100th anniversary of First PhD at ISU! #TBT @las_iastate #cyclONEgrad

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first Ph.D. awarded at Iowa State University. The Department of Botany holds the distinction of graduating Iowa State’s first Ph.D. student, Leslie Kenoyer in 1916.

1916 commencement

1916 ISU commencement programs (RS 7/9/4/1 box 1)

 

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