Iowa State University

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    Iowa State University is an education institution that provides undergraduate and graduate programs. It offers courses in fields of accounting, agriculture, architecture, business administration, community and regional planning, education, engineering, family and consumer sciences, fine arts, landscape architecture, public administration, and mathematics. The colleges of the University include College of Agriculture, College of Business, College of Design, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Graduate, College of Veterinary Medicine, and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    HQDes Moines, IA, US
    Employee Ratings4.3

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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)11,238
    Job Openings5
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    Key People/Management at Iowa State University

    John Lawrence

    John Lawrence

    Vice President for Extension and Outreach
    Jay Harmon

    Jay Harmon

    Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension and Outreach
    Carol Heaverlo

    Carol Heaverlo

    Director of Operations
    Debra Sellers

    Debra Sellers

    Director, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, Associate Dean, College of Human Sciences
    Gary Taylor

    Gary Taylor

    Director, Community and Economic Development Extension and Outreach
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    Iowa State University Office Locations

    Iowa State University has an office in Des Moines
    Des Moines, IA, US (HQ)
    1963 Bell Ave #200
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    Iowa State University News and Updates

    Power Posing Is a Sham, Says Iowa State University Researcher

    It's likely not going to hurt you, but we need better comparative studies to say it's "best."

    Attis Announces R&D Partnership with Iowa State University for Lignin-Based Carbon Fiber

    Partnership to Advance Carbon Fiber Research for Use in Major Industries MILTON, GA - (NewMediaWire) - January 24, 2019 - Attis Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: ATIS) (the "Company" or "Attis"), a diversified innovation and technology holding company, today announced a partnership with Iowa State Unive…

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    Authors to dig into Villisca, Iowa ax murders in upcoming lecture

    A father-daughter duo will share their research into a possibly overlooked serial killer in the early 20th century who committed ax murders across the U.S. — including two in Iowa — in an upcoming lecture at Iowa State University.

    New study calls for mitigation, monitoring of common grease-proofing food packaging chemicals

    An Iowa State University scientist is calling for a better understanding of the health ramifications of ubiquitous “grease proofing” chemicals that have been used for decades. A new study based on a symposium involving scientists at public and private institutions strikes an urgent tone on the nee…

    Sitting too much drags down your mental health. Here's how to get moving.

    Of all the ways in which the pandemic has affected Americans' well-being, perhaps the one we've noticed least is how much we're sitting. And it's not just bad for our waistlines — it's hurting our mental health.

    Researchers engineer hardier microbes to improve bioproduction of fuels, chemicals

    Researchers led by Iowa State University's Laura Jarboe are working to improve bioproduction of fuels and chemicals by finding enzymes that can withstand the heat and acidity used to lower industrial fermentation costs. The project is supported by a three-year, $969,000 grant from the U.S. Departm…

    Survey highlights pandemic’s effects on mental and physical health in rural Iowa

    Recently published survey data reveal how the pandemic has affected Iowa’s rural communities differently. The survey, led by an ISU rural sociologist, asked thousands of Iowans to gauge how the pandemic has impacted their physical and mental health.

    From feeding to nourishing: World Food Prize laureate delivering Norman Borlaug lecture

    The 2021 World Food Prize laureate, Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, will deliver this year’s Norman Borlaug lecture at Iowa State University. Thilsted will present “Aquatic Foods for Nourishing Nations” at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. 
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    Iowa State University Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Iowa State University founded?

      Iowa State University was founded in 1858.

    • Who are Iowa State University key executives?

      Iowa State University's key executives are John Lawrence, Jay Harmon and Carol Heaverlo.

    • How many employees does Iowa State University have?

      Iowa State University has 11,238 employees.

    • Who are Iowa State University competitors?

      Competitors of Iowa State University include University of Illinois, New Mexico State University and Thomas Jefferson University.

    • Where is Iowa State University headquarters?

      Iowa State University headquarters is located at 1963 Bell Ave #200, Des Moines.

    • Where are Iowa State University offices?

      Iowa State University has an office in Des Moines.

    • How many offices does Iowa State University have?

      Iowa State University has 1 office.