• Michael Young, assistant professor of mathematics poses in an open room with students working in the background.
    Change agent: Michael Young

    Michael Young wants to help students excel in science, technology, engineering and math by bridging the cultural divide that exists in many public schools. Read More

  • Mathematics graduate students and MOCA members (counter-clockwise from top) Michael Dairyko, Derek Young, Chassidy Bozeman, Erica Johnson, Shanise Walker and assistant professor Michael Young in the mathematics reading room standing by a wall filled with shelves of books.
    MOCA boosts student retention and success at Iowa State

    The primary goal of the Mathematicians of Color Alliance, better known as MOCA, is to recruit and retain underrepresented graduate students. But this student organization is doing much more to mentor and help students make Iowa State home. Read More