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09.24.2020 Featured Article

Iowa State names Dorhout as next vice president for research

By Rob Schweers, Iowa State University Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

Peter K. Dorhout from Kansas State University has been named vice president for research (VPR) at Iowa State University. Dorhout, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and former president of the American Chemical Society, currently serves as VPR and professor of chemistry at Kansas State. He will begin his tenure…

06.15.2020

ORR, ORI Reorganizing to Form New Office of Research Ethics

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Effective July 1, Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will debut a newly formed Office of Research Ethics (ORE), merging and replacing its former Office for Responsible Research and Office of Research Integrity. Until this point, the Office for Responsible Research (ORR) and the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) functioned…

05.07.2020

Rao Will Serve as Interim Vice President for Research

By Rob Schweers, Iowa State University Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

Senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert announced this week that Guru Rao will serve as interim vice president for research (VPR), effective July 1. Rao, who serves as associate VPR and professor in the Roy J. Carver department of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology (BBMB), will succeed Sarah Nusser, who announced last September her…

03.12.2020

Iowa State University Research Day 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University’s fourth annual Research Day has been canceled as part of an ongoing university-wide effort to prepare for and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Earlier this week, university leadership announced a recommendation to postpone or cancel large events scheduled to take place on campus between March 23 and April 3. This includes Research Day, which typically…