involved with undergraduate research.

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Peer Mentoring Program

Contribute to students' success and development, resources in our community, and networking opportunities.

News and Announcements

2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Conference

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Students participating the the Iowa Sciences Academy Summer Program have the opportunity to present their research at the Summer Undergraduate Research Conference. This event was sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Join us to support our current Iowa Sciences Academy participants!

Wednesday, July 27th 1:30-4:30pm
IMU - Main Lounge

Upcoming Programs

Friday, July 8, 2022
Make sure to check out former IBA students Niko McCarty and Hannah Campbell in the upcoming programs!

Spotlight on Research by Trainees
Monday, July 11, 3:30-5pm

Exploring Future Careers with UI Graduates
Monday, July 18, 3:30-5pm

Application Deadline for 2022-23 Latham Fellowship Program Extended

Monday, May 16, 2022
The application deadline for the 2022-23 Latham Science Engagement Fellowship Program has been extended to June 1st. Please let any students you know that are interested in communicating science in the public sphere about this unique opportunity!