Grant Hilbert, 21, of Ankeny, made enough money from YouTube videos of him playing the Farming Simulator video game to help him buy 250 acres in Mahaska County that he now has planted in corn and soybeans.
Articles Tagged: Iowa State University
Pruning away dried up programs, degrees, and academic centers while reframing, reformatting, or fashioning anew majors and curricular opportunities meeting student and employer demands is becoming increasingly imperative for institutions vying to attract and retain students from a shrinking pool of applicants.
Although social media has proved beneficial in many ways, Iowa’s public universities are facing a surge in mental health needs – like other campuses nationally following the COVID-19 pandemic – and they’re looking at social media as contributing to the problem.
Over the next 30 years, Iowa State University is planning to renew or replace 2.3 million square feet of buildings on its Ames campus and build 700,000 square feet of new construction, according to a facilities master plan presented to its governing Board of Regents on Wednesday.
The Iowa Legislature wants to spend $1 million next year to revise the state’s long-standing nitrogen fertilizer calculator used in seven corn-growing states. Some water quality advocates fear the update will mean more fertilizer applied to fields and more runoff into streams and lakes, but two Iowa State professors welcome the opportunity for new research into the nitrogen question.
Gazette Des Moines Bureau
Government & Politics May. 24, 2022 5:27 pm
Feb. 1 would be observed as George Washington Carver Day in recognition his scientific and agricultural accomplishments and global humanitarian achievements, and to acknowledge Iowa State University and Simpson College, which allowed a Black man to persevere through racial barriers and fulfill his potential.
Since the start of this spring semester, Iowa State’s name-removal committee has met 15 times about the request to remove Catt’s name from Catt Hall – interviewing experts and hearing from Maryland-based History Associates Inc., which provided the committee with 200-plus historical documents.
An Iowa State graduate student is suing the university, a fellow veterinary medicine research assistant, and two supervisors, asserting she endured years of sexual harassment – which continues today – and gender discrimination and retaliation for reporting it.
Iowa State in February 2021 debuted its 33-desktop esports and gaming space – divided into two areas, a competitive room with 13 computers and an open space with 20. The darkened room also includes four consoles for drop-in use, equipped with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.