|Science Bound celebrates 25th anniversary|
Iowa State University will this week begin celebrating 25 years of empowering thousands of ethnically diverse Iowa students to pursue careers in math and science through a highly successful outreach program.
Science Bound will on Tuesday host a grand opening celebration of its new location at 2156 Gilman Hall. The program was previously housed in the Office and Laboratory Building. The new space will allow the program, which is part of the School of Education and College of Human Sciences, to meet its growing needs.
|Human Sciences groups try their hands at crowdfunding|
|Modern dance celebrates 70 years of performances|
|Career services offers new peer advising sessions|
Beginning today, the student advisory team — a dozen human sciences students trained to provide resume help, lead ambassadors at career fairs, and give career presentations to classes — will hold office hours from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 131 MacKay Hall.
|Students celebrate with the families they support through Dance Marathon weekend|
Reese was born with a spinal cord tumor that affected the function of organs in her body. She endures daily treatments to keep healthy.
Hundreds of Iowa State students on Friday and Saturday will participate in the Iowa State Dance Marathon in the Memorial Union. The fundraising event supports Reese and many other children treated at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, one of 170 Children’s Miracle Network hospitals in North America.
|Teaching privileged students about social justice necessary for change, says ISU professor|
Social justice educational initiatives often focus on giving a voice to students of color and low-income students, but Katy Swalwell, an assistant professor of education at Iowa State University, says such efforts alone may not be enough to bring about real change.
|Trend celebrates 10 years of student success|
|Two College of Human Sciences women featured in calendar|
Two College of Human Sciences women — a nationally acclaimed student athlete and a dedicated academic adviser who bleeds cardinal and gold — are being recognized for their leadership at Iowa State University.
Christina “Tina” Hillman, a senior double-majoring in psychology and child, adult, and family services, and Anne Oldham, an academic adviser in food science and human nutrition who’s director of the didactic program in dietetics, are among 12 women featured in the 2016 Women Impacting ISU calendar.
|Iowa State students help Midwest families in need|
Through the university’s Alternative Breaks programs, the students distributed meals through the Second Harvest Food Bank in Madison, Wisconsin; assisted teachers at University City Children’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri; and helped low-income families through Phoenix Family in Kansas City, Missouri.
|Iowa State apparel students create innovative new products for organizations|
Jewelry, blankets, even wall art — new merchandise developed by Iowa State University students could be coming to a retailer near you.