Featured Stories

May 26th, 2017
Cyclone Aides encourage students to attend orientation this summer.
May 18th, 2017
Sue Lamont, a Distinguished Professor in animal science, is leading a team of researchers to collaborate and combat Avian Pathogenic E. coli.
May 9th, 2017
Juliana Albertengo traveled from San Jorge, Argentina to collect her master's degree at Iowa State’s Graduate College Commencement ceremony May 4.
May 2nd, 2017
Alex Shaw, a graduating senior with a double major in agricultural systems technology and industrial technology, has a can do attitude. He's retrofitted a motorcycle so he can ride it using left-handed throttle and he's develop an app to delivery efficiency of cellulose to ethanol plants.
Apr 28th, 2017
Science with Practice students gain academic credit and pay through experiential learning and work experience.
Apr 25th, 2017
Sarah Mathers grew up in Philadelphia and learned how to handle large livestock at Iowa State University.
Apr 24th, 2017
Kaitlin Higgins, a senior in genetics, served as vice president of the group that organized the Iowa March for Science on Earth Day 2017.
Apr 14th, 2017
Iowa State University placed third in the 65th Midwestern Foresters’ Conclave and Stihl Timbersports Competition on held at Saylorville Lake, Prairie Flower Recreation Area. Iowa State University Forestry Club hosted the event.
Mar 2nd, 2017
A group of students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will travel to Great Britain during spring break to learn about the potential implications of the country’s Brexit vote.
Feb 16th, 2017
The Insect Zoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary. It began as an entomology outreach program to engage kids in the life of insects.
Jan 30th, 2017
Vince Lawson, who recently retired as superintendent of the Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm, reflects on the last 35 years as its manager.
Dec 15th, 2016
Student cross-disciplinary teams in a technical systems management and agricultural biosystems engineering class were asked to develop a poster that identifies a biorenewable problem or issue, discuss constraints and opportunities, and propose a solution.
Dec 14th, 2016
Outstanding Senior Award winner Rebecca Clay is graduating with a double major in agronomy and global resource systems and has been accepted to serve in the Peace Corps in Nepal.
Dec 14th, 2016
The Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduating class will hold its convocation ceremony on Dec. 17 at 9:30 a.m. in CY Stephens Auditorium in Ames. This year’s graduates will include five outstanding senior award winners.
Dec 12th, 2016
Laura Meany decided to graduate early to take over her family farm after her father's unexpected death.
Nov 18th, 2016
Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to our alumni, friends and supporters from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Oct 26th, 2016
Iowa State University Bacon Expo 2016 co-chair, Tayler Etzel, talks about the importance of Bacon Expo as an educational event. Bacon Expo was held Oct. 8 at the Hansen Learning Center.
Oct 18th, 2016
The Executive Vice President of DuPont, Jim Collins, presented the 2016 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture “Growth Comes When You Least Expect It" on Oct. 5 at Iowa State University.
Oct 17th, 2016
Xin, a distinguished professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, received the 2016 Henry Giese Structures and Environment Award for exemplary leadership in research and design of enhanced poultry and livestock production systems.
Sep 26th, 2016
Rick Hall, natural resource ecology and management professor, died on Sept. 21 of acute myeloid leukemia. Hall joined ISU’s forestry department (now NREM) in 1974. A celebration of life program will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the ISU Alumni Center.
Sep 8th, 2016
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented awards to faculty and staff at its fall convocation Sept. 8.
Sep 1st, 2016
Howard Tyler's varied background at Iowa State prepared him for his new position in Student Services for the college.
Aug 25th, 2016
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council hosted a barbecue to welcome new students on Aug. 25.
Aug 11th, 2016
Richard VanDePol retires after nearly 40 years of work “harvesting information” on Iowa State research and demonstration farms.
Aug 8th, 2016
CALS Summer Intern attended the 38th annual Wurstfest celebration on July 21.