Featured Stories

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.
Mar 21st, 2013
Scott Nelson's work on DNA repair has implications for human health and cancer research.
Mar 20th, 2013
Brendan Dunphy, research associate in the entomology department, debuts April 28 as the host of "Planet Ant," a program about insects.
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 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 7th, 2013
A recent conference brought cooperative education to life for four students enrolled in Economics 332/Cooperatives.
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 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.