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May 21, 2018

Ryan True, Rebecca Lyons, Morgan Muller, Ashley Jones among this summer's CYstarters: Four from the College of Human Sciences — Ryan True in kinesiology and health, Rebecca Lyons in elementary education, and Morgan Lanae Muller and Ashley Jones in event management — are among 15 selected to participate this summer in CYstarters, a 10-week accelerator by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship for student entrepreneurs willing to actively pursue their business ideas. Meet the students and get involved at the program's community kick-off this Wednesday. Read more about their business ideas. More».
For more information, contact Judi Eyles, director of the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship at 515-296-6754 or eyles@iastate.edu.

May 17, 2018

Students connect with Italian food during "For the Love of Italy and Food": Iowa State University students, led by #ISUFSHN lecturers Erica Livingston Beirman and Linda Svendsen, are connecting with Italian food at home and abroad during the "For the Love of Italy and Food" study abroad program. The experience includes connecting with the Barilla factory here in Ames and its original location in Parma, Italy; exploring the old foodie neighborhood, Testaccio, in Rome; agroturismos and farms in Tuscania; and making gelato in Florence. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman and Linda Svendsen in food science and human nutrition at ebeirman@iastate.edu and lsvends@iastate.edu.

Students experience the event and hospitality industry in Prague, Czech Republic: Iowa State University students on "Experience Prague, Czech Republic the Awesome (AESHM) Way" are comparing and contrasting the event and hospitality industry of Prague, Czech Republic, one of the most visited cities in the world, to that in the United States. The trip runs May 7 to 22 and is led by Rita McClain, a lecturer in apparel, events, and hospitality management. More».
For more information, contact Rita McClain in apparel, events, and hospitality management at mcclain@iastate.edu.

May 14, 2018

Disciplinary literacy group led by Jeanne Dyches travel to Rome and Florence: Jeanne Dyches, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is leading 13 students on a new study abroad program in Rome and Florence. The program, which runs from May 7 to 26, teaches students about "disciplinary literacy," or delivering subject matter content in ways specific to their discipline. Teachers must be able to help students think like a mathematician, historian, scientist, or author.
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For more information, contact Jeanne Dyches in the School of Education at 515-294-9764 or jdyches@iastate.edu.

Linda Serra Hagedorn, Grace Feng present keynote addresses at Bald Eagle and Panda Conference in China: College of Human Sciences associate dean Linda Serra Hagedorn attended the Bald Eagle and Panda Conference in China, where she and doctoral student Grace Feng presented a keynote address about graduate school to more than 200 Chinese undergraduates at Xinlian College of Henan Normal University. They also provided similar keynote addresses to North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power (Zhengzhou, China), and Zhejiang Gongshang University (Hangzhou, China), and Guangzhou University (Guangzhou, China).
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For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.


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