Things I wish I’d have known about college when I was in high school

When I was in high school, the prospect of going to college was exciting but overwhelming. I reflect on my final moments in high school as some of the most cherished memories of my life, but there are certainly some things I wish I would have known. The following things have been the guiding ideals of my college career, and I believe they’ll help you as you prepare for yours.

Hillary Kletscher named Wallace E Barron All-University Senior

Biological systems engineering senior recognized for outstanding achievements in academics and leadership Hillary Kletscher came to Iowa State in 2011 ready to try new things. As a freshman, she was also serving as Minnesota’s 2011-2012 FFA president, a commitment that required her to miss a number of classes. That didn’t stop her from joining the … Continue reading Hillary Kletscher named Wallace E Barron All-University Senior

Hillary Kletscher addresses ISU issues at first GSB meeting

Many of the issues facing ISU students this academic year were discussed at the first Government of the Student Body meeting. Hillary Kletscher, GSB president, opened the meeting with an address about issues from the past semester, including repercussions of the events surrounding Veishea and the Bike Share Program. Kletscher spoke of the university’s interest … Continue reading Hillary Kletscher addresses ISU issues at first GSB meeting

BSE combines engineering and life sciences to create a new generation of professionals

The biological systems engineering (BSE) program at Iowa State University teaches students how to use life sciences and engineering principles together to solve complex problems, such as those related to food security and next generation biofuels. It’s a diverse program that lets students tailor their educational experiences to their interests through an option structure that … Continue reading BSE combines engineering and life sciences to create a new generation of professionals