|Lab school takes a sharper focus on early childhood education|
Nearly a century after opening its doors, Iowa State University’s Child Development Laboratory School has become a nationally accredited model of early childhood education that prepares students to be teachers, administrators, and child and family specialists.
|Alum, ‘seasoned’ provost will direct Iowa State University School of Education|
An Iowa State University alum who has led three other universities as vice president for academic affairs and provost will return to Ames to lead the School of Education.
Marlene Strathe will become the next director of the School of Education at Iowa State, effective Jan. 1.
|ISU Diabetic Education Club holds campus walk |
A newly formed student club at Iowa State University aimed at raising awareness about diabetes will hold its first event this week: an indoor, lunchtime walk on campus that’s free and open to the public.
|ISU School of Education cultivates Iowa’s top educational leaders|
|MacKay Hall event celebrates building’s history and future|
Ruth Ann Robson had just one word for the newly renovated lecture classroom on MacKay Hall’s second floor: “Wow.”
|New kinesiology professor studies impact of inactivity on public health |
Robin Shook comes to Iowa State University with plans to research two chronic diseases related to physical inactivity: obesity and cardiovascular disease.
|Iowa State professor studies safety of recycled plastic, food packaging|
An Iowa State University professor is looking at how packaging can affect the safety of the food it touches.
|McCracken gift empowers student to immerse fully in college experience|
A couple’s firsthand understanding of Iowa State University’s impact — and continued commitment to making their own — have led the Iowa State alumni to fashion a first-of-its-kind scholarship for students majoring in apparel, merchandising, and design (AMD).
|Participants attribute their health to ISU Exercise Clinic|
Mary Lou Wright survived the removal of the upper lobe of her lung because of cancer two years ago — an operation she said her doctor agreed to do because of her outstanding health.
|Retirement planning important for child care professionals|
Child care professionals often have difficulty envisioning a comfortable retirement because of self-employment, low wages or both. However it’s vital they include retirement planning in their financial planning, says Cindy Thompson, a family life and family finance program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.