Media Advisory: Global Connections Featured in ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Magazine

December 8th, 2010

AMES, Iowa — Global research partnerships, student exchanges, immersive study abroad programs and service projects are the focus of the latest issue of STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences from Iowa State University.

The college's alumni magazine includes articles on research, teaching and extension efforts throughout the world. Stories include profiles of alumni, faculty and students from various agriculture and life sciences fields. All articles are available for publication.

Here's a brief look at some of the stories included in the magazine:

* Alumnus Alex Buchanan devotes his life work to bringing the nutrition of milk to millions in developing countries.

* Professor Dick Schultz leads students through life-changing study abroad experiences.

* Emeritus professor and former associate dean Gerald Klonglan fosters relationships and rural development in Tanzania.

* Student Briana McNeal aspires to eliminate malnutrition in India beginning with a service-learning trip.

* Renowned Seed Science Center nurtures seeds of a new Africa.

* ISU Extension and alumni in the Iowa National Guard "Dirt Warriors" work to rebuild the agricultural infrastructure and systems in Afghanistan.

View STORIES online or download a PDF at http://www.ag.iastate.edu/stories. For high resolution photographs, a print copy of the magazine or more information about STORIES contact Melea Reicks Licht at (515) 294-8892 or mreicks@iastate.edu.

Contacts: 

Melea Reicks Licht, Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service, (515) 294-8892, mreicks@iastate.edu