|MacKay Hall remodeling ends, ribbon cutting scheduled |
The dust and noise of the past 14 months will give way to shiny and bright, new and restored, state-of-the-art facilities when the remodeling of MacKay Hall on the Iowa State University campus wraps up this week.
|Iowa State works to keep Iowans safe as interest in food preservation grows|
As the price of food rises and interest in sustainable agriculture grows, consumers are finding increasing value and convenience in preserving foods. Iowa State University is working to make sure that those participating in the recent trend are staying safe.
|Westergard credits much of her success to 4-H|
Former Plymouth County 4-H’er Caine Westergard always had dreams of becoming a fashion designer and credits a large part of her success to the nine years she spent in 4-H.
|Iowa State experts help consumers get back to their roots |
Interest in local, sustainable food sources is motivating more people to plant their own gardens each spring or shop their local farmers market for fresh produce. As a result, registered dietitian nutritionists are fielding more questions from clients about what to plant, how to plant it, and when certain fruits and vegetables are in season.
|Iowa State improves quality at Iowa child care centers|
An educational program offered by Iowa State University is helping child care center staff and supervisors throughout the state succeed.
New Staff Orientation provides professional development to supervisors and directors, who then return to their child care centers to educate new early childhood teachers.
|Iowa State provides assistance to growing number of family caregivers|
People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging, or have a disability.
|College of Human Sciences students offer Veishea 2014 activities|
Important April 9 update
Iowa State University President Steven Leath announced that the remainder of this year’s Veishea celebration is suspended, effective at 5 p.m., April 9.
|Iowa State helps families to eat healthier on a tight budget|
As a single mother of four, Shelli Wilson of Ames had a secret.
|Iowa State students offer businesses ideas to stay competitive|
Iowa State University students are providing independent, locally-owned retailers across the state with fresh ideas to keep their businesses competitive.
|Science Bound produces engineers, researchers|
An Iowa State University outreach program that’s empowered thousands of ethnic minority students to consider careers in math and science has produced highly sought-after engineers and researchers.