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LEMMER HONORED FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE BY NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
Barbara Lemmer (’82 ag education), agriscience teacher and FFAadviser at Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa, will receive the George Washington Carver AgriSCIENCE Teacher’s Award at the DuPont dinner during the National Science Teachers Association’s national conference this weekend. “Science and agriculture are my favorite things in life. Combining my two passions seemed like a harebrained idea many years ago. Now I am happy to see that everyone sees the importance of both,” says Lemmer.More...
LONERGAN FELLOW OF INSTITITE OF FOOD TECHNOLOGISTS
Elisabeth Lonergan (MS ’91 animal science, PhD ’95), animal science, was named a fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists. The fellow designation is an honor bestowed upon a member by their peers, recognizing exemplary professionalism in the field of food science.
STALDER RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Ken Stalder (’85 farm operation, ‘87 animal science, PhD ’95 animal science), professor of animal science at Iowa State, was named the 2012 recipient of the National Swine Improvement Federation’s Charles Stanislaw Memorial Distinguished Service Award.More...
“PLANET ANT” HOSTED BY CALS ALUM BRENDAN DUNPHY
Brendan Dunphy, Iowa State entomology research associate, debuts as the host of "Planet Ant," a program about insects, on April 28 at 9 p.m. on the Science Channel. “Inside Out: Bugs,” another Science Channel program starring Dunphy (’07 zoology, entomology and animal ecology), debuted earlier this month and will begin airing in the United Kingdom on BBC4 this week.More...
AG TECHNOLOGY SPEECH BY MONSANTO VP JIM TOBIN AVAILABLE ONLINE
Jim Tobin, vice president of industry affairs at Monsanto Company, presented the 2013 Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture March 28. Tobin (‘78 agricultural education) presented "Agricultural Technology: Reflections on the Journey, Perspectives on the Future.”More...
CALS ALUMNI HONORED AS STATEMENT MAKERS BY ISU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Sarah Low (’02 public service and admin in ag), Luke Gran (’08 forestry and international ag), Lucas Carlstrom (’08 animal science) and Brendan Dunphy (’07 zoology, entomology and animal ecology) are among this year’s crop of young alumni honored by the ISU Alumni Association with a STATEment maker award. The award recognizes the early personal and professional accomplishments and contributions to society of ISU alumni age 32 and younger.More...