Featured Stories

Sep 7th, 2011
Undergraduate enrollment this fall rose to 3,584, up from 3,298 students last fall semester. Adding graduate students brings the College's total enrollment to 4,211.
Sep 2nd, 2011
The Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council new student barbecue attracted more than 600 students to learn more about clubs. Watch the event in this time-lapse video.
Sep 2nd, 2011
eCarly@CALS: George Washington Carver intern, Leslie Nelson, explains her summer research analyzing crystals found in plant cells.
Aug 24th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Learn about ISU sophomore, Trisha Collins, and her study-abroad experience.
Aug 23rd, 2011
"An apple a day will help you get an 'A' this semester," according to associate deans Joe Colletti (left) and David Acker. They passed out apples from ISU's Horticulture Farm to welcome students back to campus.
Aug 23rd, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Another George Washington Carver intern shares her story about her summer research at ISU.
Aug 22nd, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Learn about William Arce and his research through a summer internship program at Iowa State University.
Aug 10th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Learn about the Pork Chop Open and how the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University honors Lauren Christian.
Jul 26th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Students talk about their summer projects and research at the ISU Horticulture Research Station.
Jul 18th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: Learn about ISU student, Kim Jordan, and her summer internship.
Jul 13th, 2011
Summer heat turns many Iowa lakes blue-green with an algae known as Cyanobacteria. Researchers have placed buoys in 16 lakes to look for methods to control it.
Jul 11th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: The World Pork Expo's junior show had a record number of pigs shown this year. ISU student, Carly Martin, shares her experience.
Jun 24th, 2011
The College's entrepreneurial spirit shines in the latest issue of our alumni magazine, STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences. View this edition online to read about innovative alumni, faculty, staff and students.
Jun 17th, 2011
A hands-on demonstration on how to prepare a horse for a ride was part of Sarah Tenley's class presentation. View photos from the presentation near Curtiss Hall.
Jun 17th, 2011
Hundreds attended the ISU Dairy Farm open house to celebrate Dairy Month. The dairy farm, which opened in 2007, includes state-of-the-art buildings and equipment.
Jun 16th, 2011
eCarly@CALS: ISU's BioBus Club is taking steps toward fueling CyRide by processing vegetable oil from the dining centers into biodiesel.
May 31st, 2011
Field days are open to the public and consist of tours of research and demonstration plots at the farms. Topics vary for each farm depending on local interest and conditions.
May 26th, 2011
The gift will support faculty research and graduate students pursuing plant breeding degrees.
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.