Author: Jessi Strawn

Guest post: A new home for ABE

Steve Mickelson, department chair of agricultural and biosystems engineering, gives an update on the department’s move into Elings and Sukup halls.  Ask anyone who has ever been associated with the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and they’ll all say the same thing – our new building was a long time coming. For years, the department [Continue Reading...]

Guest Post: Participating in student organizations goes beyond campus activities

miller-featured-imageChristian Miller is a junior in biological systems engineering. He is currently the president of the National Society of Black Engineers—Iowa State University chapter and was recently named Most Outstanding President in Region 5 for the 2013-2014 school year. He talks about his experience at the organization’s regional conference and the group’s recent successes. On [Continue Reading...]

On to the next stage

Guest post by Austin Laugen, graduating senior in computer engineering My time at Iowa State is coming to a close, and I’ll soon be walking across the stage at graduation and entering the “real world.” There will be no more homework, no more icy walks to class, and no more late night meetings (or at least [Continue Reading...]

Emerging Leaders Retreat

October 14-15 Emerging Leaders Retreat is a free overnight, off-campus retreat for sophomore (second-year) students interested in building leadership skills. Participants will have the opportunity to build relationships with current and future student leaders at Iowa State, get advice, and learn and enhance many of the important knowledge and skills that leaders on campus need … Continue reading Emerging Leaders Retreat

Global Food Insecurity – Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Time: 5:00 p.m. Location: South Ballroom of the Memorial Union Presenter: Tom Vilsack, former Iowa governor and head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) As United States Secretary of Agriculture, Vilsack has pioneered innovative approaches to promote long-term economic growth in rural America, focusing on investments in broadband internet and renewable energy. Under … Continue reading Global Food Insecurity – Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

Engineering Career Fair

September 27, Noon-6 p.m. Attend the largest indoor engineering career fair September 27 from noon to 6 p.m. to meet with over 270 potential employers who are looking for students for co-ops, internships, and full-time jobs. Learn more about the career fair and tips for success.

Tour the World

Tour the World, the Engineering Study & Work Abroad Fair, will be September 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Howe Hall Atrium. Explore the more than 30 engineering-friendly programs available while getting to know program coordinators, students, and advisers. There will even be free food and door prizes!