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May 25th, 2018
Eight students from CALS will be attending the annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) in New Orleans this year. The conference offers a national forum that addresses issues of race and ethnicity in higher education.
May 10th, 2018
Brett Ramirez didn’t waste time when he started his new position on January 1. Just 51 days into his career, Ramirez earned his first funded project as a faculty member and principal investigator. He also has other various projects he is working on.
Apr 30th, 2018
Nichole Huntley used to play veterinarian with her stuffed animals when she was young. Now she’s pursuing her dream as an animal nutritionist working with zoo animals. In June, Huntley will begin working with Mazuri, one of the nation’s largest food supplier for zoo animals. Huntley, a graduate student in swine nutrition, was began working with zoo animals in high school.
Apr 30th, 2018
Catherine Leafstedt, a graduating senior in agronomy and global resource systems, accepted to the University of Cambridge.
Apr 30th, 2018
Thomas Wilgenbusch, a graduating senior in animal science, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Cody West, a graduating senior in biology and recipient of the Leadership Excellence Senior Award, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Brandon Washington, a graduating senior in biology, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Lakeisha Perkins, a graduating senior in agriculture and society and the Commitment to Diversity Senior Award winner, shares her Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Edan Lambert, a graduating senior in animal science and the Outstanding Senior Award recipient shares her Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Marcus Jansen, a senior graduating in horticulture and the Ambassador of Agriculture Senior Award recipient shares his Iowa State experience.
Apr 30th, 2018
Mary Heiller, a graduating senior in animal science, shares her Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Daniel Feucht, a graduating senior in agronomy, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 27th, 2018
Lexi Delaney has been involved in the swine industry her whole life, and she plans to keep it that way. Delaney, a senior in animal science and agriculture communications at Iowa State, grew up on a diversified cow, calf and show pig operation in De Witt, Iowa.
Apr 27th, 2018
Sara Schafer, a graduating senior in agricultural business, talks about her college experience and living in Ames.
Apr 27th, 2018
When Logan Ott started college he never imagined he’d be selected for an internship at NASA. After applying for 35 internships, Ott was offered a position as an undergraduate research assistant at NASA in 2017.
Apr 19th, 2018
The Think Tank on Animal Agriculture, a regular time and place where topics of science are discussed in a casual dinner setting, is now in its 20th year at Iowa State.
Apr 10th, 2018
Zoe Pritchard is named a 2018 Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention
Apr 9th, 2018
Using science to address food insecurity is Catherine Leafstedt’s passion. It’s a passion that’s driven her for the past four years and it’s one reason she’s been accepted to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue graduate school.
Mar 27th, 2018
Hailey Arthur, a junior in animal science, is assisting a butterfly caretaker with the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, a community-led effort based in the entomology department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.
Mar 19th, 2018
The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium is a community-led organization whose mission is to enhance monarch butterfly reproduction and survival in Iowa through collaborative and coordinated efforts of farmers, private citizens and their organizations.
Mar 19th, 2018
Joe Colletti, CALS interim endowed dean, welcomes back students, faculty and staff after spring break with updates about the college.
Feb 28th, 2018
Jianming Yu is considered one of the top scientists in the world in quantitative genetics, which integrates plant breeding, genomics, molecular genetics and statistics. His goal is to develop and implement new strategies and methods in trait dissection and crop improvement. His work has earned him the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Raymond and Mary Baker Agronomic Excellence Award.
Feb 28th, 2018
Amber Kargol, academic adviser in the department of food science and human nutrition, works with transfer students and is receiving the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Service in Student Recruitment and Retention Award for her work.
Feb 28th, 2018
Ken Moore is receiving the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Distance Education in Teaching Award for his leadership in developing the Masters of Science in Agronomy program.

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