Online Extras – Spring 2016

Page 5: Iowa State University earned the designation of Tree Campus USA from the Arbor Day Foundation this spring. Learn more and view how horticulture and landscape architecture faculty and students marked the occasion with a special installation dubbed Witch-hazel walk.

Page 7: A former student of Tim Polito’s, Ellyn Bartges, created a scholarship in his honor to support activities that impact students’ outlook on agriculture and life sciences and help refine their life goals. Learn more and give online.

Page 11: Learn more about Food at First including how to volunteer or donate online.

Page 11: Visit our revamped ISU CALS alumni website.

Page 25: The Swansons are part of the Ron and Florine Swanson family named 2016 Iowa State University Family of the Year. Stu is the son of Ron (’61 farm operations) and Florine (’64 home economics education), retired executive director of the Iowa 4-H foundation. Adelai nominated her grandparents for the award.

Page 27: Read or watch Drew Mogler, the Senior Leadership Excellence Award Winner, give the student address at the spring convocation celebration.

Page 31: Hear from student leaders involved in the Stupka symposium and learn more about its namesake Rob Stupka.

Page 38: Roger Underwood, entrepreneur and co-founder of crop technology company Becker Underwood, Inc,. presented the 2016 Carl and Marjory Herz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture April 7th at Iowa State. Watch the video.

Page 39: Meet alum Jacob Hunter in this video and learn more about the Iowa Youth Institute.

Page 40: Watch Todd Hall’s complete remarks and those of other speakers at the Global Food Security Consortium’s 2016 Symposium.

Back Cover: Wandering through campus on the very first day of classes? Eating lunch beside the Fountain of Four Seasons? Studying beneath the Grant Wood Murals in Parks Library? Wherever it started, relive the experience with Campus Beautiful.