Featured Stories

Jul 12th, 2018
Briana Young, a senior at Central Michigan University majoring in cultural and global studies with a minor in nutrition, is one of the George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program interns for the summer. Along with the other activities that are a part of the internship program, Young is working on a research project dealing with water sampling, which is helping her prepare for her future.
Jun 25th, 2018
Madelyn Main, a sophomore in agricultural and life sciences education with a communications option, is an alumni relations intern for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service. Wherever Main's career ends up taking her, she knows the skills she is gaining will be beneficial to her in the future.
Jun 25th, 2018
Ben Butikofer, a junior in dairy science, has been working at the Iowa State Dairy Farm since the fall of his freshman year. Although his work typically includes milking and breeding cows and various odd-jobs on the farm, he stepped into the role of a teacher on June 8 at the Dairy Farm's open house in celebration of June being Dairy Month.
Jun 25th, 2018
The George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program provides an opportunity for multicultural students to conduct research under the guidance of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences research faculty members. It additionally provides opportunities for the interns to grow both personally and professionally through various activities. There are 17 interns this summer.
Jun 6th, 2018
A course project investigating a pioneering gene-editing technique at Iowa State University and elsewhere included a student trip to some of the labs where it originated and a video to document the learning process.
May 25th, 2018
Eight students from CALS will be attending the annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) in New Orleans this year. The conference offers a national forum that addresses issues of race and ethnicity in higher education.
May 10th, 2018
Brett Ramirez didn’t waste time when he started his new position on January 1. Just 51 days into his career, Ramirez earned his first funded project as a faculty member and principal investigator. He also has other various projects he is working on.
Apr 30th, 2018
Nichole Huntley used to play veterinarian with her stuffed animals when she was young. Now she’s pursuing her dream as an animal nutritionist working with zoo animals. In June, Huntley will begin working with Mazuri, one of the nation’s largest food supplier for zoo animals. Huntley, a graduate student in swine nutrition, was began working with zoo animals in high school.
Apr 30th, 2018
Catherine Leafstedt, a graduating senior in agronomy and global resource systems, accepted to the University of Cambridge.
Apr 30th, 2018
Thomas Wilgenbusch, a graduating senior in animal science, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Cody West, a graduating senior in biology and recipient of the Leadership Excellence Senior Award, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Brandon Washington, a graduating senior in biology, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Lakeisha Perkins, a graduating senior in agriculture and society and the Commitment to Diversity Senior Award winner, shares her Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Edan Lambert, a graduating senior in animal science and the Outstanding Senior Award recipient shares her Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Marcus Jansen, a senior graduating in horticulture and the Ambassador of Agriculture Senior Award recipient shares his Iowa State experience.
Apr 30th, 2018
Mary Heiller, a graduating senior in animal science, shares her Iowa State experiences.
Apr 30th, 2018
Daniel Feucht, a graduating senior in agronomy, shares his Iowa State experiences.
Apr 27th, 2018
Lexi Delaney has been involved in the swine industry her whole life, and she plans to keep it that way. Delaney, a senior in animal science and agriculture communications at Iowa State, grew up on a diversified cow, calf and show pig operation in De Witt, Iowa.
Apr 27th, 2018
Sara Schafer, a graduating senior in agricultural business, talks about her college experience and living in Ames.
Apr 27th, 2018
When Logan Ott started college he never imagined he’d be selected for an internship at NASA. After applying for 35 internships, Ott was offered a position as an undergraduate research assistant at NASA in 2017.
Apr 19th, 2018
The Think Tank on Animal Agriculture, a regular time and place where topics of science are discussed in a casual dinner setting, is now in its 20th year at Iowa State.
Apr 10th, 2018
Zoe Pritchard is named a 2018 Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention
Apr 9th, 2018
Using science to address food insecurity is Catherine Leafstedt’s passion. It’s a passion that’s driven her for the past four years and it’s one reason she’s been accepted to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue graduate school.
Mar 27th, 2018
Hailey Arthur, a junior in animal science, is assisting a butterfly caretaker with the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, a community-led effort based in the entomology department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.

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