Featured Stories

Aug 23rd, 2013
Daniel Doeing, a senior in agricultural and life sciences education, helped Iowans remember Norman Borlaug as the 2013 Borlaug-Thomson intern.
Aug 1st, 2013
Jeremy Dow, an intern with the George Washington Carver Internship Program, is searching for a better natural alternative for insect repellent.
Jul 26th, 2013
George Washington Carver intern Mara Cuebas is studying Colony Collapse Disorder in bees.
Jul 26th, 2013
Jessica Thomson, an intern who is part of the George Washington Carver (GWC) Internship, is studying wasp development.
Jul 26th, 2013
A group of five George Washington Carver interns from Tuskegee University are studying sudden death syndrome in soybeans.
Jul 25th, 2013
George Washington Carver intern Susanna Huggenberger is helping in the search for a HIV vaccine.
Jul 24th, 2013
Llewin Froome is a summer intern in the George Washington Carver Internship Program studying soil.
Jul 23rd, 2013
George Washington Carver intern Jacinda Dunn is spending her summer studying the fat composition of meat.
Jul 11th, 2013
GWC interns Morgan Garvey and Micah Rollie are studying feed efficiency in dairy cows.
Jun 11th, 2013
Iowa State University has five green roofs on top of campus buildings — more than any other state university in Iowa.
Jun 5th, 2013
Lisa Schulte Moore embarks on a fellowship with the Leopold Leadership Program
May 29th, 2013
It is an honor to be able to work on innovative approaches to teaching students as the recipient of a Miller Faculty Fellowship award.
May 23rd, 2013
Advances in soil science have necessitated an update in the Corn Suitability Rating, a system for rating the crop-growing productivity of Iowa soil.
May 21st, 2013
June is dairy month and the ISU Dairy is hosting its fifth annual open house on June 7.
May 17th, 2013
The BioCentury Research Farm on May 16 featured its Algal Production Facility, Iowa State's first facility equipped to grow large amounts of algae biomass.
May 16th, 2013
Andy Chamra, a graduating senior in agricultural business, spoke about the importance of agricultural degrees at the College convocation on May 11.
May 13th, 2013
With a total of 27 years experience, Craig Chase knows a thing or two about sustainable agriculture. The ISU Extension and Outreach farm program specialist is the interim program leader for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture’s Marketing and Food Systems Initiative.
May 6th, 2013
CALS students Colin Hurd and Shivani Garg claimed $5,000 prizes at the finals of the statewide Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition.
May 1st, 2013
The Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm's projects and extension connection are featured in the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil.
May 1st, 2013
Researchers are lending their expertise to put the state’s wine industry on the map through the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute.
May 1st, 2013
Eleven anthropology students and Matthew Hill, Iowa State anthropology associate professor, will begin an archeological excavation project in May near Ute, Iowa, similar to the one pictured above that depicts a previous dig site in Nebraska.
Apr 22nd, 2013
Using the latest technology, researchers have helped to unlock some of the 200-million-year-old secrets buried deep in the genome of a species of turtle.
Apr 18th, 2013
Seniors Hilary Morris and Rachel Owen talk in this video about their roles as co-chairs of Veishea, the largest student-run event of its kind in the nation.
Apr 16th, 2013
Theressa Cooper, assistant dean for diversity in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, started her new job on Feb. 1, after working at the University of Tennessee for nine years.
Apr 3rd, 2013
The 93rd National Block and Bridle Convention, the first one ever to take place at Iowa State University, will be April 4-6.