Featured Stories

Aug 31st, 2009
President Gregory Geoffroy and Dean Wendy Wintersteen helped dedicate the Borlaug Learning Center at the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua.
Aug 26th, 2009
U.S. News and World Report ranked the agricultural and biosystems engineering department third among undergraduate agricultural engineering programs.
Aug 14th, 2009
Jaime Swartz, a junior at Northwestern University, spent her summer analyzing the cotton genome as part of the George Washington Carver Internship Program.
Aug 14th, 2009
Michelle Chapman, Texas, and Manuel Colomba, Puerto Rico, learned about lizards and turtles during the George Washington Carver Internship Program this summer.
Aug 6th, 2009
Thurman (TJ) Redhouse, Jr., a senior at New Mexico State University, studied the maize genome this summer as part of the George Washington Carver Internship Program.
Aug 6th, 2009
La'Joya Wilburn, a junior from Prairie View A&M University in Texas, studied the residual feed intake (RFI) in pigs for the George Washington Carver Internship program.
Aug 5th, 2009
Matt O'Neal, assistant professor of entomology, talks about managing soybean aphids using multiple tools in this video.
Jul 23rd, 2009
This summer the sophomore at Fort Valley State University in Georgia has been getting a glimpse of life as an Iowa State student through the George Washington Carver Internship Program.
Jul 17th, 2009
Terence Parker wanted to be a scientist. This summer he's doing just that. He is one of 14 students participating in the George Washington Carver Internship Program.
Jul 6th, 2009
Students and parents visited campus in June to sign up for fall classes and meet advisers. View a slideshow to get a glimpse of the new student experience.
Jun 29th, 2009
The latest STORIES magazine provides many online extras.
Jun 29th, 2009
Wally Huffman, professor in agricultural economics and Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, is very optimistic about agriculture's next decade.
Jun 23rd, 2009
Recipients of the Borlaug Scholar Award and Internship will work on renovation and promotion of the childhood home of Borlaug, the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
Jun 15th, 2009
The Iowa State University Dairy Farm was the site of a Dairy Month celebration on June 12. View a slideshow of the event, which included tours of the milking parlor and barns.
Jun 12th, 2009
Crop and livestock production topics will be discussed at the first field days of the growing season.
Jun 11th, 2009
The spring issue of the College's magazine for alumni and friends includes profiles of students and faculty.
Jun 5th, 2009
Robert Horton, professor of agronomy, developed the heat pulse probe, which measures variations in soil temperatures, to help scientists understand more about topsoil.
Jun 2nd, 2009
Sam Bird, a sophomore majoring in global resource systems, recently took part in the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development.
May 28th, 2009
Alumni Days 2009 celebrated Iowa State's 50-year reunion class of 1959. The College hosted a reception and tour for its alumni at the Dairy Farm just north of Ames.
May 22nd, 2009
Martin Spalding, professor and chair of the genetics, development and cell biology department, talked to GENcast Network about an advance that could accelerate the use of microalgae in the production of biofuels.
May 14th, 2009
Agriculture education major Cliff Dolbeare thanked "CALS" when he spoke to the College Convocation honoring graduates. You can hear his speech in a slideshow by clicking the arrow in the slideshow pane or read the text.
Apr 30th, 2009
The possibility of a worldwide influenza pandemic may have implications for swine producers in Iowa, according to Dr. Jim McKean, ISU Extension swine veterinarian.
Apr 30th, 2009
The university is taking the situation seriously and encourages community members to take basic precautions to protect their health.
Apr 23rd, 2009
View photos of Veishea and listen to alums who recorded their memories at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences exhibit during Veishea 2009.
Apr 23rd, 2009
The College's distance education program held an award reception on April 13. Students, faculty and staff were featured in a video highlighting their experiences.