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August 27, 2019

New and transferring elementary education majors were welcomed into their learning community on Tuesday morning in Lagomarcino Hall

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June 10, 2019

STEM InCyte Camp leaders recognize sponsors and professional participants: Sponsors for the 2019 STEM InCyte Camp included College of Human Sciences (Dean Laura Jolly), Poet, Provisions Lot F, VetMeasure, Workiva, Collins Aerospace, HyVee, Kemin, and Katie Knott.

STEM professionals and organizations who led the student participants in authentic STEM activities included: Science Bound (Alexis Campbell); MAT students (Gale Seiler); Amy Powell, animal science; Kristen Cetin, civil, construction, and environmental engineering; Workiva; LeQuetia Ancar, engineering; Vermeer Corporation; Collins Aerospace; Sarah Bentil, mechanical engineering; POET LLC; Soko Starobin, School of Education; HDR Engineering; Kari Jurgenson, School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Christa Jackson in the School of Education at jacksonc@iastate.edu.

March 4, 2019

Bahng named ISU Reiman Gardens 2019 Science Communication Fellow: Eunjin (E.J.) Bahng, an associate professor of science education in the School of Education, has been named a 2019 Science Communication Fellow by the Iowa State University Reiman Gardens. Science Communication Fellows are scientists, engineers, graduate students, researchers, and other science-based professionals who have been certified through Portal to the Public as current science ambassadors and excellent communicators. Through the fellowship program, scholars demonstrate the broader impact of their work to multi-generational audiences through STEM education and outreach efforts. More».
For more information, contact E.J. Bahng in the School of Education at 515-441-1010 or ejbahng@iastate.edu.

February 20, 2019

Baran and Bahng receive ISU Miller Faculty Fellowship to design VEO M-Observe pedagogy: Evrim Baran and EunJin (E.J.) Bahng, associate professors in the School of Education, have received a $13,812 Miller Faculty Fellowship grant from Iowa State University to enhance teacher education, especially reflective practices of teacher candidates. By June 30, 2020, Baran and Bahng will design new teaching strategies that use a video-enhanced mobile observation app. Their aim is for teacher candidates to develop capacity as self-regulated critical thinkers through reciprocal peer feedback, learn how to better design student-centered and inquiry-based curricula, and become each other's critical friends in their journey of becoming teachers of science.
For more information, contact Evrim Baran in the School of Education at 515-294-5287 or ebaran@iastate.edu.

November 13, 2018

Dean's Student Advisory Council named: The College of Human Sciences Dean's Student Advisory Council is an elite group that provides a vital connection between students and the dean to enhance the educational experience for all CHS students. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.

October 26, 2018

Sarah Francis appointed to the USDA National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board: Sarah Francis, associate professor of food science and human nutrition and human sciences state specialist in nutrition and wellness, has been selected to serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board through September 2021. The NAREEE Board regularly advises the Secretary of Agriculture and land-grant colleges and universities on top national priorities and policies related to food and agricultural research, education, extension, and economics. Board members also perform an annual review of the relevance of USDA research, education, economics, and extension programs and the adequacy of funding for those programs.
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For more information, contact Kelsey Salow in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 5639274201 or ksalow@iastate.edu.

October 17, 2018

Sarah Rodriguez named 2019 American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Faculty Fellow: Sarah Rodriguez is an assistant professor in the School of Education at Iowa State. Dr. Rodriguez’s research addresses issues of equity, access, and retention in higher education, with a focus on Latinx students and students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Rodriguez will serve in this capacity at the 14th annual AAHHE National Conference, “Civil Rights & the Latinx Community: Our Social, Economic, and Educational Future," or "Derechos Civiles y la Communidad Latinx: Nuestro Futuro Social, Economico, y Educativo,” in February in Costa Mesa, Calif.
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For more information, contact Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 9032881682 or srod@iastate.edu.

October 15, 2018

Event Management Club elects leadership for 2018-19 academic year: The Iowa State University Event Management Club has announced student leaders for the 2018-19 academic year: Sydney Hogle, president; Jacob Wallace, vice president; Jessica Cipolla, secretary; Claire Turner, treasurer; Cassidy Oberbroeckling, fundraising chair; Kim Schmerbach, membership chair; Adrianna Correa, social chair; Miranda Waugh, public relations/marketing chair; Abbigale Ehrhardt, Human Sciences Council representative. The Event Management Club is an organization for students to learn and explore more about the field of event management, which includes events like catering, wedding planning, meetings, conferences, and trade shows. More».
For more information, contact Sydney Hogle in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 641-858-2590 or smhogle@iastate.edu.

October 10, 2018

International Programs director to serve on education abroad working group: Erin French, director of international programs for the College of Human Sciences, has been chosen to serve on the Forum on Education Abroad’s Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad working group. This working group will collaborate over the next 18 months to produce the sixth edition of the Forum’s Standards, which are designed to support and improve education abroad programs. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.

September 11, 2018

Landon Calderwood and Sydney Larson elected chairs of the American Association Family Consumer Sciences National Board Student Unit: Both seniors in family consumer science education and studies, Calderwood will serve as the National Student Unit's Chair-Elect for 2018-2019 and the Chair for 2019-2020 while Larson will serve as the first Vice Chair for 2018-2019. They will be attending the 110th Conference and Expo in St. Louis, Missouri to meet with the AAFCS Board of Directors, Student Unit Leaders, and other AAFCS members.

For more information, contact Landon Calderwood in human development and family studies at lcwood@iastate.edu.

August 13, 2018

Cardinal Women development group kicks off: Six College of Human Sciences professionals are among 72 participating in the inaugural Cardinal Women leadership development program that kicked off August 8. Human Sciences participants include Kelly Reddy-Best, Erin French, A. Jalynn Almond, Kate Goudy, Jeannette Mukayisire, and Jenny Gibbs. The program is led by School of Education alumni Tera Lawson ('15 M.Ed. Education), program coordinator in the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, and Denise Williams-Klotz ('15 Ph.D. Education), student services specialist in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. Sara Marcketti, professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management and director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, is a group leader for the program.
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For more information, contact Tera Lawson in the School of Education at 515-294-7280 or tjlawson@iastate.edu.

July 31, 2018

Happenings on hiatus, resumes August 7: The last regular email issue of Happenings of the academic year went out May 15 and is on summer hiatus. Happenings emails will resume on August 7.
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

July 28, 2018

Alumna Kim McDonough completes term on ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors: Kim McDonough, a three-time Iowa State University graduate with bachelor's (2002) and master's (2004) degrees in journalism and a Ph.D. in education (2017), has recenty completed her term on the board of directors of the Iowa State University Alumni Association. McDonough recently accepted a new position with Iowa State University as director of development for the College of Design.

For more information, contact Jeffery Johnson, Talbot Endowed President and CEO, Alumni Assocation at 515-294-4762 or jjohnsn@iastate.edu.

Alumnus Marc Mores elected to Iowa State University Alumni Association Board of Directors: Marc Mores of Parker, Colorado, a 1995 Iowa State University graduate in exercise and sport science who is executive vice president and Denver branch manager at James R. Favor & Company, has been elected to board of directors of the Iowa State University Alumni Association, for a four-year term.
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For more information, contact Jeffery Johnson, Talbot Endowed President and CEO, Alumni Association at 515-294-4762 or jjohnsn@iastate.edu.

June 22, 2018

School of Education alumna Carolyn Manard publishes book to help parents feel like they're being heard: A new book co-authored by Iowa State alumna Carolyn Wood Manard, "OMG! Meeting Magic in Education," offers strategies to help parents feel appreciated and valued. The strategies aim to achieve a positive demeanor, personal connections, calm and caring discussions, and renewed trust. Manard received her Ph.D. from the School of Education in 2017 and now serves as director of special education for the Ankeny Community School District. She co-authored the book with her husband Brad Manard, superintendent of the Boone Community School District. More».
For more information, contact Carolyn Manard at 515-289-8979 or carolyn.manard@ankenyschools.org.

June 6, 2018

School of Education takes latest in literacy out on the road: About 62 teachers, preschool and child care providers, home visitors, extension specialists, and others who work with children gathered in Atlantic on June 6 to hear educators from the School of Education and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach highlight the latest research and practices in literacy during a workshop called, "Adventure Comes to You: Latest in Literacy." Another workshop was held June 7 in Humboldt. More».
For more information, contact Connie Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.

May 30, 2018

School of Education doctoral candidate to present results of pilot project on summer reading interventions for special education students: Sherry Petty, a School of Education doctoral candidate, will present results of her pilot project, "Summer Reading Interventions for Special Education Students," at the first joint conference of the Iowa Reading Association and Iowa Association of School Librarians, June 25-27 at the Scheman Building. Petty's presentation will include information about three summer reading interventions that were implemented with special education students entering third- through fifth-grade to address the issue of summer reading loss.
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For more information, contact Sherry Petty in the School of Education at slpetty@iastate.edu.

May 29, 2018

Jeanne Dyches and Noreen Rodriguez to serve as new faculty advisers for the Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis: Jeanne Dyches, an assistant professor in the School of Education, and Noreen Rodriguez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, will be the new faculty advisers for the Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis. The Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis is a peer-reviewed online journal that provides a space for emerging scholars, educators, and activists to engage in critical and progressive inter/transdisciplinary scholarship and dialogue that supports awareness of social justice issues and challenges individuals to move towards advocacy and concrete engagement with social justice movements. JCTP is also committed to providing all authors with developmental feedback that helps clarify, sharpen, and communicate ideas and arguments in a manner accessible to a broad social justice community. More».
For more information, contact Jeanne Dyches in the School of Education at 515-294-9764 or jdyches@iastate.edu.

May 23, 2018

School of Education alum Gregory Thomas named president of Kennedy-King College: Thomas received his doctorate in educational leadership with an emphasis in Community College Leadership from Iowa State University in 2013. Most recently Thomas served as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights. More».
For more information, contact Dr. Gregory A. Thomas at 718-526-3160 or gkamthomas@yahoo.com.

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.

May 9, 2018

Darlene Fratzke, Dawn Fiihr, Kyle Holtman, Liz Harris, Mickie Deaton celebrated for years of service to learning communities: Five from the College of Human Sciences were celebrated May 7 for their years of service to learning communities at Iowa State University. They included Darlene Fratzke for 15 years coordinating the Adult, Non-Traditional Students (ANTS) and Making Informed Decisions (MINDS) learning communities; Dawn Fiihr for 10 years with the Directions (hospitality and event management) learning community; and Mickie Deaton, Liz Harris, and Kyle Holtman, for five years of coordinating the Food Science and Human Nutrition, Directions, and Kinesiology Freshmen learning communities, respectively. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Leptien, director of ISU learning communities at 515-294-1948 or jenl@iastate.edu.

May 2, 2018

Tree planted in Lagomarcino courtyard to celebrate growing relationship with China: A China Snow Peking lilac tree was planted May 2 in the Lagomarcino Hall courtyard, while another tree was planted at Xinlian College in Zhengzhou, China, to celebrate both Arbor Day and Iowa State University's academic partnerships, joint research, and programs with China. Many international students from China study at Iowa State. "Our tree will bloom each May to honor the students from China who are graduating that year," said Iowa State University - College of Human Sciences associate dean Linda Serra Hagedorn. "I encourage all present to accept this tree as a sign of our growing relationship."
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For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

April 30, 2018

Erin Connor showcases garments at Minneapolis Fashion Week: Connor is a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design; an assistant at the ISU Theatre Costume Shop; and a sewing lab monitor in the College of Human Sciences. She showcased her work on Saturday, April 28. All of her garments are sustainably made with the issue of food waste in mind. They are naturally dyed using avocado pits and skins, as well as black beans. The blouse and paints are composed of organic banana fibers, and the vest is made of recycled burlap coffee sacks. More».
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April 24, 2018

Maria McDonough, Mallory Wells, Brady Buchheit, Mikayla Weron elected to Kinesiology and Health Club executive offices: The Iowa State University Kinesiology and Health Club elected its executive officers for the 2018-19 academic year. The club elected Maria McDonough as president, Mallory Wells as vice president, Brady Buchheit as treasurer, and Mikayla Weron as philanthropy chair. More».
For more information, contact Tim Derrick in kinesiology at 515-294-8438 or tderrick@iastate.edu.

Nicole Bever, Nicole Latimer, Aunaca Novak, Alena Shoemaker, Nicole Kling, Olivia Kultgen elected 2018-2019 Human Sciences Student Council officers: The Iowa State University Human Sciences Student Council elected its executive officers for the 2018-19 academic year. The council elected Nicole Bever as president, Nicole Latimer as vice president, Aunaca Novak as secretary, Alena Shoemaker as treasurer, Nicole Kling as public outreach chair, and Olivia Kultgen as Student Sensations chair. More».
For more information, contact Linda Lind in the School of Education at 515-294-2657 or lslind@iastate.edu.

April 16, 2018

College of Human Sciences students elected to Event Management Club executive board: Eight students in the College of Human Sciences were elected to the executive board of the Event Management Club for the 2018-19 academic year, with Sydney Hogle, a junior in event management, as club president. Event Management Club is for students interested in learning more about the field of event management. This includes wedding planning, catering, meetings, conferences, and trade shows. More».
For more information, contact Ritanne McClain in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4494 or rmcclain@iastate.edu.

School of Education participates in more than 40 presentations at American Educational Research Association annual meeting: Researchers from the Iowa State University School of Education made more than 40 presentations at this year's American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting, April 13 to 17 in New York. The event is the nation’s largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. This year's theme: "The dreams, possibilities, and necessity of public education." More».
For more information, contact Robert Reason in the School of Education at 515-294-6216 or rreason@iastate.edu.

April 12, 2018

Spring career fairs see increase in student attendance: The College of Human Sciences' career services office reports that overall attendance of this spring's People to People Career Fair increased by 8.1 percent, with a 13.1 percent increase in attendance by CHS students. The Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair also saw an increase of 81 CHS students who participated. And the Teacher Education Career Fair, which had 50 participating school districts and organizations, saw a 2 percent increase in student attendance. The fall career fairs will be held on Sept. 26.
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For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

March 14, 2018

School of Education's Julio Cammarota co-authors new book: Julio Cammarota, an associate professor in the School of Education, co-authored a recently published book entitled "PAR EntreMundos: A Pedagogy of the Américas," which discussed participatory action research in Latinx communities. More».
For more information, contact Julio Cammarota in the School of Education at 515-294-8308 or julioc@iastate.edu.

March 12, 2018

New nursing degree program highlighted by Gazette in Cedar Rapids: Iowa State University's new RN-BSN degree program, for registered nurses who want to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing, is highlighted in the March 10 issue of the (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. The program is accepting applications for classes that begin in the fall of 2018. More».
For more information, contact Virginia Wangerin in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-6374 or nursing@iastate.edu.

March 6, 2018

Tammie Melton's National Retail Federation convention experience shared in student profile: Tammie Melton hopes to use her apparel, merchandising, and design major and her second major in marketing to work as a talent manager or for Glossier as a social media director. More».
For more information, contact Tammie Melton in apparel, events, and hospitality management at tmelton@iastate.edu.

Brianna Namuth student profile focuses on post graduation opportunity: Brianna Namuth eventually wants to come back to school and teach college-level culinary science classes. More».
For more information, contact Brianna Namuth in food science and human nutrition at bj.namuth@iastate.edu.

Carolyn Simon features Fashion/Tech Hackathon in student profile: Carolyn Simon wants to use her apparel, merchandising, and design degree to become a color and material designer for athletic footwear. More».
For more information, contact Carolyn Simon in apparel, events, and hospitality management at cjs.simon@iastate.edu.

March 5, 2018

Iowa State Daily, Ames Tribune highlight new ISU nursing program: The Iowa State Daily and the Ames Tribune have published articles on the new Iowa State University nursing program that the College of Human Sciences will introduce in fall 2018. This program is an RN-BSN program for transfer students who have their associate's degree in nursing. The program expects an enrollment of 30 to 40 students for the fall. More».
For more information, contact Virginia Wangerin, clinical assistant professor and director of nursing, at 515-294-6374 or wangerin@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's online course helps Iowans prepare for home ownership: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach published an article highlighting "A Place of Your Own," an online course that helps Iowans prepare for the home-buying process. According to Susan Taylor, a human sciences specialist in family finance, this course covers topics including managing money, obtaining a mortgage, shopping for a home, and more. More».
For more information, contact Susan Taylor in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-583-6496 or taylorse@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach article spotlights "Science of Parenting" blog: An article published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discusses the importance and value of communicating respectfully and calmly during parenting. According to Lori Hayungs, a human sciences specialist in family life, the "Science of Parenting" blog by ISU Extension and Outreach shares and discusses research-based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-360-1740 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

March 2, 2018

Iowa State Daily features guest judges for The Fashion Show 2018: The Iowa State Daily published an article highlighting the guest judges for The Fashion Show 2018. Tyler Valladolid, Emily Kammeyer Sumner, Tameka Ellington, and Emily Erusha-Hilleque will examine over 200 garments entered in the show. The theme of The Fashion Show 2018 is "Resilience." More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes February HS Matters Online: The February edition of HS Matters Online was recently published to 34,200 subscribers, as well as to Facebook and Twitter. Read about a kinesiology outreach program that travels to Ames-area elementary schools, The Fashion Show's crowdfunding efforts to raise $25,000, and the opportunities that pre-health professions students are pursuing on campus. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Meadows in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnm@iastate.edu.

February 27, 2018

Ryan True featured in student profile for entrepreneurial kinesiology goal: Ryan True plans to become a fitness entrepreneur servicing the wellness needs of seniors. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True in kinesiology at ryantrue@iastate.edu.

Kelsie Toth encourages travel experiences in student profile: Kelsie Toth is still finding the perfect career for her but knows Iowa State University will help lead her to a career in apparel merchandising. More».
For more information, contact Kelsie Toth in apparel, events, and hospitality management at kelsietoth@gmail.com.

Gina Lee attributes career path to her father in student profile: After earning her master's degree and Ph.D. in gerontology, Gina Lee wants to work at a research institution. More».
For more information, contact Gina Lee in human development and family studies at ginalee@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences holds spirit rally before women's basketball game: College of Human Sciences alumni and friends joined together Saturday for a spirit rally with ISU President Wendy Wintersteen, kinesiology professor and chair Phil Martin, and others before the women's basketball game between the Iowa State Cyclones and Texas Longhorns. The College of Human Sciences was a proud university sponsor of the game. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences represented at ISU Day at the Capitol: The College of Human Sciences was represented at ISU Day at the Capitol on Monday. University representatives set up displays in the Capitol rotunda to show what Iowa State has to offer students, communities, businesses and Iowans across the state. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

February 26, 2018

WHO-TV features Alison St. Germain, Jade Gibson in BIEDA Week segment: WHO-TV interviewed Alison St. Germain, a clinician in food science and human nutrition, and Jade Gibson, a senior in dietetics, for a segment about Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. BIEDA is a club that seeks to bring awareness about body image and eating disorder issues; BIEDA Week will take place from Feb. 26 to March 1. St. Germain serves as the faculty adviser for BIEDA. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

February 23, 2018

Iowa Public Radio features queer fashion exhibit: Iowa Public Radio featured a segment and accompanying article on "Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland," a fashion exhibit in Morrill Hall that explores queer identity through apparel. As part of Iowa Public Radio's "Talk of Iowa" segment,curator and assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management Kelly Reddy-Best talks about the impact that personal identity can have on fashion choices. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9199 or klrb@iastate.edu.

Sarah Rodriguez featured in Faculty Focus video: Sarah Rodriguez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

February 21, 2018

New York Post features Sara Marcketti in article about copyright issues in women's fashion: The New York Post published an article highlighting Sara Marcketti, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, and the book she co-authored, entitled "Knock It Off: A History of Design Piracy in the US Women's Ready-To-Wear Apparel Industry." In the article, Marcketti and other sources discuss the harm that the knock-off industry can cause to designers. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at sbb@iastate.edu.

ISU News Service quotes students Meaghan Sievers, Joe Skipor in article on global problems seminar: Iowa State University News service published an article highlighting an honors seminar taught by Jean-Pierre Taoutel, a senior lecturer in world languages and cultures. In the article, Meaghan Sievers and Joe Skipor, both students in kinesiology and health, were featured for their contributions to the class, which teaches students how to brainstorm solutions to world issues. More».
For more information, contact Meaghan Sievers or Joe Skipor at meaghan@iastate.edu; jgskipor@iastate.edu.

February 20, 2018

Lauren Stratton shares gerontology research in student profile: Lauren Stratton sees herself doing research, programming, and/or policy work for an organization devoted to helping older adults and their caregivers after graduation. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Stratton in human development and family studies at stratton@iastate.edu.

Vanessa Kime promotes Academic Program for Excellence in student profile: Vanessa Kime wants to use her degree in elementary education to teach all over the world. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa Kime in human development and family studies at vkime@iastate.edu.

Extension provides suggestions for helping children cope when the news is scary: Some children are more sensitive to scary stories in the news. In an article published Monday by ISU Extension and Outreach, human sciences specialist Malisa Rader recommends that parents be reassuring, monitor their TV viewing when children are present, and watch for signs of stress in their children. More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-708-0622 or mrader@iastate.edu.

Iowa State students, faculty attend National Society of Minorities in Hospitality conference: Five Iowa State University students in hospitality management — Dami Olugbemisola Olukoya, Calvary Tutson, Tai Le, Alanis Morales-Cuadrado, and Carmina Lopez — joined Eulanda Sanders, professor and chair of apparel, events, and hospitality management, in attending the 29th annual National Society of Minorities in Hospitality conference, Feb. 15 to 18 in Chicago. NSMH is the premier professional organization for hospitality students, with a membership of more than 1,000. The organization promotes the recruitment, retention, support, and advancement of minority students in the hospitality industry. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

February 19, 2018

Inside Iowa State features Rosie Perez in article on addressing achievement gaps: Inside Iowa State on Feb. 15 published an article highlighting Rosie Perez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, and her suggestions for how to address racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps at Iowa State. At a symposium held Feb. 5, faculty and staff engaged in a discussion about ways to better support racially minoritized and low-income student success. More».
For more information, contact Rosie Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.

February 16, 2018

Iowa State delegation attends Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Day at the Capitol: Iowa State University students Tom Nelson and Mackenzie Klima on Thursday joined the School of Education's Mollie Appelgate, Angela Prince, Michael Bowman, Marlene Strathe, Heidi Doellinger, and Anita Micich (not pictured) for Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Day at the Capitol. They were introduced in the Iowa House and Senate, and met with legislators to share their expertise, concerns, and research relating to key pieces of legislation. More».
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.

February 14, 2018

Constance Beecher featured in Faculty Focus video: Constance Beecher, an assistant professor in the School of Education, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

February 13, 2018

Des Moines Register shares financial tips from Suzanne Bartholomae: In the article, Bartholomae, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, said taking on increased debt for college can jeopardize parents' retirement savings. More».
For more information, contact Suzanne Bartholomae in human development and family studies at 515-294-9528 or suzanneb@iastate.edu.

February 12, 2018

Noreen Naseem Rodriguez featured in national Visions of Education podcast: Noreen Naseem Rodriguez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is featured in the latest Visions of Education podcast. In episode 76, education professor Dan Krutka and high school teacher Michael Milton chat with Rodriguez about teaching Asian-American histories and her new Social Studies and the Young Learner article, "But they didn't do nothin' wrong! Teaching about Japanese-American incarcertion." An article about teaching Asian American histories will also be published in Theory and Research in Social Education. More».
For more information, contact Noreen Naseem Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or nrdz@iastate.edu.

Trend magazine releases February issue online: Trend, a student-run fashion magazine at Iowa State University, this week published its February issue online. This month's 33-page edition features articles on Valentine's Day as well as "Galentine's Day," a nonofficial holiday celebrated as a day for ladies celebrating ladies. The edition also includes "five men must haves" and "how to achieve oversized layering." More».
For more information, contact Sarah Paul in apparel, events, and hospitality management at scpaul@iastate.edu.

The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at ISU publishes video on queer fashion and style exhibit: The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State University published a video to their "Out and About" series highlighting "Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland." The exhibit, curated by Kelly Reddy-Best, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, shares the experiences of 12 Midwest LGBTQIA+ women, ages 30 to 50, who agreed to share their stories about what they wear and how they wear it. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune article highlights bakery started by ISU students Steven Grothe and Seth Willis: The Ames Tribune published an article featuring the Bonne Bouche Bakery, a home bakery started by two ISU students earlier this year. Steven Grothe, a sophomore in culinary food science, and Seth Willis, a senior in kinesiology and health, started their bakery by cooking out of their apartment and taking orders from their Facebook page. More».
For more information, contact Seth Willis or Steven Grothe at swillis@iastate.edu; ssgrothe@iastate.edu.

Successful Farming Magazine highlights Stephanie Clark in article about food trends: In an article published by Successful Farming Magazine, Stephanie Clark, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, discusses how cheese became a "cool" food. According to the article, food products that have recently become trendy and popular include cheese, craft beer, and bacon. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register features Iowa State distance Ph.D. student Amanda Miller: The Des Moines Register published an article highlighting the work of Amanda Miller, an Iowa State distance Ph.D. student in hospitality management. Miller is in charge of "the largest restaurant in the state" as head of Des Moines Public Schools' Food and Nutrition Management, which feeds about 30,000 kids daily. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Miller in apparel, events, and hospitality management at amandam2@iastate.edu.

February 9, 2018

Kelly Reddy-Best featured in Faculty Focus video: Kelly Reddy-Best, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register features kinesiology student Carlee Cutler's children's book: The Des Moines Register published an article on "ABC it's all medical to me," a children's book written by Carlee Cutler, an Iowa State senior in kinesiology. Cutler wrote the book for her honors capstone project to help ease the fear and anxiety that young children may experience when going to the doctor. More».
For more information, contact Carlee Cutler in kinesiology at ccutler@iastate.edu.

February 8, 2018

HDFS alumna Vanessa McNeal reaches fundraising goal for sex trafficking documentary: Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 Iowa State University graduate in child, adult, and family services, on Feb. 7 announced that she has reached her goal of raising $35,000 in 60 days to fund a feature-length documentary aimed at exposing the sex trafficking industry in Iowa. The documentary, called Gridshock, is scheduled to be released this fall. McNeal's attainment of her fundraising goal was featured by Cedar Rapids television station KGAN CBS2/KFXA FOX28. This project follows McNeal's three previous documentaries about sexual violence: "I Am," "We Are Survivors," and "The Voiceless." More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal at info@vanessamcneal.com.

February 6, 2018

Hardeep K. Obhi keeps her future career options open in student profile: Hardeep Obhi hopes to work as a researcher who studies healthy aging after she graduates. For now, Hardeep spends her free time with family and friends, watching TV and movies, or learning about other cultures. More».
For more information, contact Hardeep K. Obhi in human development and family studies at hkobhi@iastate.edu.

Brandon tests out career goals with on-campus job in student profile: Brandon Jackson chose Iowa State University for the kinesiology program. When he isn't studying to become a physical therapist, you can find him working out, watching Netflix, or thrift shopping. More».
For more information, contact Brandon Jackson in kinesiology at bsj@iastate.edu.

February 5, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach article discusses free tax filing options for Iowans with Barb Wollan: In an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach article, Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist in family finance, discusses options available for low- to moderate-income households to file their taxes for free. According to Wollan, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance option and the IRS "Free-Filing" option are both easy ways to file taxes without paying up to $300 in tax preparation fees. More».
For more information, contact Barb Wollan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or bwollan@iastate.edu.

We Are Iowa Local 5 News airs segment on Iowa State's Project SEARCH expansion: We Are Iowa Local 5 News published a segment and accompanying article featuring Iowa State University's Project SEARCH, an initiative through the College of Human Sciences that offers internships to youth with disabilities. These internships provide a learning opportunity and also work experience for resumes; Iowa State is one of the few Project SEARCH sites in higher education. Iowa State hopes to expand Project SEARCH and take 10 interns for the fall semester. More».
For more information, contact Linda Impecoven-Lind at 515-294-2657 or lslind@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach's David Brown featured in article about healthy parent relationships: In an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach article, David Brown, a human sciences specialist in family life, explains the benefits that a stable, loving relationship can have on parenting. According to Brown, parents who experienced harsh parenting as children are less likely to do the same with their own children if their relationship with their partner is warm and supportive. ISU Extension and Outreach offers three different relationship education programs for families and parents of different circumstances. More».
For more information, contact David Brown, in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-298-1505 or dnbrown@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach highlights Mary Weinand in article about financial empowerment training: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are collaborating to offer training on "Your Money, Your Goals," a financial empowerment toolkit for frontline workers. In an ISU Extension and Outreach article, Mary Weinand explains that this training will give frontline workers tools and resources for how to help others understand their financial values, manage their debt, understand available community resources, and more. More».
For more information, contact Mary Weinand, in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-931-5087 or mweinand@iastate.edu.

February 2, 2018

WHO Radio highlights alumnus working Super Bowl LII as an athletic trainer: Jordan Pierce is a 2015 Iowa State University graduate in athletic training interning with the New England Patriots. WHO Radio's coverage is the result of a Jan. 29 College of Human Sciences news release. More».
For more information, contact Jordan Pierce at jordan.pierce17@gmail.com.

February 1, 2018

Inside Iowa State features queer fashion exhibit and course: Inside Iowa State on Feb. 1 featured the new queer fashion exhibit at the Textiles and Clothing Museum, as well as the new course on the same topic. Both are led by Kelly Reddy-Best, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management. The exhibit runs Feb. 1 through April 14. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in 1015 Morrill Hall. Best and graduate assistant Dana Goodin will speak about the exhibit from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.

January 31, 2018

Ames Tribune features School of Education work with Ames school board: In an article published by the Ames Tribune, faculty from the School of Education were recognized for their collaboration with the Ames school board. Daniel Spikes, an assistant professor in the School of Education, and Katy Swalwell, an associate professor in the School of Education, have helped facilitate professional development programming for school board members to develop "critical consciousness" as it pertains to racial disparities in the education system. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes or Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or 515-294-4511 or dspikes@iastate.edu; swalwell@iastate.edu.

Kere Hughes-Belding featured in Faculty Focus video: Kere Hughes-Belding, an associate professor in human development and family studies, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

January 30, 2018

Mikaela Lighty shares study abroad experience in student profile: Mikaela Lighty's career aspirations consist of owning a wedding business. In the mean time, she enjoys drawing, working out, and watching a good movie. More».
For more information, contact Mikaela Lighty in apparel, events, and hospitality management at mlighty@iastate.edu.

Carter combines undergraduate and graduate experience in student profile: Carter wants to use his doctoral degree to eventually teach university students. During his time outside of class and lab work, he enjoys playing sports, reading books, playing guitar, and hanging out with friends. More».
For more information, contact Carter Reed in food science and human nutrition at chreed@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University homepage features Elizabeth Stegemoller's neuroscience research, outreach: The feature showcases Stegemoller's work alongside those with Parkinson's disease to improve individuals' vocal control, swallowing, and breathing through music. Stegemoller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, is a music therapist with a doctorate in neuroscience. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

January 26, 2018

Ogden Reporter features Iowa State research on parent communication and male alcohol use: The Ogden Reporter on Jan. 24 featured research led by Olivia Diggs, a graduate student in human development and family studies, on the impact of parent communication on alcohol use among male adolescents. The article stemmed from a press release from the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Olivia Diggs in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or ondiggs@iastate.edu.

Watch a video featuring SoJung Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management: This week's Faculty Focus video features SoJung Lee, a human scientist in apparel, events, and hospitality management whose research focuses on tourism. She is energized and inspired by the opportunity to work on research with students, and credits her work with students as a driving force in expanding her research interests. More».
For more information, contact Sojung Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8990 or sjlee@iastate.edu.

January 25, 2018

College of Human Sciences publishes newly redesigned January HS Matters Online: Check out the College of Human Sciences' newly redesigned newsletter! In the January HS Matters Online: A campuswide expansion of a program that helps young adults with disabilities. New research on how communication by parents can affect their sons' alcohol use. The opening of one of the nation's first queer fashion museum exhibits. And a chance for service learning during winter break. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Meadows in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnm@iastate.edu.

January 23, 2018

Hannah Dannewitz stands out in the on-campus gerontology graduate major program in student profile: Hannah Dannewitz looks forward to working in long-term care administration after she graduates. Until she enters the industry, she enjoys spending time cooking, binge watching TV, and spending time with her dog, Kaia. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Dannewitz in human development and family studies at hcd@iastate.edu.

January 22, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach shares Shannon Coleman's recommendations for food marketing resources: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers resources for local food producers to help them market their product, including publications and workshops for exempt home food operators and home bakeries. In a recent Extension and Outreach article, Shannon Coleman, a human sciences specialist in food science and human nutrition, recommends these resources for food producers who need assistance navigating Iowa's laws and regulations on product marketing. Linda Naeve, an extension specialist in Value Added Agriculture; Kendra Meyer, a program assistant for Value Added Agriculture; and Leah Gilman, a graduate student in food science and human nutrition, contributed to the resources that Extension and Outreach has available. More».
For more information, contact Shannon Coleman in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-9011 or scoleman@iastate.edu.

January 17, 2018

KPCC radio features Iowa State University nutrition research: KPCC, a public radio station based in Pasadena, California, featured Iowa State University research in a segment and accompanying article. The study, led by Wendy White, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, showed that adding oil to salad can help the absorption of eight fat-soluble nutrients from salad vegetables. White is also the Charlotte E. Roderuck Faculty Fellow in food science and human nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Wendy White in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3447 or wswhite@iastate.edu.

Jennifer Margrett featured in Faculty Focus video: Jennifer Margrett, an associate professor in human development and family studies, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

January 12, 2018

Sioux City Journal highlights healthy eating tips from Renee Sweers: The Sioux City Journal published an article about ways to create reasonable New Year's resolutions to prevent giving up on goals before the month is over. For those who have pledged to lose weight or eat healthier, Renee Sweers, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests limiting food portions and creating goals that fit within a person's current lifestyle, rather than making extreme goals that are often unattainable. More».
For more information, contact Renee Sweers at 712-276-2157 or rsweers@iastate.edu.

Ellen McKinney featured in Faculty Focus video: Ellen McKinney, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.

Omaha Fashion Week's blog spotlights Lydia Loya in designer profile: Omaha Fashion Week interviewed Lydia Loya, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, on her brand, her favorite projects, and her style as a designer for a designer profile article. Loya is a featured designer for Omaha Fashion Week, and will be showing her line "West Fens" on the runway on March 3, 2018. Omaha Fashion Week is the nation's fifth largest fashion event, and will run from Feb. 27 to March 4, 2018. More».
For more information, contact Lydia Loya at lidloya@iastate.edu.

January 10, 2018

Extension and Outreach article shares Barbara Woods's feature in 2018 Women Impacting ISU Calendar: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach published an article introducing Barbara Woods as one of 12 women featured in the 2018 Women Impacting ISU Calendar. Woods, a special projects manager for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach and an adjunct assistant professor in human development and family studies, is one of two women from the College of Human Sciences recognized in this year's calenday. The Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics initiated the Women Impacting ISU Calendar in 2007 as a way to recognize distinguished students, faculty and staff. More».
For more information, contact Barbara Woods in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-9610 or bawoods@iastate.edu.

PBS News Hour features School of Education's Katy Swalwell: A PBS News Hour episode about teachers selling lesson plans for profit featured Katy Swalwell, an associate professor in the School of Education. In the episode, Swalwell recommends that teachers exercise caution when choosing which lesson plans to use for their students, and to consider the potential social lessons that accompany those lesson plans. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

January 3, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach shares saving, spending tips from Jan Monahan: In the extension article, Monahan, a human sciences specialist in family finance, explains how the Money Talk workshop series can help consumers improve their finances long-term. The five-week money management course covers spending plans, insurance, investing, retirement, and legal preparedness. Registration is $75 and includes a 190-page Money Talk workbook. To enroll, contact the family finance specialist in your area or Suzanne Bartholomae. More».
For more information, contact Jan Monahan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-336-3488 or jmonahan@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV, We Are Iowa Local 5 News, Radio Iowa feature mom, son who graduated together: WHO-TV, We Are Iowa Local 5 News, and Radio Iowa in December featured the graduation of Kathleen and Zack Robertson, a mother and son who graduated from Iowa State University together as teachers. The story was also picked up by ABC13 Eyewitness News in Houston, Texas. The Robertsons corded one another at a School of Education cording ceremony that celebrated their induction into the teaching profession. The media coverage stemmed from a press release from the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes the December HS Matters Online: The College of Human Sciences congratulates our nearly 300 new graduates. In December, a mom and son were among those graduating together as teachers. Our students developed a new signature ice cream. And Iowa State prepared to co-host and showcase our research at an international hospitality conference. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Meadows in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnm@iastate.edu.

December 12, 2017

Peiyi Lu broadens her knowledge through interdisciplinary study in student profile: Peiyi Lu hopes to use her doctorate in gerontology to be a researcher after she graduates. For now, Peiyi enjoys spending her time exercising, watching TV, and traveling. More».
For more information, contact Peiyi Lu in human development and family studies at peiyilu@iastate.edu.

Katie Anthony pursues her passion in gerontology doctoral program in student profile: Katie Anthony wants to be a professor at a research institution to continue researching and teaching. When she isn't balancing the many responsibilities of a Ph.D. student, she enjoys reading and traveling back to her hometown to see her family and her dogs. More».
For more information, contact Katie Anthony in human development and family studies at katiea01@iastate.edu.

Michael Lynch works toward Ph.D. in distance student program in student profile: Michael Lynch's goal after obtaining his Ph.D. in hospitality management is to continue teaching at a research university and help to advance the study of customer relationship management and loyalty programs. In his free time Michael enjoys spending time with his students, golfing, cooking, and traveling. More».
For more information, contact Michael Lynch in apparel, events, and hospitality management at mlynch777777@yahoo.com.

December 11, 2017

Ames Tribune, Iowa State Daily, Inside Iowa State spotlight ISU Signature Ice Cream Contest winners: Student winners shared a $500 prize for their Cyscream ice cream concept, promo, and formula, as featured in the Ames Tribune, Iowa State Daily, and Inside Iowa State. Cyscream consists of a peanut butter base, chocolate fudge swirl and chocolate rice crisp bites. The winning entry will be served at special Iowa State University events. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

Apparel, merchandising, and design students develop athleisure products, prototypes for Alex+Abby: Apparel, merchandising, and design students in AMD 131 Fashion Products and Markets developed new products and prototypes for Alex+Abby, an athleisure brand in Cedar Rapids. More than 200 students worked in teams to create athleisure wear that Dana Rupe, owner of Alex+Abby, could use for her company's brand. More».
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.

December 8, 2017

Ames Community School District shares Little Inventors video at Edwards Elementary School: Little Inventors is a United Kingdom-based project that has been brought to Iowa by Sara Nelson, a postdoctoral research associate in the School of Education, and Edwards Elementary School third-grade teachers Patti Allen and Emily Neubauer. Little Inventors works with children to promote creativity and foster an interest in the engineering design process. At Edwards Elementary School, children and the Little Inventors team work with experts and professionals to turn the most innovative ideas into real objects. More».
For more information, contact Sara Nelson in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 or sdnelson@iastate.edu.

Christa Jackson featured in Faculty Focus video: Christa Jackson, an associate professor in the School of Education, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Christa Jackson in the School of Education at 515-294-4519 or jacksonc@iastate.edu.

December 6, 2017

FiveThirtyEight article highlights research by Paddy Ekkekakis, Zachary Zenko: FiveThirtyEight, an online publication owned by ESPN, featured a study conducted by Paddy Ekkekakis, a professor in kinesiology, and Zachary Zenko, an alumnus of the kinesiology graduate program and current postdoctoral associate at Duke University, in an article about the importance of incorporating enjoyment into exercise. Their research found that when an exercise routine finished with a decreased level of intensity, participants recalled a more positive experience and predicted that future workouts would be more enjoyable. More».
For more information, contact Paddy Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach article shares gift-giving tips from Barbara Dunn Swanson: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach featured Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist in family life, in an article that suggests tips for gift giving during the holiday season. Because purchasing gifts can get expensive for many families, Dunn Swanson suggests spending time with loved ones as a fulfilling alternative to spending money on physical gifts. More».
For more information, contact Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-886-6157 or bdswanso@iastate.edu.

December 5, 2017

Diane Tan uses past health experiences in choosing her major in student profile: Diane Tan prepares for her future career as a clinical dietitian. When she isn't in class or volunteering, Diane spends time with her friends eating food or hitting the gym. More».
For more information, contact Diane Tan in food science and human nutrition at chuiteng@iastate.edu.

Jenny Nguyen prepares to become a teacher through Connect 4 experience in student profile: Jenny Nguyen can't wait to become an influential elementary school teacher. Until then, she enjoys drinks from her job at Starbucks or spending time with friends and family. More».
For more information, contact Jenny Nguyen in the School of Education at jnguyen6@iastate.edu.

Allisyn Berg prepares for dietetic internship process in student profile: Allisyn Berg hopes to become a registered dietitian in clinical pediatrics. When she isn't preparing for her dietetic internship, she spends her free time with friends and hiking. More».
For more information, contact Allisyn Berg in food science and human nutrition at allisynberg@yahoo.com.

November 30, 2017

College of Human Sciences publishes November HS Matters Online: As graduation approaches, check out the latest news from the College of Human Sciences in the November edition of the college's monthly e-newsletter, HS Matters Online. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Meadows in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnm@iastate.edu.

November 29, 2017

Byron Brehm-Stecher, Doreen Chung featured in Faculty Focus videos: Byron Brehm-Stecher, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition; and Telin "Doreen" Chung, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management; were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach highlights Margaret VanGinkel in article on financial stress management: An article published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggests the Iowa Concern call line and the Farm Financial Planning program to cope with potentially stressful financial situations, specifically regarding farm management. Margaret VanGinkel, a human sciences specialist in family finance, says that the Farm Financial Planning program can offer one-on-one farm financial counseling, an analysis of the farm business, and external resources to help ease stress related to farm finances. More».
For more information, contact Margaret VanGinkel in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-727-0656 or vangin@iastate.edu.

November 28, 2017

CHS International Programs Office selects inaugural STudy Abroad Resource Team (START): Molly Hawks, senior in apparel, merchandising, and design; Mikaela Lighty, senior in event management; Alanis Morales-Cuadrado, junior with a double major in hospitality management and event management; Kelsie Toth, sophomore in apparel, merchandising, and design; and Brianna Namuth, senior in culinary food science, will serve as study abroad ambassadors to College of Human Sciences students and as an advisory committee for the CHS director of International Programs for the 2017-18 academic year. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.

November 27, 2017

Sioux City Journal, Cedar Rapids Gazette highlight Paddy Ekkakakis in articles on outdoor exercise: The Sioux City Journal and the Cedar Rapids Gazette published articles featuring Paddy Ekkekakis, a professor in kinesiology, and the benefits of outdoor exercise. In the articles, Ekkekakis explains that in addition to the physical benefits of exercise, outdoor exercise can also have positive effects on mental health components such as mood and appetite regulation. More».
For more information, contact Paddy Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

Cedar Rapids Gazette article features Q and A on clean eating with Ruth Litchfield: In an article published by the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Ruth Litchfield, a professor in food science and human nutrition, discusses misconceptions about clean eating. According to Litchfield, while consumers may gravitate towards "clean eating" because it appears to be healthier, they may not be considering the negative effects this trend has on food waste, food prices, and food safety. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-6193 or litch@iastate.edu.

KCCI-TV features AnswerLine for those facing Thanksgiving crisis: KCCI-TV featured Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's AnswerLine, a service that provides information and resources for Iowa consumers with home and family questions, in a recent TV interview. Liz Meimann, a human sciences specialist and coordinator for AnswerLine, suggested tips for those hosting Thanksgiving to make sure planning and cooking goes smoothly, such as making sure the Thanksgiving turkey reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit when cooked. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Meimann in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2018 or emeimann@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach article highlights Malisa Rader and Powerful Tools for Caregivers: The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program, offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides strategies and resources to help caregivers take care of themselves. According to Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist in family life, these tools can help ease some of the stress caregivers may experience, as well as improve their ability to care for their loved ones in need. ISU Extension and Outreach will host a Class Leader Training on Jan. 24 and 25, 2018, in Nevada, Iowa, for those interested in leading the program. More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or mrader@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach article offers tips to protect against Equifax data breach: Suzanne Bartholomae, a state extension specialist in family finance and an assistant professor in human development and family studies, was featured in an article by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach about the Equifax data breach. The article offers suggestions for those who are unsure about whether or not their personal information has been compromised. According to Bartholomae, the first step to ensuring that a person's financial information is safe is to check Equifax's website. More».
For more information, contact Suzanne Bartholomae in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-9528 or suzanneb@iastate.edu.

Students in Directions Learning Community assemble hygiene kits for "Clean the World" organization: About 50 first-year students from the Directions Learning Community, which is designed for students in events and hospitality management, on Monday assembled more than 450 hygiene kits to be distributed at local shelters to those in need. "Clean the World," the organization through which the kits will be distributed, seeks to reduce waste created by discarded soap and shampoo products and prevent millions of deaths caused by hygiene-related illnesses every year.
For more information, contact Liz Harris and Dawn Fiihr in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-5307 and 515-294-3459 or lizh@iastate.edu and dmfiihr@iastate.edu.

November 22, 2017

WHO TV shows kinesiology outreach using singing and boxing to ease symptoms of Parkinson's disease: A group coordinated by Elizabeth Stegemoller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, is delaying the progression of Parkinson's disease symptoms by tapping into music and physical activity. A WHO TV News segment highlights their efforts. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 515-294-5965 or esteg@iastate.edu.

November 21, 2017

Chloe Steffensmeier continues her passion at Iowa State in student profile: Chloe Steffensmeier hopes to one day use her master's degree in gerontology to work for the Department on Aging. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Steffensmeier at chloes@iastate.edu.

Chandra Bolin named events coordinator for Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: Chandra Bolin, junior in marketing with a minor in event management, was recently selected to be a part of the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair planning committee as the Events Coordinator. She will serve on the committee with five other undergraduate students to plan and promote the Career Fair, which will take place on Feb. 7, 2018. More».
For more information, contact Jake Jansen in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareer_jake@iastate.edu.

Food Safety News highlights Ruth Litchfield, Ruth MacDonald in article about risks of clean eating: In a recent article published by Food Safety news, Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair in food science and human nutrition, and Ruth Litchfield, professor in food science and human nutrition, discuss some of the risks associated with clean eating. According to MacDonald and Litchfield, clean eating may increase food waste and increase risk of exposure to harmful bacteria that certain additives protect against. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald or Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or 515-294-9484 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu; litch@iastate.edu.

Clinton Gudmunson, Wen Chang featured in Faculty Focus videos: Clinton Gudmunson, an associate professor in human development and family studies, and Wen Chang, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

Runner's World features Paddy Ekkekakis in article about effects of running on depression: Runner's World recently published an article about the various effects running can have on the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Paddy Ekkekakis, professor in kinesiology, is quoted in the article explaining the relationship between exercise and the brain, and the positive cognitive effects that can result from regular exercise. More».
For more information, contact Paddy Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

AESHM's Mackenzie Jordan, Megan Huftalin, Eric Brown attend The HX Hotel Experience in New York: Mackenzie Jordan and Megan Huftalin, both seniors in event management, joined associate professor Eric A Brown in attending The HX Hotel Experience — the largest hospitality show in North America — Nov. 11 to 13 in New York City. They attended a student networking reception, a tour of the Andaz 5th Avenue chic boutique hotel in Midtown Manhattan, and a breakfast sponsored by Hyatt with Eta Sigma Delta, the honor society for hospitality and event students. More».
For more information, contact Eric Brown in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8474 or ebrown@iastate.edu.

Iowa Public Radio features graduate student Patricia Izbicki winning Iowa Women of Innovation Award: Izbicki, a doctoral student in kinesiology and the interdepartmental neuroscience program, was featured Nov. 15 by Iowa Public Radio for capturing an Iowa Women of Innovation Award. Izbicki, who holds an undergraduate degree in music performance, is exploring how music impacts the nervous system and the brain. She received a $2,500 scholarship as one of two student winners of the Technology Association of Iowa's Women of Innovation Awards. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Izbicki in kinesiology at pizbicki@iastate.edu.

Jessie Glanz offers her student perspective as a CHS ambassador in student profile: Jessie Glanz can't wait to use her dietetics degree to work as a clinical dietitian. Besides studying and mentoring prospective students as a CHS ambassador, she enjoys tailgating, spending time at the gym, and exploring new trails to run. More».
For more information, contact Jessie Glanz in food science and human nutrition at jglanz@iastate.edu.

Kelsey Sigvertsen builds her future with School of Education opportunities in student profile: Kelsey Sigvertsen aspires to be a 4th grade elementary teacher or work in administration, hopefully as a principal. Currently, in her free time, Kelsey enjoys reading, taking walks outside, and going to sporting events. More».
For more information, contact Kelsey Sigvertsen in the School of Education at ksigvert@iastate.edu.

November 14, 2017

Janelle Cross uses compassion for others to strengthen future teaching career in student profile: Janelle Cross plans to teach anywhere from 2nd to 5th grade in a suburban elementary school or work in ministry. Until then, Janelle spends time as a student leader for The Salt Company, at coffee shops with friends, and reading. More».
For more information, contact Janelle Cross in the School of Education at jncross@iastate.edu.

Mariah Nichols reaffirms her major with an on-campus job in student profile: Mariah Nichols can't wait to use her financial counseling and planning degree to help people manage their finances. In addition to working and studying, Mariah enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, and participating in clubs. More».
For more information, contact Mariah Nichols in human development and family studies at mariahn@iastate.edu.

November 13, 2017

Human Sciences Week announces 2018 co-chairs: Ryan True, junior in kinesiology and health, and Kayla Morehead, senior in dietetics, have been selected to serve as co-chairs for Human Sciences Week 2018. True and Morehead will oversee planning, promotion, and actualization of dozens of activities. Human Sciences Week is a week-long, student-run celebration that showcases the people and programs of the College of Human Sciences and their success in expanding human potential. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Week advisers Sarah Wilson or Jenn Plagman-Galvin at slwilson@iastate.edu; jpgalvin@iastate.edu.

November 10, 2017

Christine Lippard, Tong Wang featured in Faculty Focus videos: Christine Lippard, assistant professor in human development and family studies, and Tong Wang, professor in food science and human nutrition, were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

November 7, 2017

Macy Morrow discovers major by sampling courses in student profile: Macy Morrow wants to become a physician assistant and eventually work for Doctors Without Borders. When she isn't studying, she likes to explore campus, hammock, and hang out with friends. More».
For more information, contact Macy Morrow in kinesiology at morrowmt@iastate.edu.

Jon Ordonio narrows career goal after studying abroad in student profile: Jon Ordonio strives to join UNESCO and teach children around the world. When Jon isn't preparing to be a teacher, he attends club meetings, learns dance moves on YouTube, and reads the newest version of a Japanese light novel. More».
For more information, contact Jon Ordonio in human development and family studies at eordonio@iastate.edu.

Top industry leaders form new Event Management Executive Advisory Council: Top industry leaders are advising Iowa State University's event management program as members of the new Event Management Executive Advisory Council. They met Nov. 3 for the first time. Advisers include: Julie Weeks of the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau, Steve Peters of VenuWorks, Tim Bryan and Ellie Straw of A Special Event DJ and Photo Booth, Brandie Willson and Alivia Sprenger of the Iowa Cubs, TJ Juskiewicz of RAGBRAI, Amedeo Rossi with the 80/35 Music Festival, Brian Phillips of the city of Ames, and Emily Brown with the Iowa State University Foundation. More».
For more information, contact Eric Olson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-0699 or olsoned@iastate.edu.

November 6, 2017

QC Online's Radish Magazine features ISU Extension and Outreach's Buy. Eat. Live Healthy program: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's "Buy. Eat. Live Healthy" program was recently featured in a Radish Magazine online article. Suzanne Tanner, extension program assistant in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, discusses the health and financial benefits that the Buy. Eat. Live Healthy program provides to Iowa families. More».
For more information, contact Suzanne Tanner in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-359-7577 or stanner@iastate.edu.

November 3, 2017

Ames Community School District publishes video featuring "Maker Theater" collaboration: The Ames Community School district recently published a video to YouTube featuring "Maker Theater," a collaboration between the ISU School of Education and Edwards Elementary School. "Maker Theater" teaches literacy and geometry lessons to third graders while giving School of Education students a unique teaching experience. More».
For more information, contact Sara Nelson or Christa Jackson in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 or 515-294-4519 or sdnelson@iastate.edu; jacksonc@iastate.edu.

Sara Marcketti, Michael Mamp co-edit latest issue of Fashion, Style, and Popular Culture journal: Sara Marcketti, professor in the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management, and Michael Mamp, a former ISU doctoral student, co-edited the latest issue of Fashion, Style, and Popular Culture, a journal dedicated to fashion scholarship and its interfacings with popular culture. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.

Dawn Dunnegan discusses holiday season stress management tips in recent extension article: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach featured Dawn Dunnegan, a human sciences specialist in family life, in an article about managing stress during the holiday season. According to Dunnegan, creating a budget and a schedule are two ways to reduce stress that may stem from the time and monetary commitment of gift shopping and multiple holiday party invitations. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Dunnegan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126 or dunnegan@iastate.edu.

November 2, 2017

SoAR Foundation highlights Melha Mellata research to protect people, poultry in new report: The report, "Retaking the Field: Empowering Agricultural Sciences for Health," explores the success of research projects funded by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, the flagship competitive grants program of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Mellata, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, and her team of researchers focused on improving food safety by reducing harmful bacteria in poultry products. More».
For more information, contact Melha Mellata in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9220 or mmellata@iastate.edu.

November 1, 2017

Kim Greder, Elizabeth Stegemöller featured in Faculty Focus videos: Kim Greder, associate professor in human development and family studies and a state specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, and Elizabeth Stegemöller, assistant professor in kinesiology, were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

KCRG-TV features Ellen McKinney, Iowa State AESHM students' presentation about wearable technology: A story from KCRG-TV featuring Ellen McKinney, assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, and Iowa State students highlighted their participation in the 4-H National Youth Science Day event on Oct. 24 at Franklin Middle School in Cedar Rapids. McKinney and students Leah Dochterman, Ellen McCauley, and Kaitlyn White, all seniors in apparel, merchandising, and design, attended the event and shared examples of their wearable technology, such as a solar-powered jacket, with sixth-grade students. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.

Twenty from Iowa State to attend Association for the Study of Higher Education conference: Twenty Iowa State faculty members, graduate students, postdoctoral research associates, and recent graduates will participate in the 42nd annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). This year's conference, "Power to the People," will be held Nov. 9 to 11 in Houston, Texas. Iowa State will be involved in 26 presentations, discussions, and poster and roundtable sessions, including one about teaching race and social justice in predominantly white spaces. Another session will feature Chinese international college students' experience of microaggression. Conference participants include Erin Doran, Shaohua "Linda" Pei, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Emily Logan, Anupma Singh, Rosemary Perez, Nancy Evans, Rachel Friedensen, Michael Brown, Sarah Rodriguez, Brian Burt, Dian Squire, Mark Weatherly, Wesley Harris, Lorenzo Baber, Gralon Johnson, Kimberly McDonough, Ann Gansemer-Topf, Robert Reason, and Aurelia Kollasch. More».
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber in the School of Education at 515-294-8374 or ldbaber@iastate.edu.

October 31, 2017

Haley Appel networks through Human Development and Family Studies Club in student profile: Haley Appel's career goal is teaching in a child care facility of K-3. Until she earns her degree, she thrift shops, spends time at Cafe Diem, and hangs out with her friends. More».
For more information, contact Haley Appel in human development and family studies at hnappel@iastate.edu.

Kristin Gerhardt gains confidence through undergraduate research assistantship in student profile: Kristin Gerhardt wants to use her degree in dietetics to work as a clinical dietitian in weight management. During her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dogs at Ledges State Park, trying new restaurants, and going to sporting events. More».
For more information, contact Kristin Gerhardt in food science and human nutrition at kristing@iastate.edu.

Alyssa Best gives back as a peer mentor for Common Threads Learning Community in student profile: Alyssa Best's dream job is working as a merchandiser for J. Crew. When she's not working toward her degree, she enjoys watching Netflix and reading. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at ajbest@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes October HS Matters Online: Read about the college's exciting new initiatives and award-winning research. Watch a recap of Human Sciences Week. And get to know our faculty with the latest Faculty Focus videos in the October HS Matters Online, the college's monthly e-newsletter. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Meadows in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnm@iastate.edu.

October 30, 2017

Elementary education major Leah Beman's work to destigmatize mental health issues recounted in Ames Tribune: As the new president of Iowa State University's student chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Leah Beman is raising awareness and working to remove the social stigma for those with mental health issues. An Ames Tribune story highlights her work. More».
For more information, contact Leah Beman in the School of Education at 319-721-6895 or lbeman@iastate.edu.

Janice Baker, Young-A Lee featured in Faculty Focus videos: Janice Baker, assistant professor in kinesiology, and Young-A Lee, associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

October 24, 2017

Naomi Petrich's preparation for physician assistant school highlighted in student profile: Naomi Petrich's dream of becoming a physician assistant has started to become reality as she begins to apply to physician assistant school. When she isn't preparing her application materials, she enjoys golfing with her friends and re-watching episodes of Grey's Anatomy and One Tree Hill. More».
For more information, contact Naomi Petrich in kinesiology at naomipetrich10@gmail.com.

Tessa Anderson shares passions for hunger relief in student profile: Tess Anderson looks forward to working in research and development with hunger relief. When she isn't informing people about food insecurity, she enjoys crafting, baking, and spending time with friends. More».
For more information, contact Tessa Anderson in food science and human nutrition at tessaa@iastate.edu.

Nicole Kluesner's travels to Los Angeles with AMD program featured in student profile: Nicole Kluesner wants to work as a buyer for a corporate office or open my own boutique. Right now, she spends her time baking treats for her roommates, watching Netflix, and listening to music. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Kluesner in apparel, events, and hospitality management at nklues@iastate.edu.

October 23, 2017

Iowa State Daily features fine dining dinners at the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom: The Iowa State Daily published an article highlighting students in hospitality management and their experience planning fine dining dinners at the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. The hospitality management course, HSP M 487 Fine Dining Management, gives students the opportunity to collaborate to plan and host a dinner at the tearoom for the public. More».
For more information, contact Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3330.

October 20, 2017

Human sciences specialist Malissa Rader discusses online child care course in extension article: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a two-part online course starting Nov. 1 through the Eco-Freindly Child Care program. According to Malissa Rader, a human sciences specialist in family life, this national program aims to create healthier children by working to reduce environmental health hazards found in child care facilities. More».
For more information, contact Malissa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or mrader@iastate.edu.

October 19, 2017

Ruth MacDonald, Spyridoula Vazou featured in Faculty Focus videos: Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair of food science and human nutrition, and Spyridoula Vazou, associate professor in kinesiology, were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

October 17, 2017

Brenda Zavala-Livengood describes support found via multicultural organizations in student profile: Brenda Zavala-Livengood's career goal is to work in marketing and business development for a food company. She spends time with family, friends, and her corgi, or by completing many of her half-started Pinterest projects. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Zavala-Livengood in food science and human nutrition at brendaz@iastate.edu.

Haley Schany identifies true passion after hands-on experience in student profile: Haley Schany is certain she wants to be a physician's assistant. In the mean time, she enjoys going on adventures with friends and cheering on the Cyclones with the greatest fan base in the country. More».
For more information, contact Haley Schany in kinesiology at hkschany@iastate.edu.

October 16, 2017

ISU News Service features collaboration between School of Education, Edwards Elementary School: ISU News Service published an article featuring a collaborative project between students in the School of Education and third graders at Edwards Elementary School entitled "Maker Theater." "Maker Theater" teaches literacy and geometry lessons to third graders while giving School of Education students a unique teaching experience. More».
For more information, contact Sara Nelson or Christa Jackson in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 or 515-294-4519 or sdnelson@iastate.edu; jacksonc@iastate.edu.

October 13, 2017

Andra Luth shares her love of exercise with the community in student profile: Andra Luth decided to major in kinesiology after suffering a sports injury in high school. When she isn't preparing for physical therapy school, she enjoys running and watching "Friends" with her roommates. More».
For more information, contact Andra Luth in kinesiology at amluth@iastate.edu.

Men's Health, Men's Fitness, CBC, Daily Mail highlight Iowa State nutrition study: Men's Health magazine, Men's Fitness magazine, CBC, and Daily Mail are some of the news outlets to feature a study conducted at Iowa State University, which showed that adding oil to salad can help the absorption of eight fat-soluble nutrients from salad vegetables. According to Wendy White, associate professor of food science and human nutrition and lead author of the study, this means that a salad with 1-2 tablespoons of oil added may be healthier than a salad without any dressing. One tablespoon of oil equals about 3 tablespoons of Italian salad dressing. More».
For more information, contact Wendy White in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3447 or wswhite@iastate.edu.

October 11, 2017

Laura Dunn Jolly, Sarah Francis, Jason Gillette, Emily Hayden featured in Faculty Focus videos: Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences; Sarah Francis, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition; Jason Gillette, an associate professor in kinesiology; and Emily Hayden, an assistant professor in the School of Education; are four of the most recent faculty members to be featured in the College of Human Sciences' Faculty Focus videos. These videos highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the College of Human Sciences' YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

Alliance for Iowa State highlights Richard Spoth, research combating substance misuse: Richard Spoth, the director of Iowa State's Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute, was featured in Alliance for Iowa State for his work studying how to curb the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. Spoth researches the effect of community-based programs on opioid drug misuse among youth. Most recently, Spoth and his colleagues published the Promoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience, or PROSPER, model study in this month's edition of Psychological Medicine. More».
For more information, contact Richard Spoth in human development and family studies at 515-294-9752 or rlspoth@iastate.edu.

October 10, 2017

Leah Beman shows how getting involved in clubs is beneficial in student profile: Leah Beman wants to be a special education elementary teacher. When she isn't studying, she enjoys watching Netflix, hanging out with friends, or drinking refreshers at Starbucks. More».
For more information, contact Leah Beman in the School of Education at lbeman@iastate.edu.

Megan Wallace turns passion for childcare into a career plan in student profile: When Megan changed her major to child, adult, and family services after her freshman year, she knew it was the right choice. She enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and going out to eat with friends. More».
For more information, contact Megan Wallace in human development and family studies at mlw@iastate.edu.

Daniel Shultz utilizes athletic training program opportunities in student profile: Daniel Shultz hopes to work as an athletic trainer in either the NFL or at a Division I school. For now, he spends his time enjoying the outdoors by hiking, playing football, and hammocking. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Shultz in kinesiology at drshultz@iastate.edu.

October 5, 2017

Jared Reed discusses poverty and community college student retention in Inside Higher Ed article: Education doctoral student Jared Reed is studying rural community colleges at Iowa State. He's also the lead navigator for the Pathways for Academic Career and Employment program at Southeastern Community College in Iowa. Reed discusses the special demands that rural community colleges face while trying to retain students through graduation, in an Inside Higher Ed article that was published Oct. 4. More».
For more information, contact Jared Reed in the School of Education at 319-316-2289 or jwreed@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features Linda Niehm's USDA grant, big data research: The Iowa State Daily on Oct. 1 featured the work that Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events and hospitality management and a Dean's Faculty Fellow in the College of Human Sciences, is doing relating to big data. Niehm is on a multi-state research team that acquired a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to use big data to match rural communities with businesses that would have the best likelihood of success in specific geographic areas. The media coverage stems from a Sept. 12 news release from the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.

October 4, 2017

College of Human Sciences releases fall 2017 edition of HS Matters magazine: The College of Human Sciences just released its fall 2017 edition of HS Matters magazine. This issue showcases how interdisciplinary research teams in the college are advancing Iowa State University's status as a world leader in addressing global challenges. Pick up a copy in E102 Lagomarcino Hall if you'd like one but didn't receive one. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

Trend magazine releases online September issue: Trend magazine recently published its September issue online. This month's 28-page publication, which will be available online only, features football season fashion, ways to use and reuse basic wardrobe items such as a plain white T-shirt, and more. More».
For more information, contact Destinie Phomsouvanh in apparel, events, and hospitality management at dphom@iastate.edu.

October 3, 2017

Kelsey Finn involves herself outside of career path in student profile: Kelsey Finn plans to be an occupational therapist with a focus on mental health, brain trauma, or pediatrics. When Kelsey isn't attending one of her club meetings, she spends time with friends, working out, and hiking. More».
For more information, contact Kelsey Finn in food science and human nutrition at kgfinn@iastate.edu.

Tra "Hana" Hoang makes Iowa State her second home in student profile: As an international student, Tra "Hana" Hoang learned branching out was the best way to make new friends. She enjoys dancing, watching Korean dramas, and running in her free time. More».
For more information, contact Hana Hoang in apparel, events, and hospitality management at tra_hoang.0801@yahoo.com.

Jeanne Dyches, Megan Gilligan, Auriel Willette latest to be featured in Faculty Focus videos: Jeanne Dyches in the School of Education, Megan Gilligan in human development and family studies, and Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition are three of the latest human scientists to be featured in the College of Human Sciences' Faculty Focus videos. Visit our YouTube page to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.

October 2, 2017

AMD alumnae Victoria Raile and Hannah Swanson showcase designs in Des Moines Fashion Week: Two Iowa State University alumnae from the apparel, merchandising, and design program showcased their clothing lines during Des Moines Fashion Week, which took place from Sept. 25 to Sept. 29. Hannah Swanson and Victoria Raile were both selected to be a part of the show by Camille Butzen, the creator and producer of Des Moines Fashion Week. More».
For more information, contact Victoria Raile or Hannah Swanson at victoriajraile@gmail.com; hkswanson3@gmail.com.

September 29, 2017

School of Education's Emily Howell featured on ISU home page: Emily Howell, an assistant professor in the School of Education, discusses her vision of incorporating digital tools into the classroom in a recent article published on the ISU home page. Howell says that games such as Pokémon GO can help guide interaction and give students a different kind of learning experience. Because of the benefits that these games can provide, Howell is working with teachers throughout the state of Iowa to give Iowa students access to this technology. More».
For more information, contact Emily Howell in the School of Education at 515-294-2655 or ehowell@iastate.edu.

Joanne Marshall, Daniel Spikes kick off Connect webinar series for AERA: Joanne Marshall, an associate professor in the School of Education, and Daniel Spikes, an assistant professor in the School of Education, kicked off the American Educational Research Association's Connect Series monthly webinar on Sept. 27. Their webinar was entitled "Ethics, spirituality, and social justice in educational leadership." The Connect Series is an initiative sponsored by the AERA Division A Graduate Student Committee, led by Iowa State doctoral student Brandon Clark. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall or Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or 515-294-4497 or jmars@iastate.edu; dspikes@iastate.edu.

September 27, 2017

CHS Rising Star intern Emily Bormann featured in ISU Extension and Outreach video: Emily Bormann, a senior in family and consumer sciences education and studies, worked as a Rising Star intern in northwest Iowa developing local foods programming and youth programming for Woodbury, Plymouth, and Monona counties. In a video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Bormann talks with John Lawrence, the interim vice president for extension and outreach, and Bob Dodds, the assistant vice president for county services, about her summer internship experience as a rising star. More».
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.

September 26, 2017

Marilyn Gasienica dreams of Disney in student profile: Marilyn Gasienica hopes to use her hospitality management degree to one day work at Disney World. When she isn't planning her next Disney trip, she spends time watching movies with her roommates or rewarding herself with a sweet treat from Dairy Queen. More».
For more information, contact Marilyn Gasienica in apparel, events, and hospitality management at marilyng@iastate.edu.

Anastasia Frazee shows passion for culinary food science program in student profile: Anastasia Frazee wants to use her culinary food science degree to open her own bakery someday. When she isn't trying out new recipes in the kitchen, she enjoys playing soccer and hanging out with her friends. More».
For more information, contact Anastasia Frazee in food science and human nutrition at afrazee@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register interviews Douglas Wieczorek about new school accountability measures: Wieczorek, an assistant professor in the School of Education who studies how educators navigate education reform and change, was quoted in a Sept. 24 article in The Des Moines Register. The article highlighted the state's Every Student Succeeds Act plan, to replace the state's plan under No Child Left Behind. Iowa's new plan takes a more holistic approach with multiple measures to assess school performance, from academic tests to student growth and graduation rates. Students' opinions about their teachers, classmates, and schools may be included. "It is a relatively new phenomenon that schools and states and districts are becoming more responsive to the voices of students, and rightfully so," Wieczorek said. More».
For more information, contact Douglas Wieczorek in the School of Education at 515-294-4486 or dwieczor@iastate.edu.

September 25, 2017

College of Human Sciences publishes September HS Matters Online: Learn more about Human Sciences Week 2017. Read and watch videos about some of our new and returning faculty members. And see what's new with our research and outreach activities in the September HS Matters Online, the college's e-newsletter for alumni. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

September 22, 2017

Iowa State Daily features Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website and app: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently launched a companion mobile app for the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website, which was designed in 2007 as a healthy eating resource for low-income Iowans. According to the Iowa State Daily, the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. online tools provide users with information on meal planning; budgeting; and healthy, easy recipes to try at home. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

September 21, 2017

Erin French to serve on committee planning Forum on Education Abroad's 4th European Conference: Erin French, the College of Human Sciences' director of international programs, has been selected to serve on the committee planning the Forum on Education Abroad's 4th European Conference. The conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, in October 2018 and will be hosted by New York University Prague. The Forum on Education Abroad is a nonprofit organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization for Education Abroad. Iowa State University has been an institutional member of the Forum on Education Abroad since 2012. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.

September 20, 2017

Multicultural Student Affairs publishes article featuring HDFS senior Sergio Torres: The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs featured an article on their website written by Sergio Torres, a senior in financial counseling and planning. Torres writes about his experience with Connect Four, a club that allows students of different races and ethnic backgrounds to work with one another to achieve academic and personal success. Torres says his involvement in Connect Four has helped him grow as a professional, a leader, and a person of color. More».
For more information, contact Sergio Torres at storres@iastate.edu.

Elsevier highlights Department of Kinesiology research in Atlas Award feature: Elsevier published an article featuring research conducted at Iowa State University that suggests running for an hour per week can lead to a longer life and cardiovascular benefits. The study recently received the Elsevier Atlas Award, a monthly international research award recognizing journal articles that have high potential to make an impact on human lives. Elsevier's article includes a Q-and-A with Duck-chul "DC" Lee, an associate professor in kinesiology and the lead author of the study. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

Human sciences specialist David Brown earns Certified Family Life Educator designation: David Brown, a human sciences specialist in family life, has attained the designation of Certified Family Life Educator, a credential offered through the National Council on Family Relations that is recognized internationally. Certified family life educators apply a primarily preventative approach to healthy family functioning through the perspective of family systems. Brown is also a licensed marital and family therapist, and has been a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach since 2014. More».
For more information, contact David Brown in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-298-1505 or dnbrown@iastate.edu.

September 19, 2017

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 tdulaney@iastate.edu.

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 alkermes@iastate.edu.

September 17, 2017

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 emckinne@iastate.edu.

September 12, 2017

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 ondiggs@iastate.edu.

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 kennethe@iastate.edu.

September 8, 2017

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 xehlers@iastate.edu.

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 in apparel, events, and hospitality management at info@katalinagirl.com.

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 dclee@iastate.edu.

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 bnallen@iastate.edu.

September 5, 2017

Laura Butcher highlights faculty connections in student profile: Laura Butcher hopes to teach grades K-3 and then return to graduate school to pursue a masters in library sciences. She spends her down time with sorority sisters, shopping with friends, or hiking at Ledges State Park. More».
For more information, contact Laura Butcher in the School of Education at lbutcher@iastate.edu.

Keesha Gaines advocates undecided program in student profile: Keesha Gaines wants to work as an occupational therapist in the future. Right now, she spends time binge watching television, working, or playing basketball. More».
For more information, contact Keesha Gaines in kinesiology at kgaines@iastate.edu.

Melanie Nesbitt gives advice on not taking too much advice in student profile: Melanie Nesbitt's dream job would be teaching middle school math in her hometown. Outside of class, Melanie enjoys coaching mock trial teams in her hometown, staying active in her home church, and creating artsy projects like canvases. More».
For more information, contact Melanie Nesbitt in the School of Education at mnesbitt@iastate.edu.

Human sciences specialist Kim Brantner discusses importance of routines in recent extension article: Brantner, who specializes in family life, said by creating morning and bedtime routines, parents can harness their children's enthusiasm and tackle any concerns their children may have about going to school — preparing them for a positive educational experience. More».
For more information, contact Kim Brantner in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-249-0258 or brantner@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach offers retirement education for child care providers: In a recent extension article, human sciences specialist Carolyn Steckelberg said, "Financial education designed for the providers who teach our young children allows them to focus on their important work, decreases turnover, and ensures greater stability in classrooms." ISU Extension offers two in-person workshops — "Cent$ible Child Care Provider Training: First Steps Toward Retirement" and "Cent$ible Child Care Provider Training: Next Steps for Retirement" — to help providers begin planning for retirement. More».
For more information, contact Carolyn Steckelberg in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-957-5795 or steckelb@iastate.edu.

September 1, 2017

Iowa State Daily features interdepartmental research initiative to improve chemical protective gear: Guowen Song, the Noma Scott Lloyd Chair Professor in Textiles and Clothing; Warren Franke, a professor in kinesiology; and Xinwei Wang, a professor in mechanical engineering, were featured in the Iowa State Daily for their collaborative efforts to create Chemical Protective Clothing that is more comfortable and thermal resistant than existing clothing. The team hopes their research will improve the workplace safety of people like firefighters and soldiers. More».
For more information, contact Guowen Song or Warren Franke at 515-294-3012; 515-294-8257 or gwsong@iastate.edu or wfranke@iastate.edu.

Sabah Ali featured on Local ABC 5 for her best-selling book about the college experience: Sabah Ali, a senior who is double majoring in apparel merchandising and business management, appeared live on We Are Iowa Local 5 News to talk about her book, "Enrolling in Confidence: How to Live the Lifestyle You Want in College." In her book, Ali shares her personal experience as a college student, and offers advice on how to effectively juggle academics, friends, extracurricular activities, and personal goals. More».
For more information, contact Sabah Ali at ssali@iastate.edu.

August 29, 2017

Sia Turner shares the impact her past has made on her future career in student profile: Sia Turner's goal is to serve as a Peace Corps Youth in Development volunteer. She would also like to be a social worker, empowering teens to improve their lives. Between volunteering, Sia finds time to bike, listen to music, and watch Netflix. More».
For more information, contact Sia Turner in human development and family studies at sturner@iastate.edu.

Emily Howell named higher education policy analyst for National Council of Teachers of English: Howell, an assistant professor of literacy and co-director of the Literacy Coaching Certificate at Iowa State, has been selected to be a higher education analyst for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This is a two-year role in which Howell will inform this professional organization and its members about state policy in Iowa related to English language arts, literacy education, and the humanities in colleges and universities. Only two representatives from each state are selected. Information regarding policy updates can be found at http://www.ncte.org/policy-analysis-initiative. More».
For more information, contact Emily Howell in the School of Education at 515-294-2655 or ehowell@iastate.edu.

August 25, 2017

Lydia Loya debuts "Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy" at Lost Festival in Chicago: Lydia Loya, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, will present her menswear collection titled "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" on Aug. 31 in Chicago, Illinois, at Lost Festival. The festival will celebrate of a year's worth of work done by the designers that work at the Lost Arts workshop. Loya worked at Lost Arts, a collaborative design studio, over summer 2017. Loya's interest in menswear began in spring 2017 during her independent study, where she created a line titled "Not your Ordinary Briefcase." This line received recognition at The Fashion Show 2017, and one of the ensembles in "Not Your Ordinary Briefcase" will also be shown at the International Textiles and Apparel conference in November in Florida. More».
For more information, contact Lydia Loya in apparel, events, and hospitality management at lidloya@iastate.edu.

August 22, 2017

Birdie Shirtcliff named to ISU Biotechnology Council: Elizabeth "Birdie" Shirtcliff, an associate professor in human development and family studies, has been selected to serve a three-year term on Iowa State University's Biotechnology Council. The council makes recommendations on program activities that support biotechnology research, education, and outreach. More».
For more information, contact Jim Reecy, associate vice president for research and director of the ISU Office of Biotechnology, at 515-294-6344 or jreecy@iastate.edu.

Jordan Arellanes shows importance of bringing passion into research in student profile: Jordan Arellanes hopes to become a professor at a research-intensive university. Jordan spends time fishing, coaching soccer, and playing with his dog, Lana, when he isn't in the lab. More».
For more information, contact Jordan Arellanes in human development and family studies at jarellan@iastate.edu.

August 18, 2017

Science Bound to hire first full-time director, releases 2016-17 annual report: Science Bound, Iowa State's premier pre-college program to empower Iowa students of color to pursue degrees and careers in STEM (science technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, will soon hire its first full-time director. School of Education associate professor Connie Hargrave this week resigned from her half-time role as director and will return full-time to her faculty position. Science Bound in 2016-17 celebrated 25 years and this week released its annual report, showcasing its progress of serving more than 400 students in 19 schools across three school districts, and more than 150 college students at Iowa State each year. More».
For more information, contact Anita Rollins in the School of Education at 515-294-4985 or arollins@iastate.edu.

August 17, 2017

Human sciences specialist Malisa Rader highlights professional development for child care providers: In a recent article published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Rader said Iowa State's online courses "give a convenient option to grow knowledge, expand skills and meet Iowa licensing requirements." More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or mrader@iastate.edu.

August 16, 2017

Meet our new Project SEARCH interns: Amber Kirk, Taylor Reighard, Chloe Schmidt, Adele Krier, and Marianne Russell will intern this academic year with the School of Education, Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic, Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, and food science and human nutrition labs. This is the second year that the College of Human Sciences is providing youth with disabilities with hands-on work experience to help them make the successful transition from school to adult life. The internships started this month and run through April. More».
For more information, contact Linda Lind in the School of Education at 515-294-2657 or lslind@iastate.edu.

August 15, 2017

Savana Stangeland shares her early, hands-on elementary education experience in student profile: Savana Stangeland aspires to serve as a special or general education teacher for low-income students. If Savana isn't gaining experience in the classroom, you can find her spending time with family, hunting with her dad, or shopping with friends More».
For more information, contact Savana Stangeland in the School of Education at savanas@iastate.edu.

Stegemöller's Parkinson's studies, music festival featured in Health Day, U.S. News, Courier: Elizabeth Stegemöller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, studies the positive effects that singing can have on swallowing and respiratory control — two functions complicated by Parkinson's disease. Health Day, U.S. News & World Report and the science and technology website Gears of Biz (which republished the Health Day report), and the Waterloo (Iowa) Courier highlighted the research in light of a recent Parkinson's Music Festival held in Ames. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

August 11, 2017

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach features Parkin-A-Punch program, voting open for Encore award: The "Parkin-A-Punch" program aims to improve motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease and increase the quality of life for youth through the mentoring experience. Encore.org's national competition will award $50,000 each to two winners with innovative ideas for engaging people over age 50 in improving the lives of vulnerable children and youth. Vote for "Parkin-A-Punch" every day, now through 8/31. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Hockaday in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7601 or hockaday@iastate.edu.

August 7, 2017

Ames Tribune highlights Stegemöller's Parkinson's disease research, upcoming music festival: Elizabeth Stegemöller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, studies singing's effects on swallowing and respiratory control among people with Parkinson's disease. In the Tribune article, Stegemöller discusses how she started researching the topic. A free concert, held at First Baptist Church of Ames August 12 at 6:30 p.m., will showcase the work of Stegemöller's singing groups. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

August 4, 2017

Alumni Tirzah Beam, Liz Scarpino featured for 10th anniversary of Omaha Fashion Week: Designs by Tirzah Beam and Liz Scarpino, both 2015 Iowa State graduates in apparel, merchandising, and design, were featured in designer profiles July 18 and Aug. 3 by Omaha Fashion Week as the show plans to celebrate its 10th anniversary, Aug. 21 to 26. Several Iowa State designers have over the years showcased their work and captured top honors at Omaha Fashion Week, the nation's fifth-largest fashion event. More».
For more information, contact Tirzah Beam and Liz Scarpino in apparel, events, and hospitality management at tirzah@frontiernet.net and lizscarpino@gmail.com.

Kathryn Southard promotes a healthy college lifestyle in student profile: Kathryn Southard's goal is to become a professor within a kinesiology or exercise science department at a mid-sized university. In her free time between research you can find her gardening, walking her dog, or baking. More».
For more information, contact Kathryn Southard in kinesiology at kjsouth@iastate.edu.

August 3, 2017

Human sciences specialist shares tips to hep children increase language skills: In an article published by ISU Extension and Outreach, human sciences specialist Joy Rouse shares tips for helping children to learn. She says that reading and talking to children, even infants and toddlers, are good ways to increase their language skills. She says parents should make eye contact with children, use gestures and other nonverbal communication, and talk about what they're doing like a play-by-play sportscaster. More».
For more information, contact Joy Rouse in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-250-5984 or jmrouse@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Fair features Fashion Show winning garments: Iowa State University's main exhibit at this year's Iowa State Fair, being held Aug. 10 to 20, will highlight how donor support has created special opportunities for students. Displays will include several award-winning garments created for The Fashion Show, one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.

School of Education hosts table, Katy Swalwell among speakers at Summit on School Climate & Culture: The Iowa State University School of Education will be hosting a table at the Des Moines Public Schools' 2nd Annual Summit on School Climate and Culture, to be held Aug. 7-8 at the Iowa Events Center. Katy Swalwell, an associate professor in the School of Education, is among the speakers at the summit. Swalwell's recent research focuses on how social studies curriculum, particularly local history, can be a site for developing students' and teachers' critical consciousness. More than 1,200 people attended this summit last year, which helps educators improve school climate and culture through professional development, skill building and application of best practices and research. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

August 1, 2017

Stephanie Clark oversees record number of entries in American Cheese Society judging and competition: Clark, a professor in food science and human nutrition, last week attended the American Cheese Society judging and competition in Denver, Colorado. As chair of the ACS judging and competition committee, Clark said a record number of cheeses and other dairy products were entered into the competition: 2,024 products representing 281 companies. Kelsey Choquette, a 2017 graduate in food science, was one of 22 technical judges at the competition. Choquette was selected to be a judge because of her dairy products evaluation skills. Seven Iowa products received awards at the judging and competition awards ceremony on July 29. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

July 31, 2017

Marshalltown's Times-Republican features dietetics alumnus James Robak: James Robak, who earned a bachelor's degree in dietetics from Iowa State in 2015, serves as a dietitian at the Iowa Veterans Home. From 2005-09, he served in the U.S. Army, gaining recognition as a skilled sniper during the Iraq War. More».
For more information, contact James Robak at jamesarobak@hotmail.com.

July 28, 2017

Shaohua "Linda" Pei explains what motivates her research in student profile: Linda Pei aspires to become a faculty member or administrator in international higher education. When she isn't on campus or working on her research projects, she enjoys doing extracurricular activities with her kids or traveling with family. More».
For more information, contact Shaohua "Linda" Pei in the School of Education at lindapei@iastate.edu.

Iowa State gives 19 presentations at international hospitality conference: Iowa State gave 19 oral and poster presentations at this year's International CHRIE conference, July 26-28 in Baltimore, Maryland. Iowa State is consistently a top presenter at this international hospitality conference. Eric A. Brown is the association's director of membership, while Thomas Schrier is president of the I-CHRIE Central Federation. This year's presentations include former Iowa State doctoral student Joel Reynolds and associate professor Lakshman Rajagopal presenting research about food safety in childcare. More».
For more information, contact Eric Brown in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8474 or ebrown@iastate.edu.

July 24, 2017

Cedar Rapids Gazette features Ruth Litchfield in article detailing food waste prevention: In the article, Litchfield shares statistics regarding food waste in the home and in retail environments. She also discusses some ways to help curb the trend toward food waste. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9484 or litch@iastate.edu.

Ashley Murphy shares her passion for helping at-risk children in student profile: Ashley knows she wants to work in a Title I school district, as a kindergarten teacher, with at-risk children. When she isn't studying, she enjoys grabbing coffee from Caribou and sitting on central campus with a book, going to the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop, and finding new things to do around Ames. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Murphy in human development and family studies at amurphy@iastate.edu.

July 20, 2017

Carl Weems co-authors new book focusing on neurobiology of traumatic stress stress: Weems, professor and chair of human development and family studies, co-authored the book with Stanford University's Victor G. Carrión. The authors hope to launch new ways of studying the impact of trauma on children and adolescents. More».
For more information, contact Carl Weems in human development and family studies at 515-294-9659 or cweems@iastate.edu.

Alum Liz Scarpino highlighted by Omaha Fashion Week: Liz Scarpino, a 2015 Iowa State graduate in apparel, merchandising, and design, was highlighted this week by Omaha Fashion Week as she prepares for her SS18 collection to be debuted at Omaha Fashion Week's 10th anniversary show on Monday, Aug. 21. The collection was inspired by the silhouette and styling trends from the 1970s and '90s, like bell-bottomed jeans, culottes, and patchwork denim. Scarpino was born with a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury, causing complete paralysis to her right arm. Her women's wear brand is called "Single Handedly Liz." She last presented her work at Omaha Fashion Week in February. More».
For more information, contact Liz Scarpino in apparel, events, and hospitality management at lizscarpino@gmail.com.

July 19, 2017

College of Human Sciences publishes July HS Matters Online newsletter: Read about our latest groundbreaking research, our student experiences across the globe, and the latest national rankings that make us proud to be Cyclones in the July HS Matters Online newsletter. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

July 14, 2017

Amanda Bries shares how her research has influenced her in student profile: Amanda plans to do clinical research at a teaching hospital and eventually complete her doctorate. When she isn't studying, she enjoys staying active by training for races, as well as, practicing piano and wood burning. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Bries in food science and human nutrition at aebries@iastate.edu.

NY Elite Magazine features Vanessa McNeal: Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 Iowa State graduate in child, adult, and family services; continues to generate publicity with her story and her speaking and filmmaking career. One of the latest features comes from NY Elite Magazine, a cultural diplomacy magazine featuring stories about arts and culture. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at mcnealv@uni.edu.

July 13, 2017

New York Times features Iowa State alumnus Todd Snyder during New York Men's Fashion Week: The New York Times on July 12 featured Iowa State alumnus Todd Snyder in relation to his July 10 fashion show as part of New York Men's Fashion Week. Snyder, who graduated in apparel, merchandising, and design in 1992, is one of Iowa State's most celebrated and well-known menswear fashion designers. He opened a flagship store in New York City last year. The New York Times article says that his spring 2018 collection "may be his best to date." More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

July 12, 2017

Inside Higher Ed features research by Erin Doran: Inside Higher Ed on July 12 featured research co-authored by Erin Doran, a visiting assistant professor in the School of Education who will be a permanent assistant professor this fall. The study found that students are more likely to graduate from colleges that are more expensive and have larger budgets. More».
For more information, contact Erin Doran in the School of Education at 515-294-3748 or edoran@iastate.edu.

See photos of dedication ceremony for newly renovated Kemin Food Science Laboratory: A dedication ceremony for the newly renovated Kemin Food Science Laboratory took place 9 a.m. July 12 in the Food Sciences Building. Several Iowa State and Kemin Industries representatives shared some thoughts about the lab prior to a ribbon cutting ceremony. The lab will be used for undergraduate food chemistry and food analysis lab classes and food microbiology lab classes. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

July 10, 2017

Human sciences specialist Malisa Rader helps parents prepare for an empty nest: Rader, who specializes in family life, shared in a recent Extension and Outreach article that during the time of transition, it's important for parents to stay positive, get support from friends, and embrace their new role as a mentor. More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or mrader@iastate.edu.

Human sciences specialist Carol Ehlers shares benefits of A Place of Your Own homebuyer program: The five-lesson online course provides consumers with decision-making tools on whether now is a good time to buy a home. Ehlers, who specializes in family finance, said the $45 online course helps consumers decide if they're ready to buy a home, manage their money, and obtain a mortgage. More».
For more information, contact Carol Ehlers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-732-5056 or xehlers@iastate.edu.

July 7, 2017

Ellen McKinney to speak at Designer Joi's Sewing Holiday: Ellen McKinney, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will speak July 20 about Japanese patternmaking at this year's Designer Joi's Sewing Holiday, a premiere destination boutique sewing event being held July 18 to 22 in Sioux City by Iowa State alumna Joi Mahon. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features Eulanda Sanders as new AESHM department chair: The Iowa State Daily featured the change in leadership of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Eulanda Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing, succeeded Robert Bosselman as department chair, effective July 1. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

Kelly Stocker shares the importance of teaching for all learning abilities in student profile: Kelly knows she wants to teach preschool in an inclusive classroom. When she isn't studying, she enjoys reading, hiking, and watching movies. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Stocker in human development and family studies at kstocker@iastate.edu.

July 3, 2017

QC Online features Iowa State alumna Vanessa McNeal: QC Online on June 29 featured Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 graduate in child, adult, and family services, in an article entitled, "23-year-old Davenport native has blooming film/speaking career." McNeal this spring earned a master's degree in social work, formed her own company McNeal Media, and now lives in Des Moines working with at-risk high school youth for iJAG (Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates). More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal at mcnealv@uni.edu.

Iowa State students attend FCCLA national leadership conference in Nashville: Iowa State students Nick Greiner, Landon Calderwood, and Derrik Wallace attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) national leadership conference, held July 2 to 6 in Nashville, Tennessee. More».
For more information, contact Troy Anderson in human development and family studies at 515-294-5652 or tander@iastate.edu.

June 30, 2017

The Des Moines Register features approval of Iowa State nursing degree: The Des Moines Register on June 28 featured the Iowa Board of Regents' vote to give Iowa State permission to move forward with its first-ever nursing degree. The new program, which is scheduled to be up and running by fall 2018, will allow registered nurses who already have their associate degree to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. More».
For more information, contact Virginia "Ginny" Wangerin in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-6374 or wangerin@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes the June HS Matters Online: In the June HS Matters Online: See where our students are interning around the world this summer. Read about our new nursing degree. And celebrate how Iowa State is once again ranked a top fashion school in the nation. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Kitces blog cites Iowa State as an example of a financial counseling lab: A recent blog by Michael E. Kitces, well-regarded and followed by the professional financial planning community, cites Iowa State as an example of how researchers are using financial counseling laboratories to subject the 'art' of financial planning to scientific investigation. The blog shows how Iowa State's financial counseling lab contains unobtrusive means of observation through use of a one-way mirror and microphones. More».
For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features AMD alum Kinsey Meyer: The Iowa State Daily on June 22 featured Kinsey Meyer, a 2014 graduate in apparel, merchandising, and design. The article outlines how Meyer worked at a consignment shop while a student at Iowa State, and now owns that consignment shop, Miss Meyer's Clothing Consignment. More».
For more information, contact Kinsey Meyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at ieshalee@hotmail.com.

Iowa State students attend family and consumer sciences national conference in Dallas: Student officers in the Iowa State FCEDS (family and consumer sciences education and studies) Club in June attended the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) conference in Dallas, Texas. More».
For more information, contact Troy Anderson in human development and family studies at 515-294-5652 or tander@iastate.edu.

Mitch Stephenson shows how courses outside his major expand his opportunities in student profile: Mitch aspires to be a university professor of biomechanics. When he isn't studying, he enjoys indoor exercises, motorcycle riding, and building/restoring items like furniture and vintage stereos. More».
For more information, contact Mitchell Stephenson in kinesiology at mistephe@iastate.edu.

Jess Alley talks about switching career paths as a Ph.D. student in student profile: Jess hopes to open her own business collaborating her education with her love for the outdoors. When she isn't studying, she enjoys running, climbing, and backpacking. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Alley in kinesiology at alleyjr@iastate.edu.

June 23, 2017

WHO-TV interviews alumna Vanessa McNeal about new documentary: Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 graduate in child, adult, and family services, was interviewed by Megan Reuther at WHO-TV about her latest documentary, "The Voiceless," featuring male survivors of sexual violence. Her film has been accepted into the Newark International Film Festival in New Jersey and was screened June 21 at the Des Moines Social Club. HBO has asked for a screeners version of it. She is one of the cover stories on the Iowa State University home page. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal at mcnealv@uni.edu.

Joey Lee pursues his Ph.D. as a first generation student in student profile: Joey wants to teach as a professor at a small or mid-level university or at a community college. When he isn't studying, he enjoys playing basketball, working out, and spending time with his one-year-old son. More».
For more information, contact Joseph Lee in kinesiology at jalee3@iastate.edu.

June 22, 2017

Phys.org showcases human sciences professors discussing ways to curb food waste: In the article, Ruth Litchfield, a professor in food science and human nutrition, and Susan Arendt, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, discuss the different types of food waste and how consumers can combat wasteful habits. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield or Susan Arendt in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9484 or 515-294-7575 or litch@iastate.edu; sarendt@iastate.edu.

KWQC-TV features Felicia Marable-Williams with extension's "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." website and app: In the "Paula Sands Live" segment, Marable-Williams, a human sciences specialist, shares healthful recipes for homemade granola bars and fruit pizza, and ways to make grocery shopping easier by using the new app. More».
For more information, contact Felicia Marable-Williams in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-359-7577 or fmmw@iastate.edu.

Iowa Public Radio talks vacations with human sciences specialist in family life Barbara Dunn Swanson: In the "Talk of Iowa" program with Charity Nebbe, Dunn Swanson reminds parents that family vacations aren't just about the destination; they're about the journey. She emphasizes that giving kids the opportunity to process their memories and debrief after returning home can help make future trips even more memorable. Dunn Swanson's segments begin at the 14:17 and 38:27 mark. More».
For more information, contact Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-886-6157 or bdswanso@iastate.edu.

June 21, 2017

Jenna King changes Ames from her home town to her college town in student profile: Jenna wants to work as a clinical exercise physiologist with doctors who prescribe exercise as medicine. When she isn't studying, she enjoys rollerblading, drinking black coffee, and working at Great Plains Sauce and Dough Company. More».
For more information, contact Jenna King in food science and human nutrition at jkingm@iastate.edu.

June 20, 2017

Iowa State Daily features first-ever STEM InCYte Camp: The Iowa State Daily featured a learning opportunity for Des Moines fifth and sixth grade students that was led and co-hosted by Christa Jackson and Mollie Appelgate, assistant professors in the School of Education. Made possible by a sub-grant from the National Science Foundation, the STEM InCYte Camp challenged children to meet with scientists and solve real-world problems in Iowa State University laboratories. More».
For more information, contact Christa Jackson in the School of Education at 515-294-4329 or jacksonc@iastate.edu.

Auriel Willette, Ashley Swanson featured on the ISU homepage for Alzheimer's research: Auriel Willette, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, and graduate student Ashley Swanson are featured this week on the Iowa State University homepage for their "Adventures in seeking an Alzheimer's cure." More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

Sarah Allen talks about the importance of getting involved in student profile: Sarah plans to eventually obtain her master's degree in public health and become a public health nutritionist. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, hanging out with her dog, and working at ISU Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Allen in food science and human nutrition at snallen@iastate.edu.

June 12, 2017

New York Post highlights career of apparel, merchandising, and design alumna Brenna Lyden: Lyden is the voice behind Chic Street Style and the founder of ring company Everly. Chic Street Style is housed in Lyden's "Glam-V" RV on the open road, and Everly is based in Ames. Everly is valued at $1.25 million. More».
For more information, contact Brenna Lyden in apparel, events, and hospitality management at chicstreetstyle@gmail.com.

June 9, 2017

Anna Ben-Shlomo encourages parents to continue their education in student profile: Anna's goal is opening her own practice as a registered dietitian. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and reading. More».
For more information, contact Anna Ben-Shlomo in food science and human nutrition at annab@iastate.edu.

SWITCH school wellness program expands with help from Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program: With the new partnership, the network of Iowa Youth Development staff across the state are identifying and recruiting schools to participate in the program. SWITCH helps students in grades 4-5 learn healthier ways to switch what they do, view, and chew. Greg Welk, a Barbara E. Forker Professor in Kinesiology, leads the interdisciplinary SWITCH research team. In an effort to expand SWITCH and the entire 4-H Healthy Living Program, Laura Liechty has been hired as the new 4-H healthy living specialist. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

June 6, 2017

HDFS' Carl Weems appears on KASI Radio to discuss emotional toll of trauma on children: Weems, professor and chair of human development and family studies, shared his research related to children's views on their ability to control a situation. Weems released a study May 24 on the emotional toll of mass trauma on children. More».
For more information, contact Carl Weems in human development and family studies at 515-294-9659 or cweems@iastate.edu.

Jonathan Cerna advises others about prioritizing in student profile: Jonathan wants to work as a dietitian and researcher. When he isn't studying, he enjoys reading, powerlifting, and playing guitar. More».
For more information, contact Jonathan Cerna in food science and human nutrition at jc1514@iastate.edu.

June 5, 2017

Human sciences specialist Phyllis Zalenski talks financial wellbeing, free workshop series: Zalenski, who specializes in family finance, stated in a recent article that financial wellbeing is about more than managing money. Through the free "What about Me? My Wellbeing" workshop series, Iowans can explore their sense of financial wellbeing and learn steps to improve their social, emotional, and physical wellbeing. More».
For more information, contact Phyllis Zalenski in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-465-3224 or zalenski@iastate.edu.

June 2, 2017

Beth Baustian shares experience getting her third Bachelors degree in student profile: Beth's goal is working as a dietitian and health editor/medical science writer. When she isn't studying, she enjoys listening to podcasts, drinking coffee, and cooking. More».
For more information, contact Beth Baustian in food science and human nutrition at bethb@iastate.edu.

Human sciences specialist Cheryl Clark shares self-care resources for caregivers: Clark, who specializes in family life issues, stresses that it's important for caregivers to understand the transitions process. "Powerful Tools for Caregivers," a series of classes designed to empower family caregivers to take better care of themselves, can help. ISU Extension and Outreach offers the six-week series in which caregivers gain "tools" to reduce stress, improve caregiving confidence, establish balance in their lives, communicate their needs, make tough decisions, and locate helpful resources. More».
For more information, contact Cheryl Clark in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-727-0656 or cclark@iastate.edu.

May 26, 2017

HDFS' Carl Weems appears on Good Morning Iowa to talk about emotional toll of trauma on children: Weems, professor and chair of human development and family studies, appeared Friday on Good Morning Iowa. He offered advice on how to talk to young children about mass traumatic events like this week's terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Weems released a study earlier this week on the emotional toll of mass trauma on children. More».
For more information, contact Carl Weems in human development and family studies at 515-294-9659 or cweems@iastate.edu.

Madeleine Kiepura talks about culinary science program in student profile: Madeleine knows she wants to work in a test kitchen. When she isn't studying, she enjoys trying new recipes, swimming at State Gym, and lounging in a hammock on central campus. More».
For more information, contact Madeleine Kiepura in food science and human nutrition at mkiepura@iastate.edu.

Casey Johnson encourages undergraduates to get involved in student profile: Casey's goal is working in a clinical setting, preferably with Diabetes patients or disease prevention. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending time with friends, painting, and reading. More».
For more information, contact Casey Johnson in food science and human nutrition at caseyj@iastate.edu.

May 24, 2017

School of Education alumnus Jerlando Jackson honored in video for service to My Brother's Keeper: Jackson, the Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who received his doctorate in education from Iowa State in 2000, was recently honored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education in a video highlighting his service to My Brother's Keeper, an initiative by former President Barack Obama to create more opportunities for men of color to succeed. In the video, Jackson reflected on his experiences working with the White House and My Brother's Keeper initiative. Jackson serves as the coordinator for the higher, postsecondary, and continuing education program and as a faculty affiliate for Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education. In addition, he founded and serves as director and chief research scientist of Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei Lab). Watch the video: More».
For more information, contact Jerlando Jackson at jfljackson@charter.net.

We Are Iowa Local 5 News features Auriel Willette's latest research on Alzheimer's Disease: Auriel Willette, an assistant professor in the Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, on May 23 appeared on We Are Iowa Local 5 News to talk about his latest research finding in relation to Alzheimer's Disease. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes the May edition of HS Matters Online: Read about the College of Human Sciences' groundbreaking discoveries, national awards, and statewide media coverage in the May HS Matters Online. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

May 19, 2017

Eighteen Iowa State students attend National Restaurant Association's NRA Show 2017: Eighteen Iowa State students and several faculty and staff members in hospitality and event management are this week attending the National Restaurant Association's "NRA Show 2017," being held May 20 to 23 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. The event is the largest gathering of those in the restaurant, food service, and hospitality industry. Students learned this spring about the NRA Show and trade shows in general, and worked on the Iowa State booth design. While at the show, students attended information/educational sessions as part of class assignments, and staffed the Iowa State University booth. They also went on venue site visits and talked with someone at Millenium Park and Shedd Aquarium. Those attending include: Hannah Harnack, Sarah Wilson, Madison Strong, Bailey Purdy, Samantha Lipkowitz, Alanis Morales-Cuadrado, Jenna Bonczyk, Hannah Walton, Katie Dukes, Sam Saunders, Abby Pleima, Isabel Hernandez, Allison Voth, Shonna Gainey, Jade Reno, and Brooklyn Mackey. They are accompanied by academic advisers Jamie Beyer, Elizabeth Harris, and Dawn Fiihr; assistant professor Eric Olson, lecturer Carolyn Elbert, and John Kramer, a senior lecturer who's director of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Harris in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-5307 or lizh@iastate.edu.

Colleen Humble talks about learning community experience in student profile: Colleen wants to be a sports dietitian. When she isn't studying, she enjoys cooking, working out, and spending time with family and friends. More».
For more information, contact Colleen Humble in food science and human nutrition at cmhumble@iastate.edu.

Kathryn Kaalberg and Chunhui Xiang showcase solar-powered jacket on Good Morning Iowa: Kaalberg, a recent graduate in apparel, merchandising, and design, and Xiang, an assistant professor, appeared live Monday morning on Good Morning Iowa (WOI-DT, We Are Iowa Local 5 News). They showcased a hiking jacket that uses solar energy to charge electronic devices. They're part of a team of six apparel and engineering students and five advisers who last week competed at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Sustainable Design Expo in Washington, DC. More».
For more information, contact Kathryn Kaalberg and Chunhui Xiang in apparel, events, and hospitality management at katkaalb@iastate.edu and chxiang@iastate.edu.

May 16, 2017

Iowa State's Extension and Outreach showcases free Latinos Living Well program with new video: The Latinos Living Well research and community based program helps Iowa's Latino population learn to control and perhaps even prevent diabetes. Latinos Living Well meets two hours per week for four weeks. The schedule is based on research showing that eight hours or more of diabetes education lead to lifestyle changes, knowledge gains, and increased self-confidence to change personal behavior. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Francis or Mary Krisco in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-1456 or 515-957-5787 or slfranci@iastate.edu; mkrisco@iastate.edu.

May 15, 2017

Iowa Public Radio features jacket with solar panels designed by apparel and engineering students: Iowa Public Radio on Monday featured the jacket with solar panels designed by apparel and engineering students. The team is competing this week at the National Sustainable Design Expo in Washington, D.C. The radio interview featured two team members: recent apparel graduate Kathryn Kaalberg and assistant professor Chunhui Xiang. The coverage stemmed from a College of Human Sciences news release. More».
For more information, contact Kathryn Kaalberg and Chunhui Xiang in apparel, events, and hospitality management at katkaalb@iastate.edu and chxiang@iastate.edu.

WHO Radio interviews School of Education's Emily Howell on how Pokémon GO helps communication skills: In the segment, which begins at the 11:18 mark, Howell says digital tools that students naturally use outside the classroom can have positive effects when used inside the classroom. More».
For more information, contact Emily Howell in the School of Education at 515-294-2655 or ehowell@iastate.edu.

May 12, 2017

Champaign, Illinois News-Gazette highlights food science and human nutrition alumna Kelsey Choquette: Choquette graduated from Iowa State earlier this month with a master's degree in food science and human nutrition. She will begin a new job July 5 as a food scientist with the Dairy Farmers of America in Springfield, Missouri. More».
For more information, contact Kelsey Choquette in food science and human nutrition at choquet@iastate.edu.

New app helps Iowans spend smart, eat smart, says human sciences specialist Christine Hradek: In an article recently published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Hradek, who specializes in extension to families, said the redesigned "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." website makes it easier for Iowans to make healthy food choices. In addition to the website, users may download a new companion mobile app for free. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

May 9, 2017

Tera Lawson, Young-A Lee graduate from Emerging Leaders Academy: Two members of the College of Human Sciences graduated May 8 from the Emerging Leaders Academy. Tera Lawson, a program coordinator in the School of Education, and Young-A Lee, an associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, graduated from the Emerging Leaders Academy, a university-wide program sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost that was established to enhance leadership development for tenured faculty and P&S staff. More».
For more information, contact Karen Couves, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at 515-294-8991 or kcouves@iastate.edu.

May 8, 2017

Siouxland Woman magazine features AMD alum Joi Mahon: Joi Mahon, a 1999 Iowa State graduate in apparel, merchandising, and design, was featured in a cover story last month by Siouxland Woman, a monthly magazine featuring informative articles and great photographs on topics of interest to local women. Mahon of Sioux City is a fashion entrepreneur, an award-winning designer, published author, educator, blogger, "sewlebrity," and stylist. Her business, Dress Forms Design Studio, LLC, provides a variety of services to the fashion and home sewing industries. She works one-on-one with clients in her private studio creating eye-catching designs and couture designs. Kelsie Leathers, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, will be interning with Mahon this summer. More».
For more information, contact Joi Mahon in apparel, events, and hospitality management at joi@dressformsdesign.com.

May 2, 2017

Human sciences specialist Malisa Rader provides tips for knowing when children can stay home alone: An article published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach highlights Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist, as she discusses how to navigate a child's first experience staying at home alone. Rader suggests that teaching a child important information beforehand, such as rules about having friends over and who to call if something goes wrong, better prepares the child and boosts their confidence. More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or mrader@iastate.edu.

Ana Schmitt talks about Iowa State University Education Association in student profile: Ana wants to pursue a career in teaching after graduation. When she isn't studying, she enjoys yoga, painting for her Etsy shop, and attending athletic events. More».
For more information, contact Ana Schmitt in the School of Education at aschmitt@iastate.edu.

Marissa Carlson shares how she landed her internship in student profile: Marissa can't wait to work for a cruise line or country club. When she isn't studying she enjoys playing sports, painting, and reading. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Carlson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at mcarlson@iastate.edu.

American Libraries magazine highlights School of Education alumna April Anderson: The publication lists eight of the year's top library and information science dissertations. Anderson's dissertation, "Conceptualization and practice of information literacy instruction in community colleges," focused on information literacy programs in community colleges. Anderson earned her doctoral degree in educational leadership from Iowa State in 2016. More».
For more information, contact April Anderson at aanderson@amespubliclibrary.org.

Iowa Department of Education features Iowa State alumnus Mark Jungmann: The Iowa Department of Education recently featured Mark Jungmann, a 2006 Iowa State graduate in kinesiology. Jungmann is now a physical education teacher at West Elementary in North Polk Community School District. More».
For more information, contact Mark Jungmann in kinesiology at mark_jungmann@hotmail.com.

Iowa State Daily features apparel, merchandising, and design senior Cassidy Glynn: Glynn focuses on creative technical design and finds inspiration from Andy Warhol. In the article, she tells of her streetwear-inspired, partially hand-painted line called 'Glitch // Accidental Art.' More».
For more information, contact Cassidy Glynn in apparel, events, and hospitality management at cmglynn@iastate.edu.

April 28, 2017

Iowa State Workshops Examine Research on Mindful Eating and Behavior: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide four opportunities throughout the month of May for Iowans to learn how diet and nutrition affects health through "The Adventure Comes to You" workshops. The workshops will feature research on these topics with sessions including "Health isn't always in the BM'Eye' of the beholder" and 'Why what your great-grandparents ate 100 years ago can affect your health today." Waterloo, Le Mars, Atlantic, and Iowa City will all host "The Adventure Comes to You" workshops. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago, human sciences specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.

News-Gazette.com features interview with School of Education alum Larry Dietz: Larry Dietz, who received his master's and doctorate degrees from the Iowa State University School of Education, was featured in an article published on News-Gazette.com. Dietz is president of Illinois State University, and spoke about the value that in-state students give to Illinois Universities. More».
For more information, contact Larry Dietz at ldietz@iltstu.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes the April HS Matters Online: See which spring 2017 graduating seniors will receive special honors. Meet the new leader of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. And see photos and the winner of The Fashion Show 2017 in the April HS Matters Online, the monthly e-newsletter for alumni of the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Inside Higher Education, Chronicle of Higher Education feature study by alumnus Luke Behaunek: Inside Higher Education and the Chronicle of Higher Education on Friday featured a tuition discounting study led by Luke Behaunek, an Iowa State alumnus who received his master's degree in education in 2009, and his doctorate in 2015. School of Education assistant professor Ann Gansemer-Topf co-chaired his dissertation committee, and presented the research Friday at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting. More».
For more information, contact Ann Gansemer-Topf in the School of Education at 515-294-7635 or anngt@iastate.edu.

April 27, 2017

Iowa State Daily profile spotlights Spring 2017 CHS Graduating Student of the Year, David Moore III: The Iowa State Daily published an article featuring David Moore III, a senior in kinesiology and health and the Spring 2017 College of Human Sciences Graduating Student of the Year. In the article, Moore talks about his passion for Student Government and his personal journey with Multiple Sclerosis. Moore will be recognized as the Spring 2017 CHS Graduating Student of the Year at the College of Human Sciences convocation at 2 p.m. on May 5 in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact David Moore III in kinesiology at dmoore3@iastate.edu.

April 26, 2017

The Chronicle of Higher Education features School of Education's Brian Burt: The Chronicle of Higher Education on April 23 featured Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, in an article about Iowa State's effort to mentor minority doctoral students to improve their rates of retention and completion. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

April 25, 2017

Iowa State Daily publishes articles highlighting Londonfest planners Leah Blankespoor, Bailey Banger: The Iowa State Daily published two articles featuring the student planners of Londonfest. Leah Blankespoor and Bailey Banger, both seniors in event management, held leadership roles as student interns and assisted in the planning of the event. Londonfest celebrated the tenth anniversary of the London Underground, a local bar in downtown Ames, on April 22. More».
For more information, contact Leah Blankespoor or Bailey Banger in apparel, events, and hospitality management at leahb@iastate.edu; blbanger@iastate.edu.

April 24, 2017

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education highlights Eulanda Sanders: The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education featured Eulanda Sanders, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, in an online article about her recent appointment to chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Sanders will assume the role on July 1, taking the place of Robert Bosselman, who has led the department since 2007. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

Guardian runs story on kinesiology running study: A story in the Guardian highlights evidence that runners live three years long than non-runners, based on a study with lead authors DC Lee and Angelique Brellenthin in the Iowa State University Department of Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

April 21, 2017

AESHM students help 10 Ames businesses with in-store and window displays: A group of students in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management are working with 10 businesses in the Ames Main Street Cultural District including Random Goods, The Loft Ames, and Grey Elephant to design in-store window displays. Led by Doreen Chung, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, the students will present a summary of their ideation processes and pictures of the completed displays during class next week. More».
For more information, contact Telin in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4022 or tdchung@iastate.edu.

April 20, 2017

Iowa State Daily features elementary education student Hannah Chute: Hannah Chute, a junior in elementary education, was highlighted in an Iowa State Daily article about best practices to maintain a healthy brain in college. Chute is the president of Iowa State University's Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) chapter, and she recommends reading, exercise, and sleep as some activities to promote brain health later in life. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Chute in the School of Education at hrchute@iastate.edu.

Four School of Education alumni return to share advice with current students: Four Iowa State University School of Education alumni returned to their alma mater yesterday to share advice and answer questions from current students at an ISUEA (Iowa State University Education Association) teacher panel event. They included Matt Ballman of the Des Moines Public Schools, Tucker Regan of Weeks Middle School, and Nicole Coronado and Jenna Bloom of the Ames Community School District. SOE graduate students learning about learning theory attended some of the panel to engage in an authentic research experience. More».
For more information, contact Anne Estapa in the School of Education at 515-294-5361 or aestapa@iastate.edu.

April 17, 2017

Alumna Julie Miller Jones delivers keynote at Waterloo Community Schools breakfast: Julie Miller Jones, who received a B.S. in food and nutrition from Iowa State in 1968, delivered the keynote address at a Waterloo Community Schools Foundation breakfast event, Tuesday morning. The breakfast celebrated the nonprofit foundation's $23,000 in grants awarded to area teachers this year. Jones is a distinguished professor emerita at St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, Minn. She has led the American Association of Cereal Chemists International as both board chair and president. She also has served as chair of the nutrition division of the Institute of Food Technologists. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis regarding alumna Julie Miller Jones in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

April 14, 2017

Chronicle of Higher Education Daily Briefing highlights paper by Ellen McKinney: Ellen McKinney, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was mentioned in the The Chronical of Higher Education's Daily Briefing, highlighting the paper she wrote last year that was published in the Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. Her paper discusses an analysis of the success of online formal wear rental websites. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the premier news journal for people who lead and study colleges and universities. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.

Apparel students participate in Go Red for Women: Several students from the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management assisted with the American Heart Association's Red Dress Exhibit on April 13. This exhibit was part of the Story County Go Red for Women event, which aims to raise awareness about heart health, and ways to predict and prevent heart disease and stroke. More».
For more information, contact Sharon Wirth in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6964 or skwirth@iastate.edu.

April 13, 2017

WHO-TV features student producers and designer in article highlighting The Fashion Show 2017: WHO-TV highlighted Iowa State University's The Fashion Show 2017 in a recently published article, featuring Hannah Nation and Alexandra Johnson, two of The Fashion Show's producers, and Jojo Montijo, a student designer. Montijo, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, showcased her Curves with Confidence collection at this year's show, which was inspired by her desire to see more plus-size clothing and diversity in fashion design. More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show producers in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

DC Lee's study featured in Time magazine and New York Times: A study led by Iowa State University kinesiology scholars was featured recently in New York Times and Time magazine news articles. The study identifies the estimated additional life expectancy among runners and other active individuals. DC Lee, an assistant professor in kinesiology, and Angelique Brellenthin, a postdoctoral associate in kinesiology are lead authors on the study, which was published on March 29, in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. More».
For more information, contact DC Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

April 11, 2017

Iowa State Daily publishes six stories about The Fashion Show: The annual show is a major university event and the Iowa State Daily recently featured six stories about the show. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis, regarding an event hosted by in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

Greg Welk highlighted in Human Sciences Faculty Focus video: Greg Welk is a human scientist and a Barbara E. Forker Professor in Kinesiology. He focus on the area of health promotion and enjoys geocaching in his spare time. The College of Human Sciences Faculty Focus video spotlights a faculty member and their research specialties within the college every two weeks. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

April 10, 2017

Sergio Torres promotes his passion for diversity in student profile article: Sergio Torres wants to one day help people manage their debt as a financial counselor. When he isn't studying, he can be found dancing, writing, or playing video games. More».
For more information, contact Sergio Torres in human development and family studies at storres@iastate.edu.

April 6, 2017

Kelly Verburgt shares SHOP volunteer experience in student profile: Kelly Verburgt, a junior in dietetics, plans to use her love of nutrition to help others as a dietitian. When she isn't studying, she can be found testing new recipes, working for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, and volunteering with the SHOP food pantry. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Verburgt in food science and human nutrition at verburgt@iastate.edu.

Student profile features Hannah Astarita, a sophomore in event management: Hannah is a sophomore from Slater, Iowa. She plans to use her major in event management and her minor in gerontology to one day work as an activities director in a retirement home. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Astarita in apparel, events, and hospitality management at hannaha@iastate.edu.

April 4, 2017

Human sciences specialist in family finance Sandra McKinnon provides ways to grow financial literacy: McKinnon reminds readers that information is available to them through their county extension offices and online resources. While April is National Financial Literacy Month, gaining knowledge is easy to do year-round. More».
For more information, contact Sandra McKinnon in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-336-7070 or sandram@iastate.edu.

Family and Consumer Science Education and Studies senior Jill Vanderhoof shines in student profile: Jill Vanderhoof knows she wants to be a guidance counselor. When she isn't studying, she enjoys volunteering, spending time on her family's farm, and playing intramural sports. More».
For more information, contact Jill Vanderhoof in human development and family studies at jillv@iastate.edu.

Elementary education sophomore Katie Dombrosky highlighted in student profile: Katie, a sophomore in elementary education, knows she wants to teach special education. When she isn't studying, she enjoys hanging out with friends, attending exercise classes at State Gym, and watching movies at Cyclone Cinema. More».
For more information, contact Katie Dombrosky in the School of Education at ked@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences student profile spotlights Sarah Mader, AMD: Sarah Mader, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, plans to establish her own apparel design company. When she isn't studying, she enjoys taking advantage of downtime, catching up on sleep, and hanging out with friends. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Mader in apparel, events, and hospitality management at smmader@iastate.edu.

Student profile features dietetics major Monica Thornton: Monica Thornton, a junior studying dietetics, hopes to help people as a future dietitian. When she isn't studying, she enjoys hiking at Ledges, attending concerts, and grabbing coffee with friends. More».
For more information, contact Monica Thornton in food science and human nutrition at mthorn10@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences specialist in family life Barbara Dunn Swanson helps families cope with bullying: Swanson writes that while bullying can include a wide range of behaviors, including both physical and verbal abuse, parents and other adults can teach children useful strategies to help them cope with bullying behavior. More».
For more information, contact Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-886-6157 or bdswanso@iastate.edu.

WalletHub shares Birdie Shirtcliff's tips for addresing, reducing stress: Shirtcliff, an associate professor in human development and family studies, explains that while stress can provide the energy to deal with challenges, breaks are often necessary to give the body time to recover and repair. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth in human development and family studies at 515-294-3677 or birdie@iastate.edu.

March 30, 2017

Globe Gazette spotlights incoming School of Education faculty member Anita Micich: The Globe Gazette published an article announcing that Anita Micich, a former superintendent of Mason City and Clear Lake, will assume a new role in the School of Education for the fall semester 2017. Micich will be a clinical assistant professor, and teach the educational leadership graduate program. In the article, Micich shares that her experience working as a school administrator will help her in her new position at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Anita Micich in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or amicich@iastate.edu.

March 29, 2017

Iowa State Daily highlights apparel, merchandising, and design lecturer Brenda Ackerman: The Iowa State Daily published an article featuring Brenda Ackerman, a senior lecturer in apparel, events, and hospitality management, and her passion for garment making. She attributes this passion to her relationship with her grandmother, who taught Ackerman how to sew and create garments throughout her childhood. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7549 or bpacker@iastate.edu.

KCCI features ISU alumna Vanessa McNeal and her documentary "The Voiceless": Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, was featured in a KCCI TV segment about her documentary, "The Voiceless," which covers the seldom-discussed topic of male sexual violence. Her aim with this documentary is to create a more open dialogue surrounding the issue. McNeal screened "The Voiceless" to Iowa State students on March 27. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at mcnealv@uni.edu.

March 28, 2017

College of Human Sciences publishes the March HS Matters Online: The College of Human Sciences on Monday published the March edition of HS Matters Online, the monthly e-newsletter for alumni and friends. In this edition: The Fashion Show receives its largest endowment ever. Students spend spring break doing service projects. And an Iowa State alumna premieres her latest documentary. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

March 27, 2017

Anais Nin Podcast features apparel, merchandising, and design doctoral candidate Gwendolyn Michel: Gwendolyn Michel, a distance-education doctoral student in apparel, merchandising, and design, was interviewed for a podcast on The Anais Nin Blog. In the podcast, Michel talks about her research for her dissertation and the personal style, as well as perfume choice, of author Anais Nin. Michel is the recipient of the 2016 Stella Blum Research Grant from the Costume Society of America. More».
For more information, contact Gwendolyn Michel in apparel, events, and hospitality management at michelg@iastate.edu.

ISU alumnus Todd Snyder nominated for the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year Award: Women's Wear Daily recently featured Todd Snyder, an ISU apparel, merchandising, and design alumnus, who has been nominated for the 2017 Council of Fashion Designers Menswear Designer of the Year Award. Other nominees include Raf Simons for Calvin Klein, Rober Geller, Thom Browne, and Tim Coppens. Snyder recently opened his flagship store on Madison Avenue in December 2016, and has held important roles with Polo Ralph Lauren, the Gap, and J.Crew. The CFDA Fashion Awards will take place on June 5 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

School of Education co-hosts parent reading camp: The School of Education collaborated with the Ames school district and Ames Public Library to host a parent reading camp on Saturday, March 25. The workshop taught parents and guardians of children in preschool to second grade tools to support their child as they learn how to read. Presenters from the School of Education included Sara Nelson, a post-doctoral associate, Emily Hayden, an assistant professor, and Brandon Schrauth, a School of Education alum.
For more information, contact Sara Nelson or Emily Hayden in the School of Education at 515-294-7021, 515-294-1952 or sdnelson@iastate.edu; ehayden@iastate.edu.

March 24, 2017

Eight College of Human Sciences students to showcase their research at Iowa State Capitol: Of the 25 students from Iowa State University, eight students from the College of Human Sciences will present their research during Research at the Capitol from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 28 at the Iowa State Capitol building. Kaylee Hahn, Caitlyn Coonts, Carter Reed, Josie Laska, Elizabeth Petran, Emma VanSickle, Jennifer Poncelet, and Emily Tinguely will show their research to Iowa Legislators, highlighting the importance of research as part of the undergraduate student experience. More».
For more information, contact Svitlana Zbarska from the Undergraduate Research Program at 515-294-2064 or szbar@iastate.edu.

Dian Squire featured in Iowa State Daily article on Gender and Sexuality Equity Awards reception: Dian Squire, a visiting assistant professor in the School of Education, was the keynote speaker for the Gender and Sexuality Equity Awards reception on Wednesday, March 22. The reception recognized ISU faculty, staff, and graduate students who received awards for their work with gender and sexuality topics. Squire's speech, which was highlighted in the Iowa State Daily's article that covered the event, urged ISU community members to have difficult conversations on racial justice and sexuality in order to make progress on these issues. More».
For more information, contact Dian Squire in the School of Education at 515-294-4916 or dsquire@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily interviews apparel, merchandising, and design alum Cassy Dittmer: The Iowa State Daily featured ISU alum Cassy Dittmer in a Q&A article discussing her career as a personal stylist. Dittmer graduated in 2013 with a degree in apparel, merchandising, and design, travels frequently all over the country, and has worked with clients such as Lady Antebellum, Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, and Shailene Woodley. More».
For more information, contact Cassy Dittmer at cassy.dittmer@gmail.com.

March 22, 2017

Iowa State Daily features Birdie Shirtcliff's research on positive parenting: Birdie Shirtcliff, an associate professor in human development and family studies, was featured in an Iowa State Daily article that covers a study investigating how parenting affects children's physiology. The study showed that children who are subject to positive parenting have higher levels of cortisol that those who are subject to negative parenting. This suggests that children raised by negative parenting could suffer health problems later in life. More».
For more information, contact Birdie Shirtcliff in human development and family studies at 515-294-3677 or birdie@iastate.edu.

March 20, 2017

Des Moines Register interviews ISU alum Ryan Zies on ball cap fashion: Ryan Zies, an alum of Iowa State's Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management, was featured in a Des Moines Register article about ball caps and their frequent appearance in fashion trends across the country. Zies currently works as a fashion designer specializing in headgear in California, and has designed thousands of ball caps for multiple fashion labels. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Zies in apparel, events, and hospitality management at ziesryan@gmail.com.

Haylee Flint-Baker shares career goals in student profile feature: Haylee aspires to be a Department of Human Services (DHS) social worker. When she�s not studying or working at Mainstream Living, she enjoys reading, going out to eat with friends, and taking naps with her dog. More».
For more information, contact Haylee Flint-Baker in human development and family studies at hayleef@iastate.edu.

Katie Tullar featured in College of Human Sciences student profile: Katie Tullar can't wait to become a family and consumer science high school teacher. When she isn't studying, she can be found working out at State Gym, hanging out in coffee shops, or exploring new places on campus. More».
For more information, contact Katie Tullar in human development and family studies at katullar@iastate.edu.

Emma Bixenman shares her experience with The Fashion Show in student profile article: Emma, a sophomore in apparel, merchandising, and design, aspires to buy for a large apparel company. This year, Emma is a pop-up shop committee member for The Fashion Show 2017. When she isn't studying, she enjoys going to brunch with friends, exploring Ames, and going to the gym. More».
For more information, contact Emma Bixenman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at emmab@iastate.edu.

Jenna Petersen shares her Human Sciences Week experience in student profile: Jenna wants to use her degree in kinesiology and health to become a chiropractor. As a co-chair for Human Sciences Week, she coordinates volunteers and plans events. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, baking, or playing guitar. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen in kinesiology at jlynnp@iastate.edu.

Student profile features Samantha Shirazi: Samantha Shirazi, a sophomore in apparel, merchandising, and design, knows she wants to be buyer for an apparel company. When she isn't studying, she enjoys trying new recipes, baking, and participating in multiple student organizations. More».
For more information, contact Samantha Shirazi in apparel, events, and hospitality management at sshirazi@iastate.edu.

March 17, 2017

Ames Tribune features Teacher Education Career Fair: The Ames Tribune published an article discussing the School of Education's Teacher Education Career Fair, which took place on Monday, March 6. At the fair, students had the opportunity to talk to employers from both in and outside of the state of Iowa about starting their careers. The article discusses the growing number of students seeking employment opportunities outside of Iowa, in states such as Minnesota and Texas. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

Doctoral student in kinesiology Mitchell Stephenson presents seminar at Northern Michigan University: Mitchell Stephenson, a Doctoral student in kinesiology, was selected to be this year's guest speaker for the Exercise Science Seminar Series. He presented a seminar last week titled "Brain in the Game: How Neurocognition affects ACL injuries" at Northern Michigan University, where he graduated from the sport science program in 2013. The presentation focused on Mitchell's academic background and the current state of the literature relating to ACL injuries. More».
For more information, contact Mitchell Stephenson in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or mistephe@iastate.edu.

Future teachers implement integrated math and literacy lesson with Ames first-graders: Future teachers from Sara Nelson's and Christa Jackson's classes in the School of Education recently worked with Ames first-graders, implementing lessons that integrate both math and literacy. In the end, students worked together to solve a series of critical thinking puzzles to open a locked box. "It was fun and I think that the students (ISU and Ames) really enjoyed it!" Nelson said. Just another way that Iowa State is partnering with schools to make learning both fun and effective. More».
For more information, contact Sara Nelson and Christa Jackson in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 and 515-294-4519 or sdnelson@iastate.edu and jacksonc@iastate.edu.

March 16, 2017

Elizabeth Stegemöller's music therapy featured in The Scientist magazine: The Scientist magazine this month featured an article by Elizabeth Stegemöller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, called "Exploring the mechanisms of music therapy." In the article, Stegemöller explains how music therapy can sometimes provide relief where conventional medicine has failed for people with Parkinson's disease. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences student profile spotlights Kelly Koch: Kelly Koch is determined to be a child life specialist. When she's not studying or volunteering as Miss Iowa, she enjoys getting involved in her sorority, going on walks, and working out at State Gym. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Koch in the College of Human Sciences at krkoch@iastate.edu.

Casey Even, a junior in elementary education, featured in student profile article: Casey Even wants to work as a school psychologist. When she isn't studying, she enjoys shopping, going to $5 movies, and spending time with friends. More».
For more information, contact Casey Even in the School of Education at cjeven@iastate.edu.

Kelsey Warfield shares her experience in event management in student profile: Kelsey, a junior in event management, hopes to plan events for a non-profit organization. When she isn't studying, she enjoys dancing, hanging out with friends, and taking part in Iowa State traditions before graduation. More».
For more information, contact Kelsey Warfield in apparel, events, and hospitality management at warfield@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights Olivia Crane's experience with education: Olivia, a junior in elementary education, can't wait to teach her own class of kids one day. When she isn't studying, she enjoys taking naps, being outside, and attending football games. More».
For more information, contact Olivia Crane in the School of Education at ojcrane@iastate.edu.

March 7, 2017

Allison Cherry shares passion for fashion in student profile: Allison is a sophomore in apparel, merchandising, and design with an emphasis in product development. She plans to make a name for herself in the fashion world. When she isn't studying she enjoys reading novels, road-tripping with friends, and watching Netflix. More».
For more information, contact Allison Cherry in apparel, events, and hospitality management at amcherry@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights future teacher Hannah Chute: Hannah, a junior elementary education major, can't wait to teach elementary school. When she isn't studying, she can be found hanging out with friends, going to sporting events, or watching "New Girl" on Netflix. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Chute in the School of Education at hrchute@iastate.edu.

Logan Schneider shares his financial counseling and planning journey in student profile: Logan, a junior financial counseling and planning major, can't wait to start his financial counseling career. When he isn't studying, he enjoys running for the Iowa State University track and field team, lifting weights, and training to be an Ultimate Fighting Champion. More».
For more information, contact Logan Schneider in human development and family studies at logan21@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights exercise science major Brie Johnson: Brie, a sophomore, wants to help individuals with their health goals. When she isn't studying, she enjoys going to State Gym, lifting weights, and watching "Grey's Anatomy," "One Tree Hill," or "Supernatural" on Netflix. More».
For more information, contact Brie Johnson in kinesiology at briej@iastate.edu.

Hannah Al-Mazroa spotlighted in student profile: Hannah, a sophomore elementary education major, plans to become a third-grade teacher. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors, and serving as a youth and shelter services mentor. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Al-Mazroa in the School of Education at almazroa@iastate.edu.

Student profile features Jessica Taylor: Jessica, a senior in child, adult, and family services and political science, wants to start her own organization and work in politics. When she's not studying, she can be found following politics, volunteering, or playing with animals. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Taylor in human development and family studies at jltaylor@iastate.edu.

March 3, 2017

Katy Swalwell featured in College of Human Sciences Faculty Focus video: Katy Swalwell is a human scientist and an assistant professor in the Iowa State University School of Education. She specializes in social justice education within social studies, and solves crossword puzzles in her spare time. The College of Human Sciences Faculty Focus video spotlights a faculty member and their research specialties within the college every two weeks. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

School of Education well-represented at 2017 ISCORE conference: The 18th Annual Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) concluded on March 3, and included 26 School of Education graduate students, faculty, and alumni. Among the School of Education participants were assistant professor Daniel Spikes, who was the keynote speaker, and assistant professor Brian Burt, who was the delegate for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). Students, faculty, and alumni made presentations, participated in panels, served on the planning committee, and were involved in other ways throughout the conference. More».
For more information, contact Japannah Kellogg, Director of ISCORE at 515-294-6500 or japannah@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach offers workshops to help children deal with stress, learn resiliency: Teaching children how to cope with stress can positively impact their future. Human Sciences specialist in family life Cindy Thompson explains that individual capabilities, family relationships, and a strong community all play an important role in a child's ability to manage stress and become resilient. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers programming and workshops to teach professionals, parents, and volunteers about the long-term impacts of stress and how to manage them. More».
For more information, contact Cindy Thompson, Human Sciences specialist in family life in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-229-6655 or cpthom08@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences family finance specialist Barb Wollan helps facilitate financial assistance training: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a training program titled "Your Money, Your Goals" to professionals and volunteers who want to help others with their finances. The training, facilitated by extension specialists around the state, teaches strategies that helpers can use to provide guidance to those with questions about financial issues. More».
For more information, contact Barb Wollan and Suzanne Bartholomae, ISU extension and outreach family finance specialists in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or 515-294-9528 or bwollan@iastate.edu; suzanneb@iastate.edu.

March 2, 2017

WallacesFarmer, Midwest Producer interview ISU's Ruth MacDonald on misconceptions about high-fructose corn syrup: Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board debunked myths about high-fructose corn syrup in a video segment that was featured on the websites of WallacesFarmer and Midwest Producer. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

Iowa Public Radio interviews assistant professor Megan Gilligan on "Talk of Iowa" program: Megan Gilligan, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, appeared as a guest speaker last week on Iowa Public Radio's "Talk of Iowa" program. Along with other guest speakers, Gilligan discussed how life transitions, such as marriage and parenthood, impact relationships between parents and children. More».
For more information, contact Megan Gilligan in human development and family studies at 515-294-5074 or mgilliga@iastate.edu.

KETV in Omaha features Iowa State alum Liz Scarpino: KETV in Omaha featured Liz Scarpino, an 2015 graduate in apparel, merchandising, and design, in a video segment discussing survivors of cancer and other obstacles participating in Omaha Fashion Week. Scarpino's original clothing line, "Single Handedly Liz," was presented at Omaha Fashion Week 2017. The name of Scarpino's line references the paralysis of her right arm, caused by a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury. More».
For more information, contact Liz Scarpino in apparel, events, and hospitality management at lizscarpino@gmail.com.

ISU Dietetic Internship instructors provide training on Nutrition Focused Physical Exam: Dietetics internship instructors from Iowa State traveled to Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa, to demonstrate how to perform the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam to 70 registered dietitians. The instructors also showcased the exam to University of Iowa hospitals and clinics. Two ISU dietetics interns were involved as well, and modeled how to assess for fat and muscle loss during the presentations. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

Hospitality management students attend National Society of Minorities in Hospitality conference: Last weekend, four Iowa State students traveled to Jacksonville, Florida, for the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality's 28th annual conference. The students, all majoring in hospitality management, attended industry-sponsored workshops, networked with students across the country, and attended a career fair throughout the weekend conference. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Fiihr in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3459 or dmfiihr@iastate.edu.

March 1, 2017

Book by Nancy Evans and colleagues on disability in higher education now available: "Disability in Higher Education" demonstrates how universal design principles and inclusive practices can transform campus environments. The new book, published by Jossey-Bass, is now available for purchase. More».
For more information, contact Nancy Evans in the School of Education at 515-294-1241 or nevans@iastate.edu.

ISU kinesiology professor Greg Welk interviewed by WHO-TV: WHO-TV Channel 13 covered Meredith Middle School's unique approach to physical activity promotion. This school is part of a large research networkof Iowa schools called the Iowa FitnessGram Initiative. ISU kinesiology professor Greg Welk talked with WHO-TV about the benefits of comprehensive school physical activity programming and staying active throughout the school day. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily spotlights School of Education's Brian Burt: Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured by the Iowa State Daily in an article that discussed his educational background, his research, and his goals moving forward as a faculty member at Iowa State. Burt primarily studies the experiences of black male graduate students, and is currently working on his National Academy of Education/Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV features Iowa State's Body Image and Eating Disorder Week: Alison St. Germain, a faculty adviser of the ISU chapter of Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week (BIEDA), and Michelle Roling, a faculty adviser of BIEDA and the co-founder of the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa, were featured on a WHO-TV Channel 13 video segment. They spoke with Megan Reuther about body image, eating disorder issues, National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and some of the events going on in support of the movement. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain and Michelle Roling, BIEDA faculty advisers at 515-294-4203 or 515-294-0162 or alisonst@iastate.edu; mroling@iastate.edu.

February 28, 2017

College of Human Sciences spring career fairs host 2,930 students and visitors: On Feb. 8, the People to People career fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology career fair hosted participants from both inside and outside the College of Human Sciences. The People to People career fair is targeted towards careers in health and wellness, professional schools, government, hospitality, and social and human services. The Business, Industry, and Technology career fair is a collaboration between the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, and the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

February 27, 2017

College of Human Sciences publishes February HS Matters Online: See what our researchers discovered, where our fashion designers showcased their work, and how our athletic training students are helping others in the February HS Matters Online, the monthly e-newsletter for alumni. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Food science, culinary food science students attend AFA Food Institute: Culinary food science students Heidi Jones and Madeleine Kiepura and food science students Brian Klopf and Emma Lessman learned more about the food industry recently, at the Agriculture Future of America Food Institute, in Chicago. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.

Video provides behind-the-scene look at fudge making by Food Science Club: The Food Science Club sold about 120 pounds of fudge as a pre-Valentine's Day fundraiser. See the students in action making the fudge in their new video. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-29-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.

February 23, 2017

Iowa State Daily features Sarah Mader in Omaha Fashion Week article: Sarah Mader, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, will showcase her original clothing line as one of the chosen student designers at Omaha Fashion Week. The Iowa State Daily featured Mader's experience in the apparel, merchandising, and design program and her designs, which are inspired from her study abroad trip to Spain and Morocco. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Mader in apparel, events, and hospitality management at smmader@iastate.edu.

February 22, 2017

Anita Rollins spotlighted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs: Anita Rollins, program coordinator in Science Bound, has been spotlighted by the ISU Office of Multicultural Affairs. Rollins was cited as the "brick, mortar, and strength that holds the Science Bound together." More».
For more information, contact Anita Rollins in the School of Education at 515-294-4985 or arollins@iastate.edu.

February 21, 2017

Dean Laura Jolly, Associate Dean Carla Peterson represent CHS at ISU Day at the Capitol: Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, and associate dean Carla Peterson joined communications specialist Lynn Campbell in representing the College of Human Sciences at this year's ISU Day at the Capitol. Monday's event featured three hours of displays in the Iowa Capitol rotunda from each unit of Iowa State University, followed by a two-hour legislative reception at the Embassy Suites in downtown Des Moines. Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds came to visit the event, as well as several lawmakers, lobbyists, clerks, pages, alumni, prospective students, and others. Watch a video and see two sets of photos. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Chronicle of Higher Education quotes School of Education associate professor Rey Junco: The Chronicle of Higher Education on Monday quoted Rey Junco, an Iowa State associate professor of education and human computer interaction, in an article entitled, "What's up with Hive, a nascent successor to Yik Yak." The article is about a new app called Hive, which is described as an "exclusive social network for college campuses" that will "connect the student body in ways that have never before been possible." Junco is quoted as saying that he sees Yik Yak and Hive as "two completely different tools made to do different things." More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-4478 or geek@iastate.edu.

The Fashion Show raises 74 percent of goal; crowdfunding ends this Friday: The Iowa State University Fashion Show has successfully raised $14,979 or 74 percent of its $20,000 goal in its second year of fundraising through FundISU. The crowdfunding effort ends at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. The Fashion Show is in its 35th year and will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. It is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation with near sell-out attendance of 2,500 annually. The show features more than 150 student-designed garments on the runway and in the mounted exhibitions. More».
For more information, contact Fashion Show producers Emilee Meyer, Maggie Anderson, Alex Johnson, and Hannah Nation in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.

February 20, 2017

Iowa State Daily accentuates event management senior Hannah Nation: Hannah Nation, a senior in event management from Ogden, is a managerial producer of the Fashion Show. An Iowa State Daily story profiles Nation and her work to make the apparel show take flight. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Nation in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-275-2448.

Apparel, merchandising, and design program The Fashion Show spotlighted by Iowa State Daily: An article published by the Iowa State Daily features a profile on this year's guest designers for The Fashion Show 2017, highlighting the show and Iowa State's apparel merchandising program as well. The guest designers, Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough of the Abasi Rosborough brand, will present their most recent fall and winter menswear line during The Fashion Show at 7 p.m. on April 8 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.

Trend Magazine design director featured in Iowa State Daily article: Erin McDonald, design director of Trend magazine, was highlighted in an article in the Iowa State Daily. McDonald is working to alter Trend magazine's content and image by including fewer articles and more fashion spreads for the Spring 2017 issue. With leadership from apparel, merchandising, and design advisers, Trend magazine is a student-run publication focusing on fashion, beauty, body, and lifestyle for women and men at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Erin McDonald in apparel, events, and hospitality management at erinmcd@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features senior in kinesiology and health Devin Wilmott: The Iowa State Daily has featured Devin Wilmott, a senior in kinesiology and health, in a student life article highlighting three impactful ISU seniors. Wilmott is the co-founder of Happy Strong and Healthy magazine. She started her own personal training service, Train with Dev. She is also the CEO of I Conquer Everything, or I.C.E, Labs nutritional supplements. More».
For more information, contact Devin Wilmott in kinesiology at dwilmott@iastate.edu.

Food science and human nutrition's Lorraine Lanningham-Foster featured in Faculty Focus video: Lorraine Lanningham-Foster is a human scientist who is an associate professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Her primary focus is on issues related obesity. More».
For more information, contact Lorraine Lanningham-Foster in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4684 or lmlf@iastate.edu.

February 17, 2017

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs recognizes Shannon Coleman: As part of Black History month, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs highlights faculty members who advocate for and make a difference in the multicultural student community at Iowa State. Shannon Coleman, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, was featured as the faculty and staff multicultural spotlight for this week. Coleman is the adviser for the food science club, where she makes a conscious effort to help multicutural students feel included and involved. More».
For more information, contact Shannon Coleman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9011 or scoleman@iastate.edu.

February 16, 2017

Katy Swalwell discusses collective bargaining on Iowa Public Radio: Katy Swalwell, an assistant professor in the School of Education, provided a researcher's prospective in a conversation about lawmakers' efforts to limit collective bargaining for Iowa's public employees, on an Iowa Public Radio program that aired Feb. 13. On the Legislative Day edition of River to River, Swalwell relayed findings that indicate how the bill would impact teacher turnover, classroom instruction, and student achievement. A podcast of the program is available for listeners. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

February 14, 2017

Human Sciences specialists offer training in High School Financial Planning Program: The High School Financial Planning Program is a vetted curriculum from the National Endowment for Financial Education. Carol Ehlers and Jan Monahan, human sciences specialists in family finance with ISU Extension and Outreach, will teach the April 24 workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Northwest AEA, 1520 Morningside Ave., Sioux City. There is a $20 cost for educators to be paid through their local schools; however, registrants are encouraged to ask about Iowa Core Funds for reimbursement. Educators may pre-register by contacting Jody Still Herbold at 712-222-6213 or jherbold@nwaea.org. More».
For more information, contact Carol Ehlers or Jan Monahan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-732-5056 or 712-336-3488 or xehlers@iastate.edu; jmonahan@iastate.edu.

February 13, 2017

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs honors School of Education's Brian Burt: As part of Black History Month, Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, has been recognized for supporting and advocating on behalf of multicultural students' experience on campus. The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs encourages students to nominate which faculty and staff members receive a feature. Burt is currently working on his National Academy of Education/Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellowship. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

Omaha Fashion Week highlights three Iowa State designers: Omaha Fashion Week on Feb. 11 highlighted Iowa State senior Sarah Mader and alumnae Liz Scarpino and Hannah Swanson, who will showcase their designs at Omaha Fashion Week next week. The Facebook post noted that Iowa State has produced many top designers in the history of Omaha Fashion Week, including Kate Bruce, Whitney Rorah, and Katie Thompson in seasons past. More».
For more information, contact Natalie Wallace, Omaha Fashion Week director of marketing at 402-937-1061 or natalie@omahafashionweek.com.

February 10, 2017

FSHN features upcoming Culinary Boot Camp, Feb. 27 and March 6: Registrations are still being accepted for Culinary Boot Camp, being held Feb. 27 and March 6. On the first night, get tips about grocery shopping and meal planning, in an event sponsored by the Iowa Beef Council. The second day, students will work alongside ISU Dining chefs to prepare broccoli beef and caramelized bananas. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.

February 8, 2017

Knowridge Science Report highlights Auriel Willette discovery of diabetes-predicting enzyme: Auriel Willette, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, and Kelsey McLimans, a graduate research assistant, have located an enzyme in cerebrospinal fluid that is a strong predictor for both Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. Knowridge Science Report highlights this study, which shows that this enzyme is more accurate at predicting Alzheimer's Disease than insulin resistance. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

February 7, 2017

Iowa State well represented at Black Fashion Designers Symposium and Exhibit: Professor Eulanda Sanders, assistant professor Kelly Reddy-Best, and distance education graduate student Samii Kennedy Benson on Monday represented Iowa State at the Black Fashion Designers Symposium and Exhibit, held at The Museum at FIT in New York City. The one-day symposium featured talks by designers, models, journalists, and scholars on African diasporic culture and fashion. The accompanying exhibition, Black Fashion Designers, examines the significant but often unrecognized impact that designers of African descent have had on fashion design. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

February 6, 2017

Iowa State Daily features Brian Burt's National Science Foundation award: Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, has earned the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Program award, which will provide funding for his research over the next five years. The Iowa State Daily has featured this award and Burt's research, which focuses on the education of black male graduate students specifically studying which educational environments foster success for this demographic. Burt hopes that his research will contribute to diversifying STEM fields in the future. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

February 3, 2017

Student profile spotlights Elena Foster: Elena, a junior in elementary education, never doubted her desire to work with kids with special needs. When she isn't studying, she enjoys playing the guitar and trumpet, canoeing, and spending time with friends. More».
For more information, contact Elena Foster in the School of Education at erfoster@iastate.edu.

Genevieve Hepworth shares her Ireland adventure in student profile: Genevieve (Genny) always wanted to travel overseas. During the summer after her sophomore year, she had the opportunity to study in Ireland through her department's study abroad program. More».
For more information, contact Genevieve Hepworth in kinesiology at gah96@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights event management senior Leah Blankespoor: Leah Blankespoor looks forward to planning events in her hometown. When she isn't studying she enjoys working as a professional princess, posting content on her blog, and surfing Pinterest for DIY crafts. More».
For more information, contact Leah Blankespoor in apparel, events, and hospitality management at leahb@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach offers financial education workshops to help set, reach goals: Managing income and setting financial goals can be more complicated than anticipated. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers "Your Money, Your Future" financial planning workshops to help Iowans work towards setting and achieving their financial goals. Susan Taylor, one of the human sciences specialists who teaches the workshops, stresses the benefits of strong financial management skills. More».
For more information, contact Susan Taylor, human sciences specialist in family finance and family life in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-583-6496 or taylorse@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily highlights Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic: The Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic offers support to students from kindergarten through high school who need help improving their reading skills. ISU students tutor children one-on-one through the clinic, both on campus and at Mitchell Elementary School. The reading clinic provides classroom experience and the opportunity to earn a reading endorsement to School of Education students. More».
For more information, contact Linda Impecoven-Lind and Emily Hayden in the School of Education at 515-294-2657, 515-294-1952 or lslind@iastate.edu; ehayden@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Faculty Focus video highlights School of Education assistant professor Doug Wieczorek: Doug Wieczorek, an assistant professor in the School of Education, talks about his research specialty in instructional leadership and his hobbies outside of the classroom in the College of Human Sciences Faculty Focus video. Faculty Focus videos give faculty within the College of Human Sciences the opportunity to share their work with students and staff across the university. More».
For more information, contact Douglas Wieczorek in the School of Education at 515-294-4486 or dwieczor@iastate.edu.

February 2, 2017

Men's Journal features ISU kinesiology study linking gym memberships to better health outcomes: Men's Journal highlighted a study conducted by Iowa State University's kinesiology department that compared the overall fitness and health outcomes of people who did and did not have a gym membership. The research showed that gym membership owners had 14 times increased odds of meeting the current physical activity guidelines than those without a gym membership. Additionally, gym members with more than one year of membership had about 1.5 inches lower waist circumference than nonmembers. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences specialist David Brown emphasizes importance of healthy parental relationships: David Brown, a human sciences specialist in family life, says that when parents have a strong and healthy relationship with each other, their children are more likely to succeed and flourish. Brown recommends various options that couples who want to improve their relationship can take, as well as training programs for professionals who work with couples, families, and children. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a "Healthy Relationship Education" training program for these professionals, as well as multiple resources that couples can utilize. More».
For more information, contact David Brown in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-298-1505 or dnbrown@iastate.edu.

Sarah Menzel shines in student profile: Sarah Menzel knows she wants to be a pediatric dietitian. When she isn't studying, she enjoys working out, knitting, and playing with her cat. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Menzel in food science and human nutrition at skmenzel@iastate.edu.

Karly Palmer discusses volunteer work and education in student profile: Karly Palmer comes from a family of educators, and always knew teaching was the career for her. When she isn't studying, she enjoys traveling, cheering her brothers on in athletic events at Iowa State, and spending time with friends. More».
For more information, contact Karly Palmer in the School of Education at kjpalmer@iastate.edu.

Student profile features Elizabeth Davitt: Elizabeth (Liz) Davitt plans to combine her love of nutrition and exercise in her future career. When she isn't studying, she enjoys relaxing, getting involved with her sorority, and meeting new people. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Davitt in food science and human nutrition at eddavitt@iastate.edu.

WalletHub features Education's Lorenzo Baber in article ranking most and least educated states: WalletHub has published an article ranking states from most to least educated, based on various measurements including percentage of degree holders and quality of education. Lorenzo Baber, an associate professor in the School of Education, weighs in on the benefits of living in a highly educated state, as well as the necessity of supporting access and cost for public higher education. More».
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber in the School of Education at 515-294-8374 or ldbaber@iastate.edu.

HDFS alumna Vanessa McNeal produces documentary about male survivors of sexual violence: Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 Iowa State alumna in child, adult, and family services, will next month release her new documentary, "The Voiceless," which features the stories of five men and their experiences with sexual violence. The documentary explores taboos, stereotypes, intersectionality, and the impact sexual violence has on male survivors. This follows McNeal's previous films, "We are survivors" and "I am," in which McNeal detailed her own story and the experiences of eight others with child abuse and sexual violence. McNeal, who's currently a UNI graduate student, will release the documentary 6 to 8 p.m. March 27 at the Memorial Union Great Hall. The event will begin with opening remarks by McNeal and will be followed by the premier of the documentary and a panel discussion with McNeal and subjects from the film. The film was co-produced by PLVTO Productions and funded by the Iowa Board of Regents, UNI provost's office, and Center for Violence Prevention and Heart and Solutions. "This shows tremendous progress being made about the desire to raise awareness around sexual violence," she said. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at mcnealv@uni.edu.

February 1, 2017

Science Daily, EurekAlert! discuss NFL Play 60 program study authored by ISU professor Grek Welk: A study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, co-authored by Greg Welk, an Iowa State professor in Kinesiology, measures the impact of the NFL Play 60 program on youth fitness. Science Daily and EurekAlert! cover this study, which shows fitness improvements in schools that have participated in the program for a sustained period of time. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register features Education's Lorenzo Baber, discusses effects of Iowa budget cuts: The Des Moines Register's opinion page has published an article written by Lorenzo Baber, associate professor in the School of Education. Recent Iowa legislation has proposed budget cuts to postsecondary education; Baber's article elaborates on the effect that these cuts will have on educational institutions, specifically community colleges, across the state. More».
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber in the School of Education at 515-294-8374 or ldbaber@iastate.edu.

January 31, 2017

Read about January's news in the latest HS Matters Online: See how the College of Human Sciences made a difference in people's lives and shined on the national and international stage in this month's HS Matters Online. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

January 30, 2017

Iowa State Daily features ISU 4U Promise program's work with Des Moines Public Schools: The ISU 4U Promise program and the School of Education work with public schools in the Des Moines area to make college a more attainable goal for young students. By offering scholarship opportunities for passing the fifth grade and having in-class conversations about careers and college, the ISU 4U Promise team strives to increase the number of Des Moines children that pursue higher education. More».
For more information, contact ISU 4U Promise at 515-294-4144 or isu4u@iastate.edu.

Human sciences extension specialist Christine Hradek shares Master Gardeners partnership: In 2016, the Iowa State Master Gardeners Program disbursed $21,000 in mini-grants to local communities across Iowa to improve Iowa's food security. Human Sciences extension specialist Christine Hradek says that thanks to the SNAP-Education program, the Master Gardeners were able to increase donations to local food pantries and lay the groundwork for future food security work. Recipients of the 2017 Master Gardener mini-grants will be announced Feb. 8. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

January 26, 2017

Jenna Leland, senior in dietetics, highlighted in student profile: Jenna's choice to major in dietetics was inspired by her siblings. When she isn't studying, she enjoys going for runs around Ames, taking photos, and spending time with friends. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Leland in food science and human nutrition at jleland@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights event management major Hannah Walton: Hannah wants to use her event management degree to organize events. When she isn't studying, she enjoys planning events for the Student Union Board, hanging out with friends, and crocheting quilts to de-stress. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Walton in apparel, events, and hospitality management at hjwalton@iastate.edu.

Gretchen Henningsen, junior in dietetics and nutritional science, focus of student profile: Gretchen Henningsen intends to earn her master's degree and work as a registered dietitian. When she isn't studying, she can be found kayaking, riding her bike, or serving on the College of Human Sciences Council. More».
For more information, contact Gretchen Henningsen in food science and human nutrition at glh95@iastate.edu.

Student profile features elementary education major Lindsay Laske More».
For more information, contact Lindsay Laske in the School of Education at llaske@iastate.edu.

Dietetics major Nyahon discusses Connect Four in student profile: Nayahon Both wants to use her dietetics degree to create a community-targeted nutrition program. When she isn't studying, she can be found volunteering with ACCESS or binge-watching her favorite Netflix shows. More».
For more information, contact Nyahon Both in food science and human nutrition at nboth@iastate.edu.

Leah Brooke talks nutrition in student profile feature: Leah Brooke combines her interest in nutrition with her desire to work in healthcare through her dietetics major. When she isn't studying, Leah can be found rollerblading, going on adventures, or at an Iowa State sporting event. More».
For more information, contact Leah Brooke in food science and human nutrition at lbrooke@iastate.edu.

January 25, 2017

Ames Tribune discusses Ames Middle School's report card with Education's Bob Reason, Doug Wieczorek: The Iowa School Report Card was updated last week, and Ames Middle School showed a significant achievement gap between students of different races. Bob Reason, professor in the School of Education, and Doug Wieczorek, assistant professor in the School of Education, sit down with the Ames Tribune to discuss opportunities for improvement as well as potential issues with the metric used to measure this gap. More».
For more information, contact Bob Reason or Doug Wieczorek in the School of Education at 515-294-6216 or 515-294-4486 or rreason@iastate.edu; dwieczor@iastate.edu.

TIME magazine, Men's Fitness, WHO-TV highlight ISU research studying gym membership and health: Media outlets including TIME Magazine, Men's Fitness, and WHO-TV featured a study conducted by Iowa State assistant professor in kinesiology Duck-chul Lee (DC Lee). His findings show that those with a gym membership had 14 times increased odds of meeting the current physical activity guidelines and more favorable cardiovascular health outcomes than those who did not have a gym membership. For example, gym members with more than one year of membership had about 1.5 inches lower waist circumference than nonmembers. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

January 24, 2017

Ames Tribune features Daniel Spikes' keynote speech at MLK Day celebration: Daniel Spikes, an assistant professor in the School of Education, spoke about racial justice during the keynote speech Monday at the Ames Community MLK Day Celebration. The event was rescheduled after an ice storm last week. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

UNLV features hospitality research by AESHM assistant professor Wen Chang: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas recently featured research conducted by Wen Chang when she was a doctoral student. Chang, who's now an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management at Iowa State, worked with Harrah Hotel College professor James Busser to help hospitality brands with employee retention. As part of their study, they surveyed dozens of former management-program trainees in the hotel-resort industry through several cycles of the training. The research found that employees were leaving because their expectations were not being met. More».
For more information, contact Wen Chang in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8655 or wchang@iastate.edu.

Faculty Focus video highlights human development and family studies professor Brenda Lohman: Lohman's primary focus is on issues related to adolescent health and family policy. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.

January 20, 2017

Human sciences specialist Carol Ehlers warns of family emergency phone scam: After an Iowa grandmother received a call claiming that her granddaughter needed money immediately, human sciences specialist Carol Ehlers recommends tips to avoid falling victim to scammers. Victims of this "family emergency" phone scam should file a report immediately with the police, because the money transfers can be almost impossible to trace. More».
For more information, contact Carol Ehlers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-732-5056 or xehlers@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach provides free tax preparation to low-income Iowans: ISU Extension and Outreach works with partners across the state training volunteers to help middle- to low-income Iowa families file their taxes. Because these families don't have extra money to spend on help with taxes, these volunteers are trained to save money with tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit, which gives millions back to Iowa families who claim it each year. More».
For more information, contact Jeanette Mukayisire in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-882-4275 or jeannet@iastate.edu.

January 17, 2017

School of Ed. alum Tim Hadley, Packwood principal, shaves head to support grandson of cancer fighter: Hadley, the principal of Pekin Middle School in Packwood, is making national news with a viral video that shows him shaving his head to support sixth-grader Jackson Johnston. Johnston was bullied after shaving his own head to support his grandfather battling cancer. The story is also featured in The Des Moines Register and Good Morning America. More».
For more information, contact Tim Hadley, Pekin Middle School principal at 319-695-3707 or tim.hadley@pekincsd.org.

Daniel Spikes to speak Jan. 23 at Ames Community MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Spikes, an assistant professor in the School of Education, will deliver a keynote address at the event. This year's celebration, postponed from Jan. 16 due to weather, will include songs, speeches, and poems that celebrate King's legacy. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Ames Middle School. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

January 14, 2017

See photos: Samantha Shirazi at Retail's BIG Show in New York City: Rising Star Samantha Shirazi, a junior in the ISU Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management, was Iowa State's first attendee this past weekend at Retail's BIG Show in New York City, an event hosted by the National Retail Federation. Joined by academic adviser Ann Thye, she met with recruiters from places like Macy's and HSN. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye or Samantha Shirazi in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or sshirazi@iastate.edu or annthye@iastate.edu.

January 13, 2017

WHO-TV discusses schools' BMI policies with dietetic internship instructor Alison St. Germain: In the segment, St. Germain brings her background in dietetics and nutrition to the conversation about body image and healthful eating behaviors. St. Germain was joined by Tanya Hargrave-Klein of TAVi Health Incorporated. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

January 12, 2017

See photos: Iowa State students shine at YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund gala in New York: Iowa State University students shined at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund's 2017 awards gala in New York City. A record 11 Iowa State students received $5,000 scholarships. Winning students include Kelsey Burggrafff, Tara Efobi, Samantha Shirazi, Emily Olson, Maggie Martens, Sabah Ali, Alex Johnson, Christina Creel, Katie J. Hamilton, Abi Goeserr, and Emily Clark. They were joined by Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, and Ann Thye, an academic adviser in apparel, merchandising, and design. They saw Tom Hutton, CEO of Geoffrey Beene, and actor Kellan Lutz. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

Human sciences specialists in family life share child training insights through Science of Parenting: In their latest blog post, Lori Hayungs and Barbara Dunn Swanson stress that "punishment" and "discipline" are not the same. During the month of January, bloggers will review parenting research by Iowa State faculty and students. Through the Science of Parenting, ISU Extension and Outreach specialists share and discuss research-based information and resources to help parents rear their children. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs or Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-360-1740 or 563-886-6157 or lhayungs@iastate.edu; bdswanso@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune features AMD Executive Advisory Council members expanding bridal business to Main St.: College of Human Sciences alumna Kayse Carter Schulz ('10, apparel, merchandising, and design), and her sister, Rita Gartin ('05, interior design), will open Aeri Couture Bridal, an Ames high-end wedding boutique, in a Sheldon Munn storefront later this year. The pair opened Pure Bridal in January 2012. More».
For more information, contact Kayse Carter Schulz or Rita Gartin at 515-663-2222 or info@purebridaliowa.com.

January 11, 2017

Business Record highlights Iowa State-hosted international science teacher education conference: Iowa State will host The Association for Science Teacher Education during its 2017 international conference Jan. 12-14 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. This year's international conference is co-chaired by School of Education professor Joanne Olson, who served as ASTE president from 2014 to 2015, and Jerrid Kruse, an Iowa State alumnus who is an associate professor of science education and chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at Drake University. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Olson in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or jkolson@iastate.edu.

January 9, 2017

Iowa State top performer at hospitality management graduate research conference: Iowa State's hospitality management program was a top performer among 54 schools at the 22nd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Jan. 5 to 7 in Houston, Texas. Thirteen Iowa State graduate students and three faculty advisers attended. Five presented refereed paper presentations, and nine presented refereed posters. Next year's conference in Fort Worth, Texas will be co-hosted by Iowa State and Texas Tech University. More».
For more information, contact Thomas Schrier or Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3038 or 515-294-8550 or schriert@iastate.edu or drbob@iastate.edu.

January 6, 2017

Hospitality management student Nur Hidayah Che Ahmat attends revenue management workshop in Florida: Nur Hidayah Che Ahmat, a Ph.D. candidate in hospitality management, was selected and fully funded to participate in the second Revenue Management Education (RevME) workshop, Dec. 15 to 17 in Orlando, Florida. The workshop brought together researchers and industry practitioners. Che Ahmat presented her research on revenue management entitled "Perception of Price Fairness and Customer Response Behavior." Representatives of Hard Rock International, IDeaS, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, STR, SeaWorld Aquatica, and Discovery Cove shared how their organizations strategically utilize revenue management, and identified challenges such as globalization, mergers, and millennial purchasing behavior. Next year, a third Revenue Management Education workshop will be held in Paris.
For more information, contact Nurhidayah CheAhmat or Susan Arendt in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or 515-294-7575 or hidayah@iastate.edu or sarendt@iastate.edu.

January 5, 2017

Human Sciences specialist Kristi Cooper shares the importance of purpose in living a fulfilled life: In her article, Cooper states "living a purposeful life means being intentional about living out our unique purpose through our social, financial, and community connections." Cooper specializes in family life issues. More».
For more information, contact Kristi Cooper in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-377-9839 or kcoop@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach highlights human sciences program coordinator, family legacy: Mackenzie DeJong, a human sciences program coordinator serving Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, and Sioux counties, joined the extension staff after her Iowa State studies in family and consumer sciences. The alumna of the Rising Star internship program now teaches family life, family finance, and nutrition and wellness. DeJong's father, Joel, also serves the northwest corner of the state as a field agronomist. More».
For more information, contact Mackenzie DeJong in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or mldejong@iastate.edu.

January 4, 2017

College of Human Sciences releases winter 2016-2017 edition of HS Matters alumni magazine: The College of Human Sciences is proud to present the winter 2016-2017 edition of our alumni magazine, HS Matters. This edition features the student experience in human sciences - from internships to study abroad experiences, leadership opportunities, research and capstone projects, and service learning. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

January 3, 2017

Playbill features Iowa State alum Matthew Christopher's work on Broadway: Playbill, a magazine about all things theater and an internationally known symbol of the arts since 1884, in December featured Iowa State alum Matthew Christopher a couture designer responsible for the looks of Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Hilty, and Kelli O'Hara. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

Extension publishes article featuring Heddleson intern Callie Chambers: ISU Extension and Outreach published the College of Human Sciences article featuring Callie Chambers, an August 2016 graduate in child, adult and family services who was one of three Heddleson interns with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach last summer. More».
For more information, contact Callie Chambers in human development and family studies at calliesuechambers@gmail.com.

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund praises Iowa State as one of its top-performing schools: The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund on Dec. 28 praised Iowa State University on its Facebook page, saying that Iowa State is one of its top-performing schools. Iowa State will receive a record 11 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund $5,000 scholarships this year. Only one other school had more winners. The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is the premier educational fashion non-profit in the United States. Scholarship winners will attend a special gala dinner in New York City and a career fair and professional development conference Jan. 11 to 13. The honorees include: Kelsey Burggraff, Sabah Ali, Abigail Goeser, Emily Clark, Katie Hamilton, Tara Efobi, Emily Olson, Samantha Shirazi, Margaret Martens, Christina Creel, and Alexandra Johnson. They will be accompanied by Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences; Ann Thye, an academic adviser in apparel, merchandising, and design; and Mark Leslie, a 1985 graduate of Iowa State�s College of Business who is a vice president at Kohl�s and serves on the Dean�s Advisory Council for the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

December 16, 2016

Pre-health professions senior Jade Weber featured in student profile: Jade Weber aspires to help athletes as a physical therapist. When she isn't studying or working for the Iowa Wild hockey team, she enjoys going to concerts, spending time with her family and friends, and parenting her two dogs: Bear and Bogey. More».
For more information, contact Jade Weber in kinesiology at jlweber@iastate.edu.

Pre-diet and exercise sophomore Sara Martin spotlighted in student profile: Sara Martin can't wait to help athletes with nutrition. When she isn't studying, she enjoys working out, painting, and taking naps. More».
For more information, contact Sara Martin in kinesiology at smartin1@iastate.edu.

Student profile features community/public health junior Elisabeth Burken: Elisabeth (Libby) Burken knows she's headed toward a clinical career. When she isn't studying she enjoys volunteering, watching Netflix, and crafting. More».
For more information, contact Elisabeth Burken in kinesiology at ecburken@iastate.edu.

December HS Matters Online features college's most recent success stories: In the December HS Matters Online, we congratulate our fall 2016 graduates, look at some of the college's success stories as we wind down for the year - and get a glimpse of what's coming up. Thanks for being part of our world! More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

December 14, 2016

Linda Serra Hagedorn featured in WalletHub study ranking Ames 14th best college town: Ames is the 14th best college town in the United States, according to a study by WalletHub that compared 415 U.S. cities. Ames provides access to cultural events, a relatively low crime rate, diversity, a great school system, as well as activities for seniors, said Linda Serra Hagedorn, an associate dean of the College of Human Sciences who was featured in the study. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences specialists to offer diversity and inclusion curriculum in 2017: Beginning in the new year, ISU Extension and Outreach will offer "OUCH! The Stereotype Hurts." This new curriculum is designed for agencies, businesses, and groups interested in promoting feelings of inclusion. The two-hour workshop, based on the book by Leslie C. Aguilar, will teach participants six specific techniques to use when responding to difficult situations. More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader, human sciences specialist in family life in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or mrader@iastate.edu.

December 13, 2016

View photos from Stephanie Clark's medallion ceremony: Dean and Dean's Chair Laura Jolly on Dec. 12 presented Stephanie Clark with a medallion at a special ceremony. Clark, a professor in food science and human nutrition, is the new Virginia M. Gladney Professor in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Clark is internationally recognized as a dairy food expert and serves as an associate director of the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

December 12, 2016

FCEDS students light the Betty Lamp as they embark on student teaching: Family and consumer sciences education licensure students gathered recently for the tradition of lighting the Betty Lamp. In 1926, the American Home Economics Association adopted the Betty Lamp as a symbol for family and consumer sciences programs across the nation. During the colonial days, the lamp provided light for all household industries. Today, the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences provides enlightenment through leadership in thought and action for family and consumer sciences professionals. Installations are a time of passage. The recent ceremony recognized those who will start their student teaching journey in the spring. The candlelight represents family and consumer sciences education as it radiates throughout the world and exemplifies the ideals and purposes of the field as a means to strengthen individuals, family, and community life. More».
For more information, contact Michale Hansen in human development and family studies at 515-294-7169 or mhansen@iastate.edu.

See photos: Holiday Extravaganza for people with Parkinson's: Student volunteers and participants with Parkinson's disease from Iowa State University's music and movement program enjoyed dancing at this year's Holiday Extravaganza held last week at the First Baptist Church in Ames. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

December 9, 2016

Student profile highlights early childhood education sophomore Nicole Marg: Nicole Marg can't wait to teach her own class. When she isn't studying, or working at the Child Development Laboratory, she enjoys exploring parks and trails around Ames, doing puzzles, and relaxing with a good book. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Marg in the School of Education at nmarg@iastate.edu.

Matthew Eaton, a senior in exercise science, spotlighted in student profile: Matthew Eaton intends to use his degree to work as a cardiac rehab specialist. When he isn't studying, he enjoys playing computer games, longboarding outside, and bowling with friends. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Eaton in kinesiology at meaton@iastate.edu.

Financial counseling and planning junior Lisa Nebel featured in student profile: Lisa Nebel looks forward to helping clients with their financial issues. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending time at home with her family, cooking up weekly dinners with friends, and filling her Pinterest board with new ideas. More».
For more information, contact Lisa Nebel in human development and family studies at lmnebel@iastate.edu.

December 8, 2016

Visitation and memorial service scheduled this week for dean emerita Beverly Crabtree: Beverly J. Crabtree, who served as dean of the Iowa State University College of Family and Consumer Sciences from 1987 to 1997, died Dec. 7 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 79. Earlier this year, Crabtree was among 15 Iowa State leaders featured in a book recognizing those who have made significant contributions to the field of family and consumer sciences. Under her leadership, the college raised more than $5 million to build the Palmer Building at Iowa State, which houses the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. She also helped to launch the college's first endowed chair through the bequest of Helen LeBaron Hilton. Her long and distinguished career in family and consumer sciences not only advanced the profession, but also nurtured individuals who have contributed to the development of the field. She served as president of both the American Home Economics Association and its foundation. Crabtree was a resident of Springfield, Missouri. A visitation for family and friends has been scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 at Rasmussen-Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada, Iowa. A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 at First United Methodist Church in Nevada, Iowa with interment immediately following. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Beverly and R. Jewell Crabtree Scholarship in care of the Iowa State University Foundation, 2505 University Boulevard, P.O. Box 2230, Ames, IA 50010-2230. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at dmosher@iastate.edu.

December 6, 2016

Alum Todd Snyder opens new flagship store in New York City: Fashion magazine Women's Wear Daily today featured the grand opening of Todd Snyder's flagship store in New York City. Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, represented Iowa State University at the event. Snyder, a 1992 Iowa State graduate and well-known men's fashion designer in New York, has been nominated several times for Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. American Eagle purchased Todd Snyder New York last year. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

December 5, 2016

Freshmen in apparel present accessory product lines and prototype: Freshmen in AMD 131: Overview of the Fashion Industry developed accessories product lines, including a prototype, for the ISU Bookstore. The bookstore buyers were interested in ID cases, fashion supply cases, and jewelry. The apparel, merchandising, and design class divided up into teams and chose the type of product to conduct consumer and marketing trends research, as well as the development of mood and trend boards and illustrations for products and a prototype. The first section (71 students) presented to Iowa State buyers on Monday. The other two sections (143 students) will present on Wednesday and Friday.
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.

Elizabeth Stegemöller to participate in National Institutes of Health panel: Assistant kinesiology professor Elizabeth Stegemöller has been asked to participate in a panel on the neuroscience of music in health for the National Institutes of Health in January. Stegemöller studies the effects of singing on speech and swallowing in people with Parkinson's disease. The panel will discuss the implications for diseases of aging, and determine what steps are needed to move this field of research forward. The singing group that Stegemöller leads has been nominated to perform at the Kennedy Center in June with American opera singer Reneé Fleming.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

December 2, 2016

Student profile highlights elementary education senior McKenzie Goudreau: McKenzie (Kenzie) Goudreau aspires to teach middle school English. When she isn't studying, she enjoys baking (especially for her loved ones), exploring parks around Ames, and enjoying the outdoors. More».
For more information, contact Kenzie Goudreau in the School of Education at goudreau@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology and health sophomore Mallory Majors spotlighted in student profile: Mallory Majors wants to work as an occupational therapist. When she isn't studying she enjoys reading, going shopping, and running with her dog. More».
For more information, contact Mallory Majors at mmajors@iastate.edu.

Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies major Kaitlyn Varner featured in student profile: Kaitlyn Varner looks forward to teaching family and consumer sciences. When she isn't studying she enjoys attending athletic events, exploring Ames with friends, and watching Netflix. More».
For more information, contact Kaitlyn Varner in human development and family studies at krvarner@iastate.edu.

Student profile features event management senior Maaike Hendrikson: Maaike Hendrikson hopes to work events for a convention center someday. When she isn't studying she enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching T.V., and cooking/baking. More».
For more information, contact Maaike Hendrikson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at maaikesh@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides financial-stress hotline: The holidays can bring financial stress to many families. Human sciences specialists Jan Monahan and Margaret Van Ginkel believe families don't need to endure the stress alone. They recommend calling or chatting with Iowa Concern - provided by ISU Extension and Outreach. "With a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities, and a website, Iowa Concern services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week at no charge. Iowa Concern provides access to stress counselors and an attorney for legal education, as well as information and referral services for a wide variety of topics. All personal information is kept confidential. More».
For more information, contact Jan Monahan or Margaret Van Ginkel in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-336-3488 or 515-727-0656 or jmonahan@iastate.edu; vangin@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist gives tips for a low-cost, but meaningful holiday: Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, reminds readers that with careful budgeting, a low-cost holiday is possible. Research supports that experiences provide greater happiness over material possessions. "Successful low-cost experience examples range from pottery making, rock climbing, horseback riding, bowling or skate tickets," she said. More».
For more information, contact Carol Ehlers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-732-5056 or xehlers@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist recommends buying less for kids during holidays: As the holidays approach, many parents begin to think about gift giving for their children. Mackenzie Johnson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, advises buying children fewer presents and replacing them with the gift of time. Research shows that overindulging children can lead to negative outcomes. Johnson recommends giving "a 'gift certificate' for a parent and child lunch date, or plan for an afternoon playing board games or having a baking day together." More».
For more information, contact Mackenzie Johnson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-852-2865 or johnson7@iastate.edu.

Faculty Focus highlights School of Education assistant professor Brian Burt: Brian Burt is a human scientist who is an assistant professor in the higher education program in the Iowa State University - School of Education. He specializes in graduate student learning and achievement. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

November 28, 2016

Event management students evaluate homecoming events: Students in Event 471: Special Events Coordination collaborated with Iowa State University homecoming organizers to evaluate various homecoming events. The evaluations will be presented to homecoming organizers from 9 to 9:50 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at 0198 Parks Library. All are welcome to attend the science-fair style presentation.
For more information, contact Eric Olson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-0699 or olsoned@iastate.edu.

Julio Cammarota and Sarah Rodriguez to speak at Dec. 9 Equity Summit: Associate professor Julio Cammarota and assistant professor Sarah Rodriguez of the School of Education, are speaking Dec. 9 at the Equity Summit at Skyline College in San Bruno, California. The summit is described as an opportunity for educators from throughout the region to engage in a teaching and learning experience centered on educational equity. There will be a series of experiences that participants can witness from equity talks to plenary sessions. The event is free and has reached capacity. Any further registrants will be added to a waitlist; click here. More».
For more information, contact Julio Cammarota or Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-8308 or 515-294-8391 or julioc@iastate.edu; srod@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights higher education doctoral student Amy Pilcher: Amy Pilcher knows she wants to be a director of online learning. When she isn't studying or at her assistantship, she enjoys practicing Taekwondo and Korean with her sons and spending time with family. More».
For more information, contact Amy Pilcher in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or apilcher@iastate.edu.

Food Science major Morgan Denzer featured in student profile: Morgan Denzer aims to become a food science professor. When she isn't studying she enjoys watching Netflix and hanging out with friends. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Denzer in food science and human nutrition at modenzer@iastate.edu.

FCEDS junior Kaitlynn Botkin recognized in student profile: Kaitlyn Botkin knows she wants to work as a guidance counselor and coach. When she isn't studying she enjoys working out at Lied Gym and spending time with family and friends. More».
For more information, contact Kaitlynn Botkin in human development and family studies at knbotkin@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights dietetics sophomore Brooke Odendahl: Brooke Odendahl plans to use her dietetics degree to help those fighting eating disorders. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, whipping up something tasty in the kitchen, and relaxing with yoga. More».
For more information, contact Brooke Odendahl in food science and human nutrition at bloden@iastate.edu.

Kathleen Robertson, an elementary education major, recognized in student profile: Kathleen Robertson looks forward to teaching lower elementary following graduation. When she isn't studying she enjoys practicing the piano, reading, or supporting her sons' extracurricular activities. More».
For more information, contact Kathleen Robertson in the School of Education at kar1@iastate.edu.

Double major AESHM junior Elizabeth Jacoby spotlighted in student profile: Elizabeth (Beth) loves providing positive event experiences for clients. When she isn't studying she enjoys spending time with friends by taking trips to Target, trying new restaurants, and making trips to the High Trestle Trail Bridge. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Jacoby in apparel, events, and hospitality management at eljacoby@iastate.edu.

Student profile features pre-health professions senior India Chapman: India Chapman intends to work as a physical therapist. When she isn't studying, she enjoys hanging out with friends, working out, and binge watching "The Walking Dead" on Netflix. More».
For more information, contact India Chapman in kinesiology at ichapman@iastate.edu.

Parker Hinkle, a junior in pre-health professions, highlighted in student profile: Parker hopes to work as a surgeon. When he isn't studying or getting involved on campus, he enjoys hanging out with friends, relaxing, and taking advantage of his rare free time. More».
For more information, contact Parker Hinkle in kinesiology at phinkle@iastate.edu.

November 23, 2016

Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors newsletter features dietetic interns: A newsletter published by the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors featured Iowa State dietetic interns. The article titled "Rise: Preparing Dietetic Interns for the Age of Telehealth" describes the rising popularity of patient interest in telehealth, and the importance of dietetic interns' competency in using the technology in their future careers. The interns trained for 12 weeks, learning how to adequately coach using the Rise smartphone app. Writers of the article include: Samantha K. Jones, Jill Schechinger, Emily Wisecup, Nina Streauslin, Kaitlyn Milligan, Janet S. Johnson, Laurie Kruzich, and Jean Anderson. More».
For more information, contact Samantha K. Jones in food science and human nutrition at 630-768-4266 or skj@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach offers free online "Smart Choice: Health Insurance" class: Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is offering a free online workshop to help Iowans better understand their options when choosing health insurance. "Smart Choice: Health Insurance" will be offered online from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. The class is a part of ISU Extension and Outreach's mission to carry Iowa State's land-grant mission throughout the state to build a stronger Iowa. To register, click here. More».
For more information, contact Joyce Lash, Human Sciences Specialist at 641-872-1755 or lash@iastate.edu.

NPR features research by Elizabeth "Birdie" Shirtcliff and Andrew Dismukes of HDFS: Research from a study co-authored by associate professor Elizabeth "Birdie" Shirtcliff and graduate student Andrew Dismukes in human development and family studies, was recently featured on NPR. The study describes how neighborhood stressors can trigger biological stress in children. More».
For more information, contact Birdie Shirtcliff in human development and family studies at 515-294-3677 or birdie@iastate.edu.

Family and consumer sciences ranking featured in Iowa State Daily: The Iowa State Daily recently featured an article highlighting Iowa State's family and consumer sciences program as being ranked the best in the nation by Great Value Colleges. More».
For more information, contact Carl Weems in human development and family studies at 515-294-9659 or cweems@iastate.edu.

November 15, 2016

See photos from recent National Council for Family Relations (NCFR) conference: More than 50 Iowa State University student, faculty, and staff researchers in human development and family studies offered their expertise in family health in areas including parental substance abuse, sibling tensions, and family finance at this year's National Council for Family Relations (NCFR) conference. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman, NCFR family policy section chair in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.

November 14, 2016

SOE associate professor Gale Seiler plenary speaker at Morgan State University symposium: Gale Seiler, an associate professor in the School of Education, spoke during a symposium held at Morgan State University, a historically black university, in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium held Nov. 10 and 11 was titled: "Bridging Research and Practice in K-12 STEM Education for African American Learners." More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.

Omaha Channel 3 video features School of Education students mentoring at-risk first graders: Students from the School of Education recently visited and mentored their adopted at-risk first graders at Field Club Elementary School in Omaha, Nebraska. The classroom, along with the entire elementary school, is a part of the "No Excuses University" program - which encourages all children to go to college. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.

November 11, 2016

Faculty Focus features FSHN professor and associate chair Ruth Litchfield: Ruth Litchfield is a human scientist who is a professor and associate chair of food science and human nutrition. She is also a state specialist with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9484 or litch@iastate.edu.

Associate dean Linda Serra Hagedorn takes part in Iowa Education Summit: Linda Serra Hagedorn, associate dean of the College of Human Sciences and a professor in the School of Education, discussed the most pressing issues in Iowa as part of the Education Summit held Nov. 14 to 15 at the University of Northern Iowa. Hagedorn focused on issues around the topics of bullying and college access. She along with representatives from the University of Northern Iowa, Sen. Herman Quirmbach, and other legislators represented the Iowa Academy of Education as panelists. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in the School of Education at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

November 8, 2016

American Hotel and Lodging Association awards scholarships to hospitality management students: Faculty and students from Iowa State's Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management attended Sunday's Iowa Lodging Association Stars of the Industry Awards Reception and Dinner. Students receiving scholarships funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Association include undergraduates Christina Funseth, Morgan Jipp, and Jill Mekalson, and graduate student Jennifer Forney. Hospitality Management Club officers Emma Schwarbach and Justin Jeziorski also attended the event. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.

November 4, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach publishes article on increasing Latino youth in higher education: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently published an article by Kimberly Greder on increasing Latino youth in higher education, through "Juntos Para Una Mejor Educación (Together for a Better Education)." - also known as Juntos. Greder, an associate professor in human development and family studies and a specialist with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, explains that Juntos "is a series of research-based workshops and follow-up activities that brings Latino families who have middle school youth together to learn and support one another." More».
For more information, contact Kimberly Greder in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach provides tips on planning a holiday visit with older adults: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach recently featured an article by Barbara Dunn Swanson with tips for planning a holiday visit with older adults in care facilities. Swanson, a specialist with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, explains in the article how a visit from family and friends, especially during the holidays, can help to improve the quality of life for older adults. Swanson also discusses tips on planning ahead to make the most of these visits. More».
For more information, contact Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-886-6157 or bdswanso@iastate.edu.

AESHM senior lecturer Brenda Ackerman highlighted by Iowa State for Indigenous Heritage Month: Brenda Ackerman, senior lecturer in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was recently recognized by Office of Multicultural Student Affairs as part of Indigenous Heritage Month. The purpose of the MSA's Multicultural Faculty & Staff Spotlight is to recognize Iowa State University faculty and staff for their significant efforts to support, advocate for and improve the collegiate experience for ISU multicultural students. The recipients have been nominated by students. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7549 or bpacker@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features AMD student Abigail Goeser: The Iowa State Daily recently featured apparel, merchandising, and design sophomore Abigail Goeser. The article highlights Goeser's free spirit - as well as her desire to own a sheep farm, and to change the way people think about sustainable fashion. More».
For more information, contact Abigail Goeser in apparel, events, and hospitality management at afgoeser@iastate.edu.

November 2, 2016

Child, adult, and family services senior Amberly J. Ehret highlighted in student profile: Amberly J. Ehret is excited for a future career as a research professor. When she isn't studying, she enjoys dancing, reading, and spending time with friends and family. More».
For more information, contact Amberly J. Ehret in human development and family studies at amberly@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights pre-diet and exercise sophomore Joey Hassett: Joey Hassett hopes to become a sports dietitian for the Olympics. When he isn't studying, he enjoys training for triathlons with his teammates and closest friends. More».
For more information, contact Joey Hassett in kinesiology at jhassett@iastate.edu.

Secondary education freshman Sara Ha featured in student profile: Sarah Ha wants to inspire creative, worldly students. When she isn't studying she enjoys writing, doing yoga, and playing volleyball. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Ha in the School of Education at sarahha@iastate.edu.

November 1, 2016

Psychology Today highlights Auriel Willette's expertise in insulin resistance research: Willette, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, researches the link between insulin resistance and cognitive decline. The article features findings that insulin resistance impaired memory on cognitive tests, as studied by Willette and fellow researchers. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

October 28, 2016

Student profile spotlights gerontology doctoral student Angelica Jasper: Angelica Jasper aspires to teach gerontology. When she isn't studying or researching, she enjoys taking advantage of doing nothing, kayaking, and being outside. More».
For more information, contact Angelica Jasper in human development and family studies at amjasper@iastate.edu.

KHOI radio features Science Bound director Connie Hargrave: KHOI community radio on Oct. 28 featured Connie Hargrave, director of Science Bound, about the program's 25th anniversary. Hargrave was interviewed by Gale Seiler, an associate professor in the School of Education who's a producer/reporter for KHOI. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler or Connie Hargrave in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-4343 or 515-294-5343 or gseiler@iastate.edu; cph@iastate.edu.

HDFS professor Jonathan Fox shares money-saving tips in a Wallet Hub Halloween-themed piece: Ruth Whipp Sherwin Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies Jonathan Fox, was featured in a Halloween-themed piece published by Wallet Hub. In the piece, Fox recommends making a list before shopping to save time and money - especially during the holidays. More».
For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.

Video features FSHN alum Andrew Doherty at 2016 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo: A video from the 2016 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo featured 2014 dietetics alum Andrew Doherty. He also received his certificate with the ISU Dietetics Internship that year. In the video, Doherty describes what most excites him about nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Andrew Doherty in food science and human nutrition at adoherty625@gmail.com.

Human Sciences Student Council raises $1,364 for United Way: The Human Sciences Student Council raised $1,364 for United Way, which included $697 in pizza sales, as well as proceeds from T-shirt sales and a BBQ lunch during Human Sciences Week. This brings the College of Human Sciences to $20,262 - Almost 99 percent of the total goal of $20,500 - with $238 left to go. Iowa State's 2016 United Way Campaign ends Dec. 1. To help the college reach its goal, donate here. More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist in the Human Sciences (Student) Council at zoeys@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV features Christine Hradek and food donation: WHO-TV on Oct. 26 featured a report about Iowa State University donating over 7,000 pounds of fresh produce to various Iowa Food pantries. Christine Hradek, with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, said with a new collaboration between S.N.A.P. Education and Master Gardeners, about eight times that has been donated from smaller gardens. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

Watch video of lecture by Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair I-Min Lee: Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair I-Min Lee on Sept. 29 spoke about her research titled, "Physical Activity: Wonder Drug for Chronic Disease Prevention," as part of the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. About half of adults, or 117 million people, have a least one chronic health condition - according to the latest statistics from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Lee, a Harvard Medical School researcher, explained how physical activity can reduce the rate of chronic illness. More».
For more information, contact Warren Franke in kinesiology at 515-294-8257 or wfranke@iastate.edu.

October 27, 2016

October HS Matters Online features college's national recognition, Science Bound's 25th anniversary: The October edition of the college's monthly alumni e-newsletter, HS Matters Online, features Iowa State's recognition on the national stage, Science Bound celebrating 25 years, new prestigious titles for some of our faculty, and our latest research efforts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 26, 2016

Des Moines Register quotes School of Education clinician Greg Robinson: The Des Moines Register on Oct. 14 featured an article on the crowding issues in West Des Moines schools, and the possible movement of sixth graders from elementary to middle school. School of Education clinician Greg Robinson is quoted in the article explaining that many parents fear their child's transition from elementary to middle school. However, for most children, the transition is not as scary as some may think. More».
For more information, contact Greg Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-4434 or gregr@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights human development and family studies graduate student Yan Su: Yan Su will use her degrees to become a gerontological nursing professor. When she isn't studying, she enjoys getting involved with her church community. More».
For more information, contact Yan Su in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or yansu@iastate.edu.

Elementary education major Rachel Zimmerman recognized in student profile: Rachel Zimmerman is looking forward to teaching middle and elementary school students. When she isn't studying she enjoys practicing for the ISU ensembles and playing racquetball. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Zimmerman in the School of Education at rzimm@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights athletic training major Zebulun Callahan: Zebulun Callahan looks forward to a career helping athletes. When he isn't studying, he enjoys working out at Lied Recreation and finding new ways to keep himself active and healthy. More».
For more information, contact Zebulun Callahan in kinesiology at zcallah5@iastate.edu.

School of Education doctoral student Carlos Casanova featured in student profile: Driven by a traumatic experience immediately following high school graduation, Carlos Casanova is determined to become a professor in an Institution of Higher Education, along with staying actively engaged with youth in the Latino community. More».
For more information, contact Carlos Casanova in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or casanova@iastate.edu.

October 25, 2016

SOE associate professor Joanne Marshall speaks to the American Association of University Women: Joanne Marshall, an associate professor in the School of Education, spoke Oct. 18 to the Ames chapter of the American Association of University Women. Marshall talked to the chapter about her work-life balance book: "Juggling Flaming Chain Saws." More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or jmars@iastate.edu.

October 24, 2016

AESHM doctoral students Elisha Stanley and Ashney Williams coordinate Jean Seberg Fashion Show: Apparel, events, and hospitality management doctoral students Elisha Stanley and Ashney Williams are lead coordinators for the upcoming Jean Seberg Fashion Show in Marshalltown, Iowa. All garments in the show are original and created by apparel, merchandising, and design students inspired by Seberg as a fashion icon. Gov. Terry Branstad proclaimed Oct. 21 as "Jean Seberg Day." More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register quotes SOE clinician Greg Robinson about why schools don't celebrate Halloween: The Des Moines register on Oct. 21 featured an article highlighting five reasons why most schools don't celebrate Halloween. Former superintendent of Urbandale Schools and current clinician in the School of Education Greg Robinson, is quoted throughout the article explaining the reasons behind the decision. Reasons include: religious concerns, scarier costumes, academics, party concerns, and economic concerns. More».
For more information, contact Greg Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-4434 or gregr@iastate.edu.

Directions Learning Community build hygiene kits as part of "Clean the World:" Students in the Directions Learning Community in apparel, events, and hospitality management assembled hygiene kits Monday, and will again Wednesday, as part of Clean the World - an organization that aims to save lives through recycling soap. Recycling soap is something hotels can do as a way to give back. Peer mentors Arial Aarness and Shonna Gainey lead a class on the topic of philanthropy, focusing on Clean the World. Last year, the learning community gave the hygiene kits to local shelters and to the on-campus food pantry, SHOP. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Fiihr or Liz Harris in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3459 or 515-294-5307 or dmfiihr@iastate.edu; lizh@iastate.edu.

October 21, 2016

Kinesiology and health major Amos Kotz recognized in student profile: Amos Kotz knows he wants to help people through physical therapy. When he isn't studying, he enjoys exercising at Lied Recreation Athletic Facility, shopping in Des Moines for art, and riding his bike. More».
For more information, contact Amos Kotz in kinesiology at aekotz@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights elementary education major Jess Shaben: Jess Schaben desires to be a teacher. When she isn't studying she enjoys watching Grey's Anatomy, The Office, and Parks and Recreation along with playing volleyball for Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Jess Schaben in the School of Education at jschaben@iastate.edu.

HDFS doctoral student Emily McKnight featured in student profile: Emily McKnight aspires to be an author, certified dating/relationship coach, and a tenured professor. When she isn't studying, she enjoys spending quality time with her family. More».
For more information, contact Emily McKnight in human development and family studies at mcknigen@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights child, adult, and family services major Linnea Stephens: Linnea Stephens aspires to be a mental health counselor. When she isn't studying, she enjoys doing puzzles, finding new music, and drinking coffee with friends. More».
For more information, contact Linnea Stephens in human development and family studies at linnea@iastate.edu.

Higher education doctoral student Anupma Singh featured in student profile: Anupma Singh aspires to become a professor. When she isn't on campus or working on her research projects, she enjoys taking care of her two sons, listening to books on Audible, and watching different sporting events. More».
For more information, contact Anupma Singh in the School of Education at asingh10@iastate.edu.

October 19, 2016

HDFS associate professor Jennifer Margrett joins Aging and Mental Health journal as associate editor: Jennifer Margrett, the director of Iowa State's interdepartmental gerontology program and an associate professor in human development and family studies, was invited to join the journal Aging and Mental Health as associate editor. The journal is a peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal published by Routledge covering research on the relationship between the aging process and mental health. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett in human development and family studies at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.

October 17, 2016

Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom features dinner celebrating Yucatan Cuisine: The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom at Iowa State University co-sponsored a dinner which celebrated the Yucatan Cuisine. Co-sponsors included: The Tangerine Food Company and Iowa-Yucatan Partners. The goal of the event was to broaden students' awareness of the Yucatan's culture and its food. Chefs Minelia Romero Mendoza and Paulina Espinosa served guests traditional dishes inspired by Yucatan, Mexico. During preparation days, chefs provided a half-hour demonstrations and samplings. More».
For more information, contact Catherine Strohbehn in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3527 or cstrohbe@iastate.edu.

Sarah Rodriguez, Esperanza Pintor-Martinez highlighted for National Hispanic Heritage Month: The School of Education's Sarah Rodriguez and Esperanza Pintor-Martinez were among those highlighted by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs for National Hispanic Heritage Month. The office states the purpose of the Spotlight is to recognize Iowa State University faculty and staff who identify as Hispanic or Latina/o (Latinx) for their significant efforts to support, advocate for, and improve the collegiate experience for ISU students. The recipients have been nominated by students as mentors, educators, role models, and advocates. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Rodriguez or Esperanza Pintor-Martinez in the School of Education at 515-294-8391 or 515-294-1397 or srod@iastate.edu; epm1@iastate.edu.

School of Education's Friedel and Thornton present at Rural Community College Alliance Conference: Janice Friedel, an associate professor and Zoë Thornton, a 2015 doctoral alum in the School of Education and education consultant with the Iowa Department of Education, delivered a presentation entitled "Responding to a Statewide Workforce Initiative Through Career and Technical Education." The presentation was a part of the 2016 national Rural Community College Alliance Conference in Orange Beach, Alabama. More».
For more information, contact Janice Friedel or Zoë Thornton in the School of Education at 515-294-4719 or 515-554-3958 or jfriedel@iastate.edu; zmthorn@gmail.com.

October 14, 2016

Faculty Focus video spotlights Human Sciences Extension and Outreach director Debra Sellers: Debra Sellers, associate dean of the College of Human Sciences and director for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, is a human scientist. She uses an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to empower people to change their lives through access to research-based information, resources, and education. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

October 12, 2016

First-year AMD student Walter Hardy featured in Iowa State Daily student spotlight: Walter Hardy, a first-year student in apparel, merchandising, and design, was recently featured in the Iowa State Daily's student spotlight. Hardy describes himself as being unique and unafraid to be different - especially when it comes to fashion. His goal is to someday run his own clothing line. More».
For more information, contact Walter Hardy in apparel, events, and hospitality management at wlhardy@iastate.edu.

October 11, 2016

Auriel Willette discusses recently discovered link to Alzheimer's disease on WAMC Public Radio: Auriel Willette, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, discusses a little-known, protective protein that may explain 56 percent of the difference between people with better or worse memory. A podcast and transcript of Willette's conversation with Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, is available on the The Academic Minute website. The segment aired Oct. 11. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillette@iastate.edu.

October 10, 2016

KHOI radio features School of Education graduate student Greg Wickenkamp: KHOI community radio on Oct. 10 featured Wickenkamp, a graduate student in the School of Education and former middle school teacher. He was interviewed by Gale Seiler, an associate professor in the School of Education who's a producer/reporter for KHOI. Wickenkamp and Bill Bigelow of Rethinking Schools and the Zinn Project spoke about a movement called "Abolish Columbus Day." The portion of the radio segment involving Wickenkamp begins at 13:30. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV interviews Sara Marcketti about fashion piracy: WHO-TV featured an interview with Sara Marcketti about fashion piracy. Marcketti, an associate director in apparel, events, and hospitality management, explains the negative economic and environmental impact of fashion piracy and "fast fashion." Her book, co-authored by Jean Parsons, "Knock it Off" was published this year. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.

October 4, 2016

Watch video: Bookland featured by Ames Channel 12: Constance Beecher, an assistant professor in the School of Education and specialist with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, is featured with peer mentors Katy Becker and Savana Stangeland in this segment featuring Bookland, an outreach project by the School of Education that inspires families to read at home with their children. Three events are coming up 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, and 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Ames Public Library. More».
For more information, contact Constance Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.

ISU Child Development Laboratory School teachers present at fall Iowa AEYC event: Laurie Parker, Lucinda Williams, Tayler Bodholdt, and Katie Bangert, all licensed teachers at the ISU Child Development Laboratory School, were all selected to present at the annual Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) Fall Institute, Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 in Altoona. More».
For more information, contact Kim Venteicher in human development and family studies at 515-294-3040 or kimberly@iastate.edu.

October 3, 2016

Science of Parenting Bloggers share tips for technology usage: During October, bloggers will discuss how technology can be family friendly, how to support the positive use of social media with family members, and how to set boundaries for a healthy balance of technology and face-to-face social interaction.Through the Science of Parenting, ISU Extension and Outreach specialists share and discuss research-based information and resources to help parents rear their children. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs or Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-360-1740 or 563-886-6157 or lhayungs@iastate.edu; bdswanso@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach program offers caregivers powerful tools: Family caregivers and the work they do can easily be overlooked. Not only are caregivers looking after others, they also need to be looking after themselves. Human Sciences Extension and Outreach helps provide family caregivers with the tools and resources they need to look after themselves through "Powerful Tools for Caregivers." More».
For more information, contact Kim Brantner in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-249-0258 or brantner@iastate.edu.

Sara Marcketti delivers textiles talk at Cornell University: Marcketti, a professor in Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management, presented "Textiles and Clothing Collections and Museums: Historical and Current Day Use and Significance" at the Cornell University FSAD Graduate Seminar Series. Cornell Costume and Textile Collection curator, Denise Nicole Green, invited Marcketti to speak as part of the opening of the exhibit "100 Years of Fashion Studies." More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.

Perry News highlights Jordan Arellanes' work with Latino families: Arellanes, Iowa State's Dorothy A. Wyant Fellow in Family Health, assists with data collection and analysis and observes the translation of research to practice through the Juntos Para Una Mejor Educación (Together for a Better Education) program. He had the opportunity last fall to work side by side with Rosa Gonzales and Carolyn Steckelberg, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialists, as well as Flor Romero de Slowing from Gear Up Iowa as the Juntos program was implemented with Latino families in Perry. More».
For more information, contact Jordan Arellanes in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or jarellan@iastate.edu.

September 30, 2016

Faculty Focus video spotlights food science and human nutrition professor Manju Reddy: Manju Reddy is a human scientist who is a professor in food science and human nutrition. She specializes in iron deficiency and iron excess in humans and animals. More».
For more information, contact Manju Reddy in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-2024 or mbreddy@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features cherry pies, events, and Wessling lecture as part of Human Sciences Week: The Iowa State Daily recently featured several Human Sciences Week events. Events featured include: Food Science Club's liquid nitrogen ice cream demo, Culinary Science Club's Culinary Boot Camp, AESHM's cherry pies, Sarah Brown Wessling lecture, Dean Jolly's meet and greet, and a scholarship recognition reception.
For more information, contact Jennifer Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.

September 28, 2016

More than 5,000 attend Iowa State career fairs: More than 5,000 Iowa State University students and visitors on Sept. 21 attended the Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair at Hilton Coliseum and the People to People Career Fair at the Scheman Building. Attendees were able to learn about career options, employers that recruit at Iowa State University as well as potential internships and job opportunities with close to 300 employers. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman in career services at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

ISU News Service video features Culinary Boot Camp: The ISU News Service featured a video of the Culinary Science Club's first Culinary Boot Camp. The club partnered with ISU Dining to organize and run the event. The boot camp was a part of Monday's Human Sciences Week festivities. The two-hour culinary class, hosted by four chefs including ISU Dining's executive chef Scott Bruhn, taught 50 students food safety and preparation, knife skills, meal preparation, and grocery shopping tips. Participants cooked honey garlic chicken and vegetables. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.

September 27, 2016

KHOI radio features Julio Cammarota about the experiences of faculty of color in academia: KHOI community radio on Sept. 21 featured Cammarota, an associate professor in the School of Education. He and Lerona Lewis from McGill University in Montreal brought attention to the hostile reactions faculty of color often face, particularly when they teach about race in their courses, and how this is often evident in negative, racialized comments on course evaluations. They were interviewed by Gale Seiler, an associate professor in the School of Education who's a producer/reporter for KHOI. The portion of the radio segment involving Cammarota begins at 27:50. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.

September 23, 2016

ISU Produce Food Safety Team partners with Iowa Dept. of Agriculture and Land Stewardship: The partnership between ISU Produce Food Safety Team and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship blossomed after the release of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Rule. The team, lead by assistant professor in food science and human nutrition Angela Shaw, will help produce growers affected by FSMA comply with the new regulations. More».
For more information, contact Angela Shaw in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-0868 or angelaml@iastate.edu.

Eulanda Sanders and Anita Rollins attend first annual George Washington Carver Dinner: Eulanda Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing, and Anita Rollins, a program coordinator in the School of Education, on Sept. 20 attended the first-annual George Washington Carver Dinner in St. Louis. The dinner, titled "Celebrating and Promoting the Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver: In the Spirit of Discovery, Sustainability, and Humanity," was hosted by the Carver Birthplace Association. Sanders serves on the association's board of directors. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders or Anita Rollins in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-6364 or 515-294-4985 or sanderse@iastate.edu; arollins@iastate.edu.

CHS alum Susana Muñoz honored by U.S. Department of Education: Muñoz was recently featured in a Q&A as part of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She received two degrees from Iowa State University: a bachelor of arts in political science and international studies in 1995 and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies in 2008. More».
For more information, contact Susana Muñoz at susana.munoz@colostate.edu.

September 21, 2016

AESHM's Sara Marcketti to give lecture at Cornell University: Sara Marcketti, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will on Thursday, Sept. 29 give a seminar at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York titled, "Historic Textiles and Clothing Collections and Museums: Historical and Current Day Significance." The lecture is part of Cornell University's graduate seminar series. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.

September 19, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach presents video on food insecurity: The Iowa Master Gardeners and College of Human Sciences nutrition specialists have teamed up to help reduce food insecurity in Iowa. They are using ISU research and demonstration farms to grow more than 10,000 pounds of produce for Iowans in need. Watch their video to learn more. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

Cyclones.tv video spotlights School of Education's Emily Steil: Cyclones.tv featured School of Education's Emily Steil in a recent video. The video highlights Steil, a sophomore in elementary education's, exceptional success on Iowa State's soccer team. The Big 12 season opens this Friday. More».
For more information, contact Emily Steil in the School of Education at esteil@iastate.edu.

September 16, 2016

School of Education assistant professor Rosie Perez featured in Faculty Focus video: Rosie Perez is a human scientist who is an assistant professor in the School of Education. She works with graduate students studying higher education and student affairs. Check out her Faculty Focus video for the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Rosie Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.

September 15, 2016

Des Moines Register, KCCI-TV, WHO-TV feature Valley High School report by four School of Education researchers: A report produced by School of Education assistant professors Jason Salisbury, Manali Sheth, Daniel Spikes, and Katy Swalwell concluded that a culture of "deep racial disparities" exist at Valley High School in West Des Moines. The West Des Moines school district last October asked the four Iowa State researchers to analyze data and statistics from the district, hold focus groups with students and staff, and observe student interactions. Their work resulted in a 60-page report discussed Sept. 12 by the West Des Moines school board, which plans to create an action plan to address racial inequity. Findings of the report were featured in articles by The Des Moines Register and in stories by KCCI-TV and WHO-TV. More».
For more information, contact Katie Anthony in the School of Education at katiea01@iastate.edu.

September 13, 2016

AESHM's SoJung Lee, Jim Butler recognized for groundbreaking study on country clubs: A groundbreaking study by SoJung Lee, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management; and Jim Butler, a distance education graduate student who's also general manager of Grey Oaks Country Club in Sarasota, Florida, was recently highlighted by McMahon Group, a premier research company in the country club business. The research, "Taking the pulse on club environmental practices," was highlighted in the summer 2016 edition of McMahon's Club Trends, called "Green strategies: Clubs embracing sustainability." The study was the first of its kind. It included a survey of 297 country clubs on their environmental behaviors and practices. Results showed that 74 percent of survey respondents said they have sustainable practices. However, only 15 percent allocate funds specifically for sustainable practices with the average amount being $49,357. More».
For more information, contact Jim Butler or SoJung Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 239-253-9244 or 515-294-8990 or jebutler@iastate.edu; sjlee@iastate.edu.

Extension and Outreach highlights Awardrobe event, Apparel, Events, and Hospitality scholarships: The Awardrobe Clothing Event is an Iowa State Fair 4-H event that provides youth participants with opportunities to showcase their apparel design and production knowledge, as well as creativity skills. 4-H'ers ranked in the top 3 percent received $500 scholarships from the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management. The Apparel, Merchandising, and Design program presented 4-H'ers receiving the On-Trend Award with $25 gift cards and certificates. More».
For more information, contact Cayla Taylor, educational opportunities program manager with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development at Iowa State University at 515-294-1877 or cayla@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register shares Greg Robinson's 9/11 memories: "Why We Played Football Amid Tragedy": Robinson, a clinician in the School of Education, served as superintendent of the Urbandale schools during the 9/11 attacks. In his remembrance, he shares how by listening to the wishes of his students, he kept a Friday night football game on the school schedule - and helped bring healing to Iowans. Robinson is a former member of the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners. More».
For more information, contact Greg Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-4434 or gregr@iastate.edu.

September 12, 2016

Science of Parenting blog talks benefits on teens and jobs: Lori Hayungs, Barbara Dunn Swanson, and Laura Sternweis from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach describe the many benefits of teens who have jobs. Some benefits highlighted include: money and time management, as well as improved responsibility and social skills. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs or Barbara Dunn Swanson or Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or 563-886-6157 or 515-294-0775 or lhayungs@iastate.edu; bdswanso@iastate.edu; lsternwe@iastate.edu.

Journal features School of Education article on promoting success of students with disabilities: The Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability's fall issue featured an article by the School of Education's Joshua Mitchell and Ann Gansemer-Topf, "Academic Coaching and Self-regulation: Promoting the Success of Students with Disabilities." Mitchell is a doctoral student in higher education. Gansemer-Topf is an assistant professor in the School of Education.
For more information, contact Ann Gansemer-Topf or Joshua Mitchell in the School of Education at 515-294-7635 or 515-294-6234 or anngt@iastate.edu; jjm1@iastate.edu.

KCCI highlights Story County e-cigarette ban spearheaded by ISU Health Promotion Club: KCCI featured the Story County Board of Supervisors' recent electronic cigarette ban in public places. The ordinance was approved Sept. 6 and goes into effect immediately. The effort to ban e-cigarettes in public places at Iowa State, in Ames, and in Story County was spearheaded by the ISU Health Promotion Club. The club is advised by Denise Denton, a prevention specialist who's a senior lecturer in kinesiology. Last week's vote came after an extensive campaign by Iowa State University kinesiology and health students. More».
For more information, contact Denise Denton in kinesiology at 515-291-1273 or herself@iastate.edu.

September 9, 2016

Iowa State Daily features Sustaining the Academic Pipeline workshop: The Iowa State Daily wrote an article highlighting the first of a five-part workshop series called Sustaining the Academic Pipeline. The workshop series is designed to help graduate students of color transition to faculty members. Speakers at this workshop included Brian Burt and Sarah Rodriguez, both assistant professors in the School of Education, and Shannon Coleman, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at Iowa State University at 515-294-9804 or scholarpipeline@iastate.edu.

Creative Visions speaker addresses multicultural education class as part of ISU 4U Promise: Cynthia Hunafa, a former teacher at Moulton Elementary and current program coordinator at Creative Visions, with Moulton parent, Luis Orellana, spoke to a multicultural education class to counter stereotypes of low parent engagement in education on Sept. 12. Creative Visions and Moulton Elementary are two of ISU 4U Promise's partners. Creative Visions' mission is to develop economically vulnerable individuals, families, and communities into becoming self-empowered, self-responsible, and self-sufficient through education and economic empowerment. Its mission supports the college access objective of the ISU 4U Promise. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

SOE's Brian Burt and Alade McKen to present at black males in education conference in Bermuda: Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, and Alade McKen, a doctoral student in the School of Education, will present at the fifth annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME). The title of their session is "Retaining Each Other (Too): Research Groups as Intentional Retention Interventions." The event will be held Oct. 4 to 7 in Hamilton, Bermuda. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

September 6, 2016

Joy Rouse shares ways to help children connect with the written word, enhance reading skills: Rouse, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist who focuses on family life issues, offers a number of ways to help caretakers strengthen children's reading skills. Rouse shares that following words on the page with fingers, limiting screen time for children twelve and younger, and reciting the letters of the alphabet for the youngest of children can all improve language comprehension. More».
For more information, contact Joy Rouse in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-250-5984 or jmrouse@iastate.edu.

Sandra McKinnon offers tips to help parents and other caregivers teach kids about money management: McKinnon, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, stresses that children can learn important money lessons as they watch the adults in their lives earn, spend, save, share and borrow money. More».
For more information, contact Sandra McKinnon in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-366-7070 or sandram@iastate.edu.

August 31, 2016

Business Record features Linda Niehm as Dean's Faculty Fellow: Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, is the second faculty member to be named a Dean's Faculty Fellow, which was made possible by an anonymous gift last year to the College of Human Sciences. As part of the fellowship, Niehm will receive $30,000 a year for two years to extend her work in expanding entrepreneurship among students and helping rural, community-based and family-owned businesses. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.

August 30, 2016

Brunnier Art Museum features Eulanda Sanders, Cindy Gould collaborative artwork: Sanders, the College of Human Sciences' Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing, and Gould, an associate professor of art and visual culture in the College of Design, collaborated on a two-piece work of art based on close-up digital photographs of Robert Hillestad's Celebration Coat #41. The work expresses the artists' mutual love for India. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders or Cindy Gould at 515-294-7857 or 515-294-6297 or sanderse@iastate.edu or cgould@iastate.edu.

August 25, 2016

Grain Processing Corporation showcases demos inspired by Iowa State food scientists: Grain Processing Corporation showcased appetizers created by Iowa State University food science and human nutrition students at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) 2016 Expo. More».
For more information, contact Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-1673 or kgilbert@iastate.edu.

August 24, 2016

Fast Company magazine features Auriel Willette, Ashley Swanson study linking mind, memory: Fast Company, a magazine that focuses on innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design featured on Aug. 19 Iowa State University "Use it or lose it" study. Authors Auriel Willette, assistant professor in food science and human nutrition at Iowa State, and Ashley Swanson, graduate research assistant at Iowa State, analyzed data from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative to find which aspects of the immune system were most relevant to tracking Alzheimer's disease progression. The study suggests that there is a link between brain activity and the presence of NPTX2, a brain protein essential for building memories. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

August 23, 2016

WHO-TV highlights dietetic interns' work as virtual nutrition coaches with new smartphone app: Emily Wisecup and Jill Schechinger, 2016 College of Human Sciences graduates in dietetics and current dietetic internship program participants, are two of fourteen interns training to be virtual coaches. Through Partnership for a Healthier America, families with low incomes will be able to use the service for free. Iowa State is partnering with Rise, the app developer, to provide families with the ability to have healthier food choices and learn smart eating tips. More».
For more information, contact Jean Anderson, dietetic internship program director in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7316 or janderso@iastate.edu.

August 22, 2016

ISU Rising Star Internship completed by six College of Human Sciences students: Students Carissa Brown, Celeste Moeller, and Jade Jensen in dietetics; Christel Gustafson in nutritional science; Mericia Boutchee in food science; and Cali Westergard in kinesiology and health completed the ISU Rising Star Internship. For a third summer, interns gathered to report on their experiences and impact with local food systems in central and northwest Iowa. Partners are Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the College of Design. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Extension and Outreach in the College of Human Sciences at (800) 262-3804.

KHOI radio features Iowa State faculty, staff, and student in learning community talk: Gale Seiler, an associate professor in the School of Education and producer/reporter for KHOI community radio, on Aug. 15 talked about Iowa State's learning communities on KHOI community radio. Learning communities are small groups that help first-year students adjust to a large campus. Iowa State has more than 80 learning communities. The radio discussion included Jennifer Leptien, interim director of learning communities at Iowa State; Carmen Flagge, diversity coordinator and multicultural liaison officer for the College of Human Sciences and coordinator of the Connect Four Learning Community; and David Mena, a third-year student in dietetics and a senior peer mentor in the Connect Four Learning Community. The radio segment begins at the two minute mark. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.

August 16, 2016

Eric Brown completes summer faculty internship with Hyatt Hotels Corporation: Brown, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, participated in the program to refresh his knowledge of the hospitality industry, research current industry trends, and to bring back ideas to the classroom. The Hyatt Faculty Internship Program was developed to promote awareness and enhance educators' understanding of the industry by exposing them to the products and challenges of today's hotel operations.
For more information, contact Eric Brown in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8474 or ebrown@iastate.edu.

Brian Burt and Sarah Rodriguez join alums Jerlando Jackson and Cristobal Salinas at Rise think tank: Burt and Rodriguez, assistant professors in the School of Education, met Jackson, Salinas, and other program participants to better understand and strategically improve the lives, experiences, and outcomes of boys and men of color in the United States. Rise for Boys and Men of Color is a $10 million field advancement effort. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt or Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or 515-294-8391 or burt@iastate.edu; srod@iastate.edu.

Brian Burt, Alade McKen to speak at undergraduate summer conference: Burt, an assistant professor in Iowa State's School of Education, will on Aug. 18 deliver the keynote address "The Mysterious Abyss of Research: Reflecting Back and Projecting Forward" to undergraduate research fellows. He will also facilitate a graduate student panel and sit on a faculty panel. McKen, a doctoral student in Iowa State's School of Education, will participate in the graduate student panel and serve as a mentor for the fellows. The undergraduate summer conference is coordinated by the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) and Big Ten Academic Alliance, and supported through the Andrew Mellon Foundation. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

August 15, 2016

Reiman Gardens features hummingbird and flower sculpture sponsored by College of Human Sciences: The sculpture is part of the Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks exhibit, which runs through October 31. Simulating how all living things are interconnected, the exhibit features 13 larger than life, eye-popping displays made with 500,000 LEGO® brick pieces by artist Sean Kenney. More».
For more information, contact Aaron Steil, assistant director of Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University at 515-294-8953 or ajsteil@iastate.edu.

August 12, 2016

Health Imaging's Katherine Davis shares Auriel Willette, Ashley Swanson study linking mind, memory: In the study, authors Auriel Wilette, assistant professor of food science and human nutrition at Iowa State, and Ashley Swanson, graduate research assistant at Iowa State, analyzed data from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative to find which aspects of the immune system were most relevant to tracking Alzheimer's disease progression. The study suggests that there is a link between brain activity and the presence of NPTX2, a brain protein essential for building memories. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

August 10, 2016

Business Record shares Extension's Elevate, which uses research-based training model to help couples: The curriculum is designed for professionals who are counseling couples in all types of relationships. Iowa State's Human Sciences Extension and Outreach will offer the program, which is based on the national Healthy Relationship and Marriage Education Training model, on a pilot basis beginning this fall. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago or David Brown in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or 515-298-1505 or ads@iastate.edu; dnbrown@iastate.edu.

August 9, 2016

Science of Parenting blogger Lori Hayungs offers tips for parents of kids with special needs: Throughout August, Hayungs and the other Science of Parenting bloggers will offer self-care tips and resources that can help parents cope. They will discuss ways that family members can support each other. They'll also talk about when and how to reach out for assistance. In addition they'll explore resources for reducing stress that are available through ISU Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

Students intern at International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education conference: Hannah Cooley, Mackenzie Jordan, Anna Schulte, Meg Tully, Romazia Turner-Brown, and Allison Voth, event management students, managed registrations, monitored paper sessions, and handled general session meetings at the annual conference held this year in Grapevine, Texas. The conference drew nearly 500 attendees from across the globe. The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) is the largest association of hospitality and tourism educators in the world. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.

August 8, 2016

Stock News USA's Celia Hoffman features memory loss study by Auriel Willette, Ashley Swanson: The study, which was recently shared by Iowa State's News Service, offers an avenue to track the progression of Alzheimer's disease over time. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

August 4, 2016

Iowa Public Radio interviews Cassandra Dorius on new "boomerang dads" study: Dorius, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, said researchers were surprised by their new findings. The original hypothesis was that boomerang fathering would create an unstable environment, which would negatively impact children. However, Dorius and her fellow researchers found a parental reconciliation benefits a daughter's mental health, though not a son's. More».
For more information, contact Cassandra Dorius in human development and family studies at 515-294-1640 or cdorius@iastate.edu.

Rodriguez, Salinas set to present at 2016 Male Student Leadership Summit: Iowa State School of Education assistant professor Sarah Rodriguez and alumnus Cristobal Salinas will present at the Aug. 11-12 summit. Rodriguez will present "Latino Men and Masculinity: Experiences in Community College Transfer in Texas," while Salinas will present "The (In)visible Borderlands of Oppression and Privilege: Latino Males Entering the Field of Education." The third-annual event is hosted by the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color and held at the University of Texas at Austin. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-8391 or srod@iastate.edu.

August 3, 2016

Catt Center announces Cameron Beatty will join Salem State University faculty: Beatty, who has taught courses for Iowa State's Leadership Studies Program for the past three years, accepted a tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor of higher education and student affairs at Salem State University in Massachusetts beginning with the fall 2016 semester. He earned a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Iowa State in August 2014 and began teaching courses for the Leadership Studies Program as a graduate teaching assistant in 2013-2014. More».
For more information, contact Cameron Beatty in the School of Education at 515-294-3181 or ccbeatty@iastate.edu.

August 2, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach pilots Finances of Caregiving program: Another round of Finances of Caregiving pilots will begin this fall. In explaining the program, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach family finance specialists Brenda Schmitt and Suzanne Bartholomae offer advice for Iowa caregivers or those who may become a caregiver in the future. Program participants will document their own financial situation, review the finances of the person for whom they are or will be providing care, and organize legal documents for the person receiving care. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Schmitt or Suzanne Bartholomae in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-512-0650 or 515-294-9528 or schmitt@iastate.edu or suzanneb@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist encourages adding family meetings to routine: As August arrives, families begin to think about "back to school" routines. Barbara Dunn Swanson, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist, suggests making family meetings a routine all year long. "As children get older, their schedules get more complicated. They juggle school, sports, afterschool activities and sometimes a part time job," Swanson said. "Both children and parents benefit from family meetings where they can review all their schedules and reflect on their school or work successes." More».
For more information, contact Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-886-6157 or bdswanso@iastate.edu.

August 1, 2016

Iowa media outlets broadcast ISU 4U Promise Mosquito and Me summer camp: During the camp, young scientists designed, presented, built, and placed mosquito traps. The ISU 4U Promise program is a partnership with Des Moines Public Schools that works with families and neighborhood organizations to make college more accessible and affordable for students at King Elementary and Moulton Elementary schools. The program also provides educational and teaching assistance and tuition awards. View coverage from WQAD, WHO, and WOI. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-8021 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

July 28, 2016

Iowa Public Radio features Katy Swalwell, an assistant professor of education, in Talk of Iowa show: During the segment, Swalwell discusses the erosion of civil rights victories and the role that schools play in teaching history that informs the decisions that communities and individuals can make today. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

Science of Parenting blogger Kristi Cooper shares benefits of kids feeling at home with nature: Cooper, a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach family life field specialist, notes that kids learn to manage risk and problem solve when they have early experiences in natural settings. She also shares her experiences as a Nature Explore trainer. More».
For more information, contact Kristi Cooper in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-377-9839 or kcoop@iastate.edu.

Prepare for Iowa sales tax holiday with help from Human Sciences family finance specialist: Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, reminds consumers that reduced cost is never, in itself, enough reason to make a purchase. She recommends that consumers plan ahead so they know what they most need or want. More».
For more information, contact Barb Wollan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or bwollan@iastate.edu.

Central Iowa media feature American Cheese Society's annual conference, Stephanie Clark's work: The Des Moines Register and the Ames Tribune highlighted Clark's work as a co-chair of this year's event, which serves to grow consumers' knowledge of cheeses and cultured dairy products. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

July 23, 2016

Ames Tribune features Stephanie Clark's success in bringing American Cheese Society's annual extravaganza to central Iowa: Clark, a professor in food science and human nutrition, is featured in the Ames Tribune, in a story about the American Cheese Society's annual conference and competition, "Cheese in the Heartland," July 27 to 30. Clark has been instrumental in landing and organizing the event for cheese producers and cheese lovers. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmaid@iastate.edu.

Business Record chronicles on ISU student team's second-place finish in national dairy product contest: "Beyond the Bar," a frozen yogurt sandwich developed by an Iowa State University team of food science students and a chemical engineering student, earned a second-place finish at the 2016 National Dairy Council New Product competition, as shared by the Des Moines Business Record. The three top finishing teams will split $16,000 in prize money. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmaid@iastate.edu.

July 21, 2016

FSHN students, alums attend Institute of Food Technologists meeting in Chicago: Alumni and students in food science and human nutrition connected recently at IFT16, the Institute of Food Technologists annual meeting and expo held July 16 to 19 in Chicago. Students attending included Alden Riak, Tad Beekman, Christine Eckert, and Jessica Schaumburg. Alums included FSHN lecturer Kate Gilbert, Michelle Peitz, John'Ta Jones, Simon (Shumao) Ye, and Emma Grinde. More».
For more information, contact Mickie Deaton in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4465 or mjdeaton@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach financial education helps Iowans with limited assets, income constraints: In a recent post, Mary Weinand, a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach family finance specialist, explains that human sciences specialists in family finance can provide information and education to help Iowans evaluate alternatives when faced with difficult financial choices. "The Iowa report from the 'ALICE Project - A Study of Financial Hardship' provides high quality, research based information to foster a better understanding of who is struggling in our communities," Weinand said. More».
For more information, contact Mary Weinand in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-931-5087 or mweinand@iastate.edu.

July 20, 2016

Des Moines Register features Stephanie Clark's work to bring annual cheese conference to Iowa: Clark, a professor in food science and human nutrition, seeks to encourage others to enter the cheese business. She has grown a new professional organization, the Iowa Cheese and Cultured Dairy Products Guild, which was created late last year to connect dairy pros statewide. Clark, along with C.J. Bienert of The Cheese Shop in Des Moines and Myrna VaerPloeg of Maytag Dairy Farms, was instrumental in luring the American Cheese Society to Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

Business Record reports $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to fund Iowa State research: The Iowa State research will be the first large-scale study of its kind to compare four separate exercise patterns - sedentary, aerobic, resistance, and a combination, said Duck-chul "D.C." Lee, an assistant kinesiology professor and the study's principal investigator. More».
For more information, contact Duck-chul "D.C." Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

July 19, 2016

ExerCYse, Iowa State student athletes partner to host first annual Field Day: Iowa State student athletes on Monday exercised with children from kindergarten through the eighth grade at the first annual ExerCYse Field Day at the Southeast Recreation Complex near Jack Trice Stadium. The fun two-hour event featured sport-specific activities such as volleyball, football, agility drills, and obstacle courses. The event is part of the Verb Summer Scorecard program and reflects a new partnership between ExerCYse and ISU athletics to help promote physical activity in youth. On July 20, student athletes will host a Family Fun in the Park event from 10-11 a.m. at Inis Grove Park in Ames. More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.

Science of Parenting blogger and Human Sciences specialist Barbara Dunn Swanson talks pizza gardens: In her latest post, Swanson shares that getting outdoors and into the garden is a great way to decrease kids' screen time during the summer months. More».
For more information, contact Barbara Dunn Swanson in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-886-6157 or bdswanso@iastate.edu.

July 18, 2016

Iowa State holds two-week camp using mosquitoes to teach kids about science: The Mosquitoes and Me summer camp is being held July 18 to 29 at North High School in Des Moines and is funded by a $1.25 million National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award. The camp aims to benefit students with ISU 4U Promise, the partnership between the Des Moines Public Schools and Iowa State to promote college attendance and prepare students for possible careers as scientists. About 15 rising fifth and sixth-graders from Moulton elementary are learning to identify different types of mosquitoes, build traps to collect and monitor the insects in their neighborhoods, and document their research in a statewide mosquito surveillance database. Students will be studying mosquitoes with an entomology expert from Madison, Wisconsin. They will be designing and building and placing their traps, using GPS to record their locations. The camp will also include a visiting drummer will help students make connections between percussion, insect sounds, math, and African culture. The camp is organized and staffed by Iowa State faculty, staff, and students; and one Moulton elementary teacher. More».
For more information, contact Ellen Johnsen or Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-8021 or 515-294-4144 or johnsene@iastate.edu or krbruna@iastate.edu.

July 15, 2016

KITV showcases Rising Star interns in segment highlighting recipes that use fresh produce: College of Human Sciences students Jade Jensen and Cali Westergard stopped in at the KITV studio to teach northwest Iowa viewers about ways to use fresh vegetables from the garden or local farmers market. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

July 13, 2016

Alliance for Iowa State features Christine Hradek, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist: Hradek coordinates Iowa State's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed). Funded by the USDA, SNAP-Ed provides nutrition education to families with low incomes and recently moved beyond direct education to make healthy choices easier for families experiencing poverty. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

WHO Radio discusses Pokémon GO with kinesiology professor Greg Welk: In the interview with Jan Mickelson, Welk speaks to the social features of the game and the potential for increased physical activity among its users. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

July 11, 2016

WRVO Public Media features Paddy Ekkekakis research related to exercise, mood: In the interview, Ekkekakis, associate professor in kinesiology, states the effect exercise has on mood is a learned response. He also states that once the mind starts associating exercise with being negative due to overcompensating after sedentary periods, it can be hard for the body to shake the thought and start recognizing it as a positive. More».
For more information, contact Paddy Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

Fashion magazine WWD interviews Iowa State AMD alum Todd Snyder about life after American Eagle buy: Snyder, a 1992 Iowa State graduate and well-known men's fashion designer in New York has been nominated several times for Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. American Eagle purchased Todd Snyder New York this past November. WWD subscribers may access the article online.
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.

July 9, 2016

AMD student Alisha Humiston takes part in Paris Fashion Week: Alisha Humiston, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, worked with designer Antonio Ortega backstage at Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week as a part of the study abroad program through the Paris American Academy. More».
For more information, contact Alisha Humiston in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 319-572-6596 or alishah@iastate.edu.

July 7, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach offers homebuyer certificate online program: The five-lesson online course helps Iowans decide whether now is a good time for them to buy a home. "A Place of Your Own" lessons focus on preparing for home ownership, shopping for a home, securing a mortgage, closing the loan and being a home owner. The online course is available anytime, anywhere from any computer with internet access. The cost for the course, including the certificate of completion, is $45. More».
For more information, contact Suzanne Bartholomae in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-9528 or suzanneb@iastate.edu.

See TV, newspaper coverage of Iowa State partnership to create Hancher Auditorium uniforms: The Cedar Rapids Gazette, KGAN CBS 2 and KFXA Fox 28, and Iowa State's University Relations recently featured the partnership between Iowa State apparel students and Iowa Prison Industries to design and produce new student usher uniforms for Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa. The auditorium reopens this fall after being destroyed in 2008 by flooding. Students in Iowa State senior lecturer Brenda Ackerman's class worked with inmates to produce the uniforms. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7549 or bpacker@iastate.edu.

Science of Parenting July blog posts feature tips for gardening with kids: In July, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialists will dig deeper into ideas on how to garden with kids. They will explore resources available through ISU Extension and Outreach that can help families grow and prepare vegetables, and learn more about nutrition and wellness. Gardening also can help children apply concepts learned in school. For example, writing and journaling are important garden skills, and math and measurements are necessary for garden design. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

July 1, 2016

Cheryl Clark, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist, offers tips to help teens get sleep: Clark, who specializes in family life issues, suggests that teens avoid multitasking well into the night and reduce caffeine intake late in the day. She also encourages parents to consider their own nighttime use of technology when setting limits for their children. More».
For more information, contact Cheryl Clark in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-373-2196 or cclark@iastate.edu.

Iowa Public Radio talks body-image issues with Iowa State's Joel Geske and Alison St. Germain: In the Talk of Iowa segment, Charity Nebbe speaks with Joel Geske, an associate professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, and Alison St. Germain, a clinician in food science and human nutrition. Discussion topics include London's decision to ban all ads of "unrealistic body images" from the city's public transportation system, the impact of altered images in advertising, and societal expectations regarding body image. More».
For more information, contact Alsion St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV features Alison St. Germain, food science and human nutrition clinician, in body-image talk: In the interview, St. Germain discusses body image and the impact of altered images in advertising, as well as shares resources to help promote realistic expectations. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

June 27, 2016

See photos from study abroad trip to France: Some human sciences students joined program director Kurt Rosentrater in France this summer for a study abroad trip called the "Production and Processing of Sustainable, Safe and Nutritious Food." More».
For more information, contact Kurt Rosentrater at 515-294-4019 or karosent@iastate.edu.

See photos from study abroad trip to Italy: "For the Love of Food and Italy" allowed human sciences students to explore cooking, tour, and eat their way through different regions of Italy with program directors Linda Svendsen and Erica Beirman. More».
For more information, contact Linda Svendsen and Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9577 and 515-294-4361 or lsvends@iastate.edu and ebeirman@iastate.edu.

See photos: Kinesiology study abroad trip to Ireland: Kinesiology students this summer explored and toured health programs in the different regions on Ireland and Northern Ireland with program director Warren Franke and his wife, Libby Franke. See photo album. More».
For more information, contact Warren Franke in kinesiology at 515-294-8257 or wfranke@iastate.edu.

June 24, 2016

KIWA Radio features Renee Sweers; discusses upcoming safe canning, freezing and dehydrating workshop: Renee Sweers, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach field specialist, says on the radio program that canning, drying and preserving food is an old art that is making a comeback. She says it's all part of the trend to know where food comes from, what is in it, and to eat fresh, local foods. Sweers will on June 28 lead a free workshop at the Orange City Public Library. To pre-register, call the Orange City Public Library at 712-707-4302. More».
For more information, contact Renee Sweers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-276-2157 or rsweers@iastate.edu.

June 23, 2016

AESHM's Linda Niehm, Jessica Hurst help rural retailers with Iowa Retail Summit: About 75 small business owners, community leaders, and business consultants came June 23 to Iowa State University for the Iowa Retail Summit, planned in part by Linda Niehm and Jessica Lynn Miller Hurst in apparel, events, and hospitality management. The event showcased the Iowa Retail Initiative, which provides a single point of contact for rural communities and retailers seeking help. Since August 2013, the Iowa State initiative has worked with 154 retailers in 31 communities across the state and helped 530 students gain real-world experiences in helping businesses. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm and Jessica Hurst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 and 515-294-5284 or niehmlin@iastate.edu and hurstj@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily highlights Eulanda Sanders, Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing: Following a No. 1 ranking in fashion merchandising by fashion-schools.org, Sanders sat down with Lindsey Davis of the Iowa State Daily to discuss her start in the industry and the success of Iowa State's program. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

June 22, 2016

Constance Beecher interviewed by WHO-TV about grade retention: Beecher, an assistant professor in the School of Education and ISU Extension and Outreach specialist, was interviewed June 22 by WHO-TV about a new government mandate effective May 2017 that requires Iowa third graders to read at their grade level or get held back in school. Beecher said retaining students has an immediate academic benefit in math and literacy. But over time, those students are not doing any better than the students who were never retained, and by the time they get to high school, they're doing slightly worse. Beecher's work focuses on early literacy, language development, and community engagement. As an extension and outreach specialist, she works to increase school readiness in children. A June 25 ceremony recognized the first group of parents to graduate from a new outreach project called "Small Talk Story County," in which Iowa State is partnering with the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County to improve early childhood literacy. More».
For more information, contact Constance Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.

HDFS student Brianna Hatfield meets Gov. Terry Branstad as part of her internship: Hatfield, a senior in child, adult, and family services, is interning this summer with the Child and Family Policy Center's Every Child Counts in Des Moines, which aims to make Iowa children a priority for policy action by providing advocacy tools on important child policy issues. On June 21, Brianna met Gov. Terry Branstad at the signing of the proclamation for Children's Mental Health Month. More».
For more information, contact Brianna Hatfield in human development and family studies at 515-418-7968 or briannah@iastate.edu.

June 21, 2016

New report highlights research by Brianna Routh, Kimberly Greder, Brenda Lohman, and Tricia Neppl: The article, titled "Associations Between Mental Health and Obesity," joins other research studies in the National Council on Family Relations Report. The summer 2016 issue focuses on families and obesity. More».
For more information, contact Brianna Routh in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or brouth@iastate.edu.

June 20, 2016

Business Record notes 15 Iowa State University leaders' inclusion in new book: The Business Record's Lift IOWA e-newsletter published a brief on June 20 about a recent book naming 15 Iowa State University leaders who greatly impacted the family and consumer sciences field. The brief stemmed from a June 13 College of Human Sciences news story on the industry leaders, including incoming dean and Dean's Chair, Laura Dunn Jolly. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

June 17, 2016

KMA Radio highlights Stephanie Clark as food myth buster: Clark, a professor of food science and human nutrition, discussed raw milk and processed foods on KMA's "Dean & Don Show." More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register features Ruth Litchfield in discussion of whole milk, Greek yogurt trend: In the article - "Fat is back! Shoppers opt for whole milk, Greek yogurt" - Litchfield speaks of how the current trend challenges previous taboos related to full-fat dairy products. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9484 or litch@iastate.edu.

June 16, 2016

MIT Technology Review highlights Rey Junco in critique of Facebook's ethical review guidelines: Junco made his comments June 14 during a Future of Privacy Forum roundtable in Washington, D.C. Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, provided Facebook with input regarding the guidelines, serving as an outside expert. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-4478 or geek@iastate.edu.

June 15, 2016

Des Moines Public Schools features Summit on School Climate and Culture speaker Daniel Spikes: Spikes, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is one of several national experts who will join other professional educators at the inaugural event. His research focuses on school leadership, social justice, anti-racist leadership, and cultural proficiency. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

Kimberly Greder shares biggest issues facing today's working dads via WalletHub.com: In the post, which lists Iowa among the top 10 states for working dads, Greder suggests ways in which working dads can find balance between career and family. She also offers budget-saving tips for men looking to get fit and stay healthy. More».
For more information, contact Kimberly Greder in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.

June 14, 2016

Kevin Schalinske, Jeanne Stewart featured on FSHN website as Regents award recipents: The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition today published stories featuring Kevin Schalinske, a professor in food science and human nutrition, for receiving the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence; and Jeanne Stewart, an assistant scientist in the Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, for receiving the Regents Award for Staff Excellence. The honorees will be recognized at the University Awards Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Great Room of the Memorial Union. More».
For more information, contact Megan Pulse in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or mjpulse@iastate.edu.

Rising Star Interns create awareness around locally grown foods: College of Human Sciences students are among a group of Rising Star Interns working with northwest and central Iowa local food producers and farmers markets this summer. Cali Westergard is a sophomore in kinesiology and health, Jade Jensen is a senior in dietetics, Christel Gustafson is a senior in nutritional science, Carissa Brown is a senior in dietetics, Celeste Moeller is a senior in dietetics, and Merica (Merissa) Boutchee is a senior in food science. Interns for the program, in its third year, focus on helping people better understand the local food system and provide incentives for consuming locally grown food. The program is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in partnership with the Colleges of Design and Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Cheryl Heronemus at Iowa State University at 712-957-5045 or hero@iastate.edu.

Lori Hayungs shares tips for increasing family time while encouraging children's healthy development: "Your kitchen can be your child's summer classroom," said Hayungs, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist who specializes in family life issues. "Using your kitchen as a science lab can help children stay in the school mode several ways." Hayungs also offers suggestions for providing children with regular physical activity to prevent becoming overweight. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

June 10, 2016

WalletHub features Cynthia Fletcher in financial literacy post: Fletcher, a professor in human development and family studies, shares that it is important for employers to assure that employees receive information and products that are unbiased and in their best interest. However, given wage stagnation and other pressures, financial literacy programs should not be implemented in lieu of salary increases. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Fletcher in human development and family studies at 515-294-8521 or cynthia@iastate.edu.

June 9, 2016

APEX students begin College of Human Sciences adventure: Five students have begun their College of Human Sciences adventure as part of the Academic Program for Excellence (APEX). APEX is an eight-week academic summer program designed for incoming multicultural first-year students. The students will meet weekly with Carmen Flagge, multicultural liaison officer, to form faculty and staff connections and learn about the various opportunities and resources available to them on campus. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.

Culinary science student Heidi Engelhardt featured on NPR: A story about Heidi Engelhardt and her work on a student-run farm that promotes sustainable practices was featured by National Public Radio. More».
For more information, contact Heidi Engelhardt in food science and human nutrition at 616-557-2848 or heidie@iastate.edu.

June 8, 2016

Daniel Spikes to speak at Aug. 8-9 School Climate and Culture Summit in Des Moines: Spikes, an assistant professor in the School of Education, will join fellow education professionals at the two-day summit hosted by Des Moines Public Schools at the Iowa Events Center. Participants will learn first-hand how a positive school climate and culture is key to any sustained improvements among students, schools, and districts, as well as gain tips on how to effectively put research to practice. Cost to attend is $275 (group rates available). More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

June 3, 2016

Nicole Coffin, David Mena, Selena Pintor among 73 from Iowa State who attend NCORE: Seventy-three Iowa State students, faculty, staff, and administrators attended the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity conference, May 31 to June 4 in San Francisco. Students attending included David Mena in dietetics, Nicole Coffin in kinesiology/pre-physical therapy, and Selena Pintor in apparel, merchandising, and design. Faculty and staff attending included Carmen Flagge, the college's diversity coordinator and multicultural liaison officer; Jenn Plagman-Galvin, the college's director of operations; School of Education assistant professor Brian A. Burt; and alumnus Cristobal Salinas. Participants will take what they learn at ‪NCORE 2016‬ to lead the ISCORE conference at ‪Iowa State‬ next March, to inform policies and actions related to being more inclusive, and to be agents of change on campus. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.

Toolkit helps Iowans take steps toward financial stability and self-sufficiency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is now offering training on "Your Money, Your Goals," a financial empowerment toolkit that provides frontline workers with resources and tools to help their clients take steps towards financial stability and self-sufficiency. The 10-hour course will be held throughout Iowa. The registration fee is $75. More».
For more information, contact Mary Weinand or Suzanne Bartholomae in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-931-5087 or 515-294-9528 or mweinand@iastate.edu or suzanneb@iastate.edu.

June 2, 2016

Science of Parenting bloggers share tips for helping picky eaters: In June, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialists will be blogging about how to make mealtime fun rather than a power struggle. They'll talk about establishing healthy food routines and giving kids opportunities to make their own food choices. They'll also discuss the importance of modeling healthy eating behaviors and strategies for removing distractions like television and electronic gadgets during mealtime. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-360-1740 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

June 1, 2016

WHO Radio's Sue Danielson interviews Kimberly Greder about low-income rural moms' need for nature: Greder, an associate professor in human development and family studies and extension specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, discussed the many mental and physical benefits of spending time in nature, at city parks, and other recreational facilities. Greder recently co-authored a paper on the subject, published in the Journal of Leisure Research. More».
For more information, contact Kimberly Greder in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.

Education Week publishes story featuring ISU alum Jesse Ulrich: Ulrich, the superintendent of the A-H-S-T Community School District in Avoca who in 2008 received his master's degree from the Iowa State University School of Education, is interviewed in this story picked up by the Associated Press and published by Education Week about how more rural Iowa school districts plan to close their doors. More».
For more information, contact Jesse Ulrich at 712-343-6364 or ulrichj@ahst.k12.ia.us.

May 27, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach providing free agricultural water food safety testing: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists will be providing free agricultural water food safety testing for up to 100 hobby gardeners and very small fruit and vegetable producers in Iowa for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project titled "Educating Iowans about the importance of water food safety when growing fruits and vegetables." The ISU Extension and Outreach research team wants to assist hobby gardeners and very small farmers with testing their agricultural water used within their fruit and vegetable garden or farm. The first 100 agricultural water samples will be sampled for the presence and quantity of generic Escherichia coli at no cost. Only one agricultural water sample per garden/farm will be accepted and growers must be located in Iowa. All sample criteria must accompany the sample. More».
For more information, contact Angela Laury Shaw in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-0868 or angelaml@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach needs aronia berry jam and jelly samples: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists need Iowans' help in acquiring samples of aronia berry jam and jelly for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project titled "Establishing a Standard of Identity for Jams and Jellies Made from Aronia Berries." Those interested in participating should send: two to three separate batches of preserves, the associated recipe, and one pound of aronia berries used for the preserves (with harvest date/location). Send with contact information including name, address, phone number and email to Lester Wilson, 2312 Food Science Building, Ames, IA 50011. More».
For more information, contact Lester Wilson in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3889 or lawilson@iastate.edu.

May 25, 2016

Ames Tribune features Iowa State's top-three placement in national new product competition: The newspaper on May 21 featured "Beyond the Bar," a frozen yogurt sandwich created by eight Iowa State students. The product has been named a finalist in the 2016 National Dairy Council New Product Competition. The product's final place will be announced at the American Dairy Science Association's joint annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, in July. The news coverage stemmed from a May 9 press release from the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

May 24, 2016

See photos: Sixty ISU 4U Promise students visit Iowa State: Students from King Elementary School in Des Moines last Thursday came to the Iowa State University campus, where they participated in a scavenger hunt and completed a science project. The students were hosted by the School of Education as part of the ISU 4U Promise program. In April, students from Moulton Elementary School visited campus for a similar experience. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

Student profile features nutritional science student Toluwani Awokoya: Toluwani Awokoya may study nutritional science, but he also enjoys cooking, taking home first place with his team at The Student Taste of Elegance competition. More».
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HDFS graduate student Melissa Delinger spotlighted in student profile: Instead of using her graduate degree to go into teaching, Melissa intends on opening her own non-profit organization. More».
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Elementary education major Erick Estrada featured in student profile: Erick plans to use the lessons he's learned in the food industry to improve his teaching career. More».
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May 16, 2016

Des Moines Register features ISU 4U Promise partnership with Des Moines elementary students, staff: Katherine Richardson Bruna, associate professor in the School of Education and director of ISU 4U Promise, said the partnership boosts student engagement and challenges assumptions of academic success. The ISU 4U Promise is a partnership among the Iowa State University School of Education, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University Financial Aid, Des Moines Public Schools, and community organizations that serve the youth and families of King and Moulton elementary schools. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

The Mammoth, a newspaper in Zhengzhou, China, highlighted the Bald Eagle and Panda Conference: The conference, organized and coordinated by Iowa State University, was attended by Linda Hagedorn, the associate dean of the College of Human Sciences, and Arne Hallam, the associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, who together initiated the first conference in 2014 and each year help to organize the cultural exchange. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

May 13, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach nutrition and wellness road show launches May 20: Dubbed "Nutrition and Wellness: The Adventure Comes to You," each workshop will include presentations from three Iowa State associate professors in food science and human nutrition: Lorraine Lanningham-Foster, Matthew Rowling, and Stephanie Clark. Shannon Coleman, assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, will serve as host. The workshops are open to nutrition educators, dietitians, health and wellness program managers, extension specialists, extension council members and any other Iowans who are interested in nutrition and wellness. More».
For more information, contact Shannon Coleman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9011 or scoleman@iastate.edu.

May 12, 2016

Hospitality management major Birgitta Grebner spotlighted in student profile: Grebner uses her experience at Iowa State to secure a job in the hospitality management field. More».
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Kayla Rusher in early childhood education featured in student profile: Rusher plans to open her own community center to help kids and older adults. More».
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Tera Lawson, Young-A Lee, Nicci Port selected for sixth Emerging Leaders Academy: Three faculty and staff from the College of Human Sciences are among 30 from Iowa State selected to participate in the 2016-2017 Emerging Leaders Academy. They are Tera Lawson, a program coordinator in the School of Education; Young-A Lee, an associate professor in apparel, events and hospitality management; and Nicci Port, an administrative specialist in the dean's office. The academy develops faculty and P&S staff currently serving in leadership roles at Iowa State, or who aspire to hold leadership positions. Participants attend monthly sessions on leadership theory and practice, current issues in higher education, and university-related challenges and opportunities. Each participant also benefits from a year-long mentoring relationship with a current Iowa State leader. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Bratsch-Prince at 515-294-6410 or deprince@iastate.edu.

May 10, 2016

Emily Wisecup, senior in dietetics, creates The Synergy Kitchen blog: Emily Wisecup, a senior in dietetics, is determined to educate others about the truths of nutrition. The lack of knowledge in the area of diet and health inspired Wisecup to pursue a degree in dietetics, leading to her to create her blog, The Synergy Kitchen. More».
For more information, contact Emily Wisecup in food science and human nutrition at wisecup@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register spotlights Rachel Wonderlich, National Student Employee of the Year: Wonderlich, a senior in human development and family studies, is the first-ever National Student Employment Association national award recipient from Iowa. In addition to winning the national award, Wonderlich took top honors as the Iowa State student employee of the year and advanced to take the regional student employee award. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Wonderlich in human development and family studies at rachelw@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register features Young-A Lee's research in apparel made from tea byproduct: The article by Press-Citizen staffer Jeff Charis-Carlson notes that Lee, an associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management at Iowa State, is working with her team to reduce the absorbency of the tea byproduct material to make it suitable for outdoor wear. More».
For more information, contact Young-A Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7826 or ylee@iastate.edu.

Watch the full video of the College of Human Sciences Spring 2016 convocation: The Spring 2016 convocation, held at Hilton Coliseum on May 6, included opening remarks by Pamela White, dean and Dean's Chair in the College of Human Sciences. Joe Webb, senior in food science and human nutrition, served as college student marshal. Kathryn Bruce, senior in apparel, events, and hospitality management and university marshal, delivered a special address. Video produced by Bryan Perry. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

May 9, 2016

KCCI-TV features University Professor Larry Ebbers in commencement video: In the clip, Ebbers, University Professor in the School of Education, speaks of his "great run" of more than 50 years at ISU. Ebbers served as a faculty marshal at this year's undergraduate commencement ceremony, the first-ever held at Jack Trice Stadium. More».
For more information, contact Larry Ebbers in the School of Education at 515-294-8067 or lebbers@iastate.edu.

Iowa Public Radio's Ben Kieffer interviews Sarah Rodriguez about recognizing diversity in classrooms: In the "River to River" segment, Rodriquez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, joins Sriram Sundararajan, professor in mechanical engineering, to explain the importance of students' sense of identity when studying STEM fields. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-8391 or srod@iastate.edu.

Lori Hayungs, Science of Parenting blogger, shares tips for talking to kids about money: In her post, Hayungs, field specialist in Iowa State University Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, stresses that when family members talk together openly about their finances, the result is lowering everyone's stress level and increasing kids' understanding about money. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop helps participants reach financial goals: The workshop, "Understanding Spending Patterns to Reach Financial Goals," helps participants better understand their spending patterns and make positive changes related to their finances. Part of the "Your Money, Your Future" series, the workshop provides tips in accessing non-money income, decreasing expenses, covering occasional expenses, and developing an individualized spending plan. Sessions include discussion, a variety of activities, information about resources and a workbook. More».
For more information, contact Phyllis Zalenski in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-465-3224 or zalenski@iastate.edu.

May 6, 2016

Video features ISU ExerCYse Team's "All Children Exercising Simultaneously" event with Ames Schools: Student ambassadors from the ExerCYse is Medicine program planned, coordinated, and celebrated international ACES Day (All Children Exercising Simultaneously) and brought along CY the Mascot to exercise with kids at Ames Community School District's Meeker Elementary School. Video by Dave Olson of the ISU News Service. More».
For more information, contact Gregory Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

Business News Network of Toronto interviews Young-A Lee via Skype: In the interview, Lee, an associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management at Iowa State, explains her case study of cellulosic fiber - a byproduct of kombucha tea - that feeds off a mixture of vinegar and sugar, creating a film similar to leather once it is harvested and dried. More».
For more information, contact Young-A Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7826 or ylee@iastate.edu.

Student profile features child, adult, and family services major Rachel Wonderlich: Wonderlich makes history by winning the National Student Employee of the Year award. More».
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Family and consumer science education student, Britta Becker, highlighted in student profile: Becker looks forward to a career teaching high school students about family and consumer sciences. More».
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Gina Lee in child, adult, and family services depicted in student profile: With the help of her father, Gina plans to become a gerontology professor. More».
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April 29, 2016

Human development and family studies Ph.D student Greta Stuhlsatz featured in student profile: Greta Stuhlsatz will use her degree to teach at a research institute. More».
For more information, contact Greta Stuhlsatz in human development and family studies at gretas@iastate.edu.

Alex Peters, an apparel, merchandising, and design major spotlighted in student profile: Alex Peters hopes to become a fashion designer. More».
For more information, contact Alex Peters in apparel, events, and hospitality management at jasonp@iastate.edu.

Student profile features dietetics major Alexandria McPhail: Alex McPhail's hardships lead her to dietetics More».
For more information, contact Alex McPhail in food science and human nutrition at amcphail@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology major Maranda Hahn is featured in student profile: Maranda Hahn wants to work in the medical field. More».
For more information, contact Maranda Hahn in kinesiology at rjhahn@iastate.edu.

Now This publishes video of researcher Young-A Lee's clothing made out of Kambucha tea byproduct: Young-A Lee, an associate professor in apparel, merchandising, and design, makes sustainable clothing made of tea by product that looks like leather. More».
For more information, contact Young-A Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7826 or ylee@iastate.edu.

April 28, 2016

Inside Iowa State features School of Education's high-tech classroom: A high-tech classroom in Lagomarcino Hall is helping education majors become better teachers. More».
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Guowen Song and partnership to improve fabric function chronicled in Des Moines Register story: A story in the Des Moines Register highlights Guowen Song's leadership of Iowa State University's research team in apparel design, materials science and engineering, and kinesiology that is working to improve the design and function of protective clothing for the military, emergency responders, and others who face extreme conditions. Song is an associate professor and the Noma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and Clothing. The story ran in the April 26 issue of the newspaper. More».
For more information, contact Guowen Song in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-29-7474 or gwsong@iastate.edu.

April 27, 2016

WHO-TV airs story about human development professor Tom Schofield's research on harsh parenting: Assistant professor Thomas Schofield defines harsh parenting as "parents who reject, coerce, are physically aggressive and are self-centered." More».
For more information, contact Thomas Schofield in human development and family studies at 515-294-6914 or tommy@iastate.edu.

'Latinos Living Well' Program Making Big Impact in Iowa: As diabetes becomes more widespread, including among Iowa's rural Latino population, the need for education and prevention assistance is increasing. Sarah Francis, a human sciences state specialist in nutrition and wellness, and associate professor at Iowa State University, saw this need and created "Latinos Living Well." More».
For more information, contact Kendall Evans in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at keevans@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Business Record publishes story about unpaid internship scholarships: In the latest newsletter, the Des Moines Business Record states in the past year the College of Human Sciences has awarded $54,000 in scholarships to 70 students who gained work experience through unpaid internships or student teaching. Students wanting to apply for the next round of scholarships can do so online before Friday, April 29. More».
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ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa State Daily feature Rachel Wonderlich as National Student Employee of the Year: 4-H intern Rachel Wonderlich was honored at Iowa State's Division of Student Affairs Annual Award Program April 26 as an ISU Student Employee of the Year. She also has been recognized at the state, regional and national levels. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Wonderlich at rachelw@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences dean appointment broadcast by multiple news outlets: News has spread quickly about Laura Dunn Jolly's appointment as the next College of Human Sciences dean and Dean's Chair. The news was shared by several organizations, including KCCI TV, the Des Moines Business Record, the Ames Tribune, and the Iowa State Daily. Jolly will officially begin on July 5. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

April 25, 2016

Ames Tribune features Rachel Wonderlich, National Student Employee of the Year The Ames Tribune spotlights Rachel Wonderlich and her work to raise cultural awareness that led to her national award. Wonderlich, a senior in child, adult, and family services, is the first student in Iowa to ever win this award, from among nearly 3,000 nominations. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Wonderlich in human development and family studies at rachelw@iastate.edu.

This new video by Iowa State University News Service features some College of Human Sciences and School of Education students: Learning communities at Iowa State, which engage 70% of all students, have been helping new Iowa State students adjust both academically and socially, for more than 20 years. More».
For more information, contact Dave Olson at Iowa State University at (515) 294-5992 or dlolson@iastate.edu.

April 22, 2016

Kinesiology and health sophomore Karter Ewing is featured in student profile: Karter Ewing has his mind set on helping future athletes. More».
For more information, contact Karter Ewing in kinesiology at kjewing@iastate.edu.

Dietetics major Shelly Palmer is featured in student profile: Shelly Palmer plans to become a registered dietitian More».
For more information, contact Shelly Palmer at spalmer@iastate.edu.

Student profile highlights nutritional science major Benjamin Dralle: Benjamin Dralle plans to use his nutritional science degree to attend medical school. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle in food science and human nutrition at btdralle@iastate.edu.

Four distance Iowa State distance Ph.D. students attend New England North America Federation Annual Conference on Hospitality and Tourism: Four doctoral students who attend Iowa State University from a distance recently participated in the New England North America Federation Annual Conference on Hospitality and Tourism, in Boston. Suzanne Markham-Bagnera of Boston University led the organizing committee for the conference, and Jennifer Forney of the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford also served on the committee. Lilly Jan from Newbury College presented a poster. Jane Boyland from Johnson and Wales University also attended. Alumna Donna Quadri-Felitti, director of the hospitality management school at Penn State, who co-authored research on cross-cultural differences of hotel ratings, Online reviews via sentiment analysis, presented at the conference; the research was deemed runner up for the conference's best. Markham-Bagnera moderated a panel of industry executives discussing hotel franchising issues. Iowa State's distance Ph.D. program in hospitality management provides opportunities for faculty who teach in four-year programs, but lack a doctoral degree. Since the program's inception in 2009, faculty from across the U.S. have entered the program and enhanced their careers.
For more information, contact Suzanne Markham-Bagnera in apparel, events, and hospitality management at smarkham@iastate.edu.

April 19, 2016

See photos from this year's Trashion Show: At the third annual Trashion Show last Friday, 67 ISU Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management - AESHM students in Elena Karpova's AESHM 222 class constructed 25 designs made of newspaper, plastic bags, pop cans, water bottles, to-go coffee packaging, and other recyclables. The event has raised $1,781 for clean water projects in Iowa. The event partnered with Serenity Couture Salon and Spa in Ames to celebrate the Earth month and bring awareness to various environmental issues. Photos by Brooke Pavel Photography. More».
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.

Alum Lindsey Shirley named associate provost, associate director of extension at Oregon State: Shirley, who received her bachelor's degree from Iowa State in 2001 and her doctorate in 2007 in family and consumer sciences education and studies, has been named associate director of Oregon State University Extension Service. She'll also serve as associate provost. She begins June 1. Shirley has been working as an associate professor at Utah State University with expertise in textiles and apparel design. More».
For more information, contact Lindsey Shirley in human development and family studies at www.lindseymshirley.com.

April 18, 2016

School of Education alum Som Mongtin featured in AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight: Som Mongtin, an assistant director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center, is recognized for her work with multicultural students for the AAPI Heritage Month. Mongtin advises the Womyn of Colour Network, Sigma Lambda Gamma, and many other organizations. The spotlight is part of Iowa State's celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. More».
For more information, contact Som Mongtin at 515-294-4154 or smongtin@iastate.edu.

Clinton Gudmunson shares budgeting tips in WalletHub article: Clinton Gudmunson, an assistant professor of financial counseling in human development and family studies, shared tips on budgeting, minimizing debt, and teaching children, on WalletHub. More».
For more information, contact Clinton Gudmunson in human development and family studies at 515-294-8439 or cgudmuns@iastate.edu.

April 15, 2016

Creative design students present fashions at Reiman Gardens: Nineteen apparel, merchandising, and design students in Ellen McKinney's AMD 426 creative design class on Thursday, April 14 shared fashions made of refuse from Reiman Gardens - cocoons, butterfly wings, and more. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.

Dietetics major Catherine Rudolph is recognized in student profile: Catherine Rudolph hopes to become a registered dietitian. More».
For more information, contact Catherine Rudolph in food science and human nutrition at crudolph@iastate.edu.

Mariah Dougherty, a dietetics major, is featured in student profile: Mariah Dougherty wants to spread awareness about Celiac Disease and be a positive role model for children. More».
For more information, contact Mariah Dougherty in food science and human nutrition at mariahd@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights human development and family studies student Shinyoung Jeon: Shinyoung Jeon has a background in child development and interest in economic crisis' impacts on families and wants to use her research on it practically. More».
For more information, contact Shinyoung Jeon in human development and family studies at syjeon@iastate.edu.

Dietetics major Anna Riley is featured in student profile: Anna Riley wants to use her passion for nutrition to become a dietitian. More».
For more information, contact Anna Riley in food science and human nutrition at akriley@iastate.edu.

April 13, 2016

Pre-Physician Assistant Club elects Andrew Oswald as president for 2016-2017 school year: Iowa State University's College of Human Sciences Pre-Physician Assistant Club held elections for the 2016-2017 school year. The purpose of the club is to educate students about the Physician's Assistant profession and help students with the application and interview process when meeting with a potential employer or school. Andrew Oswald, majoring in kinesiology, was elected president. Katelyn Camp, majoring in kinesiology, was elected vice president. Darby Flatley, majoring in kinesiology, was elected treasurer. Bergen Brown, majoring in nutritional science, was elected secretary. Julia Nguyen, majoring in biochemistry, was elected College of Human Sciences chair. Dani Turner, majoring in kinesiology, was elected public relations Chair. Elly Schroeder, majoring in kinesiology, was elected community service chair. Kassie Barth, majoring in biology, was elected community service chair. More».
For more information, contact Andrew Oswald in kinesiology at aoswald@iastate.edu.

April 11, 2016

Food Science Club hosts grain processing challenge: The Food Science Club on March 29 hosted the first Grain Processing Corporation (GPC) Ingredient Application challenge. Five teams competed to create an appetizer that best incorporated ingredients by the Grain Processing Corporation, a leading manufacturer and worldwide marketer of corn-based products. Team Starch Madness (Jessica Schaumburg, Yuliya Kovalenko, Emily Simonson) won first place. Team Manis Manja (Erina Gunawan, Zenia Adiwijaya, Monica Primacella) placed second. And The Three Foodmigos (Natalie Haag, Colby Abrams, Claire Collins) took third place.
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.

Fashion Show featured by Iowa State Daily, Ames Tribune: The 34th annual Fashion Show at Iowa State University was featured Monday on the front page of the Iowa State Daily. An article published April 7 in the Ames Tribune also gave readers a preview of the show. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.

See 153 photos from The Fashion Show 2016: Apparel, merchandising, and design students showcased their work in The Fashion Show held Saturday at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. See photos of every entry in the show by College of Human Sciences photographer Ryan Riley. More».
For more information, contact Alisha Zika and Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-9304 and 515-294-0866 or amzika@iastate.edu and rbriley@iastate.edu.

April 8, 2016

Elementary education major Cynthia Reyes featured in student profile: Cynthia Reyes wants to teach children. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Reyes in the School of Education at clreyes@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights first-year Ph.D. student Hardeep K. Obhi: Hardeep K. Obhi researches gerontology. More».
For more information, contact Hardeep K. Obhi in human development and family studies at hkobhi@iastate.edu.

Megan Slattery, diet and exercise major, featured in student profile: Megan Slattery wants to be a amily physician and nutritional counselor with her degree from Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Megan Slattery in food science and human nutrition at megans96@iastate.edu.

April 7, 2016

Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership features Joanne Marshall video on religion and education: Video of Joanne Marshall, an associate professor in the School of Education, discusses research on intersectionality, religion, and school practices on camera, in a video posted by the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. Marshall coauthored an article that's been published in the March issue of the journal. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or jmars@iastate.edu.

New benches arrive at MacKay Hall, Forker Building, Lagomarcino Hall: Looking for a place to sit? New benches arrived April 7 in Mackay Hall, the Forker Building, and Lagomarcino Hall. The benches, produced by Iowa Prison Industries, are the last of 400 new benches at Iowa State University aimed at providing attractive hallway seating for students waiting for classes or exams while helping declutter hallways. Most contain cypress wood repurposed from old fence boards from campus. A limited number will be made from the wood of a scarlet oak tree that once stood southeast of the campanile. More».
For more information, contact Nathan Graves, construction manager, Design Services, Faciliites Planning & Management at 515-509-4716 or ngraves@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach spotlights the 2016 Money Smart Week in article: Iowa Money Smart Week partners and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be offering free financial seminars and special events April 23-30. A range of topics will be discussed regarding saving, financial literacy, retirement, and investing. More».
For more information, contact Susan Taylor, Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-583-6496, 515-294-0775 or taylorse@iastate.edu, lsternwe@iastate.edu.

School of Education's Rosemary Perez featured in AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight: Rosemary Perez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is recognized for outstanding commitment to improving the college experiences of students of color, by the Iowa State University Office of Multicultural Affairs. The spotlight is part of Iowa State's celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV interviews Daniel Spikes at America's Promise Alliance summit: Daniel Spikes, an advocate for reducing racial disparity in education, was recently featured in a WHO-TV segment about the America's Promise Alliance, a coalition of national organizations working to boost the national graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020. Spikes is an assistant professor in the School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

April 6, 2016

Iowa Prison Industries teams up with apparel, merchandising, and design program for fourth year: The two programs have collaborated on a class project to design a garment for offenders. Under Brenda Ackerman's leadership, 21 students in AMD 431 Apparel Engineering have been working to redesign the denim jackets worn by Iowa offenders. Brenda's previous classes have designed denim jeans, laboratory coats, and pediatric hospital gowns for Iowa Prison Industries. The students will present their designs and production methods from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 26 in the I-Building at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. Prizes will be awarded by a three-judge panel. For the first time, there will be a "People's Choice Award" as well. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7549 or bpacker@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features Stephan Wilson, third finalist for dean of the College of Human Sciences: Stephan Wilson, who has been the dean of the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University since 2008, spoke of challenges and opportunities he has encountered, at an open forum at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost at Iowa State University in the College of Human Sciences in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9591 or provost@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach article raises awareness of upcoming Purple Up! event: Purple up! Day is an event recognizing and showing support for Iowa's military children and families who make sacrifices year-round. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources for military families available online. More».
For more information, contact Joy Rouse, Kim Brantner, David Brown in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-250-5984, 712-249-0258, 515-298-1505 or jmrouse@iastate.edu, brantner@iastate.edu, dnbrown@iastate.edu.

April 4, 2016

Visions magazine spotlights several from the College of Human Sciences: The spring 2016 edition of Visions, the magazine of the ISU Alumni Association, is all about diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Among those featured are students Maria Alcivar in human development and family studies, and Alex Peters in apparel, merchandising, and design. Administrative specialist Nicci Port is recognized in the photo spread. An article features a report by alum Jerlando Jackson, who received his doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies in 2000. Alumna Carlie Tartakov also contributed a piece. More».
For more information, contact Nicci Port in administration at 515-294-9207 or nport@iastate.edu.

April 3, 2016

Guowen Song, $317 million 'revolutionary' fiber initiative outlined in Cedar Rapids Gazette story: Song, an associate professor and the Noma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and Clothing, will lead an Iowa State University team of apparel, kinesiology, and material science researchers as part of $317 million public-private partnership aimed at advancing U.S. manufacturing. The U.S. Department of Defense has committed $75 million toward the effort to improve protective clothing for military members, firefighters, and emergency responders by revolutionizing textiles and fibers. Song and Pamela White, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, are quoted in a Cedar Rapids Gazette story about the effort, which is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More».
For more information, contact Guowen Song, Noma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and Clothing in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3012 or gwsong@iastate.edu.

April 1, 2016

Elena Karpova co-authors best-selling textile and apparel book: Karpova, an associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, is one of three authors of the latest edition of the top-selling textbook, "Going Global: The Textile and Apparel Industry." Karpova has been using the text in her AMD 372 Sourcing and Global Issues course since its first edition was out in 2006. For this edition, she contributed three chapters on sustainability and sourcing, and made several updates in other chapters. The book provides a comprehensive framework for understanding how the global textile and apparel industry works. It is among the top 10 best-selling textbooks published by Fairchild, a publisher specializing in textile/apparel/fashion textbooks. More».
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily chronicles "We are Survivors" film debut by HDFS alum Vanessa McNeal: The 15 minute film gives a voice to survivors by telling their own stories. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at info@vanessamcneal.com.

Student profile features fourth year human development and family studies Ph.D student Marissa Holst: Marissa Holst plans to become a professor and continue her research in human development and family studies. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Holst in human development and family studies at meholst@iastate.edu.

Student profile showcases kinesiology major William Franke: William Franke wants to work for a relief group to help people around the world. More».
For more information, contact William Franke in kinesiology at willf@iastate.edu.

Human development and family studies Ph.D student, Erin Neill, is featured in student profile: Erin Neill hopes to work at a university where she can research and continue working as a social worker. More».
For more information, contact Erin Neill in human development and family studies at elneill@iastate.edu.

Alexa Berkenpas, a senior in dietetics, is featured in student profile: Alexa Berkenpas wants to work at HyVee as a dietitian after she graduates. More».
For more information, contact Alexa Berkenpas in food science and human nutrition at alexab@iastate.edu.

March 30, 2016

Iowa State Daily highlights second candidate, Laura Dunn Jolly, for dean of College of Human Sciences: The second finalist for the dean of the College of Human Sciences talks challenges she sees throughout all human sciences colleges around the country and ways to improve them. More».
For more information, contact Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost at Iowa State University in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9591 or provost@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily recognizes Kate Bruce for winning top designer at the Omaha Fashion Week: Kate Bruce, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, won top designer for her eight piece collection inspired by office supplies at the Omaha Fashion Week over spring break. More».
For more information, contact Kate Bruce in apparel, events, and hospitality management at kgbruce@iastate.edu.

March 29, 2016

Rey Junco's research group unveils new website: Rey Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, has a newly developed research group. That group just released a new Junco Applied Media (JAM) research lab website to share its progress. The site contains bios of Junco's current lab students, short descriptions of current projects, and lists of publications and presentations. The site also features the lab mascot, Rainbow Disco Pony. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-4478 or geek@iastate.edu.

KCCI features four students' garments to be in Iowa State University Fashion Show 2016: Abby Elston, Xinyue Tan, Hannah Dehaan-Burch, all seniors in apparel, merchandise, and design, and exchange student Mhairi Galloway, were featured by KCCI for their garments which will be on display at the Fashion Show. More».
For more information, contact Abby Elston in apparel, events, and hospitality management at arelston@iastate.edu.

The first step of the move-in process for Forker renovations begins this week: The Technogym strength and aerobic training equipment will move beginning this week from 194 Forker to the new exercise assessment, exercise intervention, and cold storage spaces. This is the first step of moving in for the $5.3 million renovation project of the Forker building.
For more information, contact Philip Martin in kinesiology at pemartin@iastate.edu.

Iowa State human sciences study linking obesity and the brain highlighted in Ames Tribune: Auriel Willette, assistant professor of food science and human nutrition at Iowa State University uncovered a link to obesity and the brain after studying genetics. More».
For more information, contact Grayson Schmidt in food science and human nutrition at gschmidt@amestrib.com.

Ames Tribune highlights Iowa State alum's film on sexual assault victims finding voice in article: Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 alumna in child, adult and family services, will lead a screening and discussion for the film "We Are Survivors" at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, in the Great Hall of the ISU Memorial Union. The film will be released before Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April. More».
For more information, contact Julie Erickson at jerickson@amestrib.com.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach electronic newsletter provides useful information on child development: "Just in Time Parenting" is a free newsletter available via email by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. It focuses on providing parents with reliable, researched-based information to help children grow well mentally, emotionally, physically and socially. More».
For more information, contact Kimberly Greder, Kendall Evans in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-5906, 515-294-9807 or kgreder@iastate.edu, keevans@iastate.edu.

March 25, 2016

Human development and family studies Ph.D. student Peggy Lockhart featured in student profile: Being a single parent inspired Peggy Lockhart to get an education. More».
For more information, contact Peggy Lockhart in human development and family studies at peglock@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights Molly Goltz, a kinesiology and health major aiming for osteopathic study: Molly Goltz wants to become an osteopathic family physician with her degree from Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Molly Goltz in kinesiology at mcgoltz@iastate.edu.

Event management student, Isabel Hernandez, featured in student profile: Isabel Hernandez really likes the different aspects of the event management program and wants to use her skills from it to plan weddings. More».
For more information, contact Isabel Hernandez in apparel, events, and hospitality management at iherna@iastate.edu.

Courtney Bryant, a nutritional science major, shines in a student profile: Courtney Bryant studied abroad to Korea for a semester, which sparked her desire to become a dentist and travel on mission trips. More».
For more information, contact Courtney Bryant in food science and human nutrition at cabryant@iastate.edu.

Thirteen from human development and family studies will present at Society for Research on Adolescence biennial meeting: Graduate students Sarah Bickelhaupt, Jordan Arellanes, Shinyoung Jeon, Yuk Pang, Marissa Holst, Yoojin Lee, and Katie Riley and faculty Christine Maynard, Tricia Neppl, Daniel Russell, Brenda Lohman, Elizabeth Shirtcliff, and Thomas Schofield will present their research March 31 through April 2 in Baltimore at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.

March 24, 2016

Six College of Human Sciences undergraduates to present at Research in the Capitol: Safwan Elkhatib and Andrew Barnes in kinesiology and health; Anna Fisher in nutritional science and global resource systems; Elizabeth Kraidich in apparel, merchandising, and design; Chloe Steffensmeier in child, adult, and family services; and Haley Wellman in family and consumer sciences education and studies will be among 22 Iowa State undergraduates who will present their research to legislators and others during the annual Research in the Capitol, 11 a.m. March 29. More».
For more information, contact Svitlana Zbarska, undergraduate research program coordinator at 515-294-2064 or szbar@iastate.edu.

March 22, 2016

Open forums begin for College of Human Sciences dean: Open forums began Monday for three finalists to be dean of the College of Human Sciences. The first finalist, Cheryl Hanley Maxwell, is associate dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She spoke about issues and trends in human sciences across the nation. She also provided insight on programs and initiatives that could be making their way to Iowa State. Read more about the dean's search and read an article by the Iowa State Daily. More».
For more information, contact Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost at Iowa State University at 515-294-9591 or provost@iastate.edu.

March 21, 2016

Omaha World Herald features design by Iowa State student Kate Bruce: An article by the Omaha World Herald features a design by Kate Bruce, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design who's also one of two producers for The Fashion Show 2016. Her collection showcases the beauty of everyday items such as office supplies. The featured outfit displays Post-it notes. More».
For more information, contact Kate Bruce in apparel, events, and hospitality management at kgbruce@iastate.edu.

March 18, 2016

See photos of Iowa State designers Kate Bruce and Tirzah Beam at Omaha Fashion Week: Iowa State University student designer Kate Bruce and alumna Tirzah Beam shined on the runway Thursday, March 17 at Omaha Fashion Week. Photos by Heather and Jameson at Omaha Design Center. More».
For more information, contact Kate Bruce in apparel, events, and hospitality management at kgbruce@iastate.edu.

March 16, 2016

Regents committee looks at growth of Iowa State's event management program: A committee of the Iowa Board of Regents met March 9 to discuss four new degree programs at Iowa State University, including event management, which have not only met but exceeded enrollment expectations. A review team suggested event management needs an additional faculty member dedicated to the program, which also needs its own space. The news was featured by The Gazette and the Iowa State Daily More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.

Human development and family studies student Randi D. Camp featured in student profile: Randi D. Camp wants to help disabled children. Personal experiences led her to pursue a Ph.D. More».
For more information, contact Randi. D. Camp in human development and family studies at rdcamp@iastate.edu.

Taylor Paulsen, kinesiology and health major, recognized in student profile: Taylor Paulsen wants to use her degree in kinesiology to study medicine. More».
For more information, contact Taylor Paulsen in kinesiology at tpauls@iastate.edu.

Student profile features child, adult, and family services major Sarah Elm: Sarah Elm plans to become a school counselor upon graduating. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Elm in human development and family studies at sjelm@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune highlights national approval of ISU financial counseling program: The Ames Tribune on March 12 featured Iowa State's financial counseling and planning program being renewed by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education as an approved university program. The program is part of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. More».
For more information, contact Carl Weems in human development and family studies at 515-294-9659 or cweems@iastate.edu.

Jody Aultman featured in STEM spotlight: Aultman, a doctoral student in apparel, merchandising, and design, was featured in an article by the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Aultman, who was part of the Fashionable Side of STEM exhibit, shared how her work intersects with aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). More».
For more information, contact Jody Aultman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-520-1489 or jaultman@iastate.edu.

Iowa State alum Kate Bell shows her collection at Vancouver Fashion Week: Iowa State University graduate and Ames resident Kate Bell traveled to Vancouver, Canada, last week to participate in Vancouver Fashion Week. She had a runway show on March 16 to show off her new clothing collection, "Elixir," which includes three gowns along with separates and short dresses that are a mix of evening and street wear. Bell, originally from Waverly, is a 2013 Iowa State graduate with a degree from the apparel, merchandising and design program. More».
For more information, contact Kate Bell in apparel, events, and hospitality management at (319) 215-7862 or kkatebell@gmail.com.

March 8, 2016

Brian Burt presents to National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in Indianapolis: Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, and members of his research group will next Monday share their experiences in a panel titled "Developing research competence and community through a higher education research group" at the NASPA conference in Indianapolis. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

ISU Foundation spotlights culinary food science junior Heidi Engelhardt: A Facebook post today by the ISU Foundation highlights how scholarship support has allowed Heidi Engelhardt, a junior in culinary food science, to flourish at Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Heidi Engelhardt in food science and human nutrition at heidie@iastate.edu.

March 4, 2016

Carissa Brown, a junior in dietetics, is recognized in student profile Carissa Brown plans on becoming a clinical registered dietitian. More».
For more information, contact Carissa Brown at browncm@iastate.edu.

Second year Ph.D. student in family studies, Shane Kavanaugh, is featured in student profile: Shane Kavanaugh plans to use his PhD to conduct research and teach about family processes, while continuing his clinical work as a mental health therapist. More».
For more information, contact Shane Kavanaugh at sfortner@iastate.edu.

Mitchell Carlson, a sophomore studying nutritional science, is highlighted in student profile: Mitchell Carlson knows he wants a career in medicine. When he isn't studying he enjoys running, camping, and playing piano More».
For more information, contact Mitchell Carlson at mrc@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers online courses to improve financial decisions Iowans who have participated in "Smart Investing@Your Library®" report improving their knowledge and abilities in setting financial goals, planning and taking action. Human Sciences Extension and Outreach offers these online courses that help Iowans make well-informed decisions to improve their financial future. More».
For more information, contact Carol Ehlers, Cynthia Needles Fletcher, Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-732-5056, 515-294-8521, 515-294-0775 or xehlers@iastate.edu, cynthia@iastate.edu, lsternwe@iastate.edu.

March 3, 2016

ISU 4U Promise newsletter highlights formation of Community Alliance: The Winter 2016 issue of the ISU 4U Promise newsletter features the formation of the Community Alliance designed to improve education in the King and Moulton neighborhoods in Des Moines. The newsletter also notes the group's first mini-conference, fifth grade students' trip to the Science Center of Iowa, and profiles on three individuals who are integral to the ISU 4U Promise initiative. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

Seven College of Human Sciences faculty, staff, and students present at ISCORE: The College of Human Sciences' Jennifer Plagman-Galvin; the School of Education's Brian Burt, Connie Hargrave, Dan Carney, Ashley Maitland, and Yvette Rodriguez; and kinesiology's Brian Le all presented at The Thomas L. Hill ISCORE: Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity, held Thursday and Friday in the Memorial Union. More».
For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at Iowa State University at 515-294-6338.

March 1, 2016

Four human sciences students recognized in the Iowa State Daily for joining new student organization: Savannah Findley, a sophomore in child, adult, and family services, Haylee Flint-Baker, a freshman in child, adult, and family services, Justin Bond, a senior in nutritional science, and Chloe Lundquist, a senior in dietetics, are all heavily invested in suicidal awareness and hopes to shed new light to the topic through the new student organization To Write Love On Her Arms. More».
For more information, contact Alex Connor at alex.connor@iowastatedaily.com.

Seattle Magazine recognizes Iowa State apparel, merchandising, and design graduate Brenna Lyden: The magazine features how Lyden has launched her own jewelry line Everly (everlyshop.com), has recently been appointed CEO of Seattle-based eco-conscious couturier Third & Loom (thirdandloom.com), and has cultivated a career as a digital stylist, offering consultations via Skype from her downtown Seattle apartment. Lyden is also a professional fashion blogger. More».
For more information, contact Brenna Lyden in apparel, events, and hospitality management at (612) 670-0436 or chicstreetstyle@gmail.com.

February 26, 2016

Student profile features elementary education major, Aiden Jones: Aiden Jones knew she wanted to teach after she volunteered in a classroom. More».
For more information, contact Aiden Jones in the School of Education at ajjones@iastate.edu.

Alexandra Johnson, an apparel, merchandising, and design student, is highlighted in student profile: Alexandra Johnson wants to use her fashion knowledge in New York. More».
For more information, contact Alexandra Johnson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at aljleo@iastate.edu.

Community College Leadership Program masters student, Ariel Jetty, is featured in student profile: Ariel Jetty wants to help students of color reach their academic goals. More».
For more information, contact Ariel Jetty in the School of Education at ajetty@iastate.edu.

Jessica Craig, a nutritional science major, is highlighted in a student profile: Jessica Craig wants to use her knowledge in nutritional science in the medical industry. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Craig in food science and human nutrition at jcraig@iastate.edu.

February 24, 2016

Ruth MacDonald quoted in Food Business News story on consumers' expectations surrounding GMOs: Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair of food science and human nutrition, recently reminded readers that no negative impact on animal or human health has occurred as a result of genetically modified products since they were introduced in the U.S. food supply in 1996. MacDonald was quoted in a Food Business News story released February 23. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

February 22, 2016

Mikayla Cummings, a kinesiology and health major, is highlighted in a student profile: Mikayla Cummings hopes to use her education in kinesiology to become a physician assistant. More».
For more information, contact Mikayla Cummings at cummings@iastate.edu.

Curriculum and instructional technology masters student Ozlem Karakaya featured in student profile: Ozlem Karakaya dreams of teaching at a large institution. She wants to emphasize the importance of technology in the classroom. More».
For more information, contact Ozlem Karakaya in the School of Education at 515-294-9997 or ozlem@iastate.edu.

Dietetics major David Mena featured in student profile: David Mena hopes to use his knowledge in dietetics to inspire people and promote healthy lifestyles. More».
For more information, contact David Mena at dmena@iastate.edu.

Dazja White, an elementary education student, is highlighted in student profile: Dazja White dreams to teach inner-city kids in high school. More».
For more information, contact Dazja White at ddwhite@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune recognizes Stephanie Clark, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition: In her time at Iowa State University, Stephanie Clark has seen the cheese market grow rapidly and hopes consumers recognize Iowa's contributions to the industry. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

ISU Human Sciences Extension and Outreach boost positive lifestyle changes in newsletter: "Words on Wellness", a newsletter from Iowa State University Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, provides current research and information on positive lifestyle changes. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Francis, Kendall Evans in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-1456, 515-294-9807 or slfranci@iastate.edu, keevans@iastate.edu.

February 17, 2016

Food science and human nutrition professor Kevin Schalinske is featured in Faculty Focus video: Kevin Schalinske, a professor in food science and human nutrition, is researching ways to prevent disease associated with aberrant one-carbon metabolism, including diabetes and its complications. More».
For more information, contact Kevin Schalinske in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9230 or kschalin@iastate.edu.

WHO TV recognizes SHOP's fifth anniversary in recent video segment: WHO TV features Iowa State's student-run food pantry as it celebrates its fifth year in production with the help of over 200 volunteers. More».
For more information, contact Heather Van Wyk at hrvanwyk@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach notes more than 7,000 children in Iowa are homeless: Jenna Pattee, a Human Sciences intern with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, studies why more than 7,000 children under the age of six are experiencing homelessness. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Pattee, Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or jcpattee@iastate.edu; mrader@iastate.edu.

February 15, 2016

WHO TV segment highlights hospitality management students selling cherry pies: The tradition of selling AESHM cherry pies resumed on Monday. A WHO TV segment highlights the sale's revival. More».
For more information, contact John Kramer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9945 or jadk@iastate.edu.

Iowa State to offer training on preventative controls for human food: Members of the food industry who want to understand and be trained in the food safety system under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act should consider attending the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach three-day training course on basic preventive controls. The course will be held twice in Ames, taking place on April 26-28 and June 13-15 at the Food Science Building on the Iowa State campus. More».
For more information, contact Angela Laury Shaw in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-0868 or angelaml@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune highlights advice by human sciences extension specialists on caregiving: The Ames Tribune on Feb. 12 published an article featuring advice by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialists Kristi Cooper and Donna Donald that communication is key in caregiving. The article stemmed from a Jan. 26 press release by the College of Human Sciences communications office. More».
For more information, contact Kristi Cooper and Donna Donald in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-377-9839 or 641-446-4723 or kcoop@iastate.edu or ddonald@iastate.edu.

February 12, 2016

Kinesology and health senior Markus Flynn leads a dozen ISU students to Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government: Markus Flynn, a senior in kinesiology and health and President of the Black Student Alliance, is taking a group of more than 20 students to the Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government at the University of Kansas. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in Student Services and Markus Flynn in kinesiology at 515 294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu, mflynn@iastate.edu.

Grace Sparks, a child, adult, and family services major, is recognized in student profile: Grace Sparks hopes to help at-risk children attend college. More».
For more information, contact Grace Sparks in human development and family studies at gsparks@iastate.edu.

First-year doctoral student, Alade McKen, is featured in a student profile: Alade McKen plans to use his Ph.D. to become a professor. More».
For more information, contact Alade McKen in the School of Education at mcken@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Branstad scholars meet with Gov. Terry Branstad over lunch at the Capitol: Iowa State University School of Education Branstad scholars Jena Teed, Samantha Roelfs, Shelby Trinkle, and Hannah Bolen visited the Capitol Thursday, Feb. 11 and met with Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds. The students, all elementary education majors, had lunch with the governor and lieutenant governor where they discussed the Teacher Leadership and Compensation System and early literacy implementation. The Branstad Scholarship is awarded by the School of Education to one incoming freshman every fall. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the School of Education at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences' annual fashion show showcased in full-length documentary: See everything that goes into the production of the annual Fashion Show in this documentary created by two ISU journalism students. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Geronimo, Richard Martinez at geronimo@iastate.edu, rdmart@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune publishes article on fashion show documentary: Two ISU journalism students created a full-length documentary on the College of Human Sciences' annual Fashion Show. The piece was originally timed to be two to five minutes, but swelled into a full-length documentary showcasing all aspects of the show. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Geronimo, Richard Martinez at geronimo@iastate.edu, rdmart@iastate.edu.

February 11, 2016

Inside Iowa State publishes story on Stephanie Clark promoting Iowa cheese: Inside Iowa State on Feb. 11 highlighted the College of Human Sciences story featuring Stephanie Clark, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, being one of the state's premier leaders in promoting Iowa cheese. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

February 10, 2016

Daniel Spikes, an assistant professor of education recognized in Black History Month Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Spikes' focus on improving upon racial disparity in education and school systems have been recognized by the Iowa State Multicultural Affairs office in their faculty spotlight. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

February 8, 2016

Elementary education major Janelle Madsen talks about her passion for teaching in student profile: Janelle Madsen loves teaching children and looks forward to instructing her own classroom someday. More».
For more information, contact Janelle Madsen in the School of Education at jlmadsen@iastate.edu.

Apparel, merchandising, and design student Sydney Cline highlighted in student profile: Sydney Cline plans on making her dream of opening a one-stop wedding boutique a reality by double majoring in event management and apparel, merchandising, and design. More».
For more information, contact Sydney Cline in apparel, events, and hospitality management at sydcline@iastate.edu.

Matthew Tweeten focus of student profile: Mathew Tweeten, a junior studying elementary education, said he's always wanted to teach because it meant helping people. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Tweeten in the School of Education at mtweeten@iastate.edu.

Apparel, merchandising, and design student, Claire Espeset featured in a student profile: Claire, a sophomore, learned about the merchandising field during a field study to Dallas, Texas. More».
For more information, contact Claire Espeset in apparel, events, and hospitality management at cespeset@iastate.edu.

Student profile features athletic training student Caitlyn Greenspan: Caitlyn loves getting to combine her interests in athletics and medicine during her kinesiology courses. More».
For more information, contact Caitlyn Greenspan in kinesiology at caitlyng@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publish article on overindulgence in child activities: Two authors from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office discuss the impact of children being over involved in extra-curricular activities and the science behind it in their article. The authors will also blog about the subject throughout the month. More».
For more information, contact Janet Smith, Laura Sternweis, Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126, 515-294-0775, 712-360-1740 or jansmith@iastate.edu, lsternwe@iastate.edu, lhayungs@iastate.edu.

February 5, 2016

Natasha Croom, an assistant professor of higher education and student affairs, recognized in Black History Month Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Natasha Croom's efforts in supporting students of color in their personal, community, and academic development have been recognized by the Iowa State Office of Multicultural Student Affairs in their faculty spotlight. More».
For more information, contact Dr. Natasha Croom in the School of Education at 515-294-4916 or ncroom@iastate.edu.

School of Education's Katy Swalwell discusses civil rights on Iowa Public Radio: Katy Swalwell, an assistant professor in the School of Education, on Jan. 19 discussed the history of the civil rights movement in Iowa on Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa program with host Charity Nebbe. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or katyswalwell@gmail.com.

ISU 4U Promise students help to dedicate Science Center of Iowa planetarium: The program treated the fifth grade students to a field trip to the Science Center of Iowa to formally reopen the Star Theater Planetarium. As part of the dedication program, the youngsters drafted "Shining Star" essays about their own dreams and college aspirations. ISU 4U Promise is a partnership among Iowa State University, Des Moines Public Schools, and several community organizations. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides free tax help to Iowans with low to moderate incomes: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices are one of the partners in the state who provide staff, a work location, Internet access, or equipment for volunteers who offer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to Iowa residents with low to moderate incomes. More».
For more information, contact Joyce Lash, Kendall Evans in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-464-5003, 515-294-9807 or lash@iastate.edu, keevans@iastate.edu.

February 4, 2016

Inside Iowa State highlights College of Human Sciences efforts in crowdfunding: Inside Iowa State on Feb. 11 highlighted the efforts by two student groups in the College of Human Sciences - The Fashion Show 2016 and the Event Management Club - to raise money for special events through the ISU Foundation's crowdfunding platform, FundISU. The article stemmed from a news release by the College of Human Sciences. In its first week, The Fashion Show raised just under $4,000. Its goal is to raise $20,000 during the 30-day crowdfunding campaign that ends Feb. 27. More».
For more information, contact Mary Evanson at 515-294-3959 or mevanson@foundation.iastate.edu.

February 3, 2016

Apparel, events, and hospitality management professor Mary Lynn Damhorst featured in faculty video: Catch a glimpse of the life of Mary Lynn Damhorst, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management in faculty focus video. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.

February 1, 2016

Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education contributes to new book on the success of Latino men in higher education: Sarah Rodriguez of the School of Education, is one of 17 contributors to the new book on the success of Latino men in higher education titled "Ensuring the Success of Latino Males in Higher Education: A National Imperative". More».
For more information, contact Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-8391 or srod@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune runs story on Human Sciences students lending helping hand to peers with resume reviews: A student team of human science students teamed up to review and improve other students' resumes in preparation for career fairs. Interested students can attend open office hours for one-on-one sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. in 131 MacKay Hall. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman in student services at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

January 29, 2016

Student profile features apparel, merchandising, and design student Elizabeth Vorreiter: Elizabeth Vorreiter came to Iowa State with an interest in design, but quickly changed her mind when finding the merchandising side of the industry. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Vorreiter in apparel, events, and hospitality management at evpeace@iastate.edu.

Krista Rogers, an elementary education major, is highlighted in a student profile: Krista Rogers wants to use her passion for teaching in the classroom and on the courts with her degree in elementary education. More».
For more information, contact Krista Rogers in the School of Education at kjrogers@iastate.edu.

Nutritional science student Hannah Klaassen featured in student profile: Hannah Klaassen plans to become a pediatric orthodontist with her degree in nutritional science. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Klaassen in food science and human nutrition at hmk@iastate.edu.

Student profile characterizes elementary education major Alex Jahnke: Alex Jahnke has always enjoyed working with kids, that's how she knew she wanted to be a teacher when it came time to choose a career. More».
For more information, contact Alex Jahnke in the School of Education at apjahnke@iastate.edu.

Bridgett Konradi, an event management major, is focus of a student profile: Bridgett Konradi from Ida Grove intends to use her degree in event management to plan meetings for United Airlines. More».
For more information, contact Bridgett Konradi in the College of Human Sciences at konradi@iastate.edu.

January 28, 2016

Iowa State helps to celebrate 50th anniversary of Iowa community colleges: Iowa State University on Jan. 28 took part in a luncheon celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the enabling legislation for Iowa's community colleges. The luncheon was sponsored by the ISU Community College Leadership program and held with community college presidents at the Iowa Association of Community College Trustees building in Des Moines. A book released in October that's edited by Janice Nahra Friedel, an associate professor in the School of Education's Community College Leadership Program, and recent doctoral graduates Cristobal Salinas and Zoe Mercedes Thornton celebrates the 50th anniversary of Iowa community colleges. "Iowa's Community Colleges: A Collective History of Fifty Years of Accomplishment" provides a history of the statewide development of the community college system, through a focus on the individual college stories and dynamics. At the luncheon, Iowa State recognized the individuals at each of the 15 community colleges who served as chapter authors about their college, and expressed gratitude to the presidents for their support of the project. The book is available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Janice Nahra Friedel in the School of Education at 515-343-9474 or jfriedel@iastate.edu.

January 27, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publishes article on impact of caregiving on careers: As an increasing number of people find themselves juggling work and the responsibilities of providing care to a family member, experts with Iowa State University's Human Sciences Extension and Outreach advise that communication is key. More».
For more information, contact Donna Donald, Kristi Cooper in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-466-4723, 319-377-9839 or ddonald@iastate.edu, kcoop@iastate.edu.

January 25, 2016

Iowa State Daily underscores ISU 4U Promise partnership conference: A small conference that brought together partners in the ISU 4U Promise initiative was featured in an Iowa State Daily story, Monday. ISU 4U Promise efforts provide educational programming, community and family outreach, and assurance of college tuition assistance for children at King and Moulton schools in Des Moines. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Hamilton in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krh@iastate.edu.

Study by School of Education's Katy Swalwell featured by Ames Tribune: The Ames Tribune on Saturday featured research by Katy Swalwell, an assistant professor in the School of Education, about how private school students learn about social justice. The article stemmed from an Iowa State University news release. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune spotlights The Fashionable Side of Stem exhibit: The Ames Tribune on Saturday featured "The Fashionable Side of STEM," the latest exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum which displays how fashion design relies on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The exhibit is curated by Janet Fitzpatrick and Sara Marcketti and is on display through Friday, March 11. The display shows how STEM has influenced fashion as technology has advanced. It features examples from both the museum's collection as well as garments contributed by faculty and graduate students in the apparel, merchandising and design program. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti, Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393, 515-294-8552 or sbb@iastate.edu, janfitz@iastate.edu.

Karlee England, an elementary education major, headlines a student profile: Karlee England, from Adel, plans to use her degree in elementary education to fuel her passion for teaching. More».
For more information, contact Karlee England at kengland@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology major Bria Rasmussen is highlighted in a student profile: Bria Rasmussen, from Grand Island, Nebraska, plans to use her degree in kinesiology to become a physician's assistant. More».
For more information, contact Bria Rasmussen in kinesiology at briar@iastate.edu.

January 20, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach starts five-week money management program: Jan Monahan, a human sciences specialist in family finance, talks about the "Money Talk" workshop series for women offered throughout the state. More».
For more information, contact Jan Monahan, Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-336-3488, 515-294-0775 or jmonahan@iastate.edu, lsternwe@iastate.edu.

January 19, 2016

Associate Dean Carla Peterson featured in Faculty Focus video: Carla Peterson is a ‪human scientist‬ who's the associate dean for research and graduate education in the College of Human Sciences. She specializes in early childhood special education in human development and family studies, teaching about developmental disabilities and leading research teams working with families who have vulnerable children. ‪ More».
For more information, contact Carla Peterson in administration at 515-294-7804 or carlapet@iastate.edu.

January 18, 2016

Samantha Bortle studying hospitality management is recognized in a student profile: Samantha Bortle is pursing a degree in hospitality management with hopes of working in the catering industry. More».
For more information, contact Samantha Bortle at sbortle@iastate.edu.

January 15, 2016

School of Education alum Brandon Schrauth featured by Ames Tribune: Schrauth, the principal of Northwood Preschool in Ames, was featured in an article about the preschool receiving soaring reviews in all areas including teaching, leadership, and relationships. More».
For more information, contact Brandon Schrauth, Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at brandon.schrauth@ames.k12.ia.us, jmars@iastate.edu or 515-294-9995.

AESHM's Eulanda Sanders featured in Iowa State Foundation video: Eulanda Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing, is featured in this new video by the Iowa State University Foundation. The video demonstrates how alumni gifts are helping apparel students better their education through technology. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515 294 7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

Students, faculty attend Hospitality and Tourism Graduate Conference: Iowa State University faculty and students were among those attending the 21st annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last week. More».
For more information, contact Thomas Schrier in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3038 or schriert@iastate.edu.

January 14, 2016

Elementary education major, Amy Raymond, is featured in a student profile: Amy Raymond plans to travel over seas and help children in military families with her degree in elementary education. More».
For more information, contact Amy Raymond at aer@iastate.edu.

January 13, 2016

Rachel Wolf, a family and consumer sciences education major, is featured in a student profile: Rachel Wolf wants to use her love of cooking and her degree in family and consumer science education and studies to teach children. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Wolf at rkwolf@iastate.edu.

January 12, 2016

Katherine Freisen is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Katherine Freisen is pursuing her Ph.D in higher education to obtain a position as a faculty member in a leadership studies program. More».
For more information, contact at .

New addresses for College of Human Sciences buildings: Starting this month, all Iowa State University buildings may start using street address and ZIP+4 codes to help the U.S. Postal Service pre-sort the mail that comes into the university. College of Human Sciences building addresses are as follows: * Food Sciences Building, 536 Farm House Ln, 50011-1054 * Forker Building, 534 Wallace Rd, 50011-4008 * Human Nutritional Sciences Building, 706 Morrill Rd, 50011-2101 * Lagomarcino Hall, 901 Stange Rd, 50011-1041 * LeBaron Hall, 626 Morrill Rd, 50011-2100 * MacKay Hall, 2302 Osborn Dr, 50011-1078 * Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Rd, 50011-2100 * Palmer Human Development & Family Studies Building, 2222 Osborn Dr, 50011-1084. More».
For more information, contact Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University at 515-294-5100.

Well Read, a city of Ames cable 12 TV show, features Connie Beecher: Dr. Beecher appeared on Well Read, a City of Ames cable 12 TV show. Beecher talked about a new project that will take place at Ames Public Library to help families talk and read to their children in order to ensure they are ready to learn to read when the start school. The program appears on the city's YouTube channel. More».
For more information, contact Connie Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publishes story about From the Ground Up: A story about Human Sciences Extension and Outreach's eight-week farm management program, From the Ground Up, was featured Monday on the front page of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach website. The article was co-authored by value added agriculture specialist Margaret Smith and human sciences specialist Tammy Jacobs. More».
For more information, contact Margaret Smith at mrgsmtih@iastate.edu or Tammy Jacobs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at trjacobs@iastate.edu.

January 11, 2016

Hannah Dehaan-Burch is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Hannah Dehaan-Burch plans to use her degree in apparel, merchandising, and design to pursue fashion design. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Dehaan-Burch at hannahd@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune article features Iowa State women selected for 2016 Women Impacting ISU calendar: An Ames Tribune article features 12 women in the annual Women Impacting ISU Calendar including Anne Oldham, and adviser in food science and human nutrition, and Christina Hillman, a senior studying child, adult, and family services. More».
For more information, contact Kristine Perkins at 515-294-9867 or perkinsk@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University bans e-cigarettes on campus: Iowa State rings in the new year with a policy change that bans e-cigarettes and other electronic smoking devices. As of Jan. 1, electronic smoking devices are included in Iowa State's smoke-free campus policy. The policy applies to anyone on campus - employees, students and visitors - and covers all vehicles, buildings, property and grounds that are owned, leased or operated by Iowa State. The move to ban e-cigarettes on campus, in Ames, and in Story County is part of a yearlong campaign by kinesiology and health students. More».
For more information, contact Denise Denton in kinesiology at 515-294-8728 or herself@iastate.edu.

Industrial Education II demolition closes one of two parking lots north of Lagomarcino Hall: Demolition of Industrial Education II, on the northwest corner of Stange road and Pammel Drive, has begun. That site will be home to the five-story Advanced Teaching and Research Building for the biosciences. Construction fencing was installed the week of Dec. 21 and will remain in place through construction of the new building. Drivers will have access to general staff parking lot 35 (north of Industrial Education II) only from Stange Road; the drive on the north side of Industrial Education II will not be open at Winlock Road. General staff parking lot 34, along the west side of the building, will be closed. Please park in other general staff lots. Over the summer, a new parking lot will be constructed west of the site and north of the Insectary. The sidewalk on the north side of Pammel Drive in front of the building also will be inside the construction zone and unavailable for use throughout the demolition and construction phases. More».
For more information, contact ISU Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University at 515-294-5100.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach program offers caregivers powerful tools: Family caregivers and the work they do can easily be overlooked. Not only are caregivers looking after others, they also need to be looking after themselves. Human Sciences Extension and Outreach helps provide family caregivers with the tools and resources they need to look after themselves through "Powerful Tools for Caregivers." More».
For more information, contact Donna Donald in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-446-4723 or ddonald@iastate.edu.

Meet career services' peer advisers: Meet the peer advisers in career services. Human Sciences Career Services can help students find an internship, prepare for an interview, look for a first full-time job, or prepare for graduate/professional school. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in student services at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

Watch kinesiology and health student Spencer Cain on Channel 5: Spencer Cain, a senior in kinesiology and health, was featured on WOI Channel 5 news for the successful effort by students in the ISU Health Promotion Club to ban e-cigarettes in public places in Ames. The ordinance faces three readings and public comment before taking effect. More».
For more information, contact Denise Denton in kinesiology at 515-294-8728 or herself@iastate.edu.

See photos from fall 2015 teacher education cording ceremony: Seventy-seven graduating seniors were recognized Dec. 18 in a teacher education cording ceremony. The ceremony recognizes and celebrates the completion of the teacher preparation academic program and the induction into the profession of teaching. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.

FSHN chair Ruth MacDonald quoted in blog about genetically modified foods: MacDonald, professor and chair of food science and human nutrition, was quoted in a "food for thought blog" by BestFoodFacts.org about genetically modified foods. McDonald is quoted as saying that with genetic modification, food can be produced using fewer chemicals but also under conditions that would otherwise damage them, such as drought or high heat. The blog was first published in July 2015 and quoted in December 2015 by biotech-now.org. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology student Ayla Heder quoted by Des Moines Register: Heder, a senior in kinesiology and health, is quoted in a Jan. 2 Des Moines Register story about popular fitness trends for 2016. Heder said she believes the kinesiology and health major will continue to grow in popularity as youth are interested in helping people and becoming educated in fitness and health. More».
For more information, contact Ayla Heder in kinesiology at 515-943-5769 or aheder@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune publishes story about ISU online master's program in classroom technology: The Ames Tribune on Dec. 25 published a story featuring Iowa State's online Master of Education degree program in curriculum and instructional technology, which has helped 67 educators in the last decade to incorporate technology into their classroom. The story stemmed from a Dec. 14 news release from the College of Human Sciences communications office. More».
For more information, contact Denise Schmidt Crawford in the School of Education at 515-294-9141 or dschmidt@iastate.edu.

January 8, 2016

Evan Fritz is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Evan Fritz plans to use his degree in kinesiology and health to work in a hospital. More».
For more information, contact Evan Fritz at eafritz@iastate.edu.

Science of Parenting: Helping Kids Set Goals: Eat better. Exercise more. Get organized. Learn something new. It's that time of year when adults make resolutions to help them reach their goals. It's also a good time for parents to help their children build goal-setting skills, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Janet Smith, Lori Hayungs, Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126, 712-360-1740, 515-294-0775 or jansmith@iastate.edu, lhayungs@iastate.edu, sternwe@iastate.edu.

January 7, 2016

Elizabeth Johnson is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Elizabeth Johnson plans to use her degree in event management to become a wedding planner. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Johnson at ekj@iastate.edu.

January 6, 2016

Molly Seibel is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Molly Seibel inspires to help patients in a hospital heal faster through nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Molly Seibel at mkseibel@iastate.edu.

December 17, 2015

Samyuktha Narasimhan is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Samyuktha Narasimhan wanted to be a teacher after a successful volunteer trip in a classroom. More».
For more information, contact Samyuktha Narasimhan at snarasim@iastate.edu.

December 14, 2015

Carolyn Simon is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Carolyn Simon hopes to use her degree in apparel, merchandising, and design to design footwear. More».
For more information, contact Carolyn Simon at cjsimon@iastate.edu.

December 11, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach releases "What We All Want" video: "We want a strong Iowa," is the message extended in a new video by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The 2-minute video features Vice President Cathann Kress and children preparing a 3-d graphic that emulates the message. More».
For more information, contact Cathann Kress at 515-29-5390 or cathann@iastate.edu.

Chemical and Engineering News feature Iowa State University Science Bound program: Chemical and Engineering News featured Iowa State's Science Bound Program in, "Science Bound: A Diversity Program That Works." Science Bound is an outreach program that's empowered thousands of ethnic minority students to consider careers in math and science has produced highly sought-after engineers and researchers. More».
For more information, contact Connie Hargrave in the School of Education at cph@iastate.edu.

December 10, 2015

Andrew Swanson is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Andrew Swanson's mom sparked his interest in teaching after visiting her classroom each year, now he plans on having his own classroom with his degree in elementary education. More».
For more information, contact Andrew Swanson at ags13@iastate.edu.

Extension's 'Spend Smart. Eat Smart.' adds Spanish Translation to Website: "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." recently added a Spanish translation among other updates to the website to better benefit Iowans. This website and blog offered by Iowa State University's Human Sciences Extension and Outreach provide nutrition education, how-to videos, meal planning tips and more. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at dsellers@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach publish blog Science of Parenting: Creating Grateful Children: Before holiday gift giving morphs into gift grabbing, parents can help their children move from greedy to grateful, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at dsellers@iastate.edu.

December 9, 2015

Kaylee Hahn is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Kaylee Hahn realized how much food impacted the body in high school and followed her instincts to study nutritional science in college. More».
For more information, contact Kaylee Hahn at khahn@iastate.edu.

December 8, 2015

Ling Zhang interviewed by Des Moines Register, Ames Tribune on students designing Hancher Auditorium uniforms: Zhang, an Iowa State graduate teaching assistant and doctoral student in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was interviewed Dec. 8 by Julie Erickson of the Ames Tribune and ws scheduled to be interviewed Dec. 9 by Des Moines Register reporter Lissandra Villa about Iowa State apparel students designing new uniforms for the student ushers at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City. The interview request stemmed from a news release published by the College of Human Sciences communications office. More».
For more information, contact Ling Zhang in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or zlinisu@iastate.edu.

Erin Maltby is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Erin Maltby plans to use her masters of education in student affairs degree to implement leadership development programs. More».
For more information, contact Erin Maltby at maltbye@iastate.edu.

December 7, 2015

Watch video: Omaha first-graders cheer for Iowa State during visit by future teachers: These first-graders at Field Club Elementary School in Omaha are cheering for Iowa State University. They got to meet their School of Education mentors for the first time on Friday - and they're getting excited about college! It's all part of a program called No Excuses University. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.

Sara Turke is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Sara Turke plans to use her degree in apparel, merchandising, and design for a career in the fashion industry. More».
For more information, contact Sara Turke at saturke@iastate.edu.

December 4, 2015

Check out the Human Development and Family Studies Graduate Program's Facebook page: "Like" the Human Development and Family Studies Graduate Program page on Facebook for news, happenings and updates. More».
For more information, contact at .

December 3, 2015

Lauren Klapatch is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Lauren Klaptach plans to use her degree in elementary education to teach in a bilingual classroom. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Klapatch at klapatch@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publishes story about Take Control of Your Money: A story about Human Sciences Extension and Outreach's free online course, Take Control of Your Money, was featured Tuesday on the front page of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach website. The article was co-authored by communications specialist Laura Sternweis and family finance field specialist Barb Wollan. More».
For more information, contact Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-0775 or lsternwe@iastate.edu.

December 2, 2015

Zoey Sternquist is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Zoey Sternquist wants to make a difference in children's lives with her degree in family and consumer science education and studies. More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist at zoeys@iastate.edu.

December 1, 2015

Alejandro Dominguez is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Alejandro Dominguez plans on using his masters of education in student affairs degree to become a director of residence. More».
For more information, contact at .

Sarah Bennett featured today on Talk of Iowa show about the fashion industry: Bennett, a lecturer in apparel, events, and hospitality management who's also the adviser to The Fashion Show, was among those featured from 10 to 11 a.m. today on Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa in an hourlong show about the fashion industry in Iowa. Bennett spoke during the final segment of the show. She discussed the traditional paths to careers in fashion, why there is a perception that the only jobs are on the coasts, and what is happening in Iowa's fashion industry now. The show also featured Simeon Talley of Iowa City, an aspiring clothing line creator who is working to produce T-shirts inspired by politics and culture and who is planning the Iowa Fashion Festival. In addition, the show included a number of Iowa-based apparel designers who shared their stories of what it has taken to establish fashion brands. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.

November 30, 2015

Iowa State professors featured in University Council for Educational Administration convention video: See glimpses of School of Education associate professor Joanne Marshall and assistant professors Jason Salisbury, Daniel Spikes, and Douglas Wieczorek in this highlight video from the UCEA convention in San Diego, held Nov. 20 to 23. The video features an Iowa State group photo at 1:00 as well as photos taken of Salisbury and Spikes at 1:24, and Salisbury at 1:45. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or jmars@iastate.edu.

Jahlesa Browne is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Jahlesa Browne plans to use her degree in hospitality management to become a general manager of a hotel resort. More».
For more information, contact Jahlesa Browne at jmbrowne@iastate.edu.

Lorenzo Baber quoted in Des Moines Register story on ISU progress in inclusion: Lorenzo Baber, an associate professor in the School of Education who studies inclusion, said Iowa State University's hiring of its first vice president of diversity is a proactive start toward a more inclusive campus -- but that measure should serve as "an initial step, not a final step, in thinking about this issue." Baber was quoted in a Des Moines Register story on inclusion and diversity at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber in the School of Education at 515-294-8374 or ldbaber@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily article features kinesiology's Gregory Welk and Duck-Chul Lee: The Iowa State Daily featured kinesiology professor Gregory Welk and assistant professor Duck-Chul Lee in an article about the health benefits of alternative desks. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Hrdlika at jenna.hrkdlika@iowastatedaily.com.

Des Moines Register story features AMD graduate Lauren Pearson: Lauren Pearson, a 2015 graduate in apparel, merchandising and design, is featured by the Des Moines Register for designing and sewing the new Raygun apparel line. She's created about 250 pieces for the Iowa based clothing store. Lauren won best in show with her line last April at The Fashion Show. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at annthye@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune interviews Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach: A Nov. 24 article in the Ames Tribune includes an interview with Christine Hradek, coordinator of EFNEP and SNAP-Ed for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, about a new program set to begin this winter in which Master Gardeners will sow the seeds necessary to combat hunger and provide healthy food for struggling Iowans. The gardening volunteers, certified through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will increase the amount of produce they donate to food banks. The coverage stemmed from a press release issued Nov. 17 by ISU Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

Two dozen CHS students are leaders in Iowa State Dance Marathon: More than two dozen College of Human Sciences students are leaders of the 2016 Iowa State Dance Marathon, the largest student philanthropy on campus that raises funds and awareness for the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. The event is scheduled for Jan. 22 and 23. Twenty-one of the event's 50 "morale captains" announced this month are ‪#‎HumanCy‬ students. Executive team includes Erin Schilling in elementary education, Morgan Arenholz in event management, and Caitlyn Elizabeth Hones in kinesiology and health. More».
For more information, contact Caitie Hones in kinesiology at 641-620-0603 or cehones@iastate.edu.

November 23, 2015

Sarah Waigand is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Sarah Waigand is looking forward to her career in technical design with her degree in apparel, merchandising, and design. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Waigand at swaigand@iastate.edu.

November 19, 2015

Kayla Cam is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Kayla Cam knew she wanted to be a teacher when she was five years old and now plans to use her degree in elementary education to motivate students. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Cam at kjcam@iastate.edu.

November 18, 2015

Shelby Oelmann is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Shelby Oelmann, from Ankeny, plans to use her degree in Elementary Education to achieve her lifelong dream of becoming a teacher. More».
For more information, contact Shelby Oelmann at soelmann@iastate.edu.

November 17, 2015

Tessa Subra is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Tessa Subra, from Polk City, plans to use her degree in Elementary Education to teach young children. More».
For more information, contact Tessa Subra at tesubra@iastate.edu.

November 16, 2015

Kelsie Leathers is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Kelsie Leathers, from Kansas City, MO, plans to use her degree in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design to create her own designer label. More».
For more information, contact Kelsie Leathers at kelsiel@iastate.edu.

November 12, 2015

Morgan Bowman is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Morgan Bowman, Fort Dodge, plans to use her degree in Kinesiology and Health to become a physical therapist. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Bowman at mlbowman@iastate.edu.

Elle Scheideman is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Elle Scheideman, from Hampton, plans to use her degree in Elementary Education to become a K-2 teacher. More».
For more information, contact Elle Scheideman at elles@iastate.edu.

November 11, 2015

Food and Swine blogger Cristen Clark visits with Culinary Science Club: Cristen Clark, a sixth-generation Iowa farm girl and well-known blogger for Food & Swine, came to Iowa State University on Nov. 10 to do a baking demonstration of prize-winning dinner rolls for the Culinary Science Club. Cristen contributes to the Iowa Food and Family Project supported by commodity groups such as the Iowa Beef Council, Iowa Pork, and Soyfoods Association. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.

November 10, 2015

Shannon Iskowitz is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Shannon Iskowitz, from Naperville, Illinois, plans to use her degree in Elementary Education to help make a difference. More».
For more information, contact at .

November 9, 2015

Ames Tribune features Elizabeth Stegemoller's program that uses dance as Parkinson's therapy: Assistant professor in Kinesiology, Elizabeth Stegemoller's new program that uses dance to help people living with Parkinson's diseases is featured in an Ames Tribune article. The program is based on research that shows musical cues may help those with Parkinson's disease to overcome freezing during movements. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at esteg@iastate.edu.

Science of Parenting: Balancing life and parenting: Many parents report feeling rushed, stressed and unable to do everything they have to do at work and at home. However, parents don't have to live with constant chaos if they take care of themselves first, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Janet Smith or Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126 or 712-360-1740 or jansmith@iastate.edu or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

Online nutrition and food safety lessons address needs of older Iowans: Older Iowans can quickly learn about what to eat, how to keep food safe and how to increase their physical activity by trying free online nutrition lessons from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Francis in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-1456 or slfranci@iastate.edu.

November 6, 2015

Envision Equity magazine highlights Daniel Spikes and team's Equity Responsive Climate study: Daniel Spikes, an ISU assistant professor of educational administration, serves as a co-principal investigator on a team of researchers working on a 4-year study designed to develop more equitable learning environments in increasingly-diverse schools. Spikes partners with the University of Louisville and Jefferson County (Kentucky) Public Schools for the study. "As we develop and validate the equity responsive climate instrument, we can share it broadly with schools around the country for them to evaluate the equity responsiveness of their schools," Spikes said. "In addition, we will provide recommendations on ways in which schools can create more equitable environments to meet the needs of all students. This is particularly useful because data suggest that the needs of various students are not being met in schools around the country, as evidenced by persistent racial academic disparities." Part of a longitudinal study, the project entitled Developing an Equity Responsive Climate: Enhancing Instructional Capacity to Increase Student Learning is highlighted in the November issue of the public schools' Envision Equity magazine, on page 5. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 or dspikes@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune covers School of Education's "Bookland": The Ames Tribune covered featured the School of Education's Bookland event, where they transformed the Ames Library into a life-sized board game to get children excited about reading. The event was organized by 105 Iowa State freshman studying elementary education, in collaboration with the library and Raising Readers in Story County. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at cachter@iastate.edu.

November 5, 2015

Inside Iowa State mentions kinesiology's program on music and movement outreach: Inside Iowa State included kinesiology's new program that uses dance, music to help Parkinson's patients. The program is based on research that shows musical cues help people with Parkinson's disease overcome their tendency to freeze during movements.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

Kyan Dierks is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Kyan Dierks, from Alburnett, plans to use his degree in Elementary Education to teach middle schoolers and coach basketball. More».
For more information, contact Kyan Dierks at kydierks@iastate.edu.

November 4, 2015

Rebecca Ray is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Rebecca Ray, from Weslaco, Texas, plans to use her future degree in child, adult, and family services to help low-income families. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray at rray@iastate.edu.

KCCI covers Todd Snyder's clothing line sale to American Eagle: Apparel, Merchandising, and design alum Todd Snyder sold Tailgate, his Iowa-based clothing line, to American Eagle Outfitters. The sale means that over 200 stores will be opening at universities nationwide. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in apparel, events, and hospitality management at dlfratzk@iastate.edu.

November 3, 2015

Suzanne Bartholomae interviewed by WHO radio about Your Money, Your Goals: Bartholomae, a state Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist in family finance, was interviewed Tuesday, Nov. 3 by Sue Danielson of WHO Radio in Des Moines about Your Money, Your Goals, a nationally recognized toolkit to help Iowans better manage their finances. The media coverage stems from a news release by the College of Human Sciences. Danielson plans to use the interview for a public affairs program on Sunday. More».
For more information, contact Suzanne Bartholomae in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-9528 or suzanneb@iastate.edu.

AESHM's Sangwook Kang and Shane Brewer interviewed on KHOI's Heart of Iowa: Sangwook Kang, instructor of the HSPM 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management class, and Shane Brewer, a senior majoring in culinary science and hospitality management, were interviewed Oct. 16 by James Werbel, professor of management at ISU at radio station 89.1 KHOI the Heart of Iowa in Ames. The interview served as a means of marketing the dinners to a broader audience and also provided information to the public about the dinners' purpose, themes, menus, and the steps from concept to execution. The four fine dining dinners this fall are planned and executed by undergraduate students and a few graduate students in the class. The themes this fall were French, South American, Asian, and the US Northwest; some sold out very quickly. The radio station broadcasts to many towns in and around central Iowa including Ames, Ankeny, Boone, Fort Dodge, Jefferson, Marshalltown, Nevada, and Story City. More».
For more information, contact Sangwook Kang or Shane Brewer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or 636-209-0643 or sk555246@iastate.edu or smbrewer@iastate.edu.

American Eagle acquires Todd Snyder and Tailgate for $11 million: The teenage-fashion retailer American Eagle Outfitters has acquired the high-end men's wear label Todd Snyder and Tailgate Clothing Co. for $11 million in cash and stock, according to the New York Times and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The deal brings with it Snyder as an executive vice president and his longtime colleague, Jimmy Olsson, who will take the title of vice president and continue to run the day-to-day operations of the two divisions. Snyder is an Iowa-born New York fashion designer who received his bachelor's degree in apparel design from Iowa State University in 1992. He's known for his premium menswear line sold in places like Nordstrom and for his vintage-inspired collegiate Tailgate brand. He's been nominated for the top design award in the fashion industry. Other Iowa State alums working at Tailgate or Todd Snyder include Steve King, Kristine Ennen, Cole Kersey, and Eileen Moores. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

Watch Iowa State University Extension and Outreach video on healthy eating: Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@istate.edu.

November 2, 2015

School of Education alum featured in Woodward Academy music video: William Terry, a School of Education alum, is featured in a music video produced at Woodward Academy. Terry is a lead teacher, U.S. government teacher, and special education teacher at Woodward Academy. More».
For more information, contact William Terry in Other at william.terry@sequelyouthservices.com.

School of Education's Robert Reason featured on Iowa Public Radio: Robert Reason, a professor and associate director of the School of Education, was featured on Iowa Public Radio's River to River on Oct. 29. Reason participated in a discussion of college student mental health issues. Reason's recent research focuses on community engagement and its effects on student mental health. More».
For more information, contact Robert D. Reason in the School of Education at rreason@iastate.edu.

October 30, 2015

School of Education students feature in student profiles: Hannah Clinghan, a junior, and Morgan Bruggeman, a senior, both elementary education majors, are featured on the College of Human Sciences website in student profiles. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

See photos from Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference: A record 310 people attended this year's Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative conference, co-sponsored by Iowa State University. The conference was held Oct. 20 at Des Moines Area Community College's FFA Center in Ankeny. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-9631 or mrobins@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune features extension and outreach youth nutrition education program: The Ames Tribune on Oct. 29 featured a story about the youth nutrition education pilot program. The program is coordinated by Christine Hradek, a state specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, and funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

October 29, 2015

See photo from Hilton lecture by Frank Furstenberg Jr.: Frank Furstenberg Jr., Zellerbach Family Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, and Research Associate in the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, gave the Hilton lecture on Wednesday, October 28. His research focuses on the family in the context of disadvantaged neighborhoods, adolescent sexual behavior, children's well-being and urban education. Dates and future Hilton lectures can be found here. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman at blohman@iastate.edu.

FSHN alum Nicole Pitzen Fox serves as Nebraska state senator: Nicole Pitzen Fox, who received her bachelor's degree in dietetics from Iowa State in 1996, is serving as a state senator in Nebraska. She was appointed to the vacant seat Aug. 18 by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts. Fox is a registered dietitian and works as a nutrition therapist specialist at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha. She is also an adjunct instructor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Fox will fill out the last year of a term by state Sen. Jeremy Nordquist. She told an Omaha World-Herald reporter that she plans to seek re-election next year to stay in office. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 28, 2015

Tanna Mafnas featured in student profile on the College of Human Sciences website: Tanna Mafnas, a junior studying kinesiology and health was featured in a student profile. Tanna is from Kansas City, MO. hopes to become a pediatric occupational therapist. More».
For more information, contact at .

October 27, 2015

Des Moines Register shares ISU education scholars' work to study race equality at Valley High School: The West Des Moines school board approved a contract with Iowa State University Monday night, paving the way for School of Education assistant professors Katy Swalwell, Daniel Spikes, Jason Salisbury, and Manali Sheth to conduct an equity audit at Valley High School. As part of the audit, the scholars will develop a data-based action plan for ensuring racial equality and improving the high school's campus environment. A new Des Moines Register story on the racial equity audit provides an update to an earlier story. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

October 26, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach publishes story about Strengthening Families Program 10-14: The College of Human Sciences story about the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 was featured Monday on the front page of the ISU Extension and Outreach website. More».
For more information, contact Catheryn Hockaday in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7601 or hockaday@iastate.edu.

October 23, 2015

College of Human Sciences features two kinesiology and health students: Alya Heder and Morgan Jungman, both seniors in kinesiology and health, are featured in student profile on the College of Human Sciences website.
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Elementary education major Rebecca Schrodt featured in student profile Rebecca Schrodt, a junior in elementary education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Schrodt's career goal is to be an elementary teacher in the Des Moines area. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Chronicle of Higher Education cites School of Education's Rey Junco: Rey Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, is cited in the Chronicle of Higher Education's story, "Women's Groups Urge Colleges and Government to Rein In Yik Yak." Junco believes that Yik Yak can be positive for college campuses and add to the culture of the campus. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in administration at geek@iastate.edu.

See photos: Apparel, merchandising, and design students tour Von Maur corporate headquarters: About 165 apparel, merchandising, and design students on Oct. 23 toured the Von Maur corporate headquarters, distribution center and e-commerce distribution center in Davenport. See 21 photos from their visit. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Hurst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-5284 or hurstj@iastate.edu.

October 22, 2015

Des Moines Business Record runs brief about new health coach certificate program: The Des Moines Business Record ran a brief about the new health coach certificate program offered by the departments of food science and human nutrition, kinesiology, and psychology. More».
For more information, contact Ruth McDonald in food science and human nutrition at ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features event management sophomore Leah Blankespoor: Leah Blankespoor, a sophomore studying event management from Pella, Iowa, is featured in a Iowa State Daily article, "ISU Student makes dreams a reality, becomes real-life princess." Blankespoor's year as Pella's Tulip queen led her to major in event management. More».
For more information, contact Taylor Borde in Other at taylor.borde@iowastatedaily.com.

October 20, 2015

Ames Tribune features Small Talk Story County, Constance Beecher: The Ames Tribune on Oct. 14 featured a story about Small Talk Story County. The new literacy program is spearheaded by Constance Beecher, an assistant professor in the School of Education, in partnership with the Ames Public Library and Raising Readers in Story County. More».
For more information, contact Constance Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.

See a video recap of the first-ever Human Sciences Week: Thanks to everyone who participated in the first-ever Human Sciences Week! The week was packed full with food, dance, speakers, and philanthropic events to celebrate the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences. Catch a glimpse of the excitement in this video. For more photos and videos from these events, please visit Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Search for #hsweek15 on each social media platform for photos contributed by our students, staff and faculty. More».
For more information, contact Alisha Zika in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9304 or amzika@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV features School of Education alum Mike Todd, professor Joanne Olson about teaching outdoors: WHO-TV on Oct. 15 featured School of Education alum Mike Todd and professor Joanne Olson in a story about the importance of being outdoors for students' learning and well-being. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Olson in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or jkolson@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach's partnership featured in extension news story: In 1986, an introductory meeting with an extension specialist and an early-career scientist inspired a promising partnership for university engagement with Iowa communities that focused on Iowa State University's motto "science with practice." Almost 30 years later, this partnership continues to grow and stand strong, assisting Iowans and looking toward a bright future. More».
For more information, contact Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-0775 or lsternwe@iastate.edu.

October 17, 2015

Alum Jerlando Jackson chairs International Colloquium of Black Males in Education: Jerlando Jackson (Ph.D. educational leadership, '00) coordinated a colloquium designed to cultivate and sustain some of the best ideas, policies, and practices related to elevating educational achievement and success levels of Black males across the globe.The colloquium ran Oct. 6-9 in Kingston, Jamaica. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

October 16, 2015

Student profile features event and hospitality management student: Vanessa Phoebe Cooper, a senior studying hospitality and event management, is featured on the College of Human Sciences website in a student profile. Phoebe is currently enrolled in the Concurrent Master's in Hospitality Program. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Jenna Pattee, child, adult, and family services, highlighted in student profile: Jenna Pattee, a junior from Cedar Falls, is highlighted in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Jenna is studying child, adult and family services and volunteers at ACCESS Assault Center. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Financial counseling and planning scholars featured in student profiles: Megan Carpenter, Jessica Luna, and Alli Azbill, all seniors studying financial counseling and planning, a major in the human development and family studies, are featured in student profiles on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Food science and human nutrition's Auriel Willette works with AARP: Auriel Willette, a research scientist in food science and human nutrition, is helping the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to develop content for the organization's website. Willette is helping AARP develop a brain health website to offer clear and simple information about the brain, a type of thinking called executive function, and how exercise and diet can be beneficial in older adults.
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at awillett@iastate.edu.

Healthiest State Walk mentioned on WHO-TV: The College of Human Sciences sponsored the ISU campus portion of the statewide Healthiest State Walk. Dean of Students Tom Hill, Vice President for Extension and Outreach Cathann Kress, and College of Human Sciences Dean Pam White who led the walk, were pictured in the WHO-TV story. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Downs at 515-294-8902 or sdowns@iastate.edu.

October 14, 2015

Des Moines Register features human development and family studies' Kim Greder: Human development and family sciences associate professor Kim Greder debunks stereotypes about Iowa's food pantry patrons in the Des Moines Register. Greder has studied the issue since 2000. Inflation-adjusted wages for people in the Des Moines market have declined for those with incomes in the lower quarter in the last 10 years. In the article, Greder shares the realities of using Iowa's food pantries and what changes will help Iowa's food insecure population. More».
For more information, contact Kim Greder in human development and family studies at kgreder@iastate.edu.

October 13, 2015

Business Record mentions School of Education's new book on Iowa community colleges: Janice Friedel, an associate professor in the School of Education, and her recent doctoral students were mentioned in Business Record's article "New book commemorates Iowa community college's history." Friedel co-edited a book celebrating the 50th anniversary of Iowa community colleges with recent Ph.D. graduates Cristobal Salinas Junior and Zoe Mercedes Thorton. More».
For more information, contact Janice Friedel in the School of Education at 515-294-4143 or jfriedel@iastate.edu.

October 12, 2015

Listen to Dean White and students on KHOI radio: Pam White, dean, Dean's Chair, College of Human Sciences, and students Danielle Bursell and Kelsey Finn, were interviewed on KHOI radio on Friday about Human Sciences Week. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at gseiler@iastate.edu.

October 9, 2015

Brian Burt represents Iowa State at International Colloquium on Black Males in Education: Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, represented Iowa State University at the International Colloquium on Black Males in Education that was held in Kingston, Jamaica. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at burt@iastate.edu.

October 8, 2015

Watch education professors Joanne Olson and Michael Clough, alum Mike Todd, 5 p.m. Thursday on WHO-TV: School of Education professors Joanne Olson and Michael Clough, and alum Mike Todd are interviewed by Megan Reuther in a WHO-TV story about how important the outdoors are for children's health, education, and for science teaching in particular. The story stemmed from a story written by the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Olson in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or jkolson@iastate.edu.

Iowa Public Radio mentions School of Education's Katy Swalwell: Kay Swalwell, an assistant professor in the school of education, is mentioned in Iowa Public Radio's article, "Iowa 101 Covers Iowa's Frontier Roots." Swalwell taught a class this summer that focused on the history of civil rights in Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at swalwell@iastate.edu.

Textiles and Clothing Museum starts blog: Check out the Textiles and Clothing Museum's blog to learn more about their research, the collection, recent acquisitions, exhibitions, and more. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at janfitz@iastate.edu.

October 5, 2015

School of Education's Reynol Junco featured on CNN, Iowa Public Radio: Reynol Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, was recently featured on CNN for his reasoning about why people believe hoaxes on Facebook. He was also featured on Iowa Public Radio for his use of digital textbooks to improve student grades. More».
For more information, contact Reynol Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-4478 or geek@iastate.edu.

October 2, 2015

Student profiles feature human development and family studies students: Logan Wade, a junior studying early childhood education, and Kayla Hoskins, a senior studying financial counseling and planning, are featured in student profiles on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology students highlighted in student profiles: Justin Morton, a freshman in kinesiology and health, and Kevin Draeger, a junior in kinesiology and health: pre-health professions, are featured in student profiles on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Bob Bosselman serves as distinguished visiting graduate faculty at Auburn University: Bob Bosselman, professor and chair of apparel, events, and hospitality management served as distinguished visiting graduate faculty this past week at Auburn University's Hotel & Restaurant Management Program. He met with faculty in the program to discuss curriculum and strategic planning, as well as offer suggestions with research projects. He also met individually with numerous graduate students, advising them on their program of study and research ideas, as well as offering advice for those in the job market. He taught their Current Issues in Hospitality Management course, leading a discussion of hospitality literature from the past 25 years.
For more information, contact Dr. Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at drbob@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register mentions Science Bound: The Des Moines Register mentioned the Science Bound program in it's "School News" section. Hoover High School was recently chosen as the Science Bound School of the Year. Science Bound is Iowa State University's premier pre-college program to increase the number of ethnically diverse Iowa students who pursue college degrees in agriculture, sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics. More».
For more information, contact Science Bound Office at 515-294-1390 or sciencebound@iastate.edu.

October 1, 2015

Velma McBride Murry is second speaker in Hilton Chair lecture series: Murry spoke Sept. 30 at Iowa State University. She was the second of 10 speakers in this year's Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series, which looks at the future of healthy families. Murry is the Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development and professor of human and organizational development in Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on the significance of context in studies of African-American families and youth, in particular the impact of racism on family functioning. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.

See photos from two Iowa State University career fairs: About 5,000 Iowa State University students on Wednesday attended the ISU Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair at Hilton Coliseum and the People to People Career Fair - Iowa State University at the Scheman Building, where they discussed potential internships and job opportunities with 300 employers. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman in student services at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach publishes story about new faculty scholarship opportunity: College of Human Sciences faculty hoping to make a big impact with their research have a new opportunity to do so through the Engaged Scholarship Funding Program. Applicants must submit proposals by Oct. 31 to Debra Sellers, associate dean of the College of Human Sciences and director of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

September 30, 2015

Des Moines Public Schools post College of Human Sciences Scavo video on website: Des Moines Public Schools posted the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences on their website homepage. The video features Scavo Alternative High School and several Iowa State University alums whose efforts play a key role in making Iowa the top in the nation for High School graduation rate. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at rbriley@iastate.edu.

University Herald features School of Education's research: Rey Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, is quoted in the University Herald on the School of Education's latest research on digital textbooks. By tracking the time spent reading the digital textbook, researchers found that students who spent more time reading the textbook earned a higher grad in the course. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at geek@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily publishes story on Hy-Vee nutrition labels: Following up on a story by the College of Human Sciences communications office, the Iowa State Daily on Sept. 29 published a story about how Hy-Vee has teamed up with faculty and students in food science and human nutrition to produce new nutrition labels for meals at more than 235 Hy-Vee locations. More».
For more information, contact Danni Toughill in Other at danni.toughill@iowastatedaily.com.

September 28, 2015

Chinese students visit Iowa State University: Three Chinese students visited Iowa State University last week. Fangyue Dong, Fanfei Meng, and Jiarui Li were the winners of the Best Paper competition at the 2015 Bald Eagle and Panda Conference, as part of the partnership between Iowa State University and Henan Normal University in Xiaxiang, China. The papers were judged by a team comprised of experts from both the U.S. and China. See photos of their visit on Facebook.
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in the School of Education at lindah@iastate.edu.

See photos: 2015 CHS family weekend social: The College of Human Sciences welcomed new students and families at a family weekend social held Saturday, Sept. 26 in LeBaron Hall. The dean, faculty, staff, and academic advisers were all invited to the event hosted by the college's student services office. Light refreshments were served. The College of Human Sciences enrolls more than 5,000 new and returning students this fall, contributing to Iowa State's seventh year of record enrollment. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.

September 23, 2015

College of Human Sciences features AMD junior Alyssa Priebe: Alyssa Priebe, a junior studying apparel, merchandising, and design, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Priebe has a passion for both fashion and writing. When she isn't writing for classes or her current internship with Mon Cheri Prom, she enjoys watching Disney movies or playing board games with friends. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Matilde Arreguin, HDFS, highlighted in student profile: Matilde Arreguin, a junior studying child, adult, and family services and financial counseling and planning, is highlighted on the College of Human Sciences website. Arreguin has exceled at Iowa State thanks to the Student Support Services Program. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

FSHN graduate student Samantha Jones featured in student profile: Samantha Jones, a second year Ph.D. student studying nutritional science, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Jones hopes use her degree to combine her love of research and teaching at academic-based hospital. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

September 21, 2015

Two HDFS students featured in student profiles: Emily Ramm, a sophomore majoring in elementary education with a minor in child, adult and family services, and Seth Mumford, a junior majoring in family counseling and planning, are featured in student profiles on the College of Human Sciences Website. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

September 17, 2015

See photos from the Hilton Chair lecture with Ross Parke: Ross Parke, professor emeritus in psychology at University of California, Riverside, on Sept. 16 kicked off the multidisciplinary Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series about the future of healthy families. There will be nine more speakers between now and April. Photos by Ryan Riley. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Nelson in human development and family studies at 515-294-6321 or bnelson@iastate.edu.

September 16, 2015

Iowa State Daily features kinesiology professor Rick Sharp's research: The Iowa State Daily published, "ISU research improving muscle retention, growth in older adults," an article that features Rick Sharp, a professor in kinesiology, and his recent research. Sharp is studying the combined effects of exercise, vitamin D and a natural body-building compound, on fighting muscle loss in older adults. More».
For more information, contact Rick Sharp in kinesiology at rlsharp@iastate.edu.

Listen to Kim Greder of human development and family studies on Iowa Public Radio: Iowa Public Radio's series, "Iowa: Then and Now," recently featured Kim Greder, an associate professor in human development and family studies, in their episode about the changes in parenting in Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Kim Greder in human development and family studies at kgreder@iastate.edu.

KCCI covers Iowa State's collaboration with Hy-Vee to create new food labels: The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition recently worked with Hy-Vee to create new nutrition labels. KCCI covered the story and quoted Rose Martin, a senior lecturer in food science and human nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Rose Martin in food science and human nutrition at rlmartin@iastate.edu.

Laurie Jeffries, Lucinda Williams, Kala Sullivan, and Jen Van Ryswyk present at Iowa AEYC: Four HDFS Child Development Laboratory School staff, Laurie Jeffries, Lucinda Williams, Kala Sullivan, and Jen Van Ryswyk, presented at the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children Early Care and Education Fall Institute on September 18-19. More».
For more information, contact Kim Venteicher in human development and family studies at 294-3040 or kimberly@iastate.edu.

September 15, 2015

FSHN student Morgan Bahl featured in student profile: Morgan Bahl, a junior studying nutritional science, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences web site. Morgan has completed both the Rosenfeld internship and Heddleson internship during her time at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

College of Human Sciences publishes student profile highlighting HDFS' Haley Wellman: Haley Wellman, a senior studying family and consumer sciences education and studies with a minor in gerontology, was highlighted in a student profile published on the College of Human Sciences website. Haley plans to combine her FCS degree and gerontology minor to open her own retirement home, specializing in caring for people with dementia. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology students take part in United Way's Day of Caring: Kinesiology students in Holly Lipsey's community public health class helped to mulch the area next to LeBaron Hall as part of United Way of Story County's Day of caring on Friday, September 11. More».
For more information, contact Holly Lipsey in kinesiology at 515-294-8131 or lipsey@iastate.edu.

ISU Extension and Outreach releases, "Adverse Childhood Experiences Impact Adult Health:" Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults, but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Malisa Rader in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at mrader@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach offers "Together We Can Program:" Iowa parents are learning ways to grow and strengthen their families through the "Together We Can" program offered by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. This program includes eight interactive lessons that focus on creating a healthy future for Iowa families. More».
For more information, contact Janet Smith in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at jansmith@iastate.edu.

HDFS student Maria Alcivar, Connect Four student Valeria Silva quoted by Iowa State Daily: Alcivar, a graduate student in human development and family studies, is quoted by the Iowa State Daily in this story about a Monday night meeting of protesters who demonstrated against Republican presidential candidates during Saturdays Cy-Hawk tailgate. The story also includes a photo of Valeria Silva, a student involved with Connect Four, the program for first-year students of color in the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Maria Alcivar in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or malcivar@iastate.edu.

September 8, 2015

See photos from New Zealand international student teaching reunion: Garry Anderson, the school principal of The Terrace School in Alexandra, New Zealand; and his wife, Glenis, visited Iowa State last week. They are from the New Zealand location of international student teaching, where Iowa State education students can go to student teach. On Saturday, 53 former Iowa State students who student taught in New Zealand were invited to attend a reunion before the ISU/UNI football game to meet with the Andersons. More».
For more information, contact Ann Pierce in the School of Education at apierce@iastate.edu.

September 4, 2015

The Globe and Mail article features Greg Welk's study: The Globe and Mail article, "Wrist-worn activity trackers vary greatly in accuracy study finds," features Greg Welk's, kinesiology professor, research on activity trackers, like Fitbits. Welk found the wristbands are more accurate for calories burned while resting or jogging, but have higher error rates for activities such as weight lifting and crunches. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at gwelk@iastate.edu.

September 2, 2015

Principal from New Zealand student teaching location visits Iowa State: Garry Anderson, the school principal of The Terrace School in Alexandra, New Zealand and his wife, Glenis visited Iowa State University from September 1-7. The Andersons attended the International Student Teaching Open House, as well as gave an open forum to the School of Education Faculty, and attended the Iowa State football game. More».
For more information, contact Ann Pierce in the School of Education at 515-294-3158 or apierce@iastate.edu.

September 1, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach features Shannon Coleman, Julio Cammarota: The front page of the ISU Extension and Outreach website today features the College of Human Sciences article on Shannon Coleman, the food microbiologist who is a new assistant professor in food science and human nutrition and a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist. ISU Extension and Outreach last week featured the CHS article about Julio Cammarota, the new associate professor of multicultural education in the School of Education who is also an extension and outreach specialist. More».
For more information, contact Laura Sternweis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-0775 or lsternwe@iastate.edu.

Iowa Teacher of the Year Clemencia Spizzirri speaks at Iowa State next week: Spizzirri, the 2015 Iowa Teacher of the Year who has taught Spanish at Merrill Middle School in the Des Moines Public Schools for five years, will visit the ISU School of Education on Tuesday, Sept. 8. She will speak to several classes and the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers Learning Community, for freshmen elementary education majors. Spizzirri is scheduled to have lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in LaBaron Lounge with peer mentors from the learning community. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.

Textiles and clothing alum Yvonne Barrett featured by Ankeny Register: Barrett, who graduated from Iowa State in 1961 with a degree in textiles and clothing, was featured recently by the Ankeny Register & Press Citizen. Barrett has had a doll hospital called "Yvonne's Doll Spa" since 1977. She belongs to the United Federation of Doll Clubs and two affiliate local clubs, Iowa Kate Shelley Doll Club and Sunbonnet Doll Club. The newspaper article featured her attending the National Convention of the United Federation of Doll Clubs in Kansas City where she won a first-place ribbon for her oriental doll, six fourth-place ribbons for her other dolls, and taught a workshop on creating dresses. She continues to give programs, seminars and workshops as well as research and repair dolls and doll costumes. More».
For more information, contact Yvonne Barrett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at thedollspa@mchsi.com.

August 31, 2015

Student profile highlights AESHM student Ashley Preheim: Ashley Preheim, a junior studying hospitality management, is highlighted in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Student profiles feature HDFS students: Abigail Braida, financial counseling and planning, and Sydney Swanson, child, adult and family services, are featured in student profiles on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Alyssa Priebe in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Sioux City Journal features Human Sciences alum: Nancy Degner, a food science and home economics education alum, is featured in the Sioux City Journal for her retirement as the executive director for the Iowa Beef Industry Council. Nancy and her husband have combined served the Iowa livestock industry for 75 years. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

August 28, 2015

Story features Tera Lawson, president of the ISU Professional and Scientific Council: Inside Iowa State featured Tera Lawson as president of the Iowa State University P&S Council. Lawson is a program coordinator in the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, in the School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Tera Lawson in the School of Education at 515-294-7280 or tjlawson@iastate.edu.

August 24, 2015

Iowa families save money and eat right with Spend Smart. Eat Smart.: Eating healthy on a tight budget can seem like a tough thing to do. However, the "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." website and blog offered through Iowa State University's Human Sciences Extension and Outreach provide nutrition suggestions, meal planning and grocery shopping tips. More».
For more information, contact Christine Hradek in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3554 or hradek@iastate.edu.

At 40, AnswerLine finding new ways to connect with Iowans: Over the last 40 years, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's AnswerLine hotline has become a highly trusted resource for the people of Iowa, and is always looking for ways to reach new audiences. More».
For more information, contact AnswerLine in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 1-800-262-3804.

Michael Schwaderer, culinary science student and Beef Checkoff Program intern, featured in newsletter: Michael Schwaderer, a junior studying culinary science, is featured in Beef Checkoff's "Checking in on the CheckOff" newsletter. During his internship, Schwaderer worked on projects including culinary support for meetings, recipe development, culinary demonstrations, and exploratory labs, where he tested new cooking methods for burgers and underutilized cuts of beef. More».
For more information, contact Michael Schwaderer in food science and human nutrition at mschwade@iastate.edu.

See photos: Education students use parachute on first day of school: School of Education students in Sara Nelson's class used a parachute on the first day of the semester to demonstrate how experience helps students to learn. The class is CI 377, the teaching of reading and language arts to K-3 students. More».
For more information, contact Sara Nelson in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 or sdnelson@iastate.edu.

Apparel, merchandising, and design grad student Whitney Rorah's gown used in KC Magazine: Whitney Rorah, a graduate student in apparel, merchandising, and design, designed a gown that is used in a photo shoot for the Kansas City Royals in the latest edition of KC Magazine. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

August 21, 2015

Iowa youth honored at 2015 Iowa State Fair 4-H Awardrobe clothing event: Twenty-one Iowa youth received top awards during the 2015 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 13-14 at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. More».
For more information, contact Cayla Taylor in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-1877 or cayla@iastate.edu.

Watch WHO-HD TV's video on Iowa State Student Dietetic Association's garden: WHO-HD TV features the Iowa State University Student Dietetic Association's garden. The video includes a glimpse of Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition dietetics student Allie Lansman. More».
For more information, contact Allie Lansman in food science and human nutrition at alansman@iastate.edu.

August 20, 2015

Iowa Public Radio to interview Jonathan Fox, Barb Wollan at noon today: Iowa Public Radio's Ben Kieffer will interview Jonathan Fox, the Ruth Whipp Sherwin Professor in Human Development and Family Studies and director of the Financial Counseling Clinic, about financial literacy at noon Tuesday, Aug. 25. Kieffer will also interview Barbara Wollan, a field specialist with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. The interview comes on the heels of Iowa State getting registered by the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards - meaning that it meets a standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. More».
For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.

Trend magazine celebrates its 10-year anniversary: Trend Magazine is a completely student-run publication focusing on fashion, beauty, body, and lifestyle for women and men in the Iowa State University community. Trend offers several committees, including editorial, fashion, advertising, public relations, design, and photography. Members of Trend bring their talents and love of fashion to the magazine from many different majors on campus, including students in graphic design, integrated arts, english, marketing, journalism, public relations, advertising, event management, and apparel, merchandising, and design where the magazine is administered and advised. The first issue of Trend was published in Spring 2006 as a committee effort in ISU MODA Fashion Club in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Program. More».
For more information, contact Chris Wise in apparel, events, and hospitality management at (515)-294-4997 or clwise@iastate.edu.

Inside Iowa State picks up article on gerontology and Older Americans Act: Inside Iowa State, the weekly e-newsletter for Iowa State University faculty and staff, on Aug. 20 published the College of Human Sciences article about Iowa State's gerontology program helping older adults age actively as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act. More».
For more information, contact Office of University Relations at Iowa State University at inside@iastate.edu.

August 18, 2015

Hagedorn to present on internationalization of higher education at Cuba workshop: The American flag flies today at the embassy in ‪‎Cuba‬ for the first time since 1961. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were restored on July 20. In October, College of Human Sciences associate dean Linda Hagedorn will be in Cuba to represent us at the 1st annual Workshop of Strategic Alliances for the Internationalization of Higher Education. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in the School of Education at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

Watch video: FSHN's Allie Lansman featured at the Iowa State Fair: Catch a glimpse of Lansman, a senior in dietetics, in this video featuring Iowa State University at this year's Iowa State Fair. More».
For more information, contact Allison Lansman in food science and human nutrition at alansman@iastate.edu.

Watch Tabetha Foose, past Iowa State dietetics intern, discuss back-to-school healthy eating: Tabetha Foose, a past dietetics intern at Iowa State University, is now a registered dietitian at St. Vincent's Healthcare in Jacksonville, Florida. In this video, Foose discusses back-to-school health eating tips and children's nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

August 17, 2015

The Chronicle of Higher Education quotes Larry Ebbers: Larry Ebbers, a University Professor in the School of Education, was quoted in, "The Higher-Ed Landscape in Iowa: State Cuts and Tuition Jumps" an article published by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Ebbers talks about the value of higher education not only to the individual, but also to society. More».
For more information, contact Larry Ebbers in the School of Education at 515-294-8067 or lebbers@iastate.edu.

SOE student Camry Crosswait starts student teaching blog: Follow School of Educations student Camry Crosswait on her student teaching adventures in Houston, Texas and Germany by checking out her blog. Camry is a senior in Elementary Education. More».
For more information, contact Camry Crosswait in the School of Education at camryc@iastate.edu.

August 14, 2015

Food Tank blog features Science Bound student Melissa Garcia: Food Tank blog featured Melissa Garcia, a sophomore in animal science at Iowa State, quoted in the blog crediting her Science Bound mentors for sparking her interest in agriculture. Science Bound is School of Education program that's goal is to increase the number of ethnically diverse Iowa students who pursue agricultural, scientific, technical, engineering or mathematics degrees. More».
For more information, contact Melissa Garcia at Iowa State University at 515-783-7104 or melissag@iastate.edu.

August 13, 2015

Listen to Iowa Public Radio's story on Alzheimer's disease featuring Auriel Willette: Iowa Public Radio features Auriel Willette and his research on Alzheimer's disease in, "'Pick your parents or die young' -- the Unclear Path to Preventing Alzheimer's." Auriel Willette is a post doctoral research associate in food science and human nutrition. His most recent research found a link between insulin resistance and memory loss. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at awillett@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune publishes story about $1.25M NIH grant for mosquito research with ISU 4U Promise: The ISU research team received a $1.25 million National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award that it will use to get ISU 4U Promise students and teachers involved with mosquito research and surveillance. Gale Seiler, an associate professor of education and ISU 4U Promise collaborator, says the grant will allow all the stakeholders to contribute and benefit from the project. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at gseiler@iastate.edu.

August 11, 2015

The Boston Globe to interview HDFS' Birdie Shirtcliff about stress: Karen Weintraub, who writes a weekly column for The Boston Globe about stress, is scheduled to interview Elizabeth "Birdie" Shirtcliff at 4 p.m. today about a new study by Harvard and the University of Texas suggesting a link between stress and unethical behavior. Shirtcliff, an associate professor in human development and family studies, studies people's stress by examining hormone levels in their saliva. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth in human development and family studies at 515-294-3677 or birdie@iastate.edu.

August 10, 2015

FSHN's Ruth MacDonald speaks with leaders at the Iowa International Center: MacDonald, professor and chair of food science and human nutrition, visited the Iowa International Center last week where she shared insights on genetically modified crops and agricultural production and exports with ‪#‎IVLP‬ emerging leaders from Croatia, Finland, the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK. She then spent the afternoon talking with leaders at the Iowa Army National Guard. More than 130 international visitors visit central Iowa each year to learn from experts in a variety of industries. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

August 7, 2015

See photos from the DAVinCI Flight Camp: A group of ISU 4U Promise students designed and built model gliders as part of a week-long DAVinCI Flight camp at the Grubb YMCA in Des Moines. DAVinCI, which stands for Design environment for Aerospace Vehicles for in Classroom Interaction, utilizes computer simulation and gaming technology to engage students in STEM learning. Photos by Blake Lanser. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or kbruna@iastate.edu.

DAVinCI Flight Camp featured by NPR, WHO-TV: ISU 4U Promise's DAVinCI Flight Camp was featured Friday on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, as well as by WHO-TV Channel 13 news. DAVinCI, which stands for Design environment for Aerospace Vehicles for in Classroom Interaction, utilizes computer simulation and gaming technology to engage students in STEM learning. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or kbruna@iastate.edu.

Bailey Oberbroeckling, elementary education, featured in student profile: Bailey, a junior studying elementary education in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Bailey has gotten involved at Iowa State by being a College of Human Sciences Ambassador, a peer mentor, and a connection group leader for the Salt Company. More».
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Kelsie Poe, education and student affairs, featured in student profile: Kelsie is a graduate student working toward her master's degree in education with an emphasis in student affairs. She enjoys researching how the physical environment affects student learning. She plans to use her findings during her career as a residence hall director. More».
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Leah Miller, elementary education, featured in student profile: Leah, a junior studying elementary education in the School of Education is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. She loves volunteering, especially helping out the Children's Miracle Network through Iowa State Dance Marathon. More».
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August 5, 2015

Kristin Sheffield, educational administration, featured in student profile: Kristin, a graduate student in the School of Education is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Kristin is earning her master's degree in educational administration. Currently, she works as the K-12 Curriculum Director in the Earlham Community School District. More».
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Kirsten Mancosky, diet and exercise, featured in student profile: Kirsten, a graduate student in kinesiology, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Kirsten is a second-year master's student in diet and exercise. She plans to use her degree to help future athletes perform better. More».
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Kendria Peterson, elementary education, featured in student profile: Kendria, a junior studying elementary education in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. During her time at Iowa State, Kendria has developed a strong work ethic that helps her balance school work and other activities. More».
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August 3, 2015

Ames Tribune highlights Auriel Willette's research on Alzheimer's and insulin resistance: The Ames Tribune featured Auriel Willette's research showing a link between insulin resistance and greater Alzheimer's risk. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

Mason City Globe Gazette features Pat Carlson in story on the shortage of special education teachers: Pat Carlson, director of undergraduate education in the School of Education, is quoted in a Mason City Globe Gazette story on the shortage of special education teachers. More».
For more information, contact Pat Carlson in the School of Education at 515-294-8514 or pcarlson@iastate.edu.

July 31, 2015

ISU Foundation's summer Forward magazine features CHS programs' effect on keeping health in balance: Find out how Iowa State University - College of Human Sciences programs are helping Cy and others keep their health in balance in the summer Forward magazine. More».
For more information, contact Jodi O'Donnell at Iowa State University at 515.294.4607 or forwardmag@foundation. iastate.edu.

Rumor Clark, elementary education, featured in student profile: Rumor, a senior studying elementary education in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Rumor takes advantage of all ISU has to offer by being a member of Dub-H, Ballroom Dance Club and Trend Magazine. More».
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David Ford, education leadership, featured in student profile: David, a graduate student in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. He is obtaining his Ph.D. in educational leadership and serves as a Clinical Professor for Drake University and Buena Vista University, teaching graduate classes in education, counseling, and research. More».
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July 30, 2015

Huffington Post features Auriel Willette's research on diet and Alzheimer's: The Huffington Post featured Auriel Willette's research showing a link between high-sugar diets and increased Alzheimer's risk in its July 29, 2015 edition. The Journal of the American Medical Association published Willette's groundbreaking study on July 27. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

HDFS' Megan Gilligan featured by The Academic Minute: The Academic Minute on July 30 featured Iowa State University HDFS assistant professor Megan Gilligan. Her research shows that the strongest predictor of maternal estrangement is when the adult child's behaviors or attitudes greatly violate the mothers' personal values and beliefs. More».
For more information, contact Megan Gilligan in human development and family studies at 515-294-5074 or mgilliga@iastate.edu.

July 29, 2015

Paul Hengesteg, student affairs, featured in student profile: Paul, a graduate student in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. He is obtaining a master's degree in student affairs. He researches how communities and colleges support diversity and social justice. More».
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Jared Seliger, community college leadership, featured in student profile: Jared, a graduate student in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. He is obtaining his Ph.D. in community college leadership and works as an associate professor and Director of the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program at Allen College. More».
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Samantha Roelfs, elementary education, featured in student profile: Samantha, a senior studying elementary education in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Samantha is a Cyclone Aide and Leadership ISU peer mentor. More».
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Hannah Bolen, elementary education, featured in student profile: Hannah, a senior studying elementary education in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Hannah is a Peer Mentor, member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and a Sophomore Adviser for the President's Leadership Class. More».
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July 28, 2015

Emily Unkrich, human development and family studies, featured in student profile: Emily, a senior in human development and family studies, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Emily is the president of the adoption club and plans to use her degree to become a family and youth therapist. More».
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Matt Robie, educational leadership, featured in student profile: Matt, a graduate student in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. He is obtaining his M.Ed. in educational leadership and works as a K-5 instructional coach at Prairie Trail Elementary School in Ankeny. More».
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Jenn Plagman-Galvin, higher eduction, featured in student profile: Jenn, a graduate student in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Jenn is obtaining her Ph.D. in higher education. She is the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Greek Affairs at ISU and is the Director of Operations for the ISU College of Human Sciences. More».
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Anna Douglas, elementary education, featured in student profile: Anna, a junior studying elementary education in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. She is proud of her involvement at Iowa State and passionate about becoming an elementary teacher. More».
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Stephanie Tigges, elementary education, featured in student profile: Stephanie, a senior in the School of Education, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. She has a passion for teaching and hopes to become a successful educator, like her mother. More».
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July 20, 2015

ISU 4U Promise publishes first quarterly newsletter: ISU 4U Promise is a partnership between Iowa State University and King and Moulton schools in Des Moines to prepare youth for successful college admission and completion. Click the link to read the Summer 2015 edition of the program's first newsletter, NEWS 4U. Email krh@iastate.edu to be added to the mailing list. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Hamilton in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krh@iastate.edu.

Rising Stars Interns Hannah Klotz, Lauren Whetstone featured on KTIV in Sioux City: Iowa State students Hannah Klotz, a senior in dietetics, and Lauren Whetstone, a senior in community and regional planning, both Rising Star Interns with ISU Extension and Outreach in northwest Iowa this summer, on July 16 appeared on KTIV in Sioux City as part of their effort to get more exposure for local foods in area grocery stores. They appeared in the "What's Cookin'?' part or the program, making zippy zucchini salad. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

HDFS alum Vanessa McNeal releases her documentary: Watch the harrowing story of Vanessa - a brave young woman who persevered despite parental neglect, molestation and sexual assault. Listen to her story as she begins her mission to change the world. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at vlmcneal@iastate.edu.

July 17, 2015

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist Rosa Gonzalez featured in newspaper: School of Education assistant professors Manali J. Sheth, Mollie H. Applegate and Christa Jackson, visited Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist Rosa Gonzalez to discuss how to make elementary mathematics and language arts more culturally relevant for students. Check out their feature in The Perry News by clicking more. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at (515) 294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

AMD alum Todd Snyder featured in New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal: Iowa State alum Todd Snyder was featured prominently by several national media outlets this week as part of the coverage of New York men's fashion week. One article by WNYC states: "No designer is more all-American than Todd Snyder. The Iowa native and former high school athlete is suddenly breaking out after 20 years in fashion. This week, he spent $75,000 putting on his biggest show ever, with a large audience and deep bench of international buyers and editors." The New York fashion show was attended this week by AMD academic adviser Ann Thye, who also met with Snyder and ISU alums Cole Kersey and Eileen Moores, and AMD/industrial design ISU intern Travis Cannon at the design studios and showroom. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

July 16, 2015

Heddleson intern Haley Wellman of HDFS featured in The Daily Gate: The Daily Gate City newspaper featured a story about Haley Wellman, a senior in family and consumer sciences education and studies, for the work she is doing as a Heddleson intern with aging adults in the Iowa community. Click more to read the story. More».
For more information, contact Haley Wellman in human development and family studies at 319-759-0565 or haleyw@iastate.edu.

July 15, 2015

Four CHS students among those interning at Reiman Gardens: Kasey Derda, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design; Tasha Waterman, a junior in event management; and elementary education junior Mandalyn Martin and senior Samantha Mattingly are among 10 interns at Reiman Gardens this summer. Press "more" to see the blog they started to share their experiences. More».
For more information, contact Aaron Steil at 515-294-8953 or ajsteil@iastate.edu.

July 10, 2015

New York Times features AESHM alum Todd Snyder: AESHM alum Todd Snyder made it into the The New York Times. Academic adviser Ann Thye will attend his Men's Fashion Week runway show in New York City on July 14. Congratulations to Todd and his team which includes other Iowa State University alums - Cole Kersey, Eileen Moores, and intern Travis Cannon. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.

ISU Dietetics Interns complete community nutrition rotation in India: Students with the Iowa State University Dietetics Internship in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition completed their community nutrition rotation in Dharwad, India. Check out these amazing pictures! They'll be back in Ghana starting this fall as well as in spring/summer 2016. More».
For more information, contact Jean Anderson in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7316 or janderso@iastate.edu.

July 7, 2015

Eulanda Sanders to present at 72nd Annual Carver Day Celebration: Eulanda Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor of Textiles and Clothing, will present her talk "George Washington Carver Textile Artist: Not Just a Hobby" at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 during the 72nd annual Carver Day celebration at the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri. Commemorating Iowa State University alumnus George Washington Carver's life and legacy, the Carver Day celebration takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and it's free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

New trailer released for HDFS alum Vanessa McNeal's documentary: Watch the new trailer for Iowa State University HDFS alum Vanessa McNeal's documentary to be released Saturday, July 18. Vanessa, a recent graduate in child, adult, and family services, overcame sexual abuse, poverty, and estrangement from her family. She now finds success in helping others. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at 563-505-5587 or vlmcneal@iastate.edu.

Carolyn Elbert discusses food service industry on Iowa Public Radio: Carolyn Elbert spoke about restaurant service and etiquette on Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa. The program aired on July 6, 2015. More».
For more information, contact Carolyn Elbert in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 5152948814 or celbert@iastate.edu.

AMD faculty host prospective graduate students from Southern University: Five students from Southern University visited Iowa State University from June 22 to 26 as part of the Building a Technology Collaboration recruitment initiative. The students attended three AMD doctoral classes, met with faculty and students, and visited the Graduate College. This is the second summer AMD has hosted SU students and one student signed up for the AMD graduate program in the spring of 2015. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

July 6, 2015

LeMars Daily Sentinel publishes story featuring Rising Star Interns: Iowa State students Mackenzie DeJong of Le Mars, Sara Stevenson of Cascade, Cassie Cramer of Clarion, Hannah Klotz of Holstein, and Lauren Whetstone of Lake Zurich, Illinois are interning with ISU Extension and Outreach in northwest Iowa this summer, getting more exposure for local foods in area grocery stores and developing a model program for Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Debra Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

July 1, 2015

School of Education helps create program for Latino students: Associate professor Katherine Richardson Bruna and doctoral candidate Jennifer Farley in June helped launch Movimiento Al Exito, a mentoring program for middle and high school Latino students. The students analyzed the media's portrayal of Latino identity and wrote narratives about their own experiences. Students shared their stories with associate professor Gale Seiler on KHOI community radio. Click to hear their interviews: More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

June 22, 2015

Olugbemisola, "Dami," Olukoya, hospitality management, featured in student profile: Dami, a sophomore studying hospitality management, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. With her involvement in clubs and organizations, Dami is hoping to use each experience, along with what she's learned through the hospitality management program, to open her own restaurant and hotel chain. More».
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June 17, 2015

Read about HDFS professor's research on mother-child estrangement in newspaper article: The Boston Globe featured Megan Gilligan, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, and her research on mother-child estrangement. The article mentions how the disconnection between mother and child is more likely linked to differences in personal values than anything else. More».
For more information, contact Megan Gilligan in human development and family studies at 1-515-294-5074 or mgilliga@iastate.edu.

Check out the Rising Stars Interns blog: Iowa State University students are impacting northwest Iowa this summer by working with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach to improve regional food systems. Check out the blog that chronicles the efforts of Cassie Cramer, Mackenzie DeJong, Hannah Klotz, Sara Stevenson, and Lauren Whetsone. More».
For more information, contact Cheryl Heronemus in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-240-2472 or hero@iastate.edu.

June 15, 2015

Newsletter publishes ISU Extension article about blended families: Human Sciences Extension and Outreach field specialist Lori Hayungs wrote an article about blended families. Her article was published in the spring 2015 edition of Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) Network Newsletter. In the article, Hayungs talks about how families come in all shapes and sizes. More».
For more information, contact Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-737-4230 or lhayungs@iastate.edu.

June 10, 2015

SOE alums, student featured in NPR article about Iowa having No. 1 graduation rate in the nation: Iowa has a 90 percent high school graduation rate - the best in the nation. NPR takes a closer look at how Iowa overcomes challenges by visiting Scavo Alternative High School in Des Moines where Iowa State University alum Rich Blonigan is principal, alum Mary O'Hearn is a SUCCESS worker, alum Daryl Miller is a physics teacher, and current ‪‎Iowa State‬ distance education graduate student Sarah Smith is a teacher. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or jmars@iastate.edu.

HDFS alum Vanessa McNeal films documentary about her being a survivor: Vanessa McNeal, a recent Iowa State University graduate in child, adult, and family services, is filming a documentary called "33" that will be released next month. She's a courageous young woman who overcame sexual abuse, poverty, and estrangement from her family. She now finds success in helping others. Follow this survivor's story as she tells it in her own words and reflects on what it means to her and the world around us. Watch a preview. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at 563-505-5587 or vlmcneal@iastate.edu.

FSHN's new product development class featured by Harvest Public Media: Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition's new product development class is featured in this article and video by Harvest Public Media - a Kansas City-based reporting collaboration focused on issues of food, fuel and field. Students must develop a product, scale production up to industry standards for mass production, test their product on the shelf and with consumers, and design packaging. Read the story and watch the video. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.

June 9, 2015

Hospitality management program hosts international workshop: Iowa State University's hospitality management program is one of only a handful in the world where all faculty are certified by Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE), an internationally recognized certification in hospitality management. Iowa State last on June 3-5 hosted a CHE workshop and exam in MacKay Hall. The event brought more than 20 hospitality educators to campus and gave Iowa State's hospitality management program a chance to promote its doctoral program. "This is a great opportunity for our doctoral students and faculty to interact with hospitality management faculty from around the world," said Bob Bosselman, chair of apparel, events, and hospitality management. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.

May 29, 2015

WHO-TV features FSHN student Hanyu Yangcheng's new way to improve dairy desserts on website: Megan Reuther of WHO-TV interviewed FSHN graduate student Hanyu Yangcheng and his adviser, Stephanie Clark, about the KIK food stabilizer system. The system is a powder that has the potential to revolutionize dairy products by making them taste and feel better, and last longer. It is one of three national finalists in the Institute of Food Technologist's Global Student Innovation Challenge sponsored by Tate & Lyle. More».
For more information, contact Hanyu Yangcheng in food science and human nutrition at 515-450-1368 or ychyisu@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register features Iowa State study of school culture: The newspaper features School of Education assistant professors Katy Swalwell, Daniel Spikes, Jason Salisbury, and Manali Sheth and their plan to observe student and teacher behavior at Valley High School in Des Moines this fall. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 1-515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.

May 26, 2015

WHO-TV to feature FSHN student Hanyu Yangcheng's new way to improve dairy desserts: Megan Reuther of WHO-TV is scheduled to do interviews May 27 with FSHN graduate student Hanyu Yangcheng and his adviser, Stephanie Clark, about the KIK food stabilizer system. The system is a powder that has the potential to revolutionize dairy products by making them taste and feel better, and last longer. It is one of three national finalists in the Institute of Food Technologist's Global Student Innovation Challenge sponsored by Tate & Lyle. More».
For more information, contact Hanyu Yangcheng in food science and human nutrition at 515-450-1368 or ychyisu@iastate.edu.

Groundbreaking Alzheimer's research featured by KCCI. Iowa Public Radio, Ames Tribune: Several media outlets including KCCI, Iowa Public Radio, and the Ames Tribune recently featured the groundbreaking Alzheimer's study conducted by Auriel Willette, a research scientist in food science and human nutrition who found that certain proteins can help slow the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.

Summer 2015 edition of HS Matters magazine is now available: This issue showcases how the college is positively impacting people at key points throughout the lifespan - from the first to the last day of life. Alumni will receive their copy in the mail soon. Pick up your copy of the magazine in E102 Lagomarcino. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune features new clothing line by AMD alums Jaya Iyer and Mansi Batra: AESHM alums Jaya Iyer and Mansi Batra are featured in the Ames Tribune for their clothing line meant to empower young girls to be athletes, firefighters, scientists, astronauts - or whatever they want to be. More».
For more information, contact Mansi Batra in apparel, events, and hospitality management at (515) 708-6566 or mansibatra80@yahoo.com.

May 20, 2015

Muscatine Journal story: Juntos program helps keep students on track: A partnership among Muscatine schools and Iowa State University Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is smoothing the pathway to college for Iowa's Latino students. A story about the Juntos program appeared in the May 19 issue of the Muscatine Journal. More».
For more information, contact Kim Greder in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.

May 18, 2015

Listen as Iowa Public Radio relates first of its kind online history course focusing on civil right: Iowa State University is offering a new kind of Iowa history course that focuses on civil rights, to students, teachers, and the general public this summer. In an Iowa Public Radio segment that aired May 15, Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe visits with Katy Swalwell, an assistant professor in the School of Education who designed the (C I 422X/522X) course. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 608-852-3056 or katyswalwell@gmail.com.

May 15, 2015

Fashions by AMD graduate student Whitney Rorah featured in spring Revival magazine: The spring issue of Revival, released April 23, contains eight pages featuring garments designed by Rorah. The section is entitled "La Vie En Rose" and showcases some of Rorah's glamorous dresses, as well as a bolero and cape. Copies of Revival magazine could be picked up at Memorial Union, Friley Hall, and the College of Design. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Rorah in apparel, events, and hospitality management at wmrorah@iastate.edu.

TODAY show airs story about SOE study on smartphone separation anxiety: NBC's TODAY show on May 14 ran a story about an Iowa State study that evaluates the severity of a person's nomophobia, or separation anxiety from their smartphone. The two-part study by Caglar Yildirim, a doctoral student in Iowa State's Human Computer Interaction program, and Ana-Paula Correia, an associate professor in the School of Education, will be published in August in the scholarly journal Computers in Human Behavior. More».
For more information, contact Ana-Paula Correia in the School of Education at 515-294-9376 or acorreia@iastate.edu.

May 14, 2015

AMD lecturer, students teach at South African sewing center: Christina Denekas, a lecturer in apparel, events, and hospitality management, and seven students - Nancy Alonso, Julie Anderson, Kaylee Cranston, Ciera Iwen, Bethany Sauer, Andrea Tate, and Yesica Valdovinos - are currently on a study tour in South Africa, May 10-28. A Facebook photo shows them teaching flat pattern skills at ‪Blessman Ministries'‬ ‪Lethabo‬ Sewing & Training Center. It's an opportunity for students to teach what they've learned. ‪ More».
For more information, contact Christina Denekas in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7821 or cdenekas@iastate.edu.

Updated publications give county-by-county look at poverty and food needs: The county profiles contain data on poverty, participation in food and nutrition assistance programs, and other food-related health and economic measures. They are available for free download from the Iowa Community Indicators Program at Iowa State University, http://www.icip.iastate.edu/special-reports/poverty More».
For more information, contact Kim Greder in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.

Science of Parenting: Life with easy kids: Forty percent of children usually are in a good mood and quickly adjust to new situations and routines. However, parenting these easy-going kids can be a challenge. Human sciences specialists explain why in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. More».
For more information, contact Janet Smith in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 319-385-8126 or jansmith@iastate.edu.

May 12, 2015

SOE, FSHN take part in 4-H Maize Retreat for multicultural youth: Anne Estapa and Gale Seiler of the School of Education, as well as a group from food science and human nutrition including Ruth Litchfield, Erica Beirman, Linda Svendsen, and Donna Winham, are hosting workshops this weekend at the Iowa 4-H Maize Retreat, the first annual bilingual/multicultural retreat for youth entering grades 9 through 12 in the 2015-2016 school year. The retreat will be held Friday to Sunday, May 15 to 17. Friday's workshops will be held on the Iowa State campus. The retreat continues Saturday and Sunday at the 4-H Center in Madrid. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.

Donna Winham attends global conference increasing awareness of beans, peas, lentils in nutrition: Winham, an Iowa State University assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, on April 12 to 16 attended the Global Pulse Confederation conference in Las Vegas. She also participated in the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYOP) planning committee sessions. Winham's role as a member of the nutrition and food security subcommittee is promotion of pulse research at national and international events over the next two years. The United Nations (UN) General Assembly declared the IYOP resolution to focus on the role of pulses (beans, peas, lentils) in food security, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture. The food and agriculture organization of the UN will facilitate global IYOP events by private sector stakeholders and report back to the UN. The purpose of IYOP is to raise awareness of pulses in human nutrition, as well as encourage engagement of sectors throughout the food chain and value systems to pulse-based proteins, increase global pulse production, improve efficiency in crop rotations and reduce barriers to global pulse trade. More».
For more information, contact Donna Winham in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5040 or dwinham@iastate.edu.

May 8, 2015

See photos from spring 2015 College of Human Sciences graduation: The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences recognized the accomplishments of hundreds of graduating students at the college's spring 2015 graduation ceremony, May 8 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

KCCI TV video features Colin Behr heading to dream job as shoe designer: Graduating with a double major in apparel, merchandising, and design and industrial design, Colin Behr walked off the stage at Iowa State's commencement and into his ultimate dream job - designing footwear for Nikes. The clip aired on KCCI TV News on Thursday, May 7. More».
For more information, contact Teddi Barron at Iowa State University at 515-294-4778 or tbarron@iastate.edu.

May 7, 2015

Cy and ExerCYse is Medicine students surprise schoolchildren during recess, says Ames Tribune: The Ames Tribune caught up with ExerCYse is Medicine students as they promoted physical activity at five Ames elementary schools on Wednesday. Cy even got into the act. ExerCYse is Medicine is an outreach effort coordinated by students and faculty in the Department of Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-358 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

May 5, 2015

AMD students take 200 dresses to Africa: Next week apparel, merchandising, and design students will deliver 200 dresses to South African children in need of clothing. The dresses were constructed by students in the AMD 221 course, apparel production processes, taught by Sharon Wirth. The study tour to South Africa is led by Christina Denekas.
For more information, contact Chrisitina Denekas in apparel, events, and hospitality management at cdenekas@iastate.edu.

May 4, 2015

First international student teaching trip to Taiwan launches Facebook page: The newest addition to international student teaching has been a huge success! Check out a new Facebook page to learn more about student teaching in Taiwan. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 5152941010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.

Student profile spotlights Bailey Zumer, hospitality management student: A student profile on the College of Human Sciences website spotlights Bailey Zumer, a junior studying hospitality management. Zumer is gaining real life experience in hospitality managment by working at the IowaStater restaurant. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Abby Rubsam, dietetics, featured in student profile: Abby Rubsam, a sophomore studying dietetics, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. From on-campus clubs and organizations to research projects, Rubsam is hoping to use each experience, along with what she's learned through the dietetics program, to share her love for food and nutrition with others. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach offers debtor education course to help those in bankruptcy: Debt happens, but sometimes it's just too much, and filing for bankruptcy may be the best way to regain financial control. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the education that is required during the bankruptcy process. More».
For more information, contact in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at .

May 1, 2015

Kinesiology professor Panteleimon Ekkekakis featured in Iowa State Daily: Ekkekakis, an associate professor in Kinesiology, is featured in the Iowa State Daily for preparing his students for graduate school. Ekkekakis created the Journal Club that helps student review and critique published journals, similar to the work they'll be doing in grad school. More».
For more information, contact Jace Dostal in Other at jace.dostal@iowastatedaily.com.

Six apparel, merchandising, and design students participate in the Red Dress Exhibit: Apparel, merchandising, and design undergraduates Haley Wandro, Hannah Dehaan-Birch, Bethany Sauer, Alana Barnett, Basilia Koster, and grad student Whitney Rorah participated in the Red Dress Exhibit at the Story County Go Red Women Luncheon on Friday, April 24. The luncheon is held in connection with the American Heart Association. "The People's Choice Award" for the best dress and a $100 scholarship was won by Bethany Sauer.
For more information, contact Sharon Wirth in apparel, events, and hospitality management at skwirth@iastate.edu.

April 29, 2015

Student teacher Kevin Anderson leads effort to integrate drone technology into agriculture education: Anderson, a senior in agricultural education, has successfully led an effort to obtain a drone for Charles City High School while student teaching. Anderson says this is an important educational experience, since so many farmers are already turning to this technology in their fields. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at cachter@iastate.edu.

April 28, 2015

Sara Marcketti and Carmen Keist featured by the Wall Street Journal: Sara Marcketti, associate director of apparel, merchandising and design, and Carmen Keist, ISU alumna, were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. The two were mentioned in "Women Note the Minuses of 'Plus-Size': The backlash against 'plus-size' is the latest wrinkle in the history of a term that dates back to the flapper era of the 1920s." This article discussed the latest social media campaign called #DropThePlus, an effort to diminish the use and even mention of the term "plus-size" along with the origination of the term and prevalence now. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features Students Helping Our Peers: One student organization at Iowa State is attempting to make a difference on campus for students who may be going hungry. Students Helping Our Peers, or the SHOP, is a student-run food pantry location on Iowa State's campus. It's located at 2616 Food Sciences Building and is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. and every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mission, according to its website, is to "increase food security on campus" by offering non-perishable food items to ISU students and faculty in need. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.

AESHM alum's clothing line featured by Iowa State Daily: Jaya Halepete Iyer, who received her Ph.D. in fashion merchandising at Iowa State, is featured in the Iowa State Daily's article, "ISU alumnae create clothing to empower girls." Iyer is the founder of Svaha, a clothing line that works to break down gender stereotypes by creating a line of five T-shirts with designs that include dinosaurs, astronauts, baseball players, firefighters and dump trucks. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa Franklin at vanessa.franklin@iowastatedaily.com.

Watch videos of our 2015 Student Sensations: The College of Human Sciences is proud to recognize 15 students for their contributions to expanding human potential and improving people's lives. They give back to their communities, look for ways to help others, and make the world a better place. Watch these videos to hear what they have to say. More».
For more information, contact Blake Lanser in administration at 641-204-1628 or hsphoto@iastate.edu.

Watch ISU News Service video about apparel, merchandising, and design senior Andrea Tate: When Andrea Tate, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, was just a sophomore, she started her own clothing company that focused on redesigning old, worn clothing. Now that she's graduating, Tate hopes to grow her business and continue doing what she loves. More».
For more information, contact Dave Olson at Iowa State University at 515-294-5992.

April 27, 2015

Watch financial literacy education video by ISU Extension and Outreach: A financial literacy education video was recently published on the ISU Extension and Outreach website. The video refers to the financial literacy training for middle and high school teachers that Human Sciences Extension and Outreach supports. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Fletcher in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-8521 or cynthia@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily covers Lagomarcino ribbon cutting: The Iowa State University School of Education's ribbon cutting for Lagomarcino Hall's $5.7 million renovation took place on Friday, April 24 in the Lagomarcino courtyard. More».
For more information, contact Madeline Gould in administration at madeline.gould@iowastatedaily.com.

See photos from College of Human Sciences Study Abroad Celebration: Students gathered together in LeBaron Hall to celebrate and share their amazing international experiences and explore options for their next study abroad on Thursday, April 23. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

See photos from School of Education ribbon cutting: The Iowa State University School of Education held a ribbon cutting on April 24 to showcase the school and celebrate the completion of its $5.7 million renovation on the north end of Lagomarcino Hall. Photos by Blake Lanser. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

April 23, 2015

AESHM student Isis Devalle highlighted on CHS website: Isis Devalle, apparel, merchandising, and design student, is highlighted in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences website. Devalle is turning her passion for fashion into a career. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Laura Francois, kinesiology student, featured in student profile: Laura Francois, a senior studying kinesiology and health, is featured on the College of Human Sciences website in a student profile. Francois has used her time as a Cyclone to gain experiences that will help her follow her goal of becoming a physical therapist. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Angela Shaw says bird flu does not affect food safety: Angela Shaw, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition and extension specialist in food safety, gave her expert opinion on The Poultry Site about the avian influenza and how it affects consumers. Shaw said, "Consumers should feel safe to eat properly cooked and prepared meat and eggs from poultry." Shaw was also featured on Iowa State University and Extension and Outreach's website. More».
For more information, contact Angela Shaw in food science and human nutrition at angelaml@iastate.edu.

Faculty Senate passes new health coach certification: The Iowa State University Faculty Senate has approved a proposed new undergraduate health coach certification, clearing it to move forward for approval by the Iowa Board of Regents. The certification is designed for students in food science and human nutrition, kinesiology, and psychology. Iowa State's proposed program is designed to be more carefully structured and more rigorous than health coach certificates offered by most other institutions. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.

April 22, 2015

Carmen Flagge named College of Human Sciences Diversity Coordinator: Carmen Flagge will join the College of Human Sciences Student Services Office as Diversity Coordinator (MLO). Flagge previously worked with Iowa State University's Multicultural Student Affairs Office and most recently was the Coordinator of Pre-collegiate Programs/Senior Admissions Counselor at Iowa State.
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at slwilson@iastate.edu.

"Cash Cart" and financial counseling and planning major featured in Iowa State Daily: The Iowa State Daily published "Cash Cart whizzes through campus to bring financial literacy awareness" that featured Jeanna Nation, lecturer and adviser for the financial counseling and planning program. Nation, along with other financial counseling and planning students, planned events throughout April to promote finance and financial literacy. More».
For more information, contact Mariah Anderson in Other at mariah.anderson@iowastatedaily.com.

April 21, 2015

New York Times quotes Rey Junco: The New York Times asked school of education professor Rey Junco to weigh in on their article, "Social Media Publicity Turns Wild Parties Into Trouble That Can't Be Ignored." Junco says that social media doesn't encourage riskier behavior, just publicizes it. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at geek@iastate.edu.

April 20, 2015

Scott Muxfeldt and Stephanie Williams, hospitality management students, featured in student profiles: Scott Muxfelt and Stephanie Williams, both seniors in hospitality management, are vorh profiled on the College of Human Science's website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

April 15, 2015

The Fashion Show's pop-up shop featured in Iowa State Daily: The Iowa State Daily covered The Fashion Show's first ever Pop-Up Shop on Friday, April 10 that was located in front of the Parks Library. More».
For more information, contact Mackenzi Tjarks in apparel, events, and hospitality management at Mackenzi.Tjarks@iowastatedaily.com.

April 13, 2015

Youngwon Kim, kinesiology doctoral student, featured in student profile: Youngwon Kim, a gradate student earning his Ph.D. in kinesiology, is featured in an online student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. He enjoys working with Dr. Gregory Welk, doing research on improving the accuracy of various physical activity measurement tools, and gaining teaching experience at ISU. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

April 12, 2015

Iowa State Daily shares alumni updates: An Iowa State Daily story catches up with four alumni of the apparel, merchandising, and design program and shares what they're doing now. Alumni JoAnna Sudbeck, Hannah Osterman, Kristine Ennen, and Brice Pattison now design for JCPenney, Talbots, Tailgate Clothing, and Todd Snyder, respectively. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

April 10, 2015

School of Education student Melanie Nesbitt featured in online student profile: Melanie Nesbitt, student in the School of Education, is featured in an online student profile on the College of Human Science's website. A freshman in elementary education, Nesbitt is ready to take full advantage of the hands-on opportunities her program has to offer. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

National Public Radio quotes Rey Junco in All Tech Considered: Rey Junco, associate professor in the school of education, was quoted in National Public Radio's All Tech Considered. Junco weighs in on African American and Latino teens using the internet and social media. More».
For more information, contact Rey Juno in the School of Education at geek@iastate.edu.

April 7, 2015

School of Education associate professor Joanne Marshall interviewed by The Well: School of Education associate professor Joanne Marshall was interviewed by The Well, a branch of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship designed to support women in graduate and professional schools and women faculty. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at jmars@iastate.edu.

April 3, 2015

Claire Roesler accepted into Summer Medical and Dental Education Program: Roesler, a sophomore studying nutritional science, was accepted into the University of Nebraska's Summer Medical and Dental Education Program that prepares students for medical or dental school. More».
For more information, contact Mickie J. Deaton in food science and human nutrition at mjdeaton@iastate.edu.

April 2, 2015

Apparel, merchandising, and design alumnus Todd Snyder featured in Women's Wear Daily: "Todd Snyder on Building his Brand," an article in Women's Wear Daily features Iowa State apparel, merchandising, and design alumnus Todd Snyder and his men's clothing line. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at annthye@iastate.edu.

Watch video of the ISU Fashion Show preview story on WHO-TV: Megan Reuther, a reporter at WHO-TV, interviewed designers Mia Pierson and Stephanie Sorensen, Fashion Show producers Mary Kate Knabel and Emily Brimeyer, and assistant producers Lauryn Stromberg and Delaney Claire Eilts in this TV news story looking at some of the garments that will be on the runway for The Fashion Show 2015, 7 p.m. April 11 at Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.

Hospitality Management students Kendra Liska and Jessica Fox highlighted in student profile: Kendra Liska, sophomore, and Jessica Fox, senior, both studying hospitality management, are highlighted in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

April 1, 2015

Student profile features hospitality management student Krystal Sankey: Sankey, a junior studying hospitality management, is featured in a recently published student profile on the College of Human Science's website. Sankey knew that she wanted to turn her love for food and intrigue for the restaurant industry into a career. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

March 31, 2015

Watch WHO-TV at 5 p.m. Wednesday to see a sneak peek of The Fashion Show at Iowa State: Megan Reuther, a reporter at WHO-TV, interviews Fashion Show producers Mary Kate Knabel and Emily Brimeyer, assistant producers Lauryn Stromberg and Delaney Claire Eilts, designers Mia Pierson and Stephanie Sorensen, and takes a look at some of the garments that will be on the runway for The Fashion Show 2015, 7 p.m. April 11 at Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology senior Colin Odland featured in student profile: Colin Odland is featured in an online student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. The senior in kinesiology and health is looking forward to graduating and using his degree to become a dentist. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in kinesiology at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

AESHM alum Caine Westergard collaborates with artist Jeff Hanson: Caine Westergard, who graduated in 2014 in apparel, merchandising, and design, collaborated with Jeff Hanson, a young artist from Kansas City who because of an optic nerve tumor has very low vision. Westergard worked with Hanson on two lines of dresses for the Omaha Fashion Week show. Hanson was featured on the March 29 edition CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. More».
For more information, contact Christine Wise in apparel, events, and hospitality management at clwise@iastate.edu.

KCCI TV News quotes Ruth Litchfield in 'Rethink your drink': Litchfield, associate professor of food science and human nutrition at Iowa State University, was quoted in KCCI's story, "'Rethink your drink,' health officials tell Iowans." Litchfield said that most calories consumed while drinking rather than eating. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at litch@iastate.edu.

March 30, 2015

Sara Marcketti and Carmen Keist featured in Wall Street Journal: Carmen Keist, former Iowa State University Ph.D. student, and Sara Marcketti, associate director of apparel, merchandising and design department, were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal in a weekly column about the new social media campaign that seeks to ban the word "plus-size" in the modeling industry. Keist's dissertation looked at plus-sized history in the ready-to-wear apparel industry. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at sbb@iastate.edu.

March 27, 2015

Katy Swalwell, School of Education, panelist at Valley High School community forum on racism: Swalwell, an assistant professor in the School of Education, participated in a community forum on racism at Valley High School in West Des Moines. Swalwell was quoted in the Des Moines Register for her experiences as a student and an educator. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at swalwell@iastate.edu.

School of Education professor Rey Junco cited in the Chronicle of Higher Education: Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, was cited in an article by The Chronicle of Higher Education about Yik Yak, an anonymous, location-based app and what it means for college administration and student affairs. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at geek@iastate.edu.

HDFS Amelia Karraker's study featured in Time Magazine article: RETRACTION: There was a major error in the coding of the dependent variable of marital status in this study. The conclusions should be considered invalid. A corrected version of the article will appear in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Amelia Karraker, an assistant professor in human development and family studies, recently had a study published in Journal of Health and Social Behavior that was featured in an article by Time Magazine. The study shows that a marriage is more likely to end in divorce when a wife is seriously ill. More».
For more information, contact Amelia Karraker in human development and family studies at karraker@iastate.edu.

AESHM faculty, staff travel to Taipei to develop partnership with Fu Jen Catholic University: AESHM professors Eulanda Sanders and Ann Marie Fiore and academic adviser Ann Thye left March 27 for Taipei to develop a new partnership between Iowa State University and Fu Jen Catholic University, which has an excellent fashion program. The trip was made possible by a grant acquired by Professor Mary Lynn Damhorst and AESHM faculty. They're going to develop and promote an undergraduate and graduate student exchange between the two universities.​
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.

March 23, 2015

HDFS senior Kelsy Reynaga featured in student profile: Reynaga, a senior studying child adult and family services with a minor in Spanish and financial counseling and planning, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Celia Bravard, Shumao Ye among undergraduates showcasing research at the Capitol: Twenty-one ISU undergraduates are presenting their research to legislators and others at Research in the Capitol, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24 in the Capitol rotunda. Bravard, in food science, is presenting "Development, Acceptability, and Shelf Life of a Gluten-Free Fruit and Whole Grain Snack." She worked with Stephanie Clark in FSHN. Ye, in dietetics, is presenting "Calcein's Quenching In Vitro Method for Assessing Dietary Iron Bioavailability." He worked with Manju Reddy in FSHN. More».
For more information, contact Dana Schumacher at Iowa State University at 515-294-4371 or dschumac@iastate.edu.

AESHM professors travel to South Africa to share their expertise about food safety: Associate professor Lakshman Rajagopal and adjunct professor Catherine Strohbehn recently visited the University of Pretoria in South Africa to share their expertise on food safety research, challenges, and cooperative extension at a mini symposium. More».
For more information, contact Catherine Strohbehn and Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3527 or 515-294-9740 or cstrohbe@iastate.edu or lraj@iastate.edu.

HDFS lecturer Amy Popillion featured in Iowa State Daily article about biracial couples: Popillion, a senior lecturer in human development and family studies, talks about her experiences being in a mixed-race marriage with Jason, who is Creole. The article says 2 to 4 percent of U.S. citizens are in mixed-race marriages. The Popillions have been married for 20 years and discussed with the Daily how things have changed from when they were first dating until now. At the beginning of their relationship as a mixed-race couple in Louisiana, they faced a lot more direct racism. Popillion said over time things have improved, although she and her husband still experience some more subtle forms of micro-aggressions. More».
For more information, contact Amy Popillion in human development and family studies at 515-294-6828 or hiamy@iastate.edu.

Claire Kean's African fashions makes the front page of the Iowa State Daily: Kean made the front page of the Iowa State Daily for the African fashion designs she showed in Washington, D.C. on March 21 during African Fashion Week. More».
For more information, contact Claire Kean in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 319-743-0818 or ckean@iastate.edu.

March 20, 2015

Eighteen CHS students do spring break service projects in Michigan, Texas, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas: The 18 College of Human Sciences Students were among 63 from Iowa State University who spent their spring break doing service projects in five states. Those taking part in Iowa State Alternative Breaks include - DETROIT: Tayler Keitzer in education, Rachel Jacobson in event mgt, Kyndal Gardner in hospitality mgt, Katrina Shindelar in kinesiology, Hannah Yokiel in dietetics, Hannah Nation in event mgt. TEXAS: Susan Johnson in education and Melinda Schultze in kinesiology. COLORADO: Brian Le in kinesiology, Shannon Murphy in HDFS, Kelsey Finn in pre-dietetics, Kelsey Knutson in FCSEdS. GEORGIA: Mary Kate Knabel in AMD, Brian Steele in kinesiology, Madalyn Kerns in dietetics, Allison Lansman in dietetics. KANSAS: Claire Mollitor in food science, Rachel Dalton in dietetics. More».
For more information, contact Kevin Merrill at Iowa State University at 515-294-4354 or kmerrill@iastate.edu.

March 19, 2015

SOE alum Brad Buck to become schools superintendent in Cedar Rapids: Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck will be leaving Iowa's top education post to become the next schools superintendent in Cedar Rapids, where he grew up. Buck, an Iowa State alum who received his master's degree in 1997 and doctorate in 2006, was appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad to be state education director in 2013. He was confirmed in 2014. Buck will continue working at the department through June before transitioning to his new role. More».
For more information, contact Brad Buck in the School of Education at 515-281-3436 or brad.buck@iowa.gov.

National long jump champion Kate Hall plans to major in kinesiology at Iowa State: Kate Hall has been big news in Maine sports ever since she hit high school, four years ago, but now she's bigger news than ever. Hall is the newly-crowned national long jump champion. In recent weeks, she has picked up three more state titles (bringing her total to a perfect 12) as well as a pair of New England titles, in both the 55-meter and the long jump. She plans to attend Iowa State this fall on a full scholarship, where she'll major in kinesiology (exercise science). More».
For more information, contact Philip Martin in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or pemartin@iastate.edu.

March 18, 2015

Latest issue of Journal of Critical thought and Praxis explores visual ethnography, more: A visual ethnography assessment, social justice, and more are examined in the latest issue of the Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis. The online journal is published by graduate students in the Iowa State University School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Isaac Gottesman in the School of Education at 515-294-0438 or isaacg@iastate.edu.

March 9, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach blogs about whether parenting style matters: Does Parenting Style Matter? Human sciences specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the "art" of parenting - how parents can tailor their parenting style to each child's temperament in the Science of Parenting blog. More».
For more information, contact Janet Smith in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at jansmith@iastate.edu.

March 5, 2015

Diane Birt featured in the Iowa State Daily for induction as a fellow to the American Society of Nutrition: Diane Birt has been inducted as a fellow by the American Society of Nutrition for her research in cancer prevention. Birt, a distinguished professor emeritus in food science and human nutrition, was featured in the Iowa State Daily for her achievement. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

March 4, 2015

Katherine Richardson Bruna asked to give plenary address at Cambio de Colores conference: Bruna, an associate professor in the School of Education and director of the ISU 4U Promise initiative, was asked to deliver the plenary address at Cambio de Colores, a multistate conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations in the Midwest. The conference is a professional development opportunity that engages practitioners, researchers, and those working with immigrant communities in sharing experiences and knowledge that facilitate the integration of immigrants in new settlement areas. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardon Bruna in the School of Education at krbruna@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology, AMD students in Iowa State Daily story about Deaf Awareness Week: Meghan Moratz, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, was mentioned in a front-page Iowa State Daily article about the American Sign Language Club hosting a full week of activities for Deaf Awareness Week. The story included a photo of Court Mac Gregor, a sophomore in kinesiology and health, handing out free hot chocolate in front of the library to promote Deaf Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Hyeona Jeon in Other at hyeona.jeon@iowastatedaily.com.

March 3, 2015

Panteleimon Ekkekakis talks about impact of social media on health and fitness: Ekkekakis, an associate professor in kinesiology, is interviewed in this article by the Iowa State Daily on how social media affects health and fitness. He says social media has taken our comparison with our friends to a whole new level. More».
For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

Watch ISU News Service video of Iowa ProStart Invitational: Hundreds of high school students tested their culinary skills at the Memorial Union in the Iowa ProStart Invitational on Monday, March 2. ISU's Hospitality Management Program hosted the event which gave teams a chance to represent Iowa in the national competition at Disneyland in April. More».
For more information, contact Dave Olson at Iowa State University at 515-294-5992 or dlolson@iastate.edu.

March 2, 2015

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education publishes news about Brian Burt's seed grant: The article notes that Iowa State University received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the persistence of African American men in graduate programs in engineering in the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

See photos: Iowa ProStart Invitational culinary competition: Iowa State hosted around 300 high schoolers for the Iowa ProStart Invitational culinary competition on March 2 in the Great Hall of Memorial Union. ProStart offers hands-on experience and educates students about restaurant life while teaching them how to cook with both speed and precision. Photos by Blake Lanser. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.

February 27, 2015

Iowa State Daily features ISU ranking among top 20 fashion schools in the world: The Iowa State Daily on Feb. 27 featured Fashionista.com's ranking of Iowa State University as No. 20 in the top 50 fashion schools in the world. The article quotes academic adviser Ann Thye, fashion show adviser Sarah Bennett, sophomore Anna Lickliter, and junior Morgan Hueser in the apparel, merchandising, and design program. More».
For more information, contact Miranda Pollitt in apparel, events, and hospitality management at miranda.pollitt@iowastatedaily.com.

AESHM student Andrea Tate featured in Ames Tribune: The Ames Tribune featured apparel, merchandising, and design student Andrea Tate in its Feb. 25 issue. Tate creates new fashions from used apparel to cut down on waste in the fashion industry. She markets her products with her own apparel company, Ohtatie. More».
For more information, contact Andrea Tate in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-337-3533 or actate@iastate.edu.

February 26, 2015

Thirteen AESHM students help with American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in DC: Thirteen AESHM students were selected to work for Precision Meetings & Events, Inc. to help with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington D.C., March 1-3. The 13 students include Riley Hayes, Valerielizbeth Villa, Destiny Luchtel, Brianna Caudill, Samantha Wenndt, Madeline Norling-Christensen, Emma Monthei, Jessica Florac, Allyssa Kreye, Megan Huftalin, Allyson Sedore, Taryn Kafer, and Kim Ferguson. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Harris in apparel, events, and hospitality management at lizh@iastate.edu.

AESHM alum Lynn Hempe featured in Detroit Free Press: Hempe, who received her bachelor's degree in textiles and clothing from Iowa State in 1981, is featured in the Detroit Free Press for her work with Meijer, a supermarket chain, and their apparel section. More».
For more information, contact Rob Schweers in the Office of the Vice President and Provost at 515-294-6142 or rob@iastate.edu.

February 25, 2015

Hospitality management program hosts Iowa Prostart Invitational: High school students from across the state will put their culinary skills and creativity to the test for a shot to compete nationally. Iowa State University's hospitality management program is hosting the 2015 Iowa ProStart Invitational on Monday, March 2, at the Memorial Union. More».
For more information, contact Angie Hunt at 515-294-8986 or amhunt@iastate.edu.

HDFS students Suzanne McPherson, Jenna Lincoln, Yesenia Alvarez and lecturer Amanda Hillman featured by Ames Tribune: McPherson and Lincoln, seniors in child, adult, and family services; and Alvarez, a senior in family and consumer sciences and secondary education; are featured in an Ames Tribune article about interns helping the Ames school district connect with students who are homeless or have housing instability. Homelessness is a topic recently discussed in a class taught by HDFS lecturer Amanda Hillman. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Hillman in human development and family studies at mhardy@iastate.edu.

Watch video: College of Human Sciences participates in ISU Day on the Hill: Iowa State officials, students and staff took over the statehouse for this year's Iowa State Day at the Capitol. The College of Human Sciences was among those that had a booth at this annual event. Watch a video by the ISU News Service: More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

February 24, 2015

Kinesiology students Alex Hunt and Aliyah Hoskins featured in student profiles: Alex Hunt, junior, and Aliyah Hoskins, senior, both studying kinesiology and health, are featured in online student profiles on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

February 19, 2015

SHAPE America's Et Cetera newsletter includes article by Spyridoula Vazou: The national Et Cetera newsletter sent out Feb. 18 for SHAPE America, the Society of Health and Physical Educations, included an article about research by Iowa State kinesiology assistant professor, Spyridoula Vazou. The article summarizes Vazou's research on physical activity improving learning in children. More».
For more information, contact Spyridoula Vazou in kinesiology at 515-294-8677 or svazou@iastate.edu.

Almost 2,000 attend career fair: Almost 2,000 people attended the 2015 Business, Industry, and Technology career fair, Feb. 11 in Hilton Coliseum. The career fair attendance included students from Business, Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences colleges, as well as other colleges and visitors. The career fair gave students a chance to impress employers and land internships and jobs.
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.

February 17, 2015

SOE Brian Burt receives recognition from Iowa EPSCoR: With the help of an Iowa NSF EPSCoR seed grant, Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is putting together a research team and beginning a multi-institutional qualitative study of underrepresented student success in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at burt@iastate.edu.

Iowa State study on rural aging featured by Grand Forks Herald: The Feb. 16, 2015 issue of the Grand Forks Herald featured findings from a new Iowa State University study on aging in rural states. The study found that North Dakota leads the nation in the percentage of older adults entering long term care facilities, with Iowa ranking second. More».
For more information, contact Meghan Brown in administration at 515-294-9424 or hsnews1@iastate.edu.

FSHN student Allie Paige Lansman attends 4-H national healthy living summit in Washington, D.C.: Lansman, a junior in dietetics and member of the National 4-H Healthy Living Management Team, joined ISU agricultural studies student Laura Meany and others last weekend at the National Youth Summit on Healthy Living. The Feb. 13-16 summit brought together high school students develop the knowledge and skills to address today's issues including nutrition education, physical fitness, wellness, and emotional well-being. It was hosted by the National 4-H Council and National 4-H Youth Conference Center in partnership with professionals in family consumer science and healthy living. More».
For more information, contact Allie Paige Lansman in food science and human nutrition at 515-351-8896 or alansman@iastate.edu.

February 13, 2015

See photos from the Business, Industry, and Technology career fair: The Business, Industry, and Technology career fair was held on Wednesday, Feb. 11 in Hilton Coliseum. Career fairs enable students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops, and full-time positions. More».
For more information, contact Blake Lanser in administration at hsphoto@iastate.edu.

See photos from the People to People career fair: About 900 students attended this year's People to People career fair. The event featured 94 employers and 40 student volunteers Feb. 11 in the Scheman building. The career fair gives students the chance to impress employers and land internships and jobs. More».
For more information, contact Blake Lanser in administration at hsphoto@iastate.edu.

Radio Iowa features Spyridoula Vazo's study: Spyridoula Vazou, kinesiology assistant professor, recent study found that short bouts of skipping or jumping combined with academic learning can lead to improvement in kids' cognitive abilities. More».
For more information, contact Spyridoula Vazou in kinesiology at 515-294-8677 or svazou@iastate.edu.

February 12, 2015

Iowa State Daily features FSHN student Heidi Engelhardt: Engelhardt, a sophomore studying culinary science in Food Science and Human Nutrition, is featured in the Iowa State Daily for her involvement with the Iowa State University track and field team. More».
For more information, contact Heidi Engelahrdt in food science and human nutrition at 614-557-2848 or heidie@iastate.edu.

February 10, 2015

Iowa State University Dietetics Internship approved to expand internationally: The Iowa State University Dietetics Internship (ISU DI) has recently been approved to expand international community nutrition rotations to several parts of the world! In addition to current rotations in Ghana Africa, the internship has developed a program in Dharwad, India and has plans to expand to Spain, Uganda and Peru. The ISU DI partners with local universities to ensure the success of the program and outcomes focus on cultural competence and improving malnutrition in underserved countries. During its January 14-17, 2015 meeting, the ACEND® (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) board voted to approve the request to provide optional international supervised practice rotations in additional locations, including but not limited to: Uganda, India, Spain and Peru based on documentation provided.
For more information, contact Erin Bergquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5324 or erin_b@iastate.edu.

February 9, 2015

Spyridoula Vazou, Constance Beecher appear on the Talk of Iowa: Vazou, an assistant professor in kinesiology, and Beecher, an assistant professor in the School of Education who's also a specialist with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, were interviewed on Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa at 10 a.m. Feb. 10 about Vazou's study that shows 10 minutes of physical activity can improve kids' learning. More».
For more information, contact Spyridoula Vazou in kinesiology at 515-294-8677 or svazou@iastate.edu.

Iowa Board of Regents approves $5 million Forker Building renovation: The Regents last week approved renovation to about 6,250 square feet of poor-quality and underused space in the Forker Building. The improvements would create additional faculty offices, restrooms and provide a fully automatic fire sprinkler system throughout the original 1940 portion of the building. The building, which is now the home to the Department of Kinesiology, was originally used as a women's physical education center. The project will cost about $5 million. Watch video, see articles by WHO-TV and the Iowa State Daily. More».
For more information, contact Philip Martin in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or pemartin@iastate.edu.

February 6, 2015

Sidney Pezley of event management featured in student profile: Sidney Pezley, a senior in event management, is applying her knowledge and experience to real-life situations right on Iowa State's campus. In the past year she has interned as a conference manager for Iowa State's Conference Services Department and served as a member of the events committee for the Inter-Residence Hall Association. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology student Britney Williams highlighted in student profile: Britney Williams is a junior in kinesiology and health who is gaining experience in her field by volunteering at the health center on campus. The Chicago, Ill. native hopes that her training and degree at Iowa State will turn into a career as a physical therapist. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

February 3, 2015

D.C. Lee quoted by Los Angeles Times on new running and mortality study: The Los Angeles times quoted D.C. Lee, an assistant professor kinesiology, critiquing a new study that found the mortality rate of strenuous joggers did not differ statistically from that of sedentary people. The story ran on Feb. 2. More».
For more information, contact Duck-Chul Lee in kinesiology at 515-29-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

DC Lee weighs in on new running study: Duck-Chul Lee, an assistant professor in kinesiology, wrote an editorial about a Danish study that recently concluded that high-intensity, high-mileage joggers die at the same rate as channel-surfing couch potatoes. Lee and his colleagues wrote that since study participants self-reported their running habits, they may be subject to error or bias. They also said the 127 study participants who were identified as strenuous joggers may have been too small a group to accurately calculate mortality risk. Lee is quoted in articles by the LA Times, Boomberg, and HealthDay. More».
For more information, contact Duck-Chul Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

January 29, 2015

Iowa State Extension recognized nationally for community engagement efforts: Iowa State University has earned reclassification as a "Community Engaged University" from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The 10-year reclassification recognizes Iowa State's commitment to community engagement through teaching and learning, research, extension and outreach, and economic development programs. More».
For more information, contact Debra M. Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.

January 27, 2015

KCCI features Elizabeth Stegemoller's research on Parkinson's disease: Stegemoller, an assistant professor in the Kinesiology department, is being featured on KCCI for her research on how singing can help those with Parkinson's disease. Read more about Stegemoller's study. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.

SOE's Rey Junco interviewed by with Iowa Public Radio: Rey Junco, associate professor in the School of Education, was interviewed on Iowa Public Radio for his recent research about Facebook usage and the effects on student's grades. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or geek@iastate.edu.

January 26, 2015

SOE's Katherine Richardson Bruna discusses ISU 4U on KHOI Radio: Listen to Katherine Richardson Bruna, associate professor in the School of Education and director of ISU 4U Promise, discuss the program in an interview with her colleague and "Local Talk" host Gale Seiler, on KHOI FM Radio. In the podcast, the segment begins at 27:30. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

AMD senior Brenna Lyden featured in Trend magazine for internship: Brenna Lyden, a senior studying apparel, merchandising, and design, was featured in Trend for her summer internship experience at Nordstrom in Seattle, Wash. More».
For more information, contact Brenna Lyden in apparel, events, and hospitality management at bmlyden@iastate.edu.

January 23, 2015

Des Moines Register features SOE Rey Junco's research: Rey Junco, an associate professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Des Moines Register for his research about the effects of Facebook usage on college students and their grade point average. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or geek@iastate.edu.

FSHN's Wendy White quoted in National Public Radio blog: Food Science and Human Nutrition's Wendy White weighs in on whether it's better to juice your orange or eat it whole. White is quoted in National Public Radio's blog post, "What's More Nutritious, Orange Juice Or An Orange? It's Complicated." More».
For more information, contact Wendy White in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3447 or wswhite@iastate.edu.

Inside Iowa State welcomes Marlene Strathe as new School of Education director: Marlene Strathe was welcomed by Inside Iowa State. She returns to Iowa State after serving as interim director of its School of Education at Colorado State University. Strathe became director of the School of Education on Jan. 1. More».
For more information, contact Marlene Strathe in the School of Education at 294-2336 or mstrathe@iastate.edu.

January 22, 2015

SOE Rey Junco's research about Facebook addiction and GPA featured in an article by The Chronicle of Higher Education: A study by Rey Junco, school of education professor, of Facebook activity and grade-point averages suggests that students may learn to regulate their use of Facebook, both as a distraction from coursework and in their free time, as they move through college. More».
For more information, contact Rey Junco in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or geek@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Business Record publishes story about HDFS Tricia Neppl's study of couples: A new grant from the National Institute on Aging is allowing Tricia Neppl, assistant professor in human development and family studies, to continue studying relationships that span over four decades and three generations. More».
For more information, contact Tricia Neppl in human development and family studies at 515-294-8502 or tneppl@iastate.edu.

January 20, 2015

Study by Linda Serra Hagedorn suggests performance-based funding may penalize community colleges that work with underserved students: Community colleges that work with underserved populations may be disproportionately penalized by performance-based funding, according to a new study by a University of Houston scholar and Linda Serra Hagedorn of Iowa State University. A story about the study appeared Jan. 6 in the Phys.org portion of the Science X netword. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in the School of Education at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

Financial planning for expectant parents: Not planning ahead is the biggest financial mistake prospective parents make, according to Jeanna Nation, a lecturer who works with the Financial Counseling Clinic in human development and family studies. Nation's advice for expectant parents is on the web in a news story that was posted WalletHub.com More».
For more information, contact Jeanna Nation in human development and family studies at 515-294-8644 or jnation@iastate.edu.

SOE's Brian Burt and ISU alum Jerlando Jackson participate in Men of Color: Brian Burt, professor in the School of Education, will be participating in a "Men of Color" summit hosted by the University of Michigan. The convening will focus on Ensuring Success for Men of Color: Leveraging Evidence to Drive Better Policy, Practice and Effective Investment. Jerlando Jackson, an Iowa State higher education Ph.D. alum, is a featured speaker. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.

Ames Tribune highlights kinesiology professor's strength training research: A Jan. 19 article in the Ames Tribune highlights the strength training research by assistant professor in kinesiology, D.C. Lee. Lee is using his previous experience as a bodybuilder to inspire his latest research on strength training's impact on cardiovascular disease. More».
For more information, contact D.C. Lee in kinesiology at 515-294-8042 or dclee@iastate.edu.

January 16, 2015

Iowa State Daily covers $22 million gift to College of Human Sciences: A $22 million gift will provide College of Human Sciences Endowed Dean Pamela White with $2 million to use at her discretion, while the remaining $20 million will be dedicated to the Innovation Center project. The Innovation Center will be a place for students to collaborate and will be located in place of the nuclear engineering laboratory, the parking lot behind it and old Sweeney Hall. More».
For more information, contact Katie Titus at katie.titus@iowastatedaily.com.

FSHN's Ruth Litchfield interviewed for U.S. News story: Litchfield, associate professor in food science and human nutrition, was interviewed for US News' story, "Are Energy Drinks Really That Bad?" Litchfield comments on energy drink labels and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's labeling process. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9484 or litch@iastate.edu.

January 15, 2015

Food science senior quoted in news service article: Emily Hurban, a senior in food science, is a co-chair of the annual Iowa FIRST LEGO League Championship, and is quoted in the Iowa State University News Service's article, "Hundreds of Iowa students to show off LEGO skills, compete for Iowa Championship." More».
For more information, contact Mike Krapfl at Iowa State University at 515-294-4917 or mkrapfl@iastate.edu.

Watch Iowa State President Steven Leath sign the ISU 4U Promise agreement at Moulton Elementary: President Leath signed the ISU 4U program on Tuesday, January 13, making college more accessible and affordable for students at King Elementary and Moulton Extended Learning Center in Des Moines. The signing was also covered by WHO-TV Channel 13 News, the Des Moines Register, WOI-TV Channel 5 News, and others. Watch the ISU News Service video and see photos and links to all of the news stories here. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

January 14, 2015

Kinesiology professor Panteleimon Ekkekakis quoted in Huffington Post article: Ekkekakis, an assistant professor in kinesiology, was quoted the Huffington Post's article, "When Crying At the Gym Means You're Doing Something Right." Ekkekais commented on the effect of exercise on stress levels. More».
For more information, contact Panteleimon Ekkekakis in kinesiology at 515-294-8766 or ekkekaki@iastate.edu.

Iowa State delegation attends the 20th Annual Hospitality Graduate Student Conference: Hospitality management graduate students from Iowa State University made a strong impression on the field at the recent Graduate Student Conference in Hospitality and Tourism in Tampa, Fla. Iowa State's Hospitality Management Program had the fourth most presentations at the conference(28 total presentations). Among ISU's presentations were research on wine tourism, social media and marketing, risk reduction strategies for restaurants, country club membership analysis, and financial management. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at drbob@iastate.edu.

January 13, 2015

Iowa State Daily features YMA scholarship winner Sally Stringham: Sally Stringham, senior in apparel, merchandising, and design and product development, won a $5,000 scholarship this year from the Young Menswear Association scholarship, aimed at encouraging gifted students to pursue careers in the apparel industry. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

January 12, 2015

Hot off the presses: New issue of HS Matters magazine celebrates college's decade of accomplishment: The winter 2014-2015 issue of College of Human Sciences Matters magazine celebrates a decade of accomplishment since the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and the College of Education combined to become the College of Human Sciences. The college is preparing to celebrate its 10th anniversary but has a rich history dating back 147 years. Extra copies of the magazine can be found in E102 Lagomarcino. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

January 6, 2015

Kinesiology student Karissa Peyer mentioned in article about exercise habits and blood pressure: Peyer, a graduate student, is part of a study suggesting that the exercise habits of expecting moms can possibly lower a child's chances of high blood pressure, even though they may weigh less at birth. More».
For more information, contact Karissa Peyer in kinesiology at 515-294-2953 or kpeyer@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University Fashion Show featured in Fashion Glitter Magazine: Fashion Glitter Magazine featured the 2013 Iowa State University Fashion Show in the November 2014 issue, available for download on iTunes. Fashion Glitter Magazine showcases trends from fashion schools and universities across the globe. More».
For more information, contact at .

Listen to podcast: Iowa State student leaders protest Ferguson verdict: KHOI FM's Dec. 22 broadcast featured Iowa State University student leaders discussing the protests they organized in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer who killed an unarmed black man. Speakers included April Anderson, a doctoral student in the College of Human Sciences and member of the Multicultural Greek Council. More».
For more information, contact at .

January 5, 2015

Six Iowa State students and faculty present at Consumer Food Safety Education Conference: Six students and faculty from Iowa State presented at the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference in Arlington, Va. on December 4-5. Kelly Abdelmassih and Sangwook Kang, both graduate students in hospitality management, received student scholarships for the conference. Susan Arendt, Lakshman Rajagopal, Angela Shaw, and Catherine Strohbehn all presented at the conference.
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in administration at drbob@iastate.edu.

Watch video featuring 2014 graduate Michelle Shealy, Big 12 Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Michelle Shealy, the 2014 Big 12 Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year, was among those who graduated in December from the Iowa State University School of Education with a degree in elementary education. She's featured here in this video by the ISU News Service. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Shealy in the School of Education at 678-431-4826 or mshealy@iastate.edu.

Boone News Republican covers kinesiology class at United Community Schools: The Boone News Republican covered Sally Shaver Dubois' kinesiology class that led exercises at the United Community Schools assembly on Dec. 9. The assembly was part of an effort called "Bodies and Brains" that Iowa State students worked on all semester to teach children about health and wellness. More».
For more information, contact Sally Shaver DuBois in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or sdshaver@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology student Olivia Meyer featured in ISU News Service video: Olivia Meyer, a junior in kinesiology, is featured in a video by Iowa State News Service for her involvement and accomplishments in Iowa State's Boxing Club. Meyer was Iowa State's first female national boxing champion and was named one of Glamor magazine's "Fifty Phenomenal Women of the Year Making a Difference." More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campebell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

December 22, 2014

Student organizers discuss protests that challenge Ferguson decision: Student leaders who organized Ames community protests to challenge a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer for killing an unarmed black man speak out during an interview with KOHI radio Local Talk hosts Gale Seiler and Ursula Ruedenberg. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.

December 16, 2014

SOE student Agustina Purnamasari edits a new book: Purnamasari, a doctoral student in higher education, has edited a new book on work-life balance for graduate students. It's called, "Beyond the pride and the privilege: The stories of doctoral students and work-life balance." More».
For more information, contact Joanne Marshall in the School of Education at 515-294-9995 or jmars@iastate.edu.

December 15, 2014

See photos: Diane Birt retirement reception: Thanks to everyone who attended Dr. Diane Birt's retirement reception. Speakers shared memories of her career and everyone sent best wishes. In retirement, Birt plans to stay active around the community and spend plenty of time with family. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in food science and human nutrition at 5152943689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

See photos: FSHN students present at Fall 2014 Honors poster session: Four FSHN students showed off their research skills at the Fall 2014 Iowa State Honors Program poster presentation on Dec.10. Congratulations to the students and their project advisers. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in food science and human nutrition at 5152943689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

Dietetics student Allie Lansman featured in student profile: Allie Lansman, a junior in dietetics, is featured in a recently published student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

HDFS students Alyssa Zaino and Jeff Lucas highlighted on website: Alyssa Zaino, junior, and Jeff Lucas, senior, both majoring in elementary education, are highlighted on the College of Human Sciences' website in student profiles. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

FSHN graduate student Gar Yee Koh featured in student profile: Food Science and Human Nutrition graduate student, Gar Yee Koh, is featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology student Tricia Shadid profiled on CHS website: Tricia Shadid, senior studying Kinesiology and Heath, is featured on the College of Human Science's website in a student profile. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

December 11, 2014

Watch a video of kinesiology class leading exercises at United Community Schools: An Iowa State University kinesiology class has partnered with a local elementary school to teach children about good health. The ISU students designed a website to encourage kids to eat healthier, exercise and even address bullying. They also met with the kids directly throughout the semester and had an assembly at the end of the year to work out with the children. More».
For more information, contact Sally Shaver DuBois in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or sdshaver@iastate.edu.

SOE alum Robert Leifeld named executive dean at Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College: Leifeld, who earned a master's degree in education from Iowa State University in 2010, has been named executive dean of instruction and development at the Estherville campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Leifeld is currently working on his PhD. in Higher Education at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

See photo album: Bodies and Brains exercise assembly at United Community Schools: College of Human Sciences kinesiology students partnered with United Community School students to show how eating healthy and exercising daily can be both beneficial and fun. See 22 photos by Blake Lanser. More».
For more information, contact Sally Shaver DuBois in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or sdshaver@iastate.edu.

See Ames Tribune coverage of kinesology class leading exercises at school assembly: Check out coverage by the The Ames Tribune about Sally Shaver DuBois' kinesiology class leading exercises with students at United Community School District Elementary School this week. It's part of an effort called "Bodies and Brains" that teaches kids about health and wellness. More».
For more information, contact Sally Shaver DuBois in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or sdshaver@iastate.edu.

December 10, 2014

See photos from the College of Human Sciences holiday celebration: Each department, area, and school of the college battled it out in a game of "Family Fued" at the College of Human Sciences holiday reception attended by faculty, staff, and retirees. Get a glimpse of the fun here with 15 photos taken at the reception. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.

December 9, 2014

Latest issue of Trend magazine now online: Paper copies of the 17th issue of the student-produced Trend magazine have been distributed. The issue which covers fashion, lifestyle, emerging issues, is now on also on the web. More».
For more information, contact Brenna Lyden, Trend magazine co-editor in chief in apparel, events, and hospitality management at bmlyden@iastate.edu.

December 5, 2014

Listen: Visiting, ISU, Ames experts discuss approach to teaching social responsibility: Listen to the Facing History and Ourselves group's Jeremy Nesoff and ISU and Ames education experts discuss ways to tap history to teach civic engagement, on a KHOI radio podcast. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

Civil rights leader Terrence James Roberts speaks with School of Education class: A special class held last week at Iowa State featured Terrence James Roberts of the Little Rock Nine, who in 1957 was the first group of black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The model teaching session on civil rights was part of the Facing History and Ourselves initiative, which uses the lessons of history to teach civic engagement today for a more equitable future. The initiative is coordinated at Iowa State by Iowa State University - School of Education associate professor Katherine Richardson Bruna. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.

December 4, 2014

Watch video: College of Human Sciences releases holiday greeting: Snowflakes flutter. Sleigh bells jingle. And Iowa State University students offer gifts for the mind, body, and spirit. Catch students and Dean Pamela White extending the gifts of Human Sciences in this video. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at 515-294-8175 or ccurtis@iastate.edu.

December 3, 2014

FSHN's Allison St. Germain appears in WHO-TV story about intuitive eating: Alison St. Germain, a clinician with dietetic internship office, appeared on the Channel 13 news last week discussing intuitive eating. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.

AESHM graduate student Kelly Abdelmassih featured in Quad City health magazine: Abdelmassih and her mother, Julie Martens, are featured in Radish magazine for their in-store cooking demonstrations at the Greatest Grains store in Davenport. The demonstrations introduce customers to products in the store, and provide them with recipes and ideas on enjoying natural foods. Martens is the owner of the store. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Abdelmassih in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or kmayfi@iastate.edu.

December 1, 2014

Gottesman named book review editor for History of Education Quarterly: Isaac Gottesman, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is now the book review editor for the History of Education Quarterly, the journal of the History of Education Society. Gottesman is a historian of education whose work informs educational ideas, policy, and practice. More».
For more information, contact Isaac Gottesman in the School of Education at 515-294-3198 or isaacg@iastate.edu.

ISU President Steven Leath's opinion piece runs in Des Moines Register: An essay signed by ISU President Steven Leath that ran in the Des Moines Register, Nov. 23, highlights intellectual properties discovered at Iowa State and outlines three options the university is offering to provide more flexibility for businesses that are seeking research agreements. More».
For more information, contact Steven Leath in administration at 55-294-2042 or sleath@iastate.edu.

Margrett's work on dementia-capable services featured on statewide media: Iowa communities and families need more aging-friendly resources, said Jennifer Margrett, associate professor of gerontology, in a WHO-TV News segment, Nov. 23. Margrett is working with the Iowa Department on Aging and the Iowa Alzheimer's Association to improve access to dementia-capable services. Her work was also featured in KDSM-TV News and Ames Tribune More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett, director of the gerontology program in human development and family studies at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.

November 30, 2014

HDFS students Jehan Bostick and Camry Crosswait featured in student profile: Camry Crosswait, senior in elementary education, and Jehan Bostick, a senior in family and consumer science education and studies, are featured in a new student profiles on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Dietetics student David Mensa spotlighted in online student profile: David Mensa is a sophomore in dietetics and was spotlighted on the College of Human Sciences' website in a student profile. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

See photos: ISU Hunger Dialogue: Students helped to fight hunger on campus and in the Ames community during the first ISU Hunger Dialogue last Thursday. The event was part of the Outreach Inc., Hunger-Free Iowa Initiative to raise awareness about food insecurity in Iowa. Students raised enough money to package 267 bags - each bag approximately six servings, so around 1,600 meals/servings - all donated to Students Helping Our Peers, the student-run, on-campus food pantry at Iowa State. http://bit.ly/1xTE9LU More».
For more information, contact Michele Ries in food science and human nutrition at mries04@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology professor Greg Welk featured on WHO-TV for the Youth Activity Profile: Iowa State University was featured Nov. 18 on WHO TV Channel 13 News' workout of the week. Watch Iowa State kinesiology professor Greg Welk talk about the "Youth Activity Profile," which assesses kids' physical activity. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.

WHO-TV features Iowa State's record number of student teachers: The Iowa State University School of Education will place a record number of student teachers this spring. Watch last night's story by WHO TV Channel 13 News. More».
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-7886 or hldoell@iastate.edu.

Dean Pamela White featured in the Iowa State Daily: White, dean of the College of Human Sciences, was featured Nov. 19 as part of the Iowa State Daily's series on the deans of each college at Iowa State University. In the story, White shares her appreciation of the outdoors. More».
For more information, contact Pamela White in administration at 515-294-5380 or pjwhite@iastate.edu.

SOE faculty and students present at Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference: Several School of Education faculty and students attended and presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference, Nov. 20-22 in Washington D.C. Members of SOE faculty that presented are Ann Gansemer-Topf, Rosie Perez, Soko Starobin, Brian Burt, Robert Reason, Cameron Beatty, Natasha Croom and Linda Serra Hagedorn. Graduate students presenting include Malika Butler, Kevin Hemer, Joshua Mitchell, Agustina Purnamasari, Cristobal Salinas, and Jiayi Hu. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.

AESHM alum Anna Lingling Perry highlighted in MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) magazine: Perry was recognized for winning the Outstanding Graduate Student Design, Best in Show award at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference. Perry received her doctorate from Iowa State in apparel, merchandising, and design and is now an assistant professor at Colorado State University. She's worked as a graphic designer, webpage designer, illustrator, and fashion designer. She is currently exploring fashion technology to improve apparel function and human health. More».
For more information, contact Ann Marie Fiore in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515 294 9303 or amfiore@iastate.edu.

November 26, 2014

Ruth Litchfield dispells myths of energy drinks on Fox News: Misleading labels contribute to misperceptions about the safety of energy drinks, said Ruth Litchfield, associate professor of food science and human nutrition and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist. Litchfield served as an expert source for a Fox News health segment. More».
For more information, contact Ruth Litchfield in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9484 or litch@iastate.edu.

November 17, 2014

School of Education's Heidi Doellinger interviewed by WHO-TV: Heidi Doellinger, a project manager in the School of Education, was interviewed by WHO-TV for a story on the increase in Iowa State's student teachers. Her interview is scheduled to air on Tuesday, November 18 at 5 p.m. Earlier this month, Doellinger was quoted by the Iowa State News Service in a story also about the student teacher program. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

November 14, 2014

Kinesiology professor Gregory Welk quoted in Des Moines Register: Gregory Welk, a professor of Kinesiology and the scientific director for the Cooper Institute's FitnessGram, was quoted in the Des Moines Register's article, "Should students' weight be a school's business?" Welk discusses BMI measurements and FitnessGram, a fitness assessment program. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

New gerontology program featured by the Iowa State Daily: In the article, "Study of aging now available for graduate students," the Iowa State Daily features the College of Human Sciences' graduate gerontology program. The Iowa Board of Regents approved Iowa State's master's and doctoral degrees in gerontology in August. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily quotes AESHM student Marimar Velaz: Marimar Velaz, a student in apparel, merchandising and design, was quoted in the Iowa State Daily's article about International Food Night. Velaz is a junior from Puerto Rico. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

November 13, 2014

CHS students Kelsey Brunson and Morgan Morse quoted in Iowa State Daily: Kelsey Brunson, senior in child, adult, and family services and Morgan Morse, junior in pre-diet and exercise, were quoted in the Iowa State Daily's article on Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

November 12, 2014

SOE graduate students to present at Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association conference: Lu (Wendy) Yan, Suhan Yao, Xifeng Liao, Ran Li, Xinyu Tang, Changyue Li, Rao Fu and Peiyu Guan, all graduate students in the School of Education, will be presenting posters at Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association annual conference on Dec. 4 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center. The conference will focus on bridging research and practice to meet educational challenges. Opening remarks at the conference will be given by John Schuh, the director of the School of Education.
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in the School of Education at lindah@iastate.edu.

Brian Burt, Christa Jackson, and Daniel Spikes highlighted in Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: A write-up about Brian Burt, Christa Jackson, and Daniel Spikes, was published in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. All three are new assistant professors in the School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily features College of Human Sciences' new professors: The Iowa State Daily's article "New College of Human Sciences hires bring new ideas," featured the 24 new professors and research and professional staff for the 2014-2015 school year. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

November 11, 2014

Iowa State Daily features changes at Financial Counseling Clinic: The article said services of the Financial Counseling Clinic remain useful to students after sending previous services to the Student Loan Education Office. HDFS professor Jonathan Fox, director of the clinic, and HDFS lecturer and financial counselor Jeanna Nation are quoted in the story. More».
For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.

November 10, 2014

SOE Director John Schuh to give keynote address at conference in Turkey: Schuh will give one of three keynote addresses Nov. 17 at the 1st International Student Affairs Conference at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. The first-of-its-kind conference aims to discuss the scope of student affairs services in higher education, and create a national and international network among the units of student affairs. More than 300 participants are expected. Schuh is a distinguished professor and director of Iowa State's School of Education who's also a former director of residence life at Indiana University. More».
For more information, contact John Schuh in the School of Education at 515-294-2336 or jschuh@iastate.edu.

See photo: SOE's Ana-Paula Correia wins AECT 2014 Outstanding Journal Article Award: Ana-Paula Correia in the Iowa State University School of Education was in Jacksonville, Fla. last Thursday where she received the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)'s 2014 Outstanding Journal Article Award. Correia and Farrah Dina Yusop of the University of Malaya in Malaysia, an Iowa State alumna and former graduate student of Correia's, co-authored an article about becoming a civic-minded instructional designer. More».
For more information, contact Ana Paula-Correia in the School of Education at 515-294-9376 or acorreia@iastate.edu.

October 27, 2014

HDFS students Brityn Thompson, Alex Howard and Jenny Kersten spotlighted in student profile: Three early education majors, Brityn Thompson, Alex Howard and Jenny Kersten, were spotlighted in online student profiles on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Jessica Florac, event management student, featured in online student profile: Jessica Florac, a junior at Iowa State University studying event management, was featured in a student profile on the College of Human Sciences' website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

October 22, 2014

Iowa State University welcomes 600 math and science teachers for conference: Ames and Iowa State University welcomed more than 600 kindergarten through college-level math and science teachers from across Iowa, Oct. 21-22. The Iowa Science Teaching Section and the Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics held their annual conference in Ames with the intent of continuing to improve math and science education programs. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 21, 2014

See photos of FSHN alumni, friends, faculty, and students celebrating ISU homecoming: FSHN alumni, friends, faculty, and students stopped by campus events Oct. 10-11 in honor of Iowa State's homecoming. The events recognized the hard work of faculty and students, and honored alumni. More».
For more information, contact Breanna Wetzler in food science and human nutrition at bwetzler@iastate.edu.

October 20, 2014

See photos of 2014 College of Human Sciences Study Abroad Fair: The College of Human Sciences hosted a study abroad fair for students on Thursday, October 16. Students were able to explore their international learning opportunities and programs specific to their major. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 17, 2014

Violence Leaves an Empty Chair at the Table featured in Iowa State Daily: As a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Margaret Sloss Women's Center put on the program "Violence Leaves an Empty Chair at the Table." The program was a visual representation of lives lost in the state of Iowa due to relationship violence since January 1995. The chairs lined the walkway from the Sloss House to the Memorial Union. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in human development and family studies at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.

AMD graduate student Sara Jablon featured on the cover of Iowa State Daily: Sara Jablon, graduate student in apparel, merchandising, and design, was featured on the cover of the Iowa State Daily for her work as a costume designer. Jablon was also recently featured by the ISU News Service and WHO-TV for her work. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 16, 2014

Fashion Show 2015 producer team co-hosts Women's Breast Cancer Symposium: The Fashion Show 2015 producer team joined Bliss Cancer Center in planning the Women's Breast Cancer Symposium, held Oct. 16 in the ISU Alumni Center. This yearly event included a presentation by an award-winning author, dinner, raffles, and honoring of breast cancer cancer survivors. The producers hosted a fashion show during the event that included student leaders of AMDP organizations, faculty, and cancer survivors as models. Shoes and eye glasses from Ames businesses were worn by models during the show. More».
For more information, contact Emily Brimeyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 563-320-7571 or emily8b@iastate.edu.

See photos from the Latina/o Education Initiative Conference: Iowa State University, the College of Human Sciences, and the School of Education co-sponsored a conference focused on the needs of Latina/o students in Iowa. This year's keynote speaker was Laura I. Rendón, a professor and co-director of educational leadership and policy studies at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Breakout sessions looked at cultivating college navigation skills, delivering personalized guidance at scale, and intervening early to prevent future attrition. Brad Buck, director of the Iowa Department of Education and an Iowa State alumnus, provided closing remarks for the conference. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

SOE professor Rey Junco interviewed by KCCI: Rey Junco, professor in the School of Education, was interviewed by KCCI for a story on a sexting investigation. Junco is a national expert on the psychosocial impacts of social media and technology use. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 15, 2014

Committee on Institutional Cooperation features SOE professor Brian Burt: Brian Burt, assistant professor for the School of Education, was featured in an article entitled, "From SROP to Ph.D. - Brian Burt's Journey to Assistant Professor" published by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. The article focuses on the impact that SROP (Summer Research Opportunities Program) had on Burt's education and research. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

October 14, 2014

See photos of the latest exhibit at the Textiles and Clothing Museum: Checked out the latest exhibit at the Textiles and Clothing Museum? "Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life of Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet" runs from Sept. 15 to Nov. 14. It's open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.

October 13, 2014

SOE professor to attend White House's Civic Learning and National Service Summit: Robert Reason, professor in the School of Education, will attend the White House's Civic Learning and National Service Summit at Tufts University on Thursday, Oct. 16 in Medford, Massachusetts. The summit will bring together leaders in education, civic learning, and national service to discuss topics of civic engagement and active citizenship. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

October 10, 2014

AMD graduate student Sara Jablon featured on WHO-TV: Jablon, a Ph.D. student, was featured on television for her work as a costumer designer. More».
For more information, contact Sara Jablon in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-2695 or jsara@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily publishes, "MacKay hosts ribbon cutting after renovations": The ribbon-cutting included self-guided tours, refreshments and a short program including history of the building. Renovations include the auditorium, the Visitor Center, the Vestibule, the Batchelder Fountains, 213 MacKay and the Tearoom. The renovation took about 14 months to complete, becoming ready for students this fall. More».
For more information, contact Natasha Banks in apparel, events, and hospitality management at nbanks@iastate.edu.

October 9, 2014

FSHN student Madison Nagle highlighted: Madison Nagle, senior in nutritional science, is highlighted in a student profile on the College of Human Science's website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

McKenna Wragge, AESHM student, featured on website: Event management major McKenna Wragge, is featured in a recently published student profile on the College of Human Science's website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

HDFS student spotlighted in student profile: Lauren Perila, early childhood education major, is featured in a recent student profile by the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Kinesiology students Gaelen Watt and Brian Le featured in student profiles: Brian Le, a senior in kinesiology with an emphasis in community and public health, and Gaelen Watt, a senior in athletic training, are recently featured student profiles by the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

See photos of students, faculty and staff participating in Healthiest State Walk: Students, faculty and staff took part in a mile walk around Iowa State University's campus as part of the Healthiest State Initiative. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

BET mentions SOE professor: Dr. Brian A. Burt was mentioned in BET's article, "'Brilliant is the New Black' Showcases Black Men Scientist." 'Brilliant Is the New Black' is a complied list of 105 Black male scientist who are challenging the stereotypical images of scientists in the media. Dr. Burt is listed and also provided the introductory text. More».
For more information, contact Dr. Brian A. Burt in the School of Education at burt@iastate.edu.

October 8, 2014

Teske Drake, lecturer in HDFS, publishes second book: Teske Drake, lecturer in Human Development and Family Studies, has recently published her second book, "Expecting with Hope: Claiming Joy When Expecting a Baby After Loss." Drake will give a talk on the topic of miscarriage and how family and friends can show support after infant loss on Thursday, Oct. 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the West Des Moines Barnes and Noble on University Avenue. Drake will be available to sign both of her books following the talk. More».
For more information, contact Teske Drake in human development and family studies at 319-404-0272 or tdrake@iastate.edu.

October 7, 2014

Kinesiology student Meghan Peacock featured in student profile: Meghan Peacock, a senior in athletic training, is featured on the College of Human Sciences website in a recently published student profile. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

Teegan Ebenhoh and Molly Neese in HDFS featured on website: Two early childhood education students, Teegan Ebenhoh and Molly Neese were highlighted in recently published student profiles on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

AESHM students Gabriela Devine and Melissa Sheret featured in online student profile: Event management students Gabriela Devine and Melissa Sheret are two recently featured student profiles on the College of Human Sciences website. More».
For more information, contact Emily Logan in administration at hswebaid@iastate.edu.

October 6, 2014

Extension and Outreach's "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." site mentioned in Chicago Tribune: The Chicago Tribune referred readers to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." website in their article, "Don't wait until retirement to calculate your food costs." The site offers low-budget recipes, grocery shopping tips, and an online budgeting calculator. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in administration at ccurtis@iastate.edu.

October 3, 2014

SOE professor presents at International Colloquium on Black Males in Education: Dr. Brian Burt, assistant professor in the School of Education, presented research from his paper "Of perseverance and triumph: Black males negotiating and navigating engineering." Burt reported that Black male doctoral students felt the need to adopt colorblind perspectives toward race and racism as a coping strategy to persist in their hostile and isolating College of Engineering environment. The third annual colloquium, a research gathering exploring the global dynamics of Black males in the educational pipeline, took place Oct. 1-4 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Jerlando F.L. Jackson, is an alumnus of Iowa State University's Higher Education doctoral program, is the co-founder of the colloquium. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at burt@iastate.edu.

October 2, 2014

Lagomarcino Courtyard featured in "Postcard from Campus": The Lagomarcino courtyard is featured in Iowa State University's newest "Postcard from Campus." More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at lynnc@iastate.edu.

SOE alum Aiddy Phomvisay featured by Alliance for Iowa State: The Alliance for Iowa State on Oct. 1 featured Phomvisay, a Ph.D. student in the ISU School of Education who's the principal of Marshalltown High School. More».
For more information, contact Aiddy Phomvisay in the School of Education at aphomvisay@marshalltown.k12.ia.us.

October 1, 2014

Amie Zarling, assistant professor in HDFS, featured in Iowa State Daily article: Five years ago Zarling teamed up with the Iowa Department of Corrections to provide a new intervention for men arrested for domestic violence crimes. The program is called the Iowa Domestic Assault Project. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.

September 30, 2014

AMD grad students and faculty member present at the Costume Society of America regional meeting: Iowa State University's apparel, merchandising, and design program was well represented at the Costume Society of America's regional meeting at the University of Minnesota on September 26 and 27. Master's student Emily Cokeley, doctoral students Ashley Garrin and Sara Jablon, and AESHM faculty member Sara Marcketti presented. Several alum and faculty serve on the CSA regional and national boards as well. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at sbb@iastate.edu.

Des Moines Register quotes AMD professor: Sara Marcketti, associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was quoted in a Des Moines Register article on Des Moines-born designer Halston's new exhibit at the city's Art Center. Marcketti discusses how Halston marketed his designs, in the latest edition of an apparel history textbook. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at sbb@iastate.edu.

Explore "The Life and Lore of MacKay Hall": MacKay Hall has long been home to important programs, notable alumni, beloved works of art, and some of our most treasured traditions. "The Life and Lore of MacKay Hall" takes you on a walk through history to see all the building has meant to Iowa State University as we prepare for the 3-5 p.m. Oct. 9 open house and ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Catherine J. MacKay Auditorium. We invite you to celebrate with us. More».
For more information, contact Meg Brown in administration at 515-294-9424 or hsnews1@iastate.edu.

AESHM professor Eulanda Sanders co-chairs inaugural Textile Society of America's juried exhibition: Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles & Clothing, co-chaired the inaugural Textile Society of America's juried exhibition, entitled "New Directions: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles," along with professor Geraldine Craig from Kansas State University. Four hundred pieces of textile art were submitted to the exhibition by 159 artists internationally with 19 art works selected for the exhibition. Both Sanders and Craig are board members with the organization and collaborated with the staff of the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles for the textile art exhibition which opened Sept. 13 and closes Jan. 4, 2015. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.

Iowa State Daily publishes article, "College of Human Sciences reaches record enrollment": The article on page 3 of the Sept. 30 Daily features the college's record enrollment of 5,182 students this fall. Pamela White, dean for the College of Human Sciences, said the success of surpassing the 5,000-student milestone was made possible through the creation of new programs. "There's an overall increase in the interest of health and wellness," she said. More».
For more information, contact Pamela White in administration at 515-294-5380 or pjwhite@iastate.edu.

September 29, 2014

Check out the September HS Matters Online: Take a walk through the history of MacKay Hall as the College of Human Sciences prepares for the 3-5 p.m. Oct. 9 open house and ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Catherine J. MacKay Auditorium. Read about the college's booming enrollment, meet some of our new faculty members, and learn about our new partnerships with the community. More».
For more information, contact Lynn Campbell in administration at 515-294-3689 or lynnc@iastate.edu.

September 25, 2014

See photos: About 4,900 students attend two ISU career fairs: Nearly 1,500 students attended this year's People to People Career Fair and about 3,400 students attended the ISU Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair, both held Wednesday at Iowa State University. Photos by Blake Lanser. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.

September 24, 2014

AESHM assistant professor Ellen McKinney to keynote Science Center event: McKinney has been selected to be the keynote speaker for Meals with Mentors, 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Science Center of Iowa as part of the Girls in Science I