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April 23, 2019

Attend opening reception for "Winners of The Fashion Show 2019" exhibit, May 1: Get a close-up look at the first- and second-place winning student designs from The Fashion Show 2019. Attendees will be entered in a raffle to win a Vans gift card and The Fashion Show merchandise. The new producers for The Fashion Show 2020 will be announced during the reception, and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or

April 22, 2019

Entrepreneurship Showcase set for Thursday, May 2: The Entrepreneurship Showcase is set for 6-9:30 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in LeBaron Hall. Network with entrepreneurs and join students in the Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences (AESHM 474) class and other students as they promote their business proposals, pitch their business ideas, and share their consulting project recommendations. The event is open to public. Refreshments will be served while judges review the presentations from 6-8:30 p.m. in the LeBaron Hall lobby. The awards presentation will begin at 9 p.m. in LeBaron Auditorium.

For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at

Faculty: Apply for funding to support courses you take to earn Quality Matters Online Teaching Certficate or QM Course Reviewer designation: The College of Human Sciences Online and Distance Learning group is accepting proposals for funding that will support certain courses you take to elevate your online teaching expertise. Apply now for monetary support for courses that lead to you earning a Quality Matters Online Teaching Certificate or you becoming a certified Quality Matters Course Reviewer. More».
For more information, contact Ann Bugler in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5812 or

Apply for Course Conversion Award to support adaption of existing course — or development of new course — for online delivery: The College of Human Sciences Online Course Development Award provides funding of up to $6,000 to release a faculty member from a teaching commitment or provide a summer stipend for a faculty member who will design an online course. The project should either lead to a new course or adapt an existing course for online delivery. The faculty members who receive awards will each work collaboratively with Online and Distance Learning staff members to plan the design and development of the courses. Submit proposals and online applications for the award by 9 a.m. April 29. More».
For more information, contact Ann Bugler in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5812 or

April 16, 2019

Attend BIEDA's next meeting on April 18 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Lagomarcino W0262: How can we better understand multiple perspectives related to body image and eating disorders to create more inclusive spaces for all bodies? Tommy, an Iowa State student majoring in microbiology, will share about his experiences navigating issues of body image through the lens of his identity as a trans man. Amy Popillion, senior lecturer in human development and family studies, will share information from her expertise in human sexuality, gender identity and social justice. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515 294 4203 or

April 15, 2019

Is your student club inducting new members or electing new officers this spring? Help them get recognized and raise the visibility of your student organization by sending their names and their new positions or descriptions of their achievements to Cathy Curtis, The College of Human Sciences communications office will post the news on social media, add them to each student's Merit page, and send news releases to their hometown-area newspapers, high school alma maters, and elected officials.

For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or

April 11, 2019

Save the date: Retirement reception honoring LuAnn Adams, May 3: Celebrate with LuAnn Adams from 2-4 p.m. on May 3 in 1009 LeBaron, as she prepares to retire.

For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at

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