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ISU Resources

Learning Resources

  • CELLS alive!

    CELLS alive!

    Since 1994, CELLS alive! has provided students with a learning resource for cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and microscopy through the use of mobile-friendly interactive animations, video, puzzles, quizzes and study aids. The Cells Alive! site contains some exciting micrographs, videos, and other information. The site focus is on the microscope and microscopy.

Personal Wellness

  • Student Counseling Service

    Student Counseling Service

    Dedicated to enhancing personal and academic well-being of ISU students

  • Thielen Student Health Center

    Thielen Student Health Center

    A confidential full-service ambulatory care facility. The Thielen Student Health Center provides information, treatment, and resources for registered students. Note that student ID cards must be presented for service or treatment.

STEM Programs



    Program - Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska Alliance for innovation in Research and Education to broaden participation of underrepresented minorities in STEM.

  • McNair Scholars

    McNair Scholars

    Prepares qualified undergraduates for attainment of PhD degrees for first generation and underrepresented college students.



    Chapter at ISU - dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists.

  • STEM Scholars Program

    STEM Scholars Program

    Tailored to support students from underrepresented populations and transfer students.

Journals and Organizations