When Iowa State University moved to online instruction in March, it didn’t just impact course delivery. The transition also disrupted academic advising during the busy fall registration period. Academic advisors and the relationships they build with their student advisees are an important part of the undergraduate experience at Iowa State. To help keep their advisees …Continue reading “Agricultural and biosystems academic advising goes online”
Rachael Barnes sees first-hand the impact, importance of agriculture in Uganda. For six weeks of her summer, Rachael Barnes, a senior in biological systems engineering, completed a service learning, study abroad program located in Kamuli, Uganda, as part of Iowa State’s Uganda Program. Barnes, who served Jamaican communities on the Greek Alternative Spring Break trip …Continue reading “Engineering student helps rural village improve maize preservation”
A tradition that began in 1965, Engineers Week (E-Week) is a staple event within the College of Engineering, continuing to grow each year. E-Week is a student
organization that serves to celebrate the engineering field, the College of Engineering and its students, faculty, and staff. E-Week hopes to provide a way for students to build relationships with other students, faculty and alumni as well as network and increase professional development.
Three ISU students were among 10 college sophomores nationwide awarded fellowships through the Global Food Challenge for Emerging Leaders for Food Security program, created by Land O’Lakes, Inc. Addison Bidwell, agronomy, Leah Ellensohn, agronomy, and Megan Schnell, agricultural and biological systems, will work with agricultural experts and travel to Africa as part of the yearlong …Continue reading “Schnell awarded Global Food Challenge Fellowship”
Some students get caught in the loop of needing experience to get experience, but the ISU BioBus program aims to break the cycle. The program creates biofuel for CyRide buses while providing a way for students to get valuable work experience.
Two Iowa State University students are finishing their summer internships in the Willmar area at Anez Consulting Inc. of Willmar. They are Ashlyn Milbrath and Mitchell Hora. Milbrath grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is attending Iowa State University for biological systems engineering and agronomy. She assisted the engineering team with various projects and …Continue reading “ABE students finish internships at Anez Consulting”
An Iowa State student won $20,000 in Dr. Pepper’s tuition giveaway Saturday, according to Dr. Pepper’s website. Alex Rosinger of Estherville earned a runner-up spot in Dr. Pepper’s tuition giveaway during the halftime show of the Big Ten Championship game on Saturday. Rosinger is a sophomore in biological systems engineering at Iowa State. To enter …Continue reading “Iowa State student wins $20,000 in halftime football challenge”
Twelve students from across the nation and three from Mexico spent their summer with the Biological Materials and Processes (BioMaP) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at Iowa State University. BioMaP consists of a variety of projects with topics ranging from nanovaccines, to drug and gene delivery, to clinical trials with an artificial pancreas. Through …Continue reading “Students travel from across the nation for BioMaP REU summer program”
(Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a series of student profiles written by students in JLMC 321, Public Relations Writing. Our thanks to the authors, to senior lecturer Erin Wilgenbusch, to the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communications, and to the subjects. Read Part I and Part II.) Andrew Gall Leader. Driven. Inspiring. …Continue reading “About students, by students (Part III)”
Iowa State University will host the 47th Annual Society of Engineering Science (SES) Technical Meeting on October 3-6 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames. The meeting is co-sponsored by the College of Engineering and three of its academic departments: aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, and materials science and engineering The meeting’s goals—expanding cooperation, …Continue reading “College co-sponsors upcoming SES Technical Meeting”