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  • Government Officials Take Biofuels Tour

    As part of the 6th Annual Biofuels: Science and Sustainability Tour, Iowa State University invited congressional aides and representatives from the EPA, Iowa Governor's Office, and National Biodiesel Board to visit the Sorenson Farm and the BCRF.
  • Imagine Energy Traveler Grand Opening

    The Imagine Energy Traveler, a renewable energy demonstration platform funded by Iowa NSF EPSCoR and outfitted by Van Meter Inc. held its Central Iowa Grand Opening September 22, 2014 from 1-4 p.m. at the Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines.
  • Summer Pre-Engineering Camp Attendance Booms Under New Infrastructure

    In its third year of Iowa NSF EPSCoR funding, a series of pre-engineering camps saw a rise in participation by youth passionate about robotics.
  • UI Diversity Workshop Sees Nationwide Participation

    The University of Iowa held a preliminary conference to further develop strategies for the newly recognized University Center for Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM).



  • Call for Posters - Renewable Energy Symposium

    Main Lounge, University of Iowa Memorial Union
    Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    As part of the “Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge” symposium, we present an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to showcase their research related to renewable energy, climate change, or environmental policy or planning.  Any student from any department is invited to present. Transportation from Iowa State University is available. If you are a student who would like to present a poster highlighting your research in the area of renewable energy or sustainability, please sign up by October 1, 2014.

  • Call for Presentations and Posters - The Midwest Bio-Economy and Safer Products Summit

    Share your innovations, insights and strategies at the Regional Conference for green chemistry and the bio-economy taking place February 18th-19th, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is the fifth annual conference hosted by the Minnesota Green Chemistry Forum. This year the conference will be exploring the theme “Regional Innovation for Solving Global Problems” through crafted tracks. Submit by November 3, 2014.
  • NSF Announces the Community College Innovation Challenge

    Students compete for cash prizes and professional coaching to develop STEM-based solutions for issues of local to global concern. Submit by January 15, 2015.


  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

    NSF is soliciting applications until deadlines in late October and early November.

  • Teaching Students about Carbon with C6

    BioFarm is a web-based application (web app) that will be available by late fall.

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