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December 14, 2018

Iowa State awarded grant from USDA to continue hosting Regional Center for Food Safety: Iowa State has received an $800,000 grant to continue hosting the North Central Region Center for FSMA Training, Extension and Technical assistant to help fruit and vegetable growers comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act. Angela Shaw, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, is leading education efforts for the center, which was established in 2016 after Iowa State was awarded a $1.1 million grant to start it. More».
For more information, contact Angela Shaw in food science and human nutrition at 294-0868 or

December 13, 2018

Staff invited to explore specialist jobs at January 8 event: Employees interested in learning more about specialist positions in finance and human resources should mark their calendars for a job showcase from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., January 8, in the Memorial Union. Participants can drop in as their schedules allow during the daylong event, which is another step in a phased approach to improved service delivery. More».
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December 10, 2018

Associate professor Ann-Gansemer Topf named one of first CELT faculty fellows: Ann Gansemer-Topf, an associate professor in the School of Education has been named the inaugural faculty fellow for the scholarship of teaching and learning, in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. As part of the two-year, 30-percent appointment that begins January 1, 2019, Gansemer-Topf will lead the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Scholars program and develop resources for departments to use for program evaluation.

For more information, contact Ann Gansemer-Topf in the School of Education at 515-294-7635 or

December 6, 2018

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach publishes workbook with tips for saving money, meeting goals: An article from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach News highlighted the "Plan to Stay Ahead" workbook, which outlines a "step by step method to help you plan for spending and saving," said Mary Weinand, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Mary Weinand in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-931-5087 or

What are you using that's moving to Workday? An article in Inside Iowa State describes a comprehensive, sortable list on the WorkCyte website that shows future Workday functions currently done in systems accessed through AccessPlus and ADIN. More».
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December 5, 2018

Ames Public Library hosts Black Lives Matter exhibition: The Iowa State Daily ran a story about an exhibit, "Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom," that's on display at the Ames Public Library through December 12. The exhibit is based on studies done by students working with their faculty adviser, Kelly Reddy-Best, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management who studies identity, dress, and society. The Daily story was published on December 5. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or

December 3, 2018

Iowa State Daily features senior in kinesiology and health in story about fitness classes: Muriel Hyndman, a senior in kinesiology and health, was featured in a recent story in the Iowa State Daily about fitness classes available at Iowa State. In the story, Muriel talked about the range of instructors for each fitness class and finding an instructor that is right for you. More».
For more information, contact Julia Meehan in Other at

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