The Iowa Space Grant Consortium announced the addition of Des Moines Area Community College and Loras College as academic affiliates. Dr. Kari Hensen, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences will represent DMACC, while Dr. Thomas Carstens, Assistant Professor of Engineering will serve as the contact for Loras College.
As the ISGC grows, the executive committee has renamed its four “Core Institutions” of Drake University, Iowa State University, The University of Iowa, and the University of Northern Iowa.
In addition to the new institutions, the ISGC announced new campus coordinators for Drake University and the University of Iowa. Department chair and professor of chemistry, Maria Bohorquez was named the new campus coordinator for Drake University, and associate professor of physics and astronomy, Dr. Cornelia Lang will represent the University of Iowa.