|Iowa State alumna helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes stay on track|
Jacquelyn Luedtke knows firsthand that it takes world-class event management skills to organize world-class sporting events.
|Iowa State a top presenter at international hospitality conference|
Iowa State researchers in hospitality management will give 14 research presentations — more than all but four other schools — at an international conference this week.
|Iowa State analysis of national FITNESSGRAM data reveals needs for improvement in youth fitness|
A new study provides a snapshot of health-related physical fitness levels for U.S. schoolchildren in grades first through 12th.
Iowa State University researchers analyzing data collected nationally through the NFL PLAY 60 FITNESSGRAM Partnership Project found that fitness levels sharply declined as students got older. The study is published in The Journal of Pediatrics.
|College of Human Sciences supports students during unpaid internships|
New scholarships are reducing the financial stress for some Iowa State University College of Human Sciences students with unpaid internships and allowing them to focus on learning this summer.
|Change agent: Amy Popillion|
The future Amy Popillion envisioned as a kid growing up in small town Iowa could not be more different than the life she is living today.
|Iowa State students help people with disabilities get up on two wheels|
Riding a bicycle can increase a person’s self esteem and confidence.
It can improve physical fitness, mental health, and overall quality of life. It can also spur positive changes in family dynamics, create opportunities for inclusion, and provide a person with an independent means of transportation.
But people with special needs can face challenges in mastering this skill.
That’s why four Iowa State University kinesiology students and recent graduates — Katie Cook, Ciara McCarty, Jeff Robson, and Jenna Ham — are bringing the national iCan Bike camp to Ames next week. It’s the first of its kind in Iowa. The five-day camp teaches people with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle.
|Iowa State student invents new way to improve dairy desserts|
An Iowa State University student has developed a new way to improve the quality of dairy desserts.
|Iowa State takes innovative dairy drink to national finals|
Iowa State University students who put a healthy twist on a traditional Latin-American drink placed in the top six in a national new product competition this spring.
|Iowa State graduating senior styles her own future in fashion|
When Brenna Lyden, Burnsville, Minnesota, was 15, she walked into a pre-teen fashion store at the mall and told the managers to hire her because she'd be the top seller within a month. They did and she was.
|Student accomplishments will take center stage at graduation events|
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of hundreds of graduating students in a series of events this weekend.