Featured Stories

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.
Dec 15th, 2010
The average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa increased to $5,064 an acre, up $693 per acre from 2009, according to ISU Extension economist Mike Duffy.
Dec 8th, 2010
Rachel Owen is helping brighten the Christmas of the 50 children living at Beloit Residential Services in Ames where they receive rehabilitation and psychiatric treatment to overcome emotional and behavioral disorders.
Nov 30th, 2010
The latest issue of the college's alumni magazine, STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences, is available online. This edition focuses on global connections of the college, its people and programs.
Nov 23rd, 2010
Researchers recently re-sequenced and compared six elite inbred corn (maize) lines and were surprised to find that entire genes were missing from one line to another.
Nov 19th, 2010
The Dairy Products Evaluation Team earned a second place finish in the overall category and a first place in the yogurt category at the annual collegiate dairy products evaluation competition.
Nov 17th, 2010
Gail Nonnecke is one of eight winners of 2010 Women of Innovation Awards presented by the Technology Association of Iowa.
Nov 2nd, 2010
AGCO Corp. recently loaned an MT765C tractor to the agricultural and biosystems engineering department for use in classroom, research and extension activities.
Oct 29th, 2010
The 40th annual Ag Career Day attracted 166 employers and more than 1,400 students. View slides and listen to Mike Gaul, career services director, talk about its success.
Oct 19th, 2010
A video featuring Cynthia Haynes, horticulture professor, looks at the health benefits of gardens.
Oct 18th, 2010
This fall, 8 members of an Iowa State University corn research lab had an opportunity to experience the corn harvest on an Iowa farm
Oct 13th, 2010
The bio-oil being used to produce a green asphalt alternative was produced in a pyrolysis facility at the new research farm near Ames.
Oct 7th, 2010
Dean Wendy Wintersteen speaks about increased enrollment and 98.5 percent placement of graduates at the alumni barbecue.
Oct 6th, 2010
Doug Kenealy has been named the first recipient of the Eldred and Donna Harman Professorship for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
Oct 4th, 2010
Emily Zimmerman did the work as part of her studies in global resource systems, a new major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Sep 30th, 2010
The Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State has assembled a list of projects, research and programs related to swine production in time for pork month.