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.) (Nov 2021)11,386
    Job Openings7
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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…

    Iowa State University Blogs

    Scientists studying new method to model bladder cancer treatments

    It can be difficult to predict how patients will respond to bladder cancer treatments, so ISU scientists are perfecting a new technique that grows organoids from patients’ urine samples on which various treatments can be tested. The innovative approach could allow doctors to better tailor therapie…

    Research finds link between sewing masks and well-being at start of pandemic

    Recently published research shows the home mask sewer movement at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic stemmed not only from altruism but also a desire for some level of control during an unprecedented time of uncertainty.

    Bird study illustrates the interplay between disease transmission and behavior

    A new study that looks at an eye disease in house finches shows how behavior and disease pathology interact to contribute to the spread of a pathogen. The study appears in the academic journal Biology Letters.

    Macrogrid study: Big value in connecting America’s eastern and western power grids

    A "macrogrid" that increases the electricity moving between America's Eastern and Western interconnections, two of the biggest power grids on the planet, would more than pay for itself, according to research papers published this summer and fall by the Interconnections Seam Study. An Iowa State re…

    After comparing 17.5 million strategies, researchers validate CDC’s vaccine rollout recommendation

    Researchers at Iowa State University evaluated 17.5 million possible strategies the CDC could have recommended for COVID-19 vaccine rollouts. While the researchers generally validate the CDC’s plan, they did highlight some improvements, which could inform future vaccination strategies.

    ISU receives national recognition for supporting innovation, entrepreneurship across Iowa

    The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities recognized ISU’s ongoing efforts to support small businesses and innovators across Iowa with its 2021 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Place award.
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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 11,386 employees.

    • Who are Iowa State University competitors?

      Competitors of Iowa State University include University of Washington, RTI International and Rutgers 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.