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August 21, 2019

Jacob Meyer's research finding that endocannabinoid system may contribute to the mood-improving effects featured in New York Times: An article published in the New York Times Wednesday featured kinesiology assistant professor Jacob Meyer's part in recently published team research on the role endocannabinoids may play when exercising lifts the mood of people with depression. The NYT article suggests that being coached while exercising may help. Meyer's research was also featured in TodayOnline.com and News Directory, Daily Trust, and Health Europa. An ISU News Service story on related research ran on August 14.
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For more information, contact Jacob Meyer in kinesiology at 515-294-1386 or jdmeyer3@iastate.edu.

Jacob Meyer research featured in news stories: Jacob Meyer, assistant professor in kinesiology, is part of a recently-published research project that described how exercise and the body's endocannabinoid system can help alleviate depression symptoms. Meyer was cited in articles by the Daily Trust and Health Europa.
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For more information, contact Jacob Meyer in kinesiology at 515-294-1386 or jdmeyer3@iastate.edu.

August 8, 2019

Tera Jordan discussed her study on African American families and Type 2 diabetes on Talk of Iowa: On August 2, Iowa Public Radio hosted HDFS associate professor Tera Jordan on the show Talk of Iowa to talk about how African American family culture affects the risk of Type 2 diabetes.
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For more information, contact Tera Jordan in human development and family studies at 515-294-9804 or trh@iastate.edu.

July 22, 2019

Stacey Wertzberger, academic adviser in hospitality management and event management, named among 'Women to Watch' in hospitality by Iowa Restaurant Association: Of 100 submissions across the state of Iowa, Stacey was one of the 40 chosen to be recognized. The list of honorees was published to the IRA's website on July 18.
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For more information, contact Stacey Wertzberger in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or staceyw@iastate.edu.

July 18, 2019

KCCI News publishes story about AMD class designing clothes to accommodate child with cancer: Nick and Amy Nesbitt, parents of 4-year old Aila, recruited apparel, merchandising, and design students of associate professor Ellen McKinney to design dresses for their daughter to wear during cancer treatments. KCCI published the story on July 16, and it broadcasted on KCCI TV News on July 17 and 18.
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For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.

Diana Mitchell named superintendent of New Jersey school district: School of Education alumna Diana Mitchell was recently named superintendent of the Plainfield Public School District in Plainfield, New Jersey. Mitchell received her master's in educational administration from Iowa State in 1994, and has since then earned her doctorate degree in educational leadership from Bowie State University; she has utilized her education to serve students and their families for over 28 years.
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For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

July 9, 2019

Alyssa Rosenbaum named a "rising star intern" by The N'West Iowa Review: The N'West Iowa Review published an article on July 6 spotlighting Alyssa Rosenbaum, a junior in culinary food science and horticulture. The article details Rosenbaum's experience as an Iowa State student and an intern for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
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For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

Sara Sprouse featured in Daily Iowegian article: Sara Sprouse, field specialist in nutrition and wellness for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, was cited in an article published by the Daily Iowegian on June 27. The article outlines the educational series titled “A Journey through Parkinson’s Disease," hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Sara Sprouse in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-293-3039 or sprouse@iastate.edu.

July 8, 2019

Elizabeth Stegmöller quoted on singing to improve Parkinson's disease symptoms in Georgia newspapers: A Georgia Health News article about people with Parkinson's disease singing to improve swallowing and respiratory control, which quotes Iowa State University kinesiology researcher Elizabeth Stegmöller, was picked up July 7 by the Rome (Georgia) News Tribune and the Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegmöller in kinesiology at 515-0294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology assistant professor Elizabeth Stegmöller featured in Georgia Health News article on singing and Parkinson's disease: An article published on July 2 by Georgia Health News and WABE Atlanta cited Elizabeth Stegmöller as a researcher and music therapist. Stegmöller uses her research in music therapy to aid those with Parkinson's disease.
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For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegmöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

June 28, 2019

Dietetic intern Madison Mann featured helping at Family Fun & Safety Fair at Iowa School for the Deaf: Madison Mann, a dietetic intern in food science and human nutrition, was captured on camera helping to educate children and families about health and safety, at a fair held June 26, at the Iowa State for the Deaf in Council Bluffs. The photo feature ran in The (Council Bluffs) Daily Nonpareil on June 28. More».
For more information, contact Madison Mann in food science and human nutrition at memann@iastate.edu.

Newsweek published article by HDFS associate professor Tera Jordan: Tera Jordan's article on declining divorce rates in the U.S. is now featured in the opinion section on Newsweek's website with the headline "Younger Adults Drive Decline in American Divorce Rate, but More Seniors are Hopping Off the Bus."
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For more information, contact Tera Jordan in human development and family studies at 515-294-9804 or trh@iastate.edu.

June 21, 2019

Tera Jordan's article on divorce rates runs in Wall Street Journal: An article by Tera Jordan, associate professor in human development and family studies, ran in the Wall Street Journal, June 21, under the headline, "The divorce rate is at a 40-year low, unless you're 55 or older." More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan in human development and family studies at 515-294-9804 or trh@iastate.edu.

May 22, 2019

ISU kinesiology research featured in Diabetes in Control: A story on muscle strength and reduction of Type 2 diabetes, published in Diabetes In Control, an informational newsletter for medical professionals, focuses on Iowa State University kinesiology research by DC Lee, associate professor and Angelique Brellenthin, a postdoctoral researcher. More».
For more information, contact DC Lee in kinesiology at +1 (515) 294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

May 17, 2019

Ruth MacDonald interviewed on Iowa Food and Family Project's Table Talk podcast: Ruth MacDonald, department chair of the Food Science and Human Nutrition department, went on the Iowa Food and Family Project's Table Talk podcast and talked about dispelling myths and misinformation about food today. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at +1 (515) 294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

May 8, 2019

Mason City Globe highlights 'Star Class 2019' graduating high school seniors heading to Iowa State University College of Human Sciences: A May 5 news article in the Mason City Globe Gazette highlighted graduating high school seniors named to the "Star Class 2019," including at least four who plan to enroll in a College of Human Sciences academic program in August: Madelyn Tjaden of Charles City, food science; Mara Anderson of Garner-Mayfield-Venture, kinesiology; Sophia Merten of St. Ansgar, kinesiology/pre-occupational therapy; McKenna Weaver of West Fork, elementary education.
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April 24, 2019

Assistant professor in apparel, events and hospitality management quoted in The Outline article on shopping and gender identity: Kelly Reddy-Best, assistant professor in apparel, events and hospitality management, was quoted in an article from The Outline titled "Farewell to Payless and its Terrible, No Good, Very Cheap, Occasionally Meaningful Shoes." Reddy-Best discussed how shopping can be stressful for those who identify outside of the gender binary, and how Payless was a store that made shopping comfortable for them. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.

April 23, 2019

Kinesiology alumna featured in April 13 Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier article: Ashley Maginnis is the owner of AMFstudio, a boutique group fitness studio in Cedar Falls. Maginnis graduated from Iowa State in 2012 with a degree in kinesiology and has been running AMFstudio since it opened in 2016. More».
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April 19, 2019

The Fashion Show 2019 participants reflect on this year's show in April 17 Iowa State Daily article: Participants and advisers for The Fashion Show 2019 were featured in an April 17 Iowa State Daily article, where they reflected on the highlights and overall success of the show. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

April 16, 2019

Producers of The Fashion Show featured in April 8 Iowa State Daily article: The four producers of The Fashion Show were featured in an April 8 Iowa State Daily article, which highlighted their roles as individuals and as a team, as well as how their teamwork helped them succeed as producers. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

Fashion Week's "Shopping in Soho" event featured in April 8 Iowa State Daily article: The first event of Fashion Week, Shopping in Soho featured boutique trucks, pop-up shops and pizza out on the lawn of Delta Delta Delta sorority. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

Fashion Week's "Flower Power in Philly" event featured in April 10 Iowa State Daily article: Fashion Week's "Flower Power in Philly" event featured DIY flower bouquet making, Rita's Italian Ice and a photo booth. The event was held as part of Fashion Week, the week of events leading up to The Fashion Show. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

"Vans: Empowering Youth Culture" lecture previewed in April 10 Iowa State Daily article: The lecture, given by members of the Vans team, was held during Fashion Week, the week of events leading up to The Fashion Show, and featured Vans team designers, merchandisers and Iowa State alums who currently work for Vans. More».
For more information, contact Annelise Wells at annelise.wells@iowastatedaily.com.

"Vans: Empowering Youth Culture" lecture featured in April 11 Iowa State Daily article: The Fashion Show and the Committee on Lectures hosted footwear and apparel designer Vans for their lecture "Vans: Empowering Youth Culture" on April 11. The lecture took place during Fashion Week, the week of events leading up to The Fashion Show, where Vans was the guest designer. More».
For more information, contact Maribel Barrera at maribel.barrera@iowastatedaily.com.

The Fashion Show goes 'Coast to Coast' in April 11 Iowa State Daily article: The Fashion Show was featured in an April 11 Iowa State Daily article, which previewed the event and talked about the significance of its 'From Coast to Coast' theme. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

Photos from The Fashion Show 2019 featured on Iowa State Daily website on April 14: The photos in the Iowa State Daily's gallery featured both student designs and designs from Vans, this year's guest designer. More».
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April 15, 2019

Fashion Week events and flash mob featured in April 12 Iowa State Daily article: Fashion Week, the week of events leading up to The Fashion Show, was featured in the Iowa State Daily on April 12. The week closed out with a Vans event and flash mob by DubH. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

The Fashion Show featured in April 14 Iowa State Daily article: The 2019 Fashion Show was featured in an April 14 Iowa State Daily article, which gave a recap of the event and student reactions. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Durick at morgan.durick@iowastatedaily.com.

Angelique Brellenthin featured in Gizmodo article: Angelique Brellenthin, a postdoctoral research associate in kinesiology who works on the CardioRACE Project, replies to a "Giz asks" question in the Gizmodo article "How much longer will exercise make me live?" posted on April 15. More».
For more information, contact Angelique Brellenthin in kinesiology at 515-294-6351 or abrellen@iastate.edu.

April 11, 2019

PsyPost runs story on new study by Birdie Shirtcliff reveals how skydiving impacts your testosterone and cortisol levels: A skydiving study by Elizabeth (Birdie) Shirtcliff, an associate professor in human development and family studies, suggests that both the sex hormone testosterone and the stress-related hormone cortisol increase in first-time and experienced skydivers when they anticipate their fall. The study, which was published in the April 2019 issue of the journal Biological Psychology, was described in a PsyPost news article posted on April 7.
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For more information, contact Elizabeth (Birdie) Shirtcliff in human development and family studies at 515-294-3677 or birdie@iastate.edu.

April 3, 2019

Angela Shaw quoted in Healthline story on avacado recall: Angela Shaw, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, is quoted in a story about a recall of avocados due to possible contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. The story was published by Healthline on March 26. More».
For more information, contact Angela Shaw in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-0868 or angelaml@iastate.edu.

April 2, 2019

Juntos family night highlighted by KWPC FM 95.1 and AM 860 "Voice of Muscatine" radio stations: As part of Juntos family night activities in Muscatine, Iowa, families and community partners gathered to promote high school graduation and pathways to higher education. The gathering was covered by the Voice of Muscatine in a news story that ran April 1. Juntos Para Una Mejor Educación (Together for a Better Education) is a program ___ by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Kim Greder in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.

March 25, 2019

Kinesiology professor featured in Mar. 20 Gulf News article on workout structure and improved mood : Panteleimon Ekkekakis, professor of kinesiology, was quoted in a Gulf News article about how workout structure can affect one's post-workout mood. “The pleasure of that achievement overshadows any sense of displeasure that existed during the actual exercise,” said Ekkekakis. More».
For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

Research on muscle strength and type 2 diabetes featured in Investor Newswire, Healthline articles: A new Iowa State University study of 4,500 adults, which found that building moderate muscle mass reduced the risk for type 2 diabetes by 32 percent, was featured on Investor Newswire, March 16 and a Healthline article featured on March 11. Duck-chul (DC) Lee, an associate professor in kinesiology and lead author on the article, and Angelique Brellenthin, a co-author and postdoctoral research associate, are quoted in the story. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

March 19, 2019

School of Education alumnus Michael Nettles cites Iowa State University in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine profile: Iowa State University School of Education alumnus Michael Nettles discusses his college education in a profile published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, March 12. Nettles is senior vice president and the Edmund W. Gordon Chair of the Policy Evaluation and Research Center at the Educational Testing Service. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

Extension and Outreach's 'Writing Your Retirement Paycheck' workshop featured in Mar. 11 Atlantic News Telegraph article: The Writing Your Retirement Paycheck workshop will answer key questions about retirement and how to structure retirement income. The workshop will be led by Sandra McKinnon, a Human Sciences Extension Specialist in family finance. More».
For more information, contact Sandra McKinnon in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-366-7070 or sandram@iastate.edu.

March 12, 2019

Kinesiology professor's type 2 diabetes research featured in multiple news outlets: DC Lee, associate professor of kinesiology, was featured in U.S. News and World Report, CNN-US, KCCI Channel 8 News, HealthDay, EurekAlert! and Health News Digest for his research on exercise and type 2 diabetes. The study found that increasing muscle strength could help decrease one's risk of type 2 diabetes.

For more information, contact DC Lee in kinesiology at 294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology professor featured in Chicago Daily Herald article on how workout structure can affect your post-workout mood: Panteleimon Ekkekakis, professor of kinesiology, was featured in a Chicago Daily Herald article on how certain types of workouts can affect one's mood. "The pleasure of that achievement overshadows any sense of displeasure that existed during the actual exercise," Ekkekakis said.
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For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

March 11, 2019

Expertise of Daniel Russell, professor in human development and family studies, featured in story on loneliness in multiple news outlets: Daniel Russell, professor of human development and family studies, says that "conflict between how many close friends you'd like to have and how many fewer you actually have may create feelings of loneliness and social isolation." Russell's findings and current study on loneliness were featured in NBC News, Herald Courier, Kaiser Health News, The Eagle, The Daily Times, Baytown Sun, and Clay Center Dispatch.

For more information, contact Daniel Russell in human development and family studies at 515-294-4187 or drussell@iastate.edu.

March 8, 2019

"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" lecture featured in Mar. 2 Perry News: Author Robin DiAngelo's lecture "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" lecture was featured in a Mar. 2 Perry News article. DiAngelo came to Iowa State on Feb. 26 and discussed how white people can start to understand systemic racism and "begin to ask what our involvement has been and how we might change it." The College of Human Sciences was a co-sponsor of the lecture. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Lectures Program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.

Research on effects of weightlifting on heart health featured in Mar. 1 Idaho State Journal article: An article in the Idaho State Journal featured research from Iowa State on the effects of weightlifting on heart health, showing that just one hour of weightlifting per week can cut the risk of heart attack and stroke by 40 to 70 percent. More».
For more information, contact DC Lee in kinesiology at 515-299-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

February 25, 2019

Washington Post, other outlets feature kinesiology professor in articles about exercise and mood: Panteleimon Ekkekakis, a professor in kinesiology at Iowa State University, is quoted in articles about exercise and mood from the Washington Post, Seacoast Online, The Hamilton Spectator, and NDTV.
For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

February 22, 2019

Associate professor of food science featured in special report on food expiration dates: Associate professor of food science Byron Brehm-Stecher was featured in a Feb. 20 special report from Fox28 about food expiration dates and food waste. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher in food science and human nutrition at 515-360-4210 or byron@iastate.edu.

February 15, 2019

KCCI article features department chair of the Iowa State University food science and human nutrition department: A KCCI article about Democratic Sen. Cory Booker's recent comments on the meat industry featured Ruth MacDonald, department chair of the Iowa State University food science and human nutrition department, to comment on the sustainability of the meat industry. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at (515) 294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

February 12, 2019

Kinesiology professor featured in Washington Post story about exercise and mood: Panteleimon Ekkekakis, a professor in kinesiology at Iowa State University, is quoted in an article from the Washington Post about exercise and mood. More».
For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

February 11, 2019

Des Moines Register story highlights Iowa State University motif in New York Fashion Week show: A Des Moines Register story, which ran December 11, featured Iowa State University apparel, merchandising, and design alumnus Todd Snyder. In a nod to his roots, Snyder's seventeenth New York Fashion Week show, February 4, featured several hoodies emblazoned with Iowa State University trademarks. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

February 8, 2019

Alzheimer's research from food science and human nutrition researchers featured in four publications: Auriel Willette, assistant professor of food science and human nutrition, and a team of researchers discovered that individuals with high levels of cholecystokinin, or CCK, have a 65 percent decreased risk of developing mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease. The research was featured in articles from RobinsPost.com, PsychCentral, All4Women and Science Daily.
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

February 5, 2019

"Finances of Caregiving" workshop series featured in Feb. 1 Dewitt Observer article: The "Finances of Caregiving" workshops are currently being offered at the Alverno Senior Care Community in Clinton, and were featured in a Feb. 1 Dewitt Observer article. The workshops are hosted by Iowa State Extension and Outreach and the Alverno Senior Care Community, and can offer help regarding long-term senior care, care access, care costs and more. More».
For more information, contact Phyllis Zalenski in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-465-3224 or zalenski@iastate.edu.

Strengthening Families program featured in Jan. 30 Daily Journal article: The Strengthening Families program was created by Iowa State Extension and Outreach to help families improve their relationships and prepare parents for their children's teen years. The program has been used in more than 25 counties and by extension groups all over the U.S. The program is currently being offered by Purdue Extension Johnson County and was featured in a Jan. 30 article from the Daily Journal in Franklin, Ind. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Trares in Other at 317-736-2727 or rtrares@dailyjournal.net.

February 1, 2019

Virginia M. Gladney endowed professor of food science Stephanie Clark featured in Midwest Dairy's winter 2018 newsletter: Stephanie Clark was featured in Midwest Dairy's winter newsletter for her work as one of several associate directors of the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center. Clark's role has her serving as a liaison between dairy farmers and Iowa State dairy researchers, and tries to help them "understand each other's needs and expertise to advance research that will best benefit the dairy industry in our state and beyond." More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

January 31, 2019

The Cable Lifestyle features ISU food science and human nutrition study: A recent article by The Cable Lifestyle features a study done by Iowa State University researchers in food science and human nutrition that links impaired brain memory and a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease to when and what people eat. More».
For more information, contact The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or fshninfo@iastate.edu.

January 28, 2019

Relationship education opportunities for farm couples highlighted in Newton Daily News article from Jan. 25: Iowa State Extension and Outreach has a variety of opportunities for farm couples to learn how to relieve tension in their relationships. Two workshops, "ELEVATE: Taking Your Relationship to the Next Level" and "Together We Can: Creating a Healthy Future for Our Family" help couples navigate different situations and develop skills for creating healthy family relationships. More».
For more information, contact David Brown in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-386-2138 or dnbrown@iastate.edu.

Newly selected School of Education director featured in Jan. 24 Des Moines Business Record brief: Donald Hackmann, a professor of educational leadership at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, has been named director of the School of Education and the first Frances S. and Arthur L. Wallace Professor in the College of Human Sciences. Hackmann is a former Iowa State faculty member, beginning as an assistant professor of educational administration in 1998 and serving on the faculty until 2004. His appointment will be effective July 1. More».
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January 22, 2019

Iowa State Extension and Outreach's Women Managing Farm Finances program featured in Jan. 17 Tama News-Herald article: In Iowa, one in five primary managers of farms are women. Iowa State Extension and Outreach's Women Managing Farm Finances workshop will opportunities for women to learn more about managing finances on their farms. Information about the workshop, along with dates and times, was featured in the Tama News-Herald on Jan. 17. More».
For more information, contact Tama County Extension & Outreach in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at (641) 484-2703.

CHS Extension and Outreach's Spend Smart, Eat Smart program featured in Jan. 16 article from nwestiowa.com: The Spend Smart, Eat Smart program has helped Iowa families learn how to eat healthy on a tight grocery budget for close to 10 years. The program was featured in an article from nwestiowa.com about Mackenzie DeJong, a human sciences program coordinator who will be hosting a meal and budget planning workshop with the Rock Valley Public Library and providing an overview of the program. More».
For more information, contact Mackenzie DeJong in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-957-5045 or mldejong@iastate.edu.

January 16, 2019

Alumnus Jerlando Jackson featured in Jan. 11 Chronicle of Higher Education article "How to Keep Faculty Searches on Track": Jerlando Jackson is the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and received his Ph.D in higher education from Iowa State in 2000. Jackson was featured in the Chronicle of High Education article "How to Keep Faculty Searches on Track" on Jan. 11. More».
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January 2, 2019

Ekkekakis cited in Globe and Mail piece on change for a healthier 2019: The Globe and Mail, a widely-read Canadian newspaper, cited Iowa State University kinesiology professor Panteleimon Ekkekakis in a column on making changes to improve health, published Dec. 30. Ekkkakis researches exercise psychology and the effects of emotion on physical activity-related habits. More».
For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

December 17, 2018

Iowa Ag Connection features ISU Extension and Outreach human science specialist in story about saving money: In a story from Iowa Ag Connection, Mary Weinand, a human science specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, details how the updated 'Plan to $tay Ahead' workbook from ISU Extension and Outreach helps people save money and meet their financial goals. More».
For more information, contact Mary Weinand in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-931-5087 or mweinand@iastate.edu.

December 10, 2018

Village News highlights research on connection between singing and improved motor function in people with Parkinson's disease: A Dec. 6 brief from Village News highlighted Elizabeth Stegemoller's research on how singing can improve motor function for people with Parkinson's disease. While Stegemoller says that the findings are only preliminary data, the benefits can be similar to taking medicine. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

December 6, 2018

New York Times, other outlets feature kinesiology professor's study on benefits of strength training and effects on heart health: The New York Times, Cardiovascular Business, and Newsmax featured associate professor of kinesiology DC (Duck-chul) Lee's study on the benefits of weightlifting on heart health. Lee's study was featured in the Nov. 13 article "Weightlifting is good for your heart and it doesn't take much" from Inside Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Duck-Chul Lee in kinesiology at 294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

Newton Daily News highlights profile on senior in elementary education Jake Bennett: A Newton Daily News brief featured a College of Human Sciences profile on Jake Bennett, senior in elementary education, and his passion for both teaching and coaching elementary school students. "I think teaching and coaching are really unique positions because you’re able to impact [a] person more than any other profession.” More».
For more information, contact Jake Bennett in the School of Education at jacob13@iastate.edu.

December 3, 2018

KHOI FM Radio features Black Lives Matter student coursework and exhibit: KHOI Radio Local Talk show host Gale Seiler on Monday interviewed apparel, merchandising, and design sophomores Brandon Spencer, Crystal Davis and assistant professor Kelly Reddy-Best about an Iowa State University course in which students examine black identity and dress in relation to politics and history. Students in the class learned history and cultural-study research methodology to curate a two-dimensional exhibit. The 18-minute radio segment began about 15 minutes into the show, which is also available as a podcast. The "Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom" exhibit is on display at the Ames Public Library through Tuesday, December 11. The students will talk about the exhibit in a free public lecture on Tuesday, December 4, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4; a one-hour reception precedes the 7 p.m. lecture.
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For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.

ISU College of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, Kim Brantner highlighted in Mapleton Press story: Kim Brantner, an ISU Human Sciences Extension and Outreach family life specialist, was featured in a story by The Mapleton Press about calendars and cookbooks focused on healthy eating available through the Human Sciences Extension and Outreach program. More».
For more information, contact Kim Brantner in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-249-0258 or brantner@iastate.edu.

November 27, 2018

Waterloo Courier highlights College of Human Sciences Ambassadors: The Waterloo Courier recognized the ISU College of Human Sciences students who represent the CHS as ambassadors, in a brief posted November 11. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Risdal in the College of Human Sciences at dmrisdal@iastate.edu.

Doctorate of Education program approval featured in Des Moines Business Record: In a brief from Nov. 16, the Des Moines Business Record mentioned the approval of the Doctorate of Education program by the Board of Regents. Information about the program will become available on the School of Education's website by Dec. 3. More».
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Cedar Rapids Gazette article features assistant professor of kinesiology, who says meditation could help people maintain an exercise routine: In an article from the Cedar Rapids Gazette, assistant professor of kinesiology Jacob Meyer discussed how practicing mindfulness meditation, which involves paying close attention to present emotions, thoughts, and sensations, can help people stick to an exercise routine during the winter months. More».
For more information, contact Jaocb Meyer in kinesiology at 294-1386 or jdmeyer3@iastate.edu.

November 26, 2018

Linda Niehm provides shopping advice in WHO TV Cyber Monday shopping tips segment: A segment that aired on WHO TV 13 News on November 26 featured expert commentary by Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.

November 22, 2018

College of Human Sciences Ambassador Andra Luth spotlighted in Decatur, Ill. Herald and Review: The Herald and Review, a newspaper based in Decator, Ill., highlighted Andra Luth who has been named an Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Ambassador in the Nov. 16 issue. Luth is a junior in kinesiology who lives in Illinois. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Risdal in the College of Human Sciences at dmrisdal@iastate.edu.

November 21, 2018

Sunday Dispatch features baking tips from Iowa State University: A Piston, Pennsylvania newspaper article on no-bake cookies included several baking tips from Iowa State University Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. The article was published in the Sunday Dispatch on November 20. More».
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Telegraph Herald promotes workshop for bakers and food operators offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: The Dubuque Telegraph Herald ran a story on November 21 about an upcoming workshop for bakers and food operators that will be delivered on the Northeast Iowa Community College Peosta campus. The workshop is offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
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Monticello Express announces 'Plan Ahead' workshops for older adults: Targeting older adults who live independently, workshops offered by Jones County Extension and Outreach, "Plan Ahead" workshops help individuals plans for their future care. The workshops were announced in the Monticello Express on November 20, 2018. More».
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November 14, 2018

Multiple news outlets feature ISU study on the benefit of lifting weightsMultiple news outlets feature ISU study on the benefit of lifting weights: A study by DC (Duck-chul) Lee, an associate professor of kinesiology at ISU, about how lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, has been featured by several news outlets. Articles from ScienceDaily, Men's Health, Futurity.org, Spectator Health, Merrimack Valley Magazine, USA Science News, The Hindustan Times, HealthDay, Medical Daily, Guy Counseling, McKnight's Senior Living, Business Times, and the Daily Mail Online focus on the findings of this study.
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For more information, contact DC Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

November 9, 2018

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach program manager to receive National Excellence in Extension Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: An article by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach that also the ran in Iowa Ag Connection and USAgNet spotlight adjunct assistant professor and human sciences extension specialist Lesia Oesterreich who has been recognized for winning the Excellence in Extension Award from the U.S Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Cooperative Extension, and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Oesterreich received the award on Nov. 11.

For more information, contact Lesia Oesterreich in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 294-0363 or loesterr@iastate.edu.

Several national news outlets feature ISU research on benefits of singing for people with Parkinson's disease: A pilot study by Elizabeth Stegemoller, Elizabeth "Birdie" Shirtcliff, and Andrew Zaman which shows that singing can benefit people with Parkinson's disease in ways similar to taking medicine, has been featured in several news outlines. In articles from ReachMD, Health News Digest, Medicine Newsline, McKnight's Senior Living, Medicalnewser, and Eurasia Review, the researchers discuss early results and where they go from here with the new data.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

November 7, 2018

New York Times article features Jacob Meyer's research on mindful meditation that inspires winter workouts: See how research on mindful meditation by kinesiology assistant professor Jacob Meyer can inspire you to stay active, in a New York Times article. The research is based in the Wellbeing and Exercise Laboratory in the Forker Building on the Iowa State University campus.
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For more information, contact Jacob Meyer in kinesiology at 515-294-1386 or jdmeyer3@iastate.edu.

November 1, 2018

WalletHub features advice from Jonathan Fox to consumers comparing credit cards: Jonathan Fox, the Ruth Whipp Sherwin Professor in Human Development and Family Studies and director of the financial counseling and planning program, offers advice to consumers on how to avoid mistakes when comparing credit cards, in a WalletHub feature.
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For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.

October 31, 2018

USAgNet.com story features study co-authored by food science senior Alden Riak on virtual reality's effects on sensory perception: As a summer undergraduate scholar at Cornell University, Alden Riak, a senior in food science at Iowa State University, co-authored a study published in the Journal of Food Science. The study used virtual reality to show how people's perception of real food can be altered by their surroundings. The story was published by USAgNet.com on October 30.
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October 29, 2018

Iowa Ag Connection shares department chair's thoughts on how Iowans shop for food: Dr. Ruth MacDonald, Department Chair of the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at Iowa State University, was featured in a story in the Iowa Ag Connection about Iowan shoppers and how they favor real meat and milk products over imitation products.
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For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

Owatonna People's Press mentions elementary education student's selection as Ambassador for the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences: In Owatonna People's Press, Lauren Johnson, a junior in elementary education, was featured in a story after being selected as an Ambassador for the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences.
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For more information, contact Lauren Johnson in the School of Education at lauren65@iastate.edu.

October 25, 2018

Dickinson County News highlights senior's appointment as STudy Abroad Resource Team Ambassador in the College of Human Sciences: In a Dickinson County News story, Alex Pringnitz, senior in elementary education, was featured for being named a STudy Abroad Resource Team Ambassador for the 2018-19 year. START Ambassadors provide information and shape the study abroad programs.
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For more information, contact Alex Pringnitz in the School of Education at alexp@iastate.edu.

October 18, 2018

Kinesiology researchers aim to find connection between memories of PE class and adult attitudes toward physical activity: In articles from EurekAlert! and the Ames Tribune, kinesiology professor Panteleimon "Paddy" Ekkekakis and graduate student Matthew Ladwig discuss their upcoming research study that will focus on finding how our childhood memories of physical activity, specifically gym class, affect our adult attitudes toward being active.

For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

October 4, 2018

AESHM professor discusses living in a '24 hour world' on IPR's Talk of Iowa podcast: On the Oct. 2 episode of Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa podcast, AEHSM professor Robert Bosselman, along with professors David Dowling and Benjamin Hunnitcut from the University of Iowa, discussed the implications of living in a '24 hour world,' and what it means for work and leisure in America. More».
For more information, contact Robert Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-708-1358 or drbob@iastate.edu.

September 25, 2018

School of Education alumnus Jerlando Jackson featured as distinguished educator 'making a mark,' in Diversity in Higher Education cover story : Jackson — an expert on hiring practices, career mobility, workforce diversity, and workplace discrimination — is heralded in the (September 20) feature story for advancing diversity in higher education. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

September 24, 2018

WHO NewsRadio Focus public affairs program features Linda Niehm discussing Younkers and impact of internet shopping: As Younkers department store closed stores, Linda Niehm discussed emerging opportunities for retailers and the impact of internet shopping, on the September 23 edition of Focus, a public affairs program on WHO NewsRadio. Niehm is an Iowa State University professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.

September 19, 2018

Des Moines Register: AESHM professor and researcher says Younkers will have to make a 'grand re-entrance' when they enter the online retail world: The After Younkers closed its brick-and-mortar stores across the nation, the company has entered a new arena of retail-- online retail, according to a story that ran September 17 in the Des Moines Register. While the company already has a loyal customer base, AESHM professor and researcher Linda Neihm says that Younkers will have to make a 'big, grand re-entrance' into the online retail market. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.

AgNet picks up story about human development and family studies scientist leading opioid abuse prevention workshop: The "Planning to Take Action against Opioids in Your Community" workshop, held on Sept. 12, was hosted by PROSPER Rx, an Iowa State project led by human development and family studies scientist Lisa Schainker. The project aims to help communities build networks -- and provide coaching support to increase the capacity of ISU Extension and Outreach professionals to build and maintain community prevention systems to combat the opioid epidemic. More».
For more information, contact Lisa Schainker in human development and family studies at 296-8387 or lschain@iastate.edu.

September 18, 2018

USAgNet and Iowa Ag Connection features article about developing literacy early in children's lives: In an online article in USAgNet and Iowa Ag Connection, Joy Rouse, a human sciences specialist at the ISU Extension and Outreach Program, highlights how important and easy it is to develop literacy early in a child's life. More».
For more information, contact Joy Rouse in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-250-5984 or jmrouse@iastate.edu.

Ohio Star Beacon story details how ISU's Food Science Department played a role in packing 60,000 meals for food pantries: Nearly 60,000 healthy and cost-effective meals, designed by Iowa State's Food Science Department, were packaged in Jefferson, Ohio last week. These meals will go to 15 local food pantries and provide food for those living in hunger. More».
For more information, contact Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4436 or fshninfo@iastate.edu.

September 10, 2018

Sioux City Journal article features canning tips from Renee Sweers: In an article in the Sioux City Journal, Renee Sweers, a nutrition and wellness specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, shows people how to safely can foods. More».
For more information, contact Renee Sweers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-276-2157 or rsweers@iastate.edu.

September 7, 2018

Business Record features ISU receiving $1.4 million STEM grant to prepare community college teachers: The Des Moines Business Record ran news on September 7 about Iowa State receiving a $1.4 million share of a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation will go towards preparing a diverse group of graduate students for teaching careers in science, technology, engineering and math at community colleges. Lorenzo Baber, an associate professor and head of the higher education division in the School of Education, is a member of the grant team. More».
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber in the School of Education at 515-294-8374 or ldbaber@iastate.edu.

August 30, 2018

School of Education assistant professor Jeanne Dyches talks politics and education on IPR River to River series: In an article and podcast on Iowa Public Radio, assistant professor of education Jeanne Dyches and bestselling author James Loewen discuss politics and education, and how teachers bring their political beliefs into their classrooms.
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For more information, contact Jeanne Dyches in the School of Education at 294-9764 or jdyches@iastate.edu.

August 20, 2018

WHO TV News video highlights first ISU 4U Promise students now enrolled at Iowa State: In a news clip aired by WHO TV News, incoming first-year student Lennetta Scott talks about her experience with ISU 4U Promise program and the opportunity it gave her to enroll at Iowa State University. Scott is among the first class of ISU 4U Promise participants from King and Moulton elementary schools in Des Moines to enroll at Iowa State.
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For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4114 or krbuna@iastate.edu.

August 13, 2018

Quad-City Times highlights ISU alumna Cassidy Glynn as designer for Target's new clothing brand:The Quad-City Times highlighted the designer behind Target's new clothing brand, Cassidy Glynn. Glynn graduated from Iowa State University in spring 2017 with a bachelor's degree in apparel, merchandising, and design. She launched her brand, Wild Fable, in 1,835 Target stores across the country on August 3. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Hancock, Quad-City Times reporter at ahancock@qctimes.com.

August 10, 2018

Ames Tribune features Iowa State alumnus Matt Marietta as new associate principal at Fellows and Meeker elementary schools: The Ames Tribune published an article highlighting the new associate principal for Fellows Elementary School and Meeker Elementary School, Matt Marietta. In 2011 Marietta completed the superintendent certification preparation program at Iowa State where he also received his master's degree in educational leadership and policy studies in 2009. Prior to assuming leadership at Fellows, Marietta served as the principal at Timnath Elementary School within the Poudre School District in Colorado. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or jmars@iastate.edu.

July 5, 2018

Cassandra Dorius discussed latest study on cohabitation and wealth: Cassandra Dorius, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, was a guest on WHO-TV 13’s 4 p.m. Monday newscast discussing her latest study on cohabitation and wealth. Dorius had an interview for KCCI's 6 p.m. June 24 newscast, on the same topic. She also participated in interviews with Alisa Wolfson, writer for Moneyish; James Dennin, writer for Inverse; and Myles Ma, writer for PolicyGenius . More».
For more information, contact Cassandra Dorius in human development and family studies at 515-294-1640 or cdorius@iastate.edu.

June 19, 2018

Collegiate clothing store started by ISU alum Todd Snyder to open at Jordan Creek Town Center: Tailgate Clothing, the company started by 1992 Iowa State University alumnus and New York fashion designer Todd Michael Snyder, will on Aug. 1 open a store at Jordan Creek Town Center. The shop, which is a subsidiary of American Eagle, sells vintage T-shirts with college logos. More».
For more information, contact Todd Snyder at todd@toddsnyder.com.

June 11, 2018

KCCI TV News highlights School of Education research team study: Structural racism common in a research university: Led by Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, the six-year study found that black men experience racial obstacles in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

June 10, 2018

Katy Swalwell discusses new book 'Amazing Iowa Women A to Z' and summer course on teaching Iowa history on KHOI FM Radio: Listen in as Katy Swalwell discusses her new book on amazing Iowa women and a summer Iowa history teaching and learning course she teaches, with host Gale Seiler on Local Talk, a KHOI FM radio program. Swalwell and Seiler are both associate professors in the School of Education. The segment first aired on June 8. Swalwell’s segment starts 19 minutes and 45 seconds into the show. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

June 6, 2018

Des Moines Public Schools highlights ISU President Wintersteen's renewal of ISU 4U Promise program: Des Moines Public Schools featured the “principal” of Iowa State University, President Wendy Wintersteen, at King Elementary School to renew the ISU 4U Promise program. Both King and Moulton elementary students accumulate twenty percent of tuition defrayal for each year of attendance at those schools, if they graduate from a DMPS high school and otherwise qualify for admission to Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

May 31, 2018

Times Republican features hospitality management alum Alfonso Medina, Jr.: Times Republican features Alfonso Medina, a 2012 Iowa State graduate in hospitality management who is general manager of La Carreta Mexican Grill in Marshalltown. Medina got his start at La Carreta when he was 10 years old, washing dishes in the kitchen. More».
For more information, contact Alfonso Medina at 641-752-1440 or isaacmedina11@hotmail.com.

May 30, 2018

The Gazette features Iowa State alumnus Doug Wheeler as new College Community School District superintendent: The Gazette published an article highlighting the new superintendent of the College Community School District, Dough Wheeler. In 2018 Wheeler received his doctorate in education, and in 2006 he received his master's degree in educational leadership and policy studies, both from Iowa State. Prior to assuming this role, Wheeler served as superintendent of the Saydel Community School District for four years. More».
For more information, contact Doug Wheeler at wheeler_78@msn.com.

May 15, 2018

Jacob Meyer in kinesiology to appear 1 p.m. Thursday on KASI Radio's The Trent Rice Show: Jacob Meyer, assistant professor in kinesiology, is scheduled to be a guest Thursday on KASI Radio’s "The Trent Rice Show" to discuss his two recent studies on mindfulness and physical activity, and resistance training and depression. Meyer also responded to an interview request from Natalie Rahhal, a health reporter with the Daily Mail. Both are the result of an ISU News Service story. More».
For more information, contact Jacob Meyer in kinesiology at 515-294-1386 or jdmeyer3@iastate.edu.

The Des Moines Register features new Bachelor of Science degree program in nursing at Iowa State University: The Des Moines Register on May 6 published an article highlighting the new Bachelor of Science degree program in nursing (BSN). The program is designed for registered nurses looking to further their education and career. Approximately 25 students are expected to enroll and will be attending classroom sessions, online courses, and practicum work throughout the community.
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For more information, contact Virginia in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-6374 or wangerin@iastate.edu.

May 9, 2018

Noreen Rodriguez discusses Asian-American and Muslim media representation on Talk of Iowa: School of Education assistant professor Noreen Rodriguez was on May 9 featured on Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa with Charity Nebbe. The segment focused on media representation. Rodriguez spoke about Asian-American and Muslim representation.
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For more information, contact Noreen Naseem Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or nrdz@iastate.edu.

May 2, 2018

Campaign by AMD senior Lexi Romitti helps Café Beaudelaire to be named 2018 Best Burger in Iowa: Lexi Romitti, a senior double majoring in apparel, merchandising, and design and public relations, was on a student team whose successful campaign led Cafe Beaudelaire in Campustown to be named the winner of the 2018 Best Burger in Iowa. Romitti is also a server at the café. The story was covered by The Des Moines Register, Radio Iowa News, KCCI, WHO TV Channel 13 News and the Des Moines Business Record.
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For more information, contact Lexi Romitti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at aromitti@iastate.edu.

April 24, 2018

Iowa Public Radio features School of Education doctoral student Ashley Nashleanas: Iowa Public Radio on Monday featured School of Education doctoral student Ashley Nashleanas, who will on May 3 receive her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Iowa State University. Nashleanas has been blind since birth.
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For more information, contact Ashley Nashleanas in the School of Education at 515-296-7211 or anashlea@iastate.edu.

April 17, 2018

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education highlights Brian Burt's research: The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education on April 16 featured a new study led by Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, which reveals obstacles faced by black men in doctoral programs in engineering. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

The Tama News-Herald and The Toledo Chronicle feature Jared Smith as new superintendent of South Tama school district: The Tama News-Herald and The Toledo Chronicle on April 12 featured Jared Smith as the new superintendent of the South Tama Community School District. He was selected from a pool of 18 applicants. Smith received his doctorate in education from Iowa State in 2017. He currently serves as the principal of Muscatine High School. More».
For more information, contact Jared Smith at 515-570-2132 or jared.smith@mcsdonline.org.

April 16, 2018

The Daily Orange features Iowa State alumna Adriana Gorea teaching about sustainability in fashion: Adriana Gorea, who received her doctorate in apparel, merchandising, and design from Iowa State in 2017, was featured this week by The Daily Orange, an independent newspaper in Syracuse, New York. Gorea is now an assistant professor of fashion design at Syracuse University. The article featured her teaching the importance of sustainability in fashion. More».
For more information, contact Adriana Gorea in apparel, events, and hospitality management at adriana_gorea@hotmail.com.

April 13, 2018

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, EurekAlert feature study conducted by School of Education's Brian Burt: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education and EurekAlert published articles highlighting a study conducted by Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education. His research analyzed the experiences of black men pursuing graduate degrees in engineering, and found themes of structural racism, unfair treatment, unwelcoming environments, and feelings of isolation. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

April 12, 2018

Iowa State Daily features first hijab-wearing model of The Fashion Show: The Iowa State Daily featured Khadija Ahmed as first hijab-wearing model of The Fashion Show at Iowa State University. Ahmed, a freshman in business and supply chain management, said she hopes to see more hijab-wearing models try out to model for The Fashion Show.
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For more information, contact Fashion Show producers Josie Brownmiller, Emily Clark, Jessica Helberg, or Sarah Waigand in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

April 10, 2018

Des Moines Register features new Southridge boutique by Iowa State alumna Claire Kranto: The Des Moines Register on Monday featured Ark-Vayo, Iowa State alumna Claire Kranto's new African clothing, shoes and accessories store at Southridge Mall in Des Moines. Kranto, 24, began designing African clothing after an internship with a fair trade company in Ghana. She graduated from Iowa State in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in apparel, merchandising, and design. More».
For more information, contact Patt Johnson, Des Moines Register at pjohnson@dmreg.com.

April 9, 2018

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier features Iowa State alumnus Jared Seliger as new Allen College president: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier published an article highlighting the new president of Allen College, Jared Seliger. Seliger graduated from Iowa State in spring 2015 with a Ph.D. in education with a specialization in educational leadership. Prior to assuming the role of president on Jan. 2, Seliger served as the director of Allen College's nuclear medicine technology program for nine years and associate chancellor for two years.
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For more information, contact Jared Seliger at 319-226-2015 or Jared.Seliger@allencollege.edu.

April 4, 2018

Iowa State Daily features Fashion Show guest designer Patagonia: The Iowa State Daily published an article featuring the guest designer of The Fashion Show 2018, Patagonia. Patagonia's reputation as an environmentally conscious clothing brand correlates with The Fashion Show's theme, "Resilience." More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show producers in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

April 3, 2018

Media feature Iowa State alumna Sherry Poole as new principal of Hoover High School: Sherry Poole, a former Boone police officer who received her master's degree in education from Iowa State in 2016, will be the next principal of Hoover High School in Des Moines. The news was featured Monday in The Des Moines Register and by We are Iowa Local News 5. Poole made the transition to education nearly two decades ago. She's served the Des Moines Public Schools as a teacher, instructional coach, and building leader. She's currently the school improvement leader at East High School.
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For more information, contact Sherry Poole at sherry.poole@dmschools.org.

March 30, 2018

Iowa State Daily features first cohort of ISU 4U Promise program: The Iowa State Daily published an article highlighting the first cohort of ISU 4U Promise, a partnership between Iowa State University and Des Moines Public Schools, or DMPS. The ISU 4U Promise program offers partial or full tuition awards to students who finish the fifth grade at Moulton or King elementary school, continue their secondary education in the Des Moines Public School District, graduate from a Des Moines public high school, then apply to, and are admitted to Iowa State University. The first cohort of students involved with the program will graduate from high school in May; of the 23 students in the program, 11 have officially enrolled at Iowa State.
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For more information, contact ISU 4U Promise at 515-294-4144 or isu4u@iastate.edu.

March 27, 2018

Media announce School of Education alumnus Dan Cox as new chief administrator of Northwest AEA: Dan Cox, an Iowa State alumnus who received his doctorate in education in 2012, will be the new chief administrator of the Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) beginning July 1. The news was released by the AEA and featured by the Mason City Globe Gazette, Sioux City Journal, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, and KIMT 3 News. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Cox at dcox@charlescityschools.org.

March 20, 2018

School of Education alumnus Jesse Ulrich chosen as Fort Dodge superintendent: The Fort Dodge school district announced Monday its plans to hire Jesse Ulrich, who received his master's degree in education from Iowa State in 2008 and his doctorate in 2017, as the district's new superintendent. The news was covered by The Messenger newspaper. Ulrich was one of four finalists for the job. The hiring is pending board approval March 26. More».
For more information, contact Jesse UIrich at jesse.ulrich@ahstwschools.org.

March 19, 2018

Ames Tribune features The Fashion Show 2018: The Ames Tribune published an article featuring The Fashion Show 2018. According to Jessica Helberg, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design and one of the producers of the show, The Fashion Show at Iowa State University is one of the largest student-run shows in the nation. This year's show will take place at 7 p.m. on April 14 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show producers in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

March 14, 2018

News Tribune reports SOE alumna Jerald Jones Woolfolk is Lincoln University's next president: Jerald Jones Woolfolk, who earned a master's degree in counselor education from Iowa State in 1984, has been named president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, effective June 1. Lincoln University is a historically black public land-grant university that enrolls about 2,700 students. More».
For more information, contact the School of Education in the School of Education at 515-294-9531 or schooloded@iastate.edu.

Alumnus Cory Allison, Iowa Assistant Elementary Principal of the Year, cited in Des Moines Register: Allison, who works at Carlisle Elementary School in Carlisle, is an alumnus of Iowa State University's PreLEAD program which prepares teachers to become school princpals. The School Administrators of Iowa have named Allison the 2018 Iowa Assistant Elementary Principal of the Year. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9555 or jmars@iastate.edu.

DSM Magazine features The Fashion Show 2018 at Iowa State University: The March/April 2018 edition of dsm Magazine features The Fashion Show at Iowa State University and students Tara Efobi and Jenny Junker. This year's show will be held 7 p.m. April 14 in Stephens Auditorium. It will include about 150 student-designed garments on the runway and in mounted exhibits. More».
For more information, contact Fashion Show producers Josie Brownmiller, Emily Clark, Jessica Helberg, or Sarah Waigand in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features CHS pitch competition: The Iowa State Daily on March 5 featured the CHS Pitch Off competition, held Feb. 27 in advance of the university-wide competition on March 6. The CHS event was one of seven total events, taking place in each of the colleges at Iowa State. Ashley Jones, a senior in marketing and event management, took first place at the CHS event with her idea for Swoon Event Studio, an online event studio where brides or anyone planning an event can design custom tablescapes and rent items in one location. She later went on to win best overall pitch and $1,000 at the 2018 ISU Innovation Pitch Competition. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.

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