|The Fashion Show receives its largest endowment|
A $100,000 gift from Ana Hays McCracken, a 1984 Iowa State University graduate in fashion merchandising, is the largest endowment received to date by The Fashion Show at Iowa State University.
The Ana Hays McCracken Fashion Show Producers Scholarship will provide monetary awards to each of The Fashion Show producers who lead one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation.
|Peterson named to new professorship in early childhood development and education|
Carla Peterson, an associate dean of the College of Human Sciences and a professor in human development and family studies, will improve services to families across Iowa with the assistance provided through a new endowed professorship to her research.
The Nancy Rygg Armbrust Professorship in Early Childhood Development and Education is funded by a private gift from Nancy (’73 B.S., food science and human nutrition) and Scott (’75 D.V.M., veterinary medicine) Armbrust.
|Iowa State well-represented at Omaha Fashion Week|
Three Iowa State University fashion designers are among 17 who will show their collections next week at the Midwest’s premier fashion event that is also the nation’s fifth-largest.
|Exhibit celebrates Textiles and Clothing Museum’s 10th anniversary|
An upcoming exhibit at Iowa State University’s Textiles and Clothing Museum combines history with fun as a way to celebrate the museum’s 10th anniversary.
|Field experiences run gamut from Disney parks to Des Moines hotels|
These days, Iowa Staters are known for chasing a light-toned, leucistic squirrel around campus. But for Jon Bond, a 2014 graduate in hospitality management, the Iowa State experience included following a famous mouse.
|Iowa State shines at international gathering of science teacher educators|
Iowa State University will showcase its expertise and leadership in science teacher education at a gathering this week of 500 science teacher educators from across the nation and world.
The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) will hold its 2017 international conference, Jan. 12 to 14 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. It’s a chance for those who prepare science teachers — from colleges both big and small — to network, present scholarly papers and posters, and attend professional development workshops aimed at informing their work and improving the preparation of science teachers.
|Culinary Science Club founder blazes trail|
Sarah Brekke did more than choose her adventure at Iowa State — she blazed a new trail. While taking part in the Food Science Club, she decided that students in the culinary food science major needed a club, too.
|Iowa State provides rich training for career working with children|
|Alvarez credits Iowa State experience with building leadership, teaching talents|
Some say that Yesenia Alvarez started her teaching career in the first grade. At a young age, she would gather her older cousins around in the basement and play teacher.
“I’ve always known I’ve wanted to be a teacher,” said Alvarez, an Iowa State University alumna in family and consumer sciences education and studies.
|Iowa State top presenter at international textile and apparel conference|
Iowa State University apparel, merchandising, and design students and faculty will this week present the most scholarly activities at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)’s annual conference for the sixth consecutive year.