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May 22nd, 2009
Martin Spalding, professor and chair of the genetics, development and cell biology department, talked to GENcast Network about an advance that could accelerate the use of microalgae in the production of biofuels.
May 14th, 2009
Agriculture education major Cliff Dolbeare thanked "CALS" when he spoke to the College Convocation honoring graduates. You can hear his speech in a slideshow by clicking the arrow in the slideshow pane or read the text.
Apr 30th, 2009
The possibility of a worldwide influenza pandemic may have implications for swine producers in Iowa, according to Dr. Jim McKean, ISU Extension swine veterinarian.
Apr 30th, 2009
The university is taking the situation seriously and encourages community members to take basic precautions to protect their health.
Apr 23rd, 2009
View photos of Veishea and listen to alums who recorded their memories at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences exhibit during Veishea 2009.
Apr 23rd, 2009
The College's distance education program held an award reception on April 13. Students, faculty and staff were featured in a video highlighting their experiences.
Apr 13th, 2009
Although uncertainties remain on plans for budget reductions for the fiscal year that begins July 1, Dean Wendy Wintersteen said the College is looking to the future to emerge stronger with fewer state resources.
Mar 27th, 2009
Thirty high school students from six different northwest Iowa schools visited the College as part of the Learners to Leaders program.
Mar 16th, 2009
The Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching meetings in March included visits with Congressional leaders in Washington, D.C.
Mar 16th, 2009
Gary Munkvold does research on diseases that affect the production and utilization of seeds and the management of mycotoxigenic fungi in corn. View the video.
Feb 25th, 2009
The College presented annual awards to faculty and staff at its spring semester convocation on Feb. 16. View the presentation(pdf)
Feb 11th, 2009
Michael Boehlje, an agricultural economist at Purdue University, presented the 2009 Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Distinguished Lecture Feb. 19. View the lecture.
Jan 29th, 2009
Gene Takle, professor of agronomy and geological and atmospheric sciences, discusses his research on the use of atmospheric models to study regional climate changes.
Jan 29th, 2009
James Reecy, associate professor in animal science, took his family along when he worked last year in England. He reflects on his genomic work there and the word "bit."
Jan 29th, 2009
Tong Wang, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, is helping the art world become greener.
Dec 23rd, 2008
A new online summary outlines Iowa State's continuing research and extension efforts on reducing odor and gas emissions from livestock operations.
Dec 23rd, 2008
Researchers at Iowa State University have used a Nobel Prize-winning genetic technology to expand the understanding of milling corn.
Dec 4th, 2008
The latest issue of the College's alumni magazine is online featuring some of the College's research affecting human health as well as student, faculty and alumni profiles.
Nov 20th, 2008
Iowa State University and the Iowa Soybean Association have published the Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Field Guide. The pocket-sized booklet was written by Gregory Tylka, ISU Extension professor and plant pathologist.
Nov 11th, 2008
Ciancio was killed in 2002 in a collision with a drunk driver. The scholarship is awarded annually to a club member who most exemplifies Ciancio's selfless and caring qualities.
Nov 6th, 2008
for farmers who have contracted to deliver it grain. CALT answers some questions.
Oct 31st, 2008
IDALS worked with ISU to design and create wetlands that reduced nitrates carried from Iowa to the gulf.
Oct 27th, 2008
The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative will host an Ag Entrepreneurs Roundtable for College students Oct. 29.
Oct 24th, 2008
Anna Johnson is an expert in animal behavior. Watch the video.
Oct 17th, 2008
Ag Week runs through Oct. 21 with several activities around campus sponsored by the Ag and Life Sciences Student Council.