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 Ratings4.2

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    Employees (est.) (Aug 2022)11,407
    Job Openings8
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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

    BW Fusion Partners with Iowa State University Athletics

    Partnership Connects Agricultural Innovator with Top Agricultural University in the Nation FONDA, Iowa, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BW Fusion, an innovator in the agricultural industry focused on soil and crop fertility and nutrition, announced today a partnership with Iowa State...

    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…

    Iowa State University Blogs

    New YSS youth recovery campus embeds trauma-informed design in its walls

    Julie Stevens, associate professor of landscape architecture, talks about an emerging field of study — trauma-informed environmental design — that's being incorporated into her and her students' collaboration with YSS to design and build a new youth recovery campus south of Ames.

    Engineers develop cybersecurity tools to protect solar, wind power on the grid

    Iowa State engineers are leading a team developing cybersecurity systems that prevent, detect and mitigate attacks on renewable sources sending power to the grid. The U.S. Department of Energy is supporting the project with a $2 million grant.

    Study shows how artificial light affects seasonal rhythms of plants in U.S. cities

    Allergy-suffering city dwellers, take note. A new study from Iowa State University scientists shows how artificial light in U.S. cities lengthens pollen season and impacts other seasonal processes in plants. 

    New book aims to help people “get unstuck and be happier”

    Weaving psychological science with Buddhist philosophy and anecdotes, “Finding the Freedom to Get Unstuck and Be Happier” aims to help people break out of negative patterns, engage more fully with the present and trust that whatever comes next is truly workable.

    As the grid adds wind power, researchers have to reengineer recovery from blackouts

    When electric grids go down, there's no way to restore them -- "blackstart" them -- with power from wind turbines. Iowa State's Hugo Villegas Pico is leading a team that's working to develop strategies and controllers that would reenergize power grids dominated by wind power. In Iowa, wind turbine…

    Startups near state lines gravitate toward side with lower property tax

    Researchers at Iowa State University found significantly different state tax rates affect where new businesses set up shop near state lines and that property taxes have the greatest adverse effect since new businesses may pay property taxes even if they are not generating any revenue.
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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 11,407 employees.

    • Who are Iowa State University competitors?

      Competitors of Iowa State University include University of Sheffield, Tsinghua University and Vanderbilt 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.