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Mar 12th, 2013
ACES group members meet with Wendy Wintersteen, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, once a year to discuss issues impacting agriculture.
Mar 12th, 2013
Trudy Mackay, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, will be the featured speaker March 27 at a symposium of the Center for Integrated Animal Genomics.
Mar 12th, 2013
Iowa State University’s English department received a special yet unexpected gift in 2009 – 76 acres of undeveloped land downstream from Don Williams Recreation Area outside of Boone, IA.
Mar 7th, 2013
When we see an apple we associate it as a healthy snack. At the Cabinet of Curiosities exhibit, located in the Christian Petersen Art Museum in Morrill Hall, an apple is identified as a symbol of education.
Mar 7th, 2013
A recent conference brought cooperative education to life for four students enrolled in Economics 332/Cooperatives.
Mar 6th, 2013
The early registration deadline is March 15 for the fifth annual Egg Industry Issues Forum, organized by the Egg Industry Center.
Mar 4th, 2013
Ginny Morgal has emphasized interactivity and the scientific process since taking over last May as program assistant in charge of the traveling ISU Insect Zoo.
Feb 21st, 2013
The egg industry is operating at much greater efficiency while leaving a smaller environmental footprint than it did 50 years ago, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at Iowa State University.
Feb 20th, 2013
The exhibit includes video interviews with current students, Dean Wendy Wintersteen and a video titled, “Follow Your Dreams.”
Feb 14th, 2013
Patrick Gunn, who joined the animal science department earlier this month, said his first priority is to meet with as many beef producers as possible.
Feb 11th, 2013
Farmers will be able to check soil moisture levels around the state when the Department of Agronomy upgrades weather stations at several research and demonstration farms.
Feb 6th, 2013
CALS offers many programs that support education and innovation to help Iowa’s young people prepare for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Feb 4th, 2013
Prospective graduate students are invited to learn more about ISU and Ames and meet with students and faculty from a variety of disciplines.
Feb 1st, 2013
Lisa Schulte Moore has received a fellowship from the 2013 Leopold Leadership Program at Stanford University’s Woods Institute for the Environment.
Jan 31st, 2013
Theressa Cooper began as the assistant dean for diversity on Feb. 1. The position was created to coordinate, manage and implement the college’s existing diversity programs.
Jan 31st, 2013
Jianming Yu joined the Department of Agronomy Jan. 1. DuPont Pioneer provided the funding for the position and Yu is serving as the Pioneer Distinguished Chair in Maize Breeding.
Jan 11th, 2013
A team of researchers at Iowa State University has received a $3 million grant to study genetic resistance to the costliest disease threatening the pork industry.
Jan 11th, 2013
Senior Kevin Hansen was selected for Toro's Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. He will spend seven days in New Orleans helping prepare the game and practice fields for the Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3.
Dec 20th, 2012
Jonathan Wendel was a leader of an international team that has mapped the cotton genome, a watershed moment in plant genetics.
Dec 11th, 2012
Students shared research results from their fall semester projects at a poster presentation in Kildee Hall on Dec. 5. The Science With Practice program gives students the opportunity to work with mentors, research their area of interest, earn credits and get paid.
Nov 28th, 2012
Developing chemicals with biomass, DNA engineering and cleaning up Iowa’s lakes are among the life science research featured in the latest issue of the college's alumni magazine STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences from Iowa State University.
Nov 26th, 2012
In the spirit of Thanksgiving the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences asked a few faculty, staff and students — including Dean Wendy Wintersteen and the associate deans — to share what they are most thankful for. Best wishes for a warm and wonderful holiday season!
Nov 14th, 2012
ISU and the Iowa Soybean Association were part of a national team honored for multistate research excellence.
Nov 14th, 2012
Michael Retallick in the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies was honored with the New Teacher Award at a national ceremony Nov. 11.
Nov 14th, 2012
The international effort included ISU's Max Rothschild, Chris Tuggle and Jim Reecy. Its findings promise to expand the ways pigs are used in human health and medical research.