Wei LAB Director, Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson, received Iowa State University’s 2012 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. The award recognizes ISU alumni under 40 who have excelled in their professional areas and have provided service to their communities.
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences also honored Dr. Jackson, along with 7 other alumni, for their professional excellence. Three of the honorees were men of color, and were honored by an institution whose most famous alum is George Washington Carver. Dr. Jackson received his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Iowa State University before beginning his career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and founding the Wei LAB.