|ExerCYse is Medicine provides high-impact service learning experiences|
An Iowa State University program is giving Cyclones ample opportunities for service learning — and making a big impact on healthful habits.
ExerCYse is Medicine, a kinesiology outreach program and recognized student organization, encourages regular physical activity and promotes its health benefits. The program is officially recognized by the American College of Sports Medicine.
|Human sciences students call work with Dance Marathon “life-changing”|
College of Human Sciences students are taking their passion for helping people to make a difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses.
Iowa State Dance Marathon, the largest student philanthropy organization on campus that raises funds and awareness for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, will hold two 12-hour celebrations of life supporting more than 80 families across Iowa this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 and 21, in the Great Hall of Memorial Union.
Many of the 130 committee members for this year’s event are students in the College of Human Sciences. They include six of the 16 members of the Dance Marathon’s executive team, and 20 of the event’s 40 “morale captains.”
|Iowa State to launch new effort to mentor underrepresented students in toxicology|
A new effort led by an Iowa State University veterinarian will kick off this semester to mentor undergraduate students from underrepresented populations with an interest in toxicology.
|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.
|Three human sciences women featured in 2017 calendar|
Three women in human sciences are being recognized for making a difference at Iowa State University.
Ann Gansemer-Topf, an assistant professor in the School of Education; Margaret Van Ginkel, a hotlines coordinator and human sciences specialist in family finance; and Britney Williams, a senior in kinesiology and health; are among 12 women featured in the 2017 Women Impacting ISU calendar.
|Iowa State provides rich training for career working with children|
|New biomarker predicts Alzheimer’s Disease and link to diabetes|
An enzyme found in the fluid around the brain and spine is giving researchers a snapshot of what happens inside the minds of Alzheimer’s patients and how that relates to cognitive decline.
|Iowa State senior rebounds from head injury to graduate|
On her way to becoming a teacher, Amanda Paulsen Rohlf hit a brick wall. Actually it was the Coralville Reservoir. But the way her head struck the water when she flew off her boat-pulled inner tube, it might as well have been a brick wall.
|ISU students selected as finalists in major baking competition|
A team of three graduate students will be heading to Chicago in February to showcase their proposal for a new bakery food product.
|Iowa State alumnus opens flagship store in New York City|
Huxley native Todd Snyder, one of Iowa State University’s most celebrated and well-known menswear fashion designers, is inspiring students with the opening of his flagship store in New York City.