|Four new CHS positions approved in presidential initiative|
The College of Human Sciences has received matching funds from ISU President Steven Leath’s initiative to hire four additional faculty members to meet critical needs.
|Iowa State intern keeps cooking competition fresh|
Kaitlyn Romitti’s summer internship gave the Iowa State junior a jumpstart on achieving her career goals.
|ISU researchers use video games to bridge generational gap and get older adults moving |
People are living longer, but not necessarily living healthier, and that is something a group of Iowa State University professors wants to change. They hope to accomplish that goal by using video games to promote fitness and encouraging older adults to get active.
|Conference aims to improve outcomes for Latino students|
Nearly 200 school administrators, teachers, and students from across Iowa will get together this month to strategize ways to improve the outcomes of Latino students in both high school and college.
|Food Finder app updated for the 2013 Iowa State Fair|
While the Iowa State Fair may not be known for healthful food options, researchers at Iowa State are updating the Food Finder application to make sure those who attend this year’s fair Aug. 8-18 can find nutritional information for their favorite fair treats.
|Sellers named new CHS associate dean and director of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach |
Deb Sellers, an associate professor and extension specialist at Kansas State University, will be the new associate dean in the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences and director of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. She starts July 22.
|Website helps families plan nutritious meals on a budget|
Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean a bigger grocery bill.
With “Spend Smart. Eat Smart,” a website developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, families can find financial and nutritional guidance as they plan menus, shop at the grocery store, and cook meals.
|Free tax preparation helps families claim millions in refunds|
At tax time, the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences helps low-income families keep more of their hard-earned money.
|ISU Human Sciences, Extension and Outreach leaders announce new and expanded units|
Two Iowa State University leaders have announced new and expanded units designed to improve professional development and ensure research-based educational programming in Iowa State University's extension and outreach efforts.
|New food pantry designed for students, by students|
Ambitious students from the Transfer and Major Change learning community in the food science and human nutrition department have been working hard this semester to provide for people in need by creating a food pantry on the Iowa State University campus.