Dr. David Acker, Director for the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods, along with Dr. Tom Brumm, Associate Director for the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods and Mary and Charles Sukup Global Professor in Food Security in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, particapted in a Consortium that discussed the deeply integrated partnership between Iowa State University and the communities and institutions in the Kamuli district of Uganda. Read more about Consortium for Innovation in Post-Harvest Loss in the Kamuli District of Uganda
The June 22, 2020 Presidential Proclamation suspending entry of aliens who present a risk to the U.S. labor market following the coronavirus outbreak DOES NOT affect our exchange visitors in J-1 nonimmigrant status sponsored by Iowa State University (current or future). The Proclamation also DOES NOT impact students in F-1 or J-1 nonimmigrant status (current or future). Read more about International Visitor Update: June 25, 2020
- The Exchange Visitor (EV) Program of the U.S. Department of State (DOS) (J-1 status only) is now saying that all programs funded by the Department of State have been paused “until further notice,” which translates as guidance for other program sponsors such as ISU. Please watch for updates here.
The Team Award was presented to an interdisciplinary team dedicated to building the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Service Learning, School Garden Program in Uganda. Read more about Uganda Service Learning School Garden Program Receives Team Award
The U.S. Department of State has temporarily suspended J-1 exchange programs through May 11, 2020. The program focuses on hosting international visitors. Read more about International Visitors, U.S. State Guidance
Iowa State University is monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus. At this time, there are no reported cases on Iowa State’s campus. This page will provide regular updates and information related to COVID-19. This page will provide regular updates and information related to COVID-19. Read more about COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Updates
Be a part of the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods work to end hunger and improve children’s education by contributing to the Kamuli District, Uganda school garden and lunch programs. Your support will help the Iowa State University - Uganda Program provide learning opportunities and nutritious meals to almost 3000 children on each school day. School gardens help children learn how to grow vegetables and fruits and pro Read more about CSRL Growing Education Through School Lunches Campaign
Tetsuya Yamada, senior researcher with the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) in Japan is visiting Iowa State University as a visiting scholar under the guidance of Dr. Asheesh Singh, Associate Professor in the Department of Agronomy. Read more about Tetsuya Yamada, Visiting Scholar
Crop farmers are always looking for innovative ways to improve production and environmental performance. Department of Agronomy Associate Professor, Dr. Read more about Angelos Birmpakos, Visiting Student Intern
Dr. Hui Yuan, a visiting scholar from Northeast Agricultural University (NEAU) in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China arrived at Iowa State University on October 24, 2018. Dr. Yuan is being hosted by the Global Programs Department in the College of Agriculture and Life and being mentored by Dr. Read more about Dr. Hui Yuan, Visiting Scholar from Northeast Agricultural University
Advance notice of anticipated FY19 funded opportunities from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service for institutions to host Borlaug and Cochran fellows has been released. More Read more about FY2019 Borlaug and Cochran Fellowship Opportunities
Signing up for international insurance for university-related travel is easier under a new system that will eventually offer automatic security alerts and other features. Read more about Travel insurance for international trips gets simpler
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences "STORIES" Spring 2018 Edition features CALS Study Abroad Program Directors. Read the latest edition: "STORIES" Spring 2018 Read more about "STORIES" Features CALS Study Abroad Program Directors
The Borlaug Fellowship Program promotes food security and economic growth by providing training and collaborative research opportunities to fellows from developing and middle-income countries. Borlaug fellows are generally scientists, researchers, or policymakers who are in the early or middle stages of their careers. Each fellow works one-on-one with a mentor for 8-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Read more about Borlaug Fellow Mentor Opportunities
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Global Programs along with Gail Nonnecke are hosting Professor Donald Kugonza from Makerere University in Uganda. Read more about Makerere University Professor visits Iowa State University
The latest version of the Trip Lingo mobile app now includes an image translation tool as well as support for 75 new countries. You can find more details on the update below.
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Before Bernard Darfour came to Iowa State University (ISU) for his PhD in Industrial and Agricultural Technology, he was working toward a Master’s degree in Radiation Processing at the University of Ghana and researching gamma rays. Gamma rays are produced by the most energy-intensive phenomena in our universe like supernova explosions and black holes. Gamma rays are Read more about Bernard Dafour . . .Increasing Food Security in Ghana Through Improving Post-Harvest Storage
ISU Council on International Programs is issuing a Call for Proposals for grants that focus on student global experience of up to $6000 each to be spent by June 30, 2017. It is anticipated that CIP will fund 10-12 grants this year with proposals due to CIP by April 22, 2016 Read more about 2017 Call for Proposals-Council on International Programs
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program
U.S. Borlaug Graduate Research Grant
Application Deadline: Monday, April 11, 2016 Read more about Call for Applications - U.S. Borlaug Fellows Program