Posted on by Angie Hunt Iowa State University will continue with virtual instruction for the remainder of the spring semester to protect the health and safety of students, faculty and staff. The university remains open, but there are changes in the delivery and availability of campus services and programs.
Posted on by Whitney Baxter For the first time in Iowa State’s history, a group of graduating nursing students will walk across the stage and accept their diplomas during the university's commencement ceremony Dec. 21, 2019.
Posted on by Whitney Baxter Iowa State researchers have found for the first time that less muscle and more body fat may affect how flexible our thinking gets as we become older, and changes in parts of the immune system could be responsible.
Posted on by Whitney Baxter Bibek Byanju and Mahfuz Rahman, under the direction of Associate Professor Buddhi Lamsal, have been using high-power sonication to extract protein from defatted soybean flakes and flour. Conventional methods allow 50 percent of the protein to be extracted, but the researchers hope to extract closer to 70 percent with their method.
Posted on by Whitney Baxter Auriel Willette, assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, has been named one of the top 1 percent of more than 241,000 biomedical researchers in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, as determined by Expertscape.
Posted on by Whitney Baxter Savencia’s $50,000 commitment will create an endowed scholarship at Iowa State, providing support to outstanding students majoring in dairy or food science with consideration for those interested in cheesemaking.
Posted on by Cathy Curtis A project to replace LeBaron Hall and renovate portions of MacKay Hall is Iowa State University's top capital priority for the 2020 legislative session. The $55 million project will feature flexible state-of-the-art spaces for high-impact learning, teaching, and outreach. The Board of Regents funding request to the Iowa Legislature included $30 million in state funds allocated over three years for the project. Private fundraising is already underway.