Ames Forester

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What's In a Name?


We have all seen this frequently used quote from William Shakespeare on many occasions and maybe pondered its meaning in a particular context. In the case I am about to discuss it does have a lot of meaning to those of us in the natural resource professions here at Iowa State, because if all goes as planned, the College of Agriculture will undergo a name change in the not too distant future, to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. This change has been precipitated by the recognition that the College is much broader than just agriculture, even by your most liberal interpretation of the meaning of that word.



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