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May 25th, 2011
Cargill is making a significant in-kind software contribution to support ISU programs in swine nutrition and pork production.
May 19th, 2011
Students from the Horticulture and Landscape Clubs designed and installed a green roof on a portion of the horticulture building.
May 13th, 2011
Alumni Days drew 57 College alumni to a reception May 13 in the Curtiss Hall auditorium. After the event, they got a chance to tour areas involved in the building's planned renovation.
May 12th, 2011
A session using Skype to access a classroom in Japan helps students in both locations gain cultural insights while learning skills vital to their future professions.
May 12th, 2011
Lisa Tronchetti, who delivered the address to fellow graduates at the college convocation, earned an agricultural business degree, just like her parents did more than 30 years ago.
May 6th, 2011
Saturday's convocation speaker Lisa Tronchetti will be following in her parents' footsteps as she walks across the stage to receive her B.S. in agricultural business. She is one of about 500 receiving bachelor's degrees from the college this spring.
May 6th, 2011
A Successful Farming article focuses on the positive job market for graduates.
Apr 29th, 2011
Animal ecology and forestry students and faculty helped plant trees to observe Arbor Day on the Iowa State campus.
Apr 27th, 2011
A team of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students won the Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition with their idea for "ScoutPro" an app that helps identify pests from mobile devices.
Apr 27th, 2011
Max Rothschild has been selected as a 2011-2012 Jefferson Science Fellowship with the U.S. Department of State.
Apr 26th, 2011
A team of Iowa State University students finished first and second in North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) contests held in Modesto, Calif.
Apr 22nd, 2011
The Interactive Biorefinery Operations Simulator was designed to help students in Iowa State's biorenewable resources and technology program learn about biofuel production.
Apr 18th, 2011
Creating DNA molecules from marshmallows and toothpicks, hearing about federal research on Legionnaire's disease and a round of Science Jeopoardy: A special night hosted by the Microbiology and Genetics clubs.
Apr 15th, 2011
Check out who won the tug-of-war Veishea tradition between forestry club members and civil engineering students.
Apr 14th, 2011
Clubs will have displays, food booth and activities for Veishea visitors. The Department of Agricultural Education and Studies will celebrate its centennial Saturday.
Apr 8th, 2011
Nathaniel Looker, a third-year student majoring in global resource systems and agronomy, has been awarded two of the nation's most distinguished scholarships.
Apr 4th, 2011
The strategic planning committee would like your input. An open forum will be held April 8 at 12:30 p.m. and an online survey will help prioritize objectives.
Mar 30th, 2011
View photos from the 2011 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ag Man and Ag Woman of the Year announcement from the Ag Day barbecue on March 29.
Mar 15th, 2011
Distinguished agronomy professor Walt Fehr is the recipient of the 2011 American Soybean Association Special Meritorious Service Award.
Mar 11th, 2011
The Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching (CARET) recent meetings included visits with Congressional leaders by College administrators and Iowa's CARET representatives.
Feb 28th, 2011
Salk Institute researchers Charles Stewart Jr. will speak at his alma mater March 7 at 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Great Hall. The title of his presentation is "Fighting Hunger: A DNA Engineer's Path to Science and Success."
Feb 24th, 2011
The ISU Collegiate FFA Chapter held a breakfast to celebrate FFA week. Celebrity chefs served pancakes to students, faculty and staff.
Feb 18th, 2011
Project director Lois Wright Morton will coordinate regional research on keeping Midwest cornfields resilient in the face of future climate uncertainties.
Feb 18th, 2011
The report is dedicated to Daryl Strohbehn who retired in 2010 after 36 years as an ISU Extension beef cattle specialist. The report includes research related to beef, dairy, poultry, sheep and swine.
Feb 14th, 2011
Freshman Dana Buer won free room and board through the Dining and Department of Residence MAP-Works initiative.