Category: Global Citizens


Iowa State researcher: Regional climate forecast is troubling, but there’s hope

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Dig into the latest big report just released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and a fact sheet tells you about projected climate changes in central North America. There’s “high confidence” that drought will increase as warming increases, according to the panel’s sixth report, “Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis.” It’s “very likely” there will be increases in…


Iowa State University is part of a new collaborative center to demonstrate the societal impacts of research

By Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University is a partner in the collaborative and innovative Center for Advancing the Societal Impacts of Research. Called the ARIS Center, this effort is housed at the University of Missouri and is funded by a $5.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The ARIS Center will work with scientists and engagement…


Iowa State named partner institution in prestigious international grant award

By Paula Van Brocklin, Office of the Vice President for Research

More than 20 international partner institutions, including Iowa State University, have been awarded a seven-year, $2.5 million partnership grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for the project, “Appraising risk, past and present: Interrogating historical data to enhance understanding of environmental crises in the Indian Ocean World.” McGill University’s Indian…