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Living Carver's Legacy

George Washington Carver’s spirit lives on.
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Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is one of the world's leading institutions of agriculture. Building on 160 years of excellence, the college provides leadership in science, education and research, areas vital to the future of Iowa, the nation and the world.

Students build a Sukup Safe T Home® to kick-off Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.

Students build a Sukup Safe T Home® to kick-off Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.

STORIES

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Servant Leader, Engaging Mentor

STORIES features several faculty and staff who embody George Washington Carver’s observation: “It is simply service that measures success.”

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Alum receives entrepreneurship award

For the third time in five years, a CALS alum mentored in the CALS Ag Entrepreneurship Initiative has been named the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Rural Entrepreneur of the Year. 

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$3.5 mil. in scholarships are offered to students annually through CALS and its departments.
99% of CALS graduates reported they were working, continuing their education or serving in the military within six months of receiving their diplomas.
1,500 Iowa State faculty members use the CALS' research farms around the state for teaching, research and extension.