|College of Human Sciences scholarships support students at unpaid internships|
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences has in the past year helped nearly six dozen students who interned in fields where they are helping others, but were not going to be compensated for their work.
|College of Human Sciences graduating seniors to be recognized at ceremonies|
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of more than 400 graduating students in a series of events on May 6 and 7.
Dean and Dean’s Chair Pamela White and department chairs will individually recognize students receiving bachelor’s degrees at the college’s undergraduate convocation ceremony, 2 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Hilton Coliseum. A reception for graduating students at all levels will immediately follow the ceremony, at about 3:30 p.m. in the first-floor lobby of the Scheman Building.
The all-university commencement ceremony is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Jack Trice Stadium.
|Technology helps fifth and sixth graders with math problems|
Students in Christa Jackson’s CI 523 Teaching Mathematics to Struggling Elementary Learners class and Mollie Appelgate’s CI 448 Teaching Children Mathematics class this semester developed modules — or online tutorial videos — to encourage student collaboration and increase conceptual understanding of mathematics ideas.
|Establishing an iconic coffeehouse|
What makes a coffeehouse iconic?
Five Iowa State University undergraduate students in Linda Niehm’s AESHM 474-574 Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences class this semester reached out to coffeehouses across the nation in search for the answer.
They’ll be among 101 students presenting their findings from 39 projects at the 13th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in the LeBaron Hall lobby with awards to follow in LeBaron Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.
|Technology-rich classroom named for Terry Peterson Denny|
A high-tech classroom for Iowa State University teacher education students now pays tribute to an alumna who coached countless children to overcome their learning disabilities.
The new Terry Peterson Denny Classroom in Lagomarcino Hall is designed to provide a state-of-the-art learning environment for students exploring teaching methods that improve literacy.
|Kinesiology students aim to improve movement, health|
|Students share stories of being military kids as Iowa State prepares to honor them|
Being a military kid makes you grow up and mature faster.
“My parents went to the Air National Guard every third weekend of the month, so we would cook and clean the house. I was doing laundry in third grade,” said Allison Tikalsky, a senior in kinesiology and health.
“There’s a lot more discipline in life in general,” said Michelle Aberle, a junior in event management. “For us, it’s ‘be where you need to be when you need to be there and with what you need to have.’ If you’re on time, you’re late. I thought every family was like that!”
|Event Management Club hopes to inspire students through first Collegiately Creative Conference|
The Iowa State University Event Management Club is on a mission to inspire and encourage creativity — and empower students’ entrepreneurial spirits — through its first Collegiately Creative Conference.
|Collection featuring office supplies wins top prize at Iowa State’s fashion show|
|Iowa State presents research aimed at equity, awareness, acceptance|
Iowa State University will receive national recognition at an upcoming gathering of 15,000 peers for its distinguished contributions to improve the educational conditions of students, families, and communities.
More than three dozen Iowa State faculty members, graduate students, and alumni will give presentations at the upcoming American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting, April 8 to 12 in Washington, D.C.