Alum wins NCC Cotton Service Award

February 20, 2017

Dr. Mark LangeDr. Mark Lange, who served as president and chief executive officer for the National Cotton Council from 2003 until his retirement in 2015, is the recipient of the 2016 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.

CALS grad student recruitment weekend Mar 4-5

February 14, 2017

The CALS Graduate Education Advisory Committee is organizing a graduate student recruitment weekend for March 4-5.

The program includes a discussion about housing and the Ames community by a local real estate broker, a panel discussion with current graduate students, a dinner with recent graduates to discuss how their studies propelled them in their careers, and a bus tour of the campus and Ames community.

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Econ team competes in quiz bowl competition

February 14, 2017

2017 ISU Quiz bowl teamEight Department of Economics students—Kyle Bates, Izak Christensen, Nathan Christenson, DeAnna Hanner, Geordan Hanson, Catherine Isley, Trevin Kennedy, and Brandon Klaes – participated in this year’s Southern Agricultural Economics Association undergraduate quiz bowl competition.

Cardinal Key membership nominations

February 14, 2017

Each year, one faculty member is extended an invitation of membership to join Cardinal Key Honor Society. Cardinal Key is one of Iowa State's oldest and most prestigious honor society that accepts students and faculty who have significantly contributed to Iowa State, and embody the four core values of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.

We would invite faculty and staff to consider filling out the application. The form is set up so individuals can nominate other faculty and staff or themselves to be considered for membership. 

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Baby girl for Bartalottis

February 13, 2017

Carolina BartalottiCongratulations to Beatriz and Otavio Bartalotti on the birth of their daughter!

Carolina Pereira Bartalotti was born February 8th at 9:56 pm. She weighs 2.891 kg (6 lbs 6 oz) and measures 49.78 cm (19 ½ in).
Everyone (except Otavio who is "running around like a chicken with the head chopped off") is doing great!

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Honorary degree candidates

February 9, 2017

The Provost office has asked for recommendations for individuals whom we can recognize with honorary degrees at commencement. If you have nominations, please forward them to Dean Wintersteen.

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Huffman cited in report

February 8, 2017

Dr. Wallace HuffmanWallace Huffman, professor, has been cited multiple times in the new OECD Report: OECD (2016), “Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the United States.”  OECD Food and Agricultural Reviews. OECD Publishing, Paris.


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