Tuesday, March 22 2011
19th Annual Voorhees Supply Chain Conference to feature industry leaders on April 9
ISU alumnus, advisor to U.S. secretary of state is Reiman Entrepreneurial Speaker
Kress named vice president for extension and outreach at Iowa State
Cathann Kress, senior policy analyst and program lead for Military Community and Family Policy at the U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., will become Iowa State's next vice president for extension and outreach.
Blumenfeld invited to Department of Education event to improve LGBT campus climate
ISUs new plant breeding masters degree to serve career professionals remotely
Plant breeders from around the world will soon have access to an advanced degree that is believed to be the first of its kind though a new distance learning Master of Science program offered through the agronomy department at Iowa State University.
Iowa State Universitys Seed Science Center to steer eastern and southern Africa seed policy
A three-way international agreement between the European Union; COMESA, a trade group representing nations in eastern and southern Africa; and Iowa State University's Seed Science Center has laid the groundwork to steer seed policy in the 19-nation African region.
Iowa State graduate programs ranked among nation's best by U.S. News and World Report
Six Iowa State University graduate programs are among the country's top 20, according to rankings published today by U.S. News and World Report magazine.
Philosopher-mechanic author Matthew Crawford will speak March 24
Matthew Crawford, best-selling author of "Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work," will discuss "The Case for Working with Your Hands" at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Crawford is a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He also runs a motorcycle repair business. His talk is part of the university's National Affairs Series on Innovation, and is free and open to the public.