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RISE to evaluate Iowa Space Grant Consortium project at Iowa State

December 13, 2017

RISE awarded $2,000 to evaluate curriculum development for the Department of Industrial Engineering at Iowa State University.

Iowa State researchers find positive impact of Women in Ag extension program in 14 states

December 6, 2017

RISE staff members Cori Hyde and Arlene de la Mora published an article with three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach colleagues in the Journal of the NACAA (National Association of Country Agricultural Agents).

Researchers awarded grant to study international education and study abroad

November 2, 2017

Robert Reason and Joshua Mitchell awarded three-year, $286,185 U.S. Department of Education research grant to study global competence and social responsibility outcomes in postsecondary education.

RISE research assistant presents at National Conference

October 11, 2017

Graduate research assistant Jeanne Connelly presented poster about Tier II Supports at National PBIS Leadership Conference in Chicago, IL.

RISE to evaluate new graduate program at the University of Vermont

September 21, 2017

RISE staff will serve as the evaluators for a $3 million grant awarded to the University of Vermont to develop a graduate program through the NSF's Research Traineeship (NRT) Program.

RISE research assistants selected for Emerging Leaders Academy

September 13, 2017

Graduate research assistants Garrett Gowen and Kevin Hemer were among those selected to participate in the 2017-2018 Graduate College Emerging Leaders Academy.

Iowa State shares expertise at national education research event

April 24, 2017

Mari Kemis, Arlene de la Mora, and Brandi Geisinger, of RISE, are among nearly 50 Iowa State graduate students, faculty, and staff members who will share their expertise at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting this weekend.

RISE presents on developing a scale to assess effective mentoring at ICERI in Seville, Spain

November 22, 2016

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.

Research to drive systemic change in STEM diversity

November 7, 2016

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.

RISE researchers present strategies for handing negative evaluation results

November 1, 2016

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.

Research based on GPI data wins award at national conference

June 28, 2016

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 on team awarded $2 million National Science Foundation grant

June 24, 2016

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.

RISE awarded $50,000 to evaluate Research Experiences for Teachers at Notre Dame

May 20, 2016

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.