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Faculty Promotions

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa has approved the following promotions for two faculty members in our department: Dr. Adam Thoms – promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure Dr. Cindy Haynes – promoted to the rank of Professor


Emily Zimmerman and Adam Thoms receive CALS Early Achievement Awards.

Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honored faculty and staff with awards in teaching, advising, research, extension and outreach, diversity and global engagement during a ceremony on March 10. Emily Zimmerman, assistant professor in natural resource ecology and management and global resource systems, received the Early Achievement in Teaching Award. In addition…


Delate Works with Rodale Institute on New FFAR grant

Iowa State University is part of a new study funded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) to explore possible links between soil health, the nutritional value of plants and human health.


Iowa State University Students Awarded 2021-2022 MNLA Foundation Scholarships

Two students in the Horticulture/Landscaping program at Iowa State University recently received a scholarship sponsored by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Foundation. The MNLA scholarship program recognizes superior students enrolled in horticultural or landscape studies programs at several area colleges and universities. The scholarships are designed and sponsored by MNLA and its member…


The 66th Annual Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course

We’re Back!                                                                        Register today for the 66th Annual Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course (STSC)!         …


Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians on receiving the Dr. William H. Daniel Award

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians, recipient of the Dr. William H. Daniel Award (formerly the Excellence in Research Award). This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the sports turf industry through his or her research, teaching or extension outreach. Dr. Christians was presented this award at the January STMA (Sports Turf…


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