Featured Stories

Nov 17th, 2017
Wendy Wintersteen shares her thoughts on her 37 year journey at Iowa State University. During that time she's served as a faculty member, extension specialist and dean of the College of Agriculture of Life Sciences and now as Iowa State University President.
Nov 3rd, 2017
Sarah Francis works to develop nutrition programs for older adults and underserved audiences. Francis is an associate professor in food science and human nutrition. She also serves as an Iowa State Extension state specialist and promotes programs a focus on improving health.
Oct 24th, 2017
Norman Borlaug's biography inspired Catherine Leafstedt to pursue an agronomy degree at Iowa State University. She grew up in West Des Moines and wasn’t interested in agriculture until she read about Borlaug. Borlaug was an Iowan who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for improving crop productivity and saving more than one billion people from starvation.
Sep 27th, 2017
Edmund Norris, a graduate student in entomology and toxicology, relates his experience after a relief effort to the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey.
Sep 22nd, 2017
The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation hosted its 10th annual INSPIRE Day on Sept. 18 in Cresco, Iowa at the Borlaug family farm.
Sep 12th, 2017
The Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Horticulture Research Station is hosting a 50th anniversary celebration on Sept. 16, 2017.
Sep 1st, 2017
This commentary by Wendy Wintersteen, endowed dean, about the need to speak together on increasing federal agricultural research funding appeared in the Aug. 30, 2017, Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.
Aug 17th, 2017
Iowa State's main site of horticultural education, research and extension will celebrate 50 years in September.
Aug 16th, 2017
Rosemary Galdamez, an incoming senior at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa, is one of 19 George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program interns this year.
Aug 11th, 2017
Sixty-one participants from 20 states and nine international countries traveled to campus for Iowa State University’s 39th annual Sausage and Processed Meats Short Course.
Jul 27th, 2017
Three women are tracking monarch butterflies using automated radio telemetry.
Jun 26th, 2017
International agriculture leaders from the Nuffield International Farming Scholars program visited Iowa State on June 19.
Jun 21st, 2017
EEOB Professor Fred Janzen's Turtle Camp reaches its 30th anniversary this year.
Jun 19th, 2017
Iowa State professors talk about their experiences after 50 years of teaching. Don Beitz and Carl Berns share their experiences.
Jun 19th, 2017
A multidisciplinary team of scientists has begun to better understand the impacts of cover crops on nutrient loss with surface runoff.
Jun 2nd, 2017
Allen Pattillo, a fisheries and aquaculture extension specialist, has built a functioning aquaponics system. He is using aquaponics to promote STEM outreach and education.
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.