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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.