ISU Professor Catherine Kling Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Iowa State University distinguished professor Catherine Kling, Charles F. Curtiss was named to the National Academy of Sciences. On Tuesday, the academy released the names of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries who were elected based on their notable and ongoing achievement in original research. Kling is Distinguished Professor of Agriculture […]

ISU Veterinary Researchers Show Early Detection Method of Mad Cow Disease

A research from Iowa State University has discovered that early examination of animal’s retinas can detect Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) which is known as mad cow disease. Misfolded brain proteins, known as prions, cause this untreatable neurodegenerative disorder. Classic BSE develops for a long period before symptoms are visible. When an animal cannot stand on […]

New Documentary Film ‘The Hunting Ground’ Will Be Shown At ISU

The new documentary film ‘The Hunting Ground’ will be shown at Iowa State University on April 15. The 90-minute film, hosted by Iowa State University student organizations, is about sexual assault on college campuses in the United States. The film will start at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Union Great Hall that will be followed […]

“Eating Wildly” Author Ava Chin Will Present at Iowa State University on 6 April

Ava Chin, a New York City writer, will give a talk on “Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal” at the Memorial Union Great Hal of Iowa State University on 6 April. She will share her memoir with audience that involved self-discovery of foraging for food in the city’s parks. The presentation […]