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Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business Director Honored with Regents Award

Gary Munkvold receives Regents Award Plant Pathology and Microbiology Professor Gary Munkvold was honored Monday, September 23 with the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.  The annual recognition, presented by the Iowa Board of Regents, recognizes tenured faculty members who are outstanding university citizens and who have rendered significant service to Iowa State University (ISU) or the state of Iowa. Read more about Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business Director Honored with Regents Award

SSC Advisory Council Chair, Bruce Maunder, Passes Away at Age 85

It is with great sadness the Iowa State University Seed Science Center (ISU-SSC) announces the passing of Dr. Bruce Maunder on Monday, August 5, 2019.  Dr. Maunder was a friend and  served as Chair to the ISU-SSC advisory council since 1994. He, and his wife Kathy, contributed to the education of many future seed scientists though anonymous donations to various ISU-SSC scholarships.  Read more about SSC Advisory Council Chair, Bruce Maunder, Passes Away at Age 85

Film Produced by Iowa State University Scientist on Science and Beauty of Seeds to be Shown June 16

Photo from The Seeds of Andhra PradeshMay 13th, 2019

AMES, Iowa — A film showcasing the science and beauty of seeds, produced by an Iowa State University seed scientist, is set for a public viewing at Reiman Gardens. 

“Seeds! Diversity of Wonder,” will be screened at 6 p.m. June 16 at the gardens, located at 1407 University Blvd., in Ames. The viewing is open to the public at no charge. Read more about Film Produced by Iowa State University Scientist on Science and Beauty of Seeds to be Shown June 16

Ten CALS Students Recognized as Seed Leaders and Awarded Scholarships

AMES, IA - Eleven scholarships were given to ten Iowa State University (ISU) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) students at the 2019 Iowa Agribusiness Showcase and Conference on February 13, in Des Moines, Iowa.  Eight Iowa Seed Association (ISA) Scholarships of $1,000 each were awarded. One of ISA awarded students was selected as the Manjit Misra Outstanding Senior Scholar and received an additional $500 scholarship. Read more about Ten CALS Students Recognized as Seed Leaders and Awarded Scholarships

Misra Receives Outstanding Achievement in International Agriculture Award

By Megan Lutz, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service

"I like seeds... in each one of them is that urge of life waiting to express itself," said Manjit Misra, the director of the Seed Science Center. "They're so tiny but they are a powerhouse."

Misra is originally from India and in 1971 moved to Missouri where he "got two degrees and met his wife." He has been at Iowa State since 1979 and is receiving the Outstanding Achievement in International Agriculture Award. Read more about Misra Receives Outstanding Achievement in International Agriculture Award

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