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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

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!

ISA Senior Capstone Presentations on Thursday, April 25

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Ten graduating seniors delivered short presentations on topics that integrated their professional and personal interests.

Dr. Lori Adams receives CLAS Distinguished Professor of Instruction Award

Friday, April 19, 2024
This award recognizes candidates who excel in teaching, institutional, and professional service in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.