It stands to reason that any 80-year-old organization will have had its ups and downs. However, this department's students, faculty and alumni can profitably look back on those years since 1904, when Iowa State Forestry began, with the sure conviction that excellence has been pursued here by many means.
Thomson, George W.
"Toughness of Spirit and the Pursuit of Excellence,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 71
, Article 2.
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