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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.
Feb 11th, 2011
The ISU Turf Club team won its ninth Turf Bowl in the last 10 years. Undergraduates Zach Simons, Quincy Law, Jason Van Engen and Nick Dunlap took top honors at the national event Feb. 10.
Jan 31st, 2011
The spring Ag Career Day has been rescheduled due to the expected winter storm. The job fair, which was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2, will instead take place Thursday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State campus.
Jan 28th, 2011
Students Helping Our Peers is a new campus food pantry a food science learning community created to aid fellow students.
Jan 21st, 2011
The student-run Wildlife Care Clinic helps students get hands-on experience caring for injured animals. Students also prepare educational programs for the public.
Jan 11th, 2011
Entomology professor Bryony Bonning is one of four College scientists who will be named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Feb. 19.
Jan 5th, 2011
Iowa legislators asked for a study of the effects of climate change on the state. It was submitted to the governor and Iowa General Assembly.
Jan 4th, 2011
Biofuels Digest named Iowa State its pick as Institutional Research Facility of the Year. The publication cited the BioCentury Research Farm for its integrated research approach.
Dec 20th, 2010
The College wishes you season's greetings! View a short slideshow with a message for students, faculty, staff, alums and friends.
Dec 16th, 2010
The assignment: Identify biorenewable issues and find a solution. View a few of the students who presented their solutions at a poster session during finals week.