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Feb 28th, 2018
A collaborative group of researchers who worked on the Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips (STRIPS) won the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Team Award.
Feb 28th, 2018
Yijing Ding, a program coordinator for the department of agricultural and biosystems engineering, received the Professional and Scientific New Professional award for her exceptional work.
Feb 28th, 2018
Matt Helmers, an agricultural and biosystems engineering professor who holds the Dean's Professorship in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is receiving the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Extension Award.
Feb 28th, 2018
Marce Bruhn received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Merit Award.
Feb 28th, 2018
David Grewell, a professor in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Mid-career Achievement in Research Award.
Feb 28th, 2018
Manjit Misra received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Achievement in International Agriculture Award for his work with people from different cultures and countries.
Feb 28th, 2018
Ken Pecinovsky received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Professional and Scientific Excellence Award for his work as the superintendent of the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm.
Feb 28th, 2018
Jen Bundy is receiving the Learning Community Coordinator Award for her work and research with the animal science learning community.
Feb 28th, 2018
Hui Wang, a pilot plant manager at Iowa State University Center for Crops Utilization Research, is receiving the Professional and Scientific Research Award for his work.
Feb 28th, 2018
Angela Shaw, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition and an extension food safety specialist, received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Faculty Award for Diversity Enhancement for her ability to reach out to underrepresented students.
Feb 27th, 2018
Two swine educational programs continuing to serve pork producers throughout the nation and world.
Feb 27th, 2018
Andy VanLoocke, the recipient of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Early Achievement in Teaching Award, shares his views on teaching success.
Feb 27th, 2018
Archontoulis is an assistant professor in agronomy and the recipient of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Early Achievement in Research Award. During his first three years at Iowa State he has had several accomplishments.
Feb 27th, 2018
John Patience, a global leader in swine nutrition research and internationally recognized speaker, received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Achievement in Research Award.
Feb 27th, 2018
Sherry Olsen's work as both a lecturer and a coach have earned her the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Excellence in Teaching by Lecturers and Adjunct Faculty Award.
Feb 27th, 2018
Cynthia Haynes is the recipient of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Award.
Feb 27th, 2018
Amy Brandau, an academic advisor in economics, is this year's recipient of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Advisor Award.
Feb 27th, 2018
Tamara Kerns, an academic advisor in industrial technology, received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Early Advisor Award.
Feb 20th, 2018
The ISU Research and Demonstration Farms honored four staff retirees with a reception and a presentation. The retirees had a total of 155 years of combined service at Iowa State University on Feb. 13.
Feb 15th, 2018
Stephan Schmitz-Esser, an associate professor of animal science, has done plenty of research with microorganisms and how they interact with livestock such as cattle, pigs and chickens. Recently, his work has involved a drastically different species - giant pandas.
Jan 30th, 2018
Students, colleagues and alumni offered their support to professor Tom Baas during his battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Bass, an animal science professor, has been a teacher and swine research extension specialist for more than 20 years.
Jan 23rd, 2018
Brandon Washington, a junior from Arlington, Texas, found his calling working with students as a peer mentor. His students say he has a gift for connecting, inspiring and making a difference in the lives of others.
Dec 18th, 2017
Happy holidays from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.
Dec 14th, 2017
Senior student awards were presented to five College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduating seniors. The seniors will be recognized at the college's convocation on Dec. 16.
Dec 12th, 2017
Mark Gleason, an Iowa State professor in plant pathology and microbiology, understands the importance of studying abroad and in 1998 began planning an exchange program between Iowa State University and the University of Costa Rica. Gleason published an article in HortTechnology about the benefits of long-term study abroad exchange programs.

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