Featured Stories

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.
Feb 16th, 2017
The Insect Zoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary. It began as an entomology outreach program to engage kids in the life of insects.
Jan 30th, 2017
Vince Lawson, who recently retired as superintendent of the Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm, reflects on the last 35 years as its manager.
Dec 15th, 2016
Student cross-disciplinary teams in a technical systems management and agricultural biosystems engineering class were asked to develop a poster that identifies a biorenewable problem or issue, discuss constraints and opportunities, and propose a solution.
Dec 14th, 2016
Outstanding Senior Award winner Rebecca Clay is graduating with a double major in agronomy and global resource systems and has been accepted to serve in the Peace Corps in Nepal.
Dec 14th, 2016
The Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduating class will hold its convocation ceremony on Dec. 17 at 9:30 a.m. in CY Stephens Auditorium in Ames. This year’s graduates will include five outstanding senior award winners.
Dec 12th, 2016
Laura Meany decided to graduate early to take over her family farm after her father's unexpected death.
Nov 18th, 2016
Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to our alumni, friends and supporters from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences!
Oct 26th, 2016
Iowa State University Bacon Expo 2016 co-chair, Tayler Etzel, talks about the importance of Bacon Expo as an educational event. Bacon Expo was held Oct. 8 at the Hansen Learning Center.
Oct 18th, 2016
The Executive Vice President of DuPont, Jim Collins, presented the 2016 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture “Growth Comes When You Least Expect It" on Oct. 5 at Iowa State University.
Oct 17th, 2016
Xin, a distinguished professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, received the 2016 Henry Giese Structures and Environment Award for exemplary leadership in research and design of enhanced poultry and livestock production systems.
Sep 26th, 2016
Rick Hall, natural resource ecology and management professor, died on Sept. 21 of acute myeloid leukemia. Hall joined ISU’s forestry department (now NREM) in 1974. A celebration of life program will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the ISU Alumni Center.
Sep 8th, 2016
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences presented awards to faculty and staff at its fall convocation Sept. 8.
Sep 1st, 2016
Howard Tyler's varied background at Iowa State prepared him for his new position in Student Services for the college.
Aug 25th, 2016
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council hosted a barbecue to welcome new students on Aug. 25.
Aug 11th, 2016
Richard VanDePol retires after nearly 40 years of work “harvesting information” on Iowa State research and demonstration farms.
Aug 8th, 2016
CALS Summer Intern attended the 38th annual Wurstfest celebration on July 21.
Aug 8th, 2016
On July 28, Dan Morrical and Jamie Baumgardner led a pasture walk at the ISU Sheep Research Farm.
Aug 8th, 2016
CALS is sponsoring three of the 20 portraits featured at ISU's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11-21.
Aug 8th, 2016
The 38th annual Wurstfest celebration was full of several milestones this year.
Aug 4th, 2016
A few selected Iowa State faculty and alumni provide reflections and memories about Thomas Sutherland, an alumnus who died July 22.
Jul 28th, 2016
Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm Celebrates 40th at its annual field day on Aug. 26.
Jul 21st, 2016
A young George Washington Carver intern explores the food science and human nutrition field this summer.
Jul 21st, 2016
A young George Washington Carver intern performs research in her field of preference this summer.
Jul 21st, 2016
A young George Washington Carver intern is researching the quality of water provided to livestock this summer.