TAG: Iowa State University

Aquatrols hires director of research and development

September 2, 2014By

Aquatrols Corp. of America welcomed Jutta Pils, Ph.D., as its new director of research and development. “Jutta’s impressive resume speaks for itself,” said Tracy Jarman, Aquatrols president and CEO. “Her background in crop protection is especially compelling as our company continues to explore new opportunities to change the way the world grows in the agricultural, turf and ornamental markets and beyond.... read more

AmericanHort selects 2014 HortScholars

May 19, 2014By

AmericanHort selected six students to serve as the year’s HortScholars, whom include: Marie Arnold, The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute; Nicholas Flax, Iowa State University; Jessica Kivett, Kansas State University; Justin Kondrat, Cornell University; Katie Nickolaus, Michigan State University; and James Sacco, University of Massachusetts Amherst. The goal of the HortScholars program is to provide six students with a... read more

Iowa State University students design and build therapeutic prison landscape

September 5, 2013By

A partnership between the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women (ICIW) in Mitchellville, Iowa, and Iowa State University’s Department of Landscape Architecture is doubling as an assurance that  95 percent of offenders return home with improved attitudes and life skills and students graduate with a one-acre developed landscape in use to show potential employers—an accomplishment few can claim before their careers... read more