Samuel Schulte, a senior in biochemistry, was named a Goldwater Scholar along with Aubrey Foulk, a senior in environmental science and biology. Charles Labuzzetta, a junior in mathematics, received an honorable mention. The scholarships are awarded by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation and recognize students of outstanding potential who intend to pursue careers in research.
When Michael Bugeja joined Iowa State University as Director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication in 2003, students were his top priority. More internships, more scholarships, and more ways for students to get involved were on his long list of ideas to restructure the school.
Increasing production is not the only solution to address food insecurity, according to Prashant Rajan, adjunct assistant professor of English and communication studies, and Shweta Chopra, assistant professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering.