Broader Impacts Profiles

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Continues to Influence Former Intern

Abby Stanek is an Iowa State graduate student in agriculture education. She attained her business marketing degree in May 2015 ...
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Chris Higgins: Capturing Progress on Campus

Chris Higgins is a 2016 summer communications Intern for Iowa NSF EPSCoR. He just finished his junior year at the University of Iowa ...
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Jocelyn Arends: Communicating Science, Technology, and Policy

Jocelyn Arends is a summer 2016 Iowa NSF EPSCoR communications intern working with External Engagement. She is currently a senior ...
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Kavita Dhanwada: Building a Diverse Future in STEM

Kavita Dhanwada, Iowa NSF EPSCoR Broader Impacts Platform co-leader and member of its workforce development taskforce, enjoys showing people how ...
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Richard Martinez: Engaging Visuals, Inspiring Minds

Richard Martinez is a 2015 Summer Engagement Intern for the Iowa NFS EPSCoR Program. He is a pre-law student at ...
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Katie Titus: Communicating Bioenergy and Energy Utilization

Katie Titus is a 2015 summer external engagement intern for the Iowa NSF EPSCoR program. She currently studies speech communications ...
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Carly Matthew: Exploring Alternative Energy Possibilities in Iowa

Carly Matthew is a 2015 Summer Engagement Intern for Iowa NSF EPSCoR. She recently wrapped up her sophomore year at ...
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Jade Simpson: 2014 Intern

Jade Simpson, a junior at the University of Northern Iowa, is conducting undergraduate research this summer under Iowa NSF EPSCoR ...
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Chitra Rajan: Building Supportive Community

Building a supportive community throughout Iowa is the work of Chitra Rajan, co-investigator for Iowa NSF EPSCoR.  Rajan is the ...
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Sriram Sundararajan: Improving Diversity and Materials

Sriram Sundararajan has known that he wanted to be a college professor since he was in high school. In August ...
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Abby Peterson: Communicating Tractors and STEM

Abby Peterson is a 2014 summer external engagement intern for the Iowa NSF EPSCoR program. She is currently studying business ...
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Andrew Christ: 2013 Intern

Andrew Christ is a mechanical engineering student at the University of Iowa, ultimately interested in working with wind turbines and wind ...
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Sara Parks: Creating Effective Communication

As a doctoral student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at Iowa State University, Sara Parks developed a strong interest in ...
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Marc Peterson: Iowa NSF EPSCoR Welcomes New Financial Manager

Iowa NSF EPSCoR welcomes Marc Peterson as its new financial manager.  Marc comes from the Iowa State University’s food science ...
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Kelly Madsen: Inspiring a Love for Science

Kelly Madsen serves as a 2013 summer journalism intern for Iowa NSF EPSCoR. She is an undergraduate student at Iowa ...
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Research Interns Kickoff Summer with Iowa NSF EPSCoR

Iowa NSF EPSCoR undergraduate student interns were welcomed to their summer research experience last week. Throughout the summer, a total ...
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Eric Debner: Converting Passion into a Fuel for Science Communication

Eric Debner is currently a junior at Iowa State University majoring in journalism and mass communication with an emphasis on ...
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Adah Leshem: Creating a Scientifically Informed Society

“We all have a responsibility to question and evaluate the information that bombards us daily,” says Adah Leshem, Iowa NSF ...
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Mike Lazere: Educating the Future

“Broader impacts” are the long-term changes that happen when we invest in human capital. It’s the term the National Science ...
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Kristmundsdóttir Takes Over as Chief Operating Officer of Iowa NSF EPSCoR

Ames, IA - Ásrún Ýr Kristmundsdóttir has been appointed the Chief Operating Officer for the Iowa National Science Foundation’s Experimental ...
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Jill Euken: Making the Connections

Although there is no veil between science and the public, efficiently communicating information regarding scientific research is a pursuit essential ...
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Elizabeth Polsdofer: Embedded Journalist, Iowa NSF EPSCoR, Summer 2012

Elizabeth Polsdofer is a senior in physics with a minor in journalism at Iowa State University who has a strong interest ...
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Kate Malott: Embedded Journalist, Iowa NSF EPSCoR

Kate Malott is a recent graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelors in advertising and a minor in statistics ...
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