Ames Forester: Volume 88, Issue 1
The ISU Department of Forestry is the home of 26 graduate students. All of these students are members of the Forestry Graduate Student Association (FGSA).
Being a woman in the Forestry Department at Iowa State University, I have come to take some things for granted. Walking into my classes in Bessey Hall, I know there will be other women in my classes and sometimes I will have a female professor. When we went to camp, we knew there would be a female professor and a cabin for the six girls to call home for three weeks. And when all is said and done, I know there are jobs to be found in a field that is opening up more and more to women.
This year's Christmas Tree Sales, headed by Co-Chairs T.J. Mathis and Clint Miller, were a great success.
Current demographic trends indicate that a growing proportion of the human population is or soon will be urban. In fact, more than 80% of the entire U.S. population already lives in urban settings (U.S. Census Bureau data, 2001.)