Mari Kemis, Brandi Geisinger, and Arlene de la Mora, of RISE, in conjunction with Raj Raman, an ISU faculty member, presented the article, "Developing a scale to understand the key actions of effective graduate student mentors" at the International Conference for Educational Research and Innovation in Seville, Spain.
Iowa State University is a leader in bringing more diversity to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) - not only through outreach, partnerships, scholarships, and conferences, but also with research aimed at systemic change across colleges in the Midwest and nationwide.
Brandi Geisinger, Vincent Genareo, Mari Kemis, and Joshua Mitchell, of the Research Institute for Studies in Education, presented Avoiding the sinking ship: The evaluation of multi-million dollar failures at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association in Atlanta, Georgia.
The International Association of International Educators recognized Chris Glass, Old Dominion University, and colleagues with the NAFSA 2016 Innovative Research in International Education Award. Their research focused on international student belonging and used data from the Global Perspective Inventory.
Mari Kemis, interim director of the Research Institute for Studies in Education, and faculty members Brian Burt and Sarah Rodriguez from the School of Education are on a team of 15 from Iowa State awarded a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Mari Kemis, interim director of RISE, and Brandi Geisinger, research and evaluation scientist in RISE, were awarded $50,000 from the University of Notre Dame to conduct an evaluation of their Research Experiences for Teachers program.
Mark Engberg and Lisa Davidson, of Loyola University Chicago, published an article in the Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.