Upcoming Events

Coffee with a professor on May 25

Join Dr. Jacqueline Shanks, an accomplished professor from the Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, on Thursday, May 25 from 10 - 11 am in the Student Interaction Space in Marston Hall (Rm. 2110 or 2180) to discuss paths towards becoming a professor and work-life balance. Bring your own coffee. Click here to RSVP. 

Summer picnic on June 1st

Summer is upon us and one of the best ways to enjoy the summer heat is a picnic with friends. The ISU PostDoc Association (ISUPDA) would like to invite you and your family to the ISUPDA’s annual summer picnic on June 1st from 5:30 pm to 8pm at Brookside Park in the Maple shelter. This year the ISUPDA will be catering from Hickory Park, this includes meat, vegetarian meat substitute, sides and drinks (water, ice tea and lemonade). There will also be board and card games. ******Please RSVP by May 25th

Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Post-Docs on June 7th

As postdocs find it more difficult to find a faculty position or even another postdoc position. Postdocs are starting to look out other options like entrepreneurship. A recent Nature news that highlighted fact that young scientists are ditching postdocs for biotech startups.


Iowa State University offers a variety of resources for students and faculty interested in pursuing new venture creation based on research or discoveries.  Representatives from the College of Business PhD Program in Entrepreneurship, Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, and ISU Startup Factory will describe the resources available on and around campus that support innovation and entrepreneurial development.

When:  June 7th, 2017; 11am – 12:30pm

Where: 1805 Collaboration Place