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Taylor Dulaney talks about Disney internship in student profile: Taylor Dulaney wants to use her degree in culinary food science to work in product development. Some of her favorite pastimes include catching up on sleep and going out to eat with her friends. More».
For more information, contact Taylor Dulaney in food science and human nutrition at

Angela Kermes attributes success to hospitality program in student profile: Angela aspires to own and run her own hotel someday. For now, she spends time with friends, working out, and volunteering at the Story County Animal Shelter. More».
For more information, contact Angela Kermes in apparel, events, and hospitality management at

Apparel design senior Lea Dochterman presents at Central Iowa Sewing Guild meeting: Lea Dochterman, a senior in apparel design, was featured at the American Sewing Guild's monthly chapter meeting of the Central Iowa Chapter, where she presented on sewing athletic leisure wear. Dochterman discussed current trends in athletic garments in mainstream fashion, addressed the materials used to construct them, and how to solve problems while doing so. Dochterman also spoke about her current project of integrated technology within athletic leisure wear. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or

Olivia Diggs discusses importance of research in student profile: Olivia Diggs wants to become a tenured professor at an R1 teaching and research academic institution. Between research projects, Olivia finds time to kayak, attend concerts, and support her siblings in their sporting and music activities. More».
For more information, contact Olivia Diggs in human development and family studies at

Kenneth Echevarria says he values scholars program in student profile: Ken Echevarria loves learning about diet and exercise science. When he isn't studying, he enjoys spending time at State Gym, making music, or hanging out around central campus. More».
For more information, contact Kenneth Echevarria in kinesiology at

Carol Ehlers receives accredited financial counselor certification: Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, has been certified as an accredited financial counselor by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. According to an article published by ISU Extension and Outreach, the program that Ehlers completed prepares her to work with individuals and families as they plan and prepare to meet their financial goals. This accreditation represents the highest standards of excellence in the field of financial counseling and education. More».
For more information, contact Carol Ehlers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-732-5056 or

Apparel, merchandising, and design alumna Katelyn Cheek featured by ISU Alumni Association: The ISU Alumni Association highlighted apparel, merchandising, and design alumna Katelyn Cheek for her recent recognition from Hope for Women magazine as one of the "Top 10 Social Media Influencers to Follow." Cheek runs an Iowa-based style and home design blog titled "Katalina Girl," which Cheek describes as a midwest source of inspiration for the dollar-conscious girl. More».
For more information, contact Katelyn Cheek at

Iowa State Daily highlights DC Lee and Angelique Brellenthin's Elsevier Atlas Award: DC Lee, an associate professor in kinesiology; Angelique Brellenthin, a postdoctoral associate in kinesiology; and their research team recently received the Elsevier Atlas Award, a monthly international research award that recognizes journal articles that have high potential to make an impact on human lives. The Iowa State Daily reports that this study, published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, identifies the estimated additional life expectancy among runners and other active individuals. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or

AMD doctoral student Brittany Allen showcases her collection at New York Fashion Week: Brittany Allen, a distance education graduate student in apparel, merchandising, and design, showcased a collection of garments she designed at New York Fashion Week, 2 p.m. central Friday, Sept. 8 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Her collection and brand is centered around the idea of empowering women. Allen is a fashion professor at The Art Institutes in Austin, Texas, who is seeking her doctorate. Iowa State has a hybrid program for doctoral students in apparel, merchandising, and design which allow students to take most of their classes from a distance, but come to Ames for summer classes. Watch Allen's New York Fashion Week show by clicking the "more" link. More».
For more information, contact Brittany Allen in apparel, events, and hospitality management at

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