Scientific illustration of the SARS-CoV-2 atomic structure and molecules.

New study details enzyme that allows coronavirus to resist antiviral medications

August 3, 2021
Ayodeji Oluwalana, recycling and special events coordinator for Facilities Planning and Management, with the plexiglass barriers that will soon be coming down inside the General Services Building.

What will happen to the COVID-19 plexiglass barriers? Iowa State students have ideas

June 8, 2021
Closeup of a vaccination being administered in an upper arm

The ‘key’ to new COVID-19 vaccine development

May 10, 2021
Overhead view of vaccination clinic setup in State Gym.

How do you plan a mass vaccination clinic? Iowa State students are working on it.

April 19, 2021
A syringe and three vials for vaccinations

Narratives can help science counter misinformation on vaccines

April 13, 2021
Shadows of drink glasses reflected on a wall

New research: Pandemic-related anxiety associated with women drinking more

April 7, 2021
Overhead closeup of someone typing on a laptop, with a phone next to it.

Pandemic emphasizes need for digital literacy education

March 11, 2021
Materials science and engineering lab supervisor Michelle Grawe and teaching laboratory specialist Ryan Braga pose in a lab.

Engineering solutions to keep labs, learning going during pandemic

February 18, 2021
Bar chart showing weekly positive test rates

By the numbers: Campus efforts to manage the pandemic

January 19, 2021
Closeup of hands filling a vaccination syringe

COVID-19 model compares effectiveness of vaccine and mitigation strategies

January 6, 2021
Illustration showing red and green interconnected points.

New DIY contact tracing app uses the science of memory

December 4, 2020
Overhead shot of someone viewing social media icons on a phone

Businesses turn to social networks to build relationships during pandemic

November 17, 2020
Balaji Narasimhan standing in one of the Nanovaccine Institute's lab

Iowa awards $2 million CARES Act grant to universities to study COVID-19 nanovaccine

October 29, 2020

Making health a central part of identity may improve mask compliance, other healthy behaviors

October 28, 2020
Three students scale the rock climbing wall in State Gym

Visual story: The Resilient Cyclone Spirit

October 22, 2020
Closeup of a graduation diploma scroll being handed out

Study: COVID-19 has positive effect on high school completion rates

October 21, 2020

Connecting during coronavirus

October 16, 2020
Rachel Shannon with a concept for a pandemic-safe wearable infant carrier

Tackling real-world, real-time issues in the classroom

October 7, 2020
Grocery shelf stocked with packaged food items

Iowa State researchers investigate ag supply chain resiliency

September 21, 2020
Table with packing boxes, supplies and books

Researchers to study effects of landlord decisions during pandemic

September 16, 2020

The beat goes on: Cyclone Marching Band adjusts to pandemic for football opener

September 11, 2020
Close up of Iowa State football helmet with plastic shield in face guard

Engineers modify football helmet to reduce the spread of COVID-19

August 10, 2020
Printed paper sensor under development.

Engineers developing mail-in, no-touch, fast-scan test for COVID-19, other outbreaks

July 31, 2020
Young woman working on a laptop computer

Anti-Asian racism during COVID-19 has historical ties in United States

July 29, 2020
Marit Nilsen-Hamilton wearing a face covering in a lab.

Work proceeds on innovative approach to coronavirus testing at Iowa State

July 29, 2020
Two ISU students pose in front of shelves of whiskey barrels filled with hand sanitizer.

Innovative spirits: Iowa State students help family distillery make hand sanitizer during pandemic

July 21, 2020
Man looking pensively into the distance.

Bhattacharya receives NSF award for pandemic research

July 20, 2020
View of a small town main street.

Survey of rural Iowa communities will gauge pandemic response

July 16, 2020
A graph printout and resume with a laptop

COVID-19 impact on unemployment may be underestimated

July 13, 2020
Display monitor with a graph

Iowa State-led research team develops statistical models which help the CDC track and forecast COVID-19 deaths in the United States

June 30, 2020