Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for fall 2016 commencement

Twelve seniors will be honored at this semester’s commencement ceremony Catherine Krezowski, a civil engineer from St. Paul, Minnesota, is serving as this semester’s College of Engineering Student Marshal during the fall 2016 commencement ceremony. She will be accompanied by Beth Hartmann, senior lecturer in civil, construction and environmental engineering, as she leads the engineering … Continue reading Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for fall 2016 commencement

Engineering student helps rural village improve maize preservation

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

BSE student named recipient of scholarship honoring food security advocate David Lambert named at Borlaug Dialogue Symposium

An Iowa State University sophomore and junior studying global hunger issues are the first recipients of a new endowed scholarship honoring global food security advocate David Lambert. Katelyn Fritz from Pleasant Hill and Michelle Friedmann of Mendota Heights, Minnesota, were named recipients of the David Lambert ‘Hunger Fighter’ Memorial Scholarship, that honors his efforts in … Continue reading BSE student named recipient of scholarship honoring food security advocate David Lambert named at Borlaug Dialogue Symposium

Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for spring 2016 commencement

Twelve seniors will be honored at this semester’s commencement ceremony Hillary Kletscher, a biological systems engineer from Vesta, Minnesota, is serving as this semester’s College of Engineering Student Marshal during the Spring 2016 commencement ceremony. She will be accompanied by Amy Kaleita, associate professor of biological systems engineering, as she leads the engineering class into … Continue reading Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for spring 2016 commencement

Schnell awarded Global Food Challenge Fellowship

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

ISU BioBus breaks experience cycle

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.

ABE students finish internships at Anez Consulting

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

Iowa State student wins $20,000 in halftime football challenge

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