|New book celebrates 50th anniversary of Iowa community colleges|
A new book released this week by an Iowa State University professor and doctoral students celebrates the 50th anniversary of Iowa community colleges.
“Iowa’s Community Colleges: A Collective History of Fifty Years of Accomplishment” provides a history of the statewide development of the community college system, through a focus on the individual college stories and dynamics.
|On-campus graduate program in gerontology begins with four students|
|Iowa State helps create new Hy-Vee nutrition labels|
Iowa State University faculty and students in food science and human nutrition are helping to create new nutrition labels for ready-to-eat meals at Hy-Vee stores because of new requirements under the federal Affordable Care Act.
|Students look to meaningful careers in the College of Human Sciences|
|New kinesiology international program sends students to Ireland|
|Human Sciences Week celebrates college’s commitment to expand human potential, improve people’s lives|
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will come together to celebrate its unique, innovative, people-oriented programs and rich traditions with food, dance, speakers, and philanthropic events during the first annual Human Sciences Week, Oct. 12 to 16.
|Mock interviews with employers prepare Iowa State students for job hunts|
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences career services office will in September offer a new mock interview program with employer partners to help students practice speaking with recruiters and interviewing for jobs.
|Iowa State study explores fear of being without your mobile phone|
Are you a nomophobe?
If you’re wondering how to respond to that question, an Iowa State University study can help you find the answer. ISU researchers have developed a questionnaire to help you determine if you suffer from nomophobia, or a fear of being without your mobile phone.
|Activity trackers not as accurate for some activities, ISU study finds|
Activity trackers can provide a good overall estimate of calories burned, but an Iowa State University study finds they’re less accurate when measuring certain activities, such as strength training.
|ISU researchers aim to boost science education with summertime pest|
It may be hard to imagine how a mosquito could inspire students to develop an interest in science. Iowa State University researchers believe it’s not only possible, but say that generating student interest in the pesky insect will improve science learning and public health.