Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Iowa State University of Science and Technology, at Ames, commonly known as Iowa State University land-grant with state and federal support coeducational chartered 1858, opened 1868 as an agricultural college called Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts from 1896 to 1959. It has schools of agriculture, business, design, education, engineering, family and consumer sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and veterinary medicine as well as graduate faculties. The Ames Laboratory of the U.S. Dept. of Energy is there.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
See more Encyclopedia articles on: Colleges, U.S.
Browse by Subject
- Earth and the Environment +-
- History +-
- Literature and the Arts +-
- Medicine +-
- People +-
- Philosophy and Religion +-
- Places +-
- Australia and Oceania
- Britain, Ireland, France, and the Low Countries
- Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic Nations
- Germany, Scandinavia, and Central Europe
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- Oceans, Continents, and Polar Regions
- Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, and the Balkans
- United States, Canada, and Greenland
- Plants and Animals +-
- Science and Technology +-
- Social Sciences and the Law +-
- Sports and Everyday Life +-