In her role as a lecturer at Iowa State, Aliye Karabulut-Ilgu, holds a unique position within the civil, construction, and environmental engineering department. Instead of teaching classes to students, she works directly with faculty members to develop online and hybrid courses.
Iowa State University is one of eight colleges and universities recognized by University Business magazine’s Models of Efficiency program, which recognizes innovative approaches for streamlining higher education operations through improvements in technology or business processes. Iowa State was honored for merging the online departments of its College of Engineering and College of Liberal Arts and …Continue reading “Magazine honors online learning programs as ‘model of efficiency’”
Each year, Iowa State awards up to $50,000 in funding from the Women’s and Diversity Grants Program to support initiatives that enrich the experiences of women and diverse faculty, staff, and students on campus. Two grant proposals selected this year were prompted and supported by materials science and engineering professor Kristen Constant, along with several …Continue reading “Two Women’s and Diversity Grants influenced by ADVANCE”
In collaboration with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), the College of Engineering has created a new opportunity for engineering students: the Leadership Certificate in Engineering. The certificate is an engineering-focused track in the existing Leadership Certificate Program in LAS. The certificate was created in response to industry needs. “We are hearing from …Continue reading “New Leadership Certificate in Engineering”
The future president of Iowa State and the future dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are expected to fulfill expectations and deliver excellence both in leadership and academics. The university’s prospective leaders hail from both coasts, and some from Big Ten and other Big 12 schools, in hopes of being a Cyclone. …Continue reading “Wickert comments on the progress of the LAS dean search”
David Prater and Erica Velasco took different paths on their academic and international journeys, but they ended up with the same outcome: being well-prepared for the next step in their adventures. The two engineering students, who studied abroad as part of the Languages and Cultures for Professions (LCP) Program, were featured in a recent Link …Continue reading “International experience pays off for Prater, Velasco”