Nate Dobbels, academic advisor for agricultural education and studies, attended Iowa State as an agricultural education major. After graduating and pursuing higher education, he eventually wound up in the same department, and office, where he started.
AMES, Iowa — The World Wildlife Fund, Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas and the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve released the 2020-2021 overwintering monarch population report on Feb. 25, 2021.
AMES, Iowa – A new Iowa State University study considers an increase of growing cellulosic feedstocks for ethanol production and the effect it could have on land use and water quality, specifically nitrogen loss, in the Mississippi Atchafalaya Riv
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty Basil Nikolau and Kan Wang are among six Iowa State University researchers named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to its class of 2020 Fellows for “distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.” They were recognized at the AAAS’ annual meeting, held virtually in early February.
Last fall, Iowa State University’s Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) brought faculty and students together to read and discuss the book, “The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature,” by J. Drew Lanham, alumni distinguished professor of wildlife ecology at Clemson University.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Grant Thompson, assistant professor of horticulture, developed a comprehensive virtual learning option for his plant identification course. Students were able to learn in-person, online, or a combination of both.
Lee Burras believes field learning is essential to any student’s education. When the COVID-19 pandemic put a temporary halt to all of Iowa State University’s study abroad trips, Burras found an innovative way to still offer international experiences to students.
AMES, Iowa — With the help of an innovative new monitoring system, Iowa State researchers looking at nitrogen and phosphorus losses to water and the atmosphere are able to pinpoint nutrient fluxes better than many previous studies.
A number of faculty, staff and students from within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently earned recognition by Iowa State University for their exceptional efforts to respond to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.