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Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions.

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Researchers at Iowa State University hope their new project can introduce greater efficiency and improved safety to the development of new drugs.
Understanding the motivation to play video games may be key to identifying some of the causes of gaming disorder, researchers say.
Jason Chan, an associate professor of psychology at Iowa State University, makes a point to periodically interrupt his lecture and ask students a question to enhance their learning of new information.
 The rapid increase of opioid overdose deaths in rural communities across the country has far outpaced the overdose rate in urban areas, and an Iowa State University-led research team wants to know why.
Extracts from transgenic rice plants could help stop the spread of HIV, according to research results from an international effort that included an Iowa State University scientist.
Poor air quality may negatively affect visitation to U.S. national parks, according to a study by Cornell and Iowa State University researchers.
The World Health Organization’s classification of video game addiction as a mental health disorder is a significant step toward getting people the help they need, said Douglas Gentile, an Iowa State University professor of psychology and expert on video games and addiction.
Iowa State University will host a national center of excellence devoted to understanding the genomic, or molecular, mechanisms that govern important genetic traits in swine such as growth and disease resistance.
New research led by an Iowa State University agronomist identifies clear patterns in how plants react to different environments that could lead to new ways of predicting crop performance.
Iowa State University engages in a variety of activities focused on promoting healthy families and communities by preventing substance abuse in Iowa.