Loren and Miriam Forman (1942)

A look back at an Iowa State alumnus’s life

Loren Forman, ’34 ChemE, becomes expert in lignin science Loren Forman’s choice to come to Iowa State College in 1930 was an easy one, especially after both parents graduated from the university in the years before. His father also taught agronomy [Continue Reading...]

Mike Morgan

Mike Morgan: Chemistry “clicks”

Chemical engineering graduate enjoys teaching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in retirement “I took chemistry, and it clicked,” says Mike Morgan, 1974 chemical engineering graduate. At a young age, he thought he would major in [Continue Reading...]

Ross Sheckler

Ross Sheckler: Coming back to work with his alma mater

Aerospace engineering alumnus collaborates with Iowa State to improve programs “Not everyone gets a chance to come back and have an impact at their alma mater,” says Ross Sheckler, 1991 aerospace engineering graduate. Sheckler has been working [Continue Reading...]

Laurimar Goncalves Vendrusculo

Laurimar Goncalves Vendrusculo: Applying agricultural engineering knowledge to scientific career

Ph.D. student returns to Brazil “When I started looking for universities to get my degree, I was looking for the best ones – the top five universities – and ISU was very well ranked,” explained Laurimar Goncalves Vendrusculo about her choice to [Continue Reading...]

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