|Addressing wellness through early childhood literacy|
Being healthy and well starts at birth.
That’s why Iowa State University is helping families improve the quantity and quality of language in their homes.
Under a new outreach project called “Small Talk Story County,” Iowa State is partnering with the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County to improve early childhood literacy — thus improving overall outcomes and success rates for those children.
|Human Sciences seeks new efforts in extension and outreach|
Suzanne Bartholomae is well-versed in the benefits of extension and outreach.
Bartholomae, a state extension and outreach specialist and adjunct associate professor in human development and family studies, spearheaded delivery of a health insurance literacy curriculum to address confusion about the Affordable Care Act.
|Human Sciences Week celebrates college’s commitment to expand human potential, improve people’s lives|
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will come together to celebrate its unique, innovative, people-oriented programs and rich traditions with food, dance, speakers, and philanthropic events during the first annual Human Sciences Week, Oct. 12 to 16.
|New 2015-2016 Faculty|
|ISU gerontology program carries out goal of the Older Americans Act|
In the spirit of the Older Americans Act, Iowa State University’s gerontology program helps older adults to age actively in the community of their choice.
|ISU 4U Promise students to attend DAVinCI Flight Camp|
A group of ISU 4U Promise students will get to design and build model gliders as part of a week-long DAVinCI Flight camp at the Grubb YMCA in Des Moines.
|Pancake house, pharmacy win top prizes at Entrepreneurship Showcase|
A pancake house/restaurant with a contemporary twist took the top prize at this year’s Entrepreneurship Showcase at Iowa State University.
|Iowa State professors offer advice on fitness screening in schools|
Iowa State University experts say the practice of measuring students’ height and weight at school can be beneficial, although they warn that fitness screenings should keep the focus on health and respect students’ privacy.
|Food safety training brings Spanish speakers to the table|
As a restaurateur, Emilio Estrada knows the importance of food safety. Even small mistakes can expose people to harmful foodborne illnesses.
|Iowa State expands college opportunity through ISU 4U Promise|
Iowa State University and the Des Moines Public Schools are working with families and neighborhood organizations to make college more accessible and affordable for students at King Elementary and Moulton Extended Learning Center.