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April 18, 2018

Register by May 15 to lead study abroad program in summer 2019: The deadline to submit a registration of interest to lead a study abroad program in summer 2019 is 11:59 p.m. on May 15. CHS faculty must register interest to lead a program in order to aid overall strategic planning for international activities in the college, as well as to assist with the development, promotion, and coordination of the study abroad opportunity. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or

April 17, 2018

Mark your calendar to taste student creations at the Food Product Development Showcase, April 30: Join students in FSHN 412, the capstone food product development class, 3-4 p.m. Monday, April 30, as they promote the new and exciting foods they created. Enjoy free samples from each of 11 student teams.
For more information, contact Mickie Deaton in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4465 or

Sign up for the ISU Summer Youth Fitness program: The ISU Summer Youth Fitness program will once again be offered on summer afternoons in the Forker Building and in surrounding areas outside. The program is centered on physical activity. Activities are instructed by physical education majors and graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology. Children in grades K-6 are welcome to participate in activities such as team sports, tumbling, dance, cooperative games, and swimming. The program will be held from 1:10 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, June 4 through July 26. Pickup is allowed until 5 p.m. There will be no classes on Fridays, or on July 4 and 5 in observance of the national holiday. Cost is$410 for the eight-week experience; or $205 for a four-week experience. More».
For more information, contact Jenny Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or

Apply for up to $200,000 in CAC funding to support innovative use of technology that benefits instruction and the learning environment: The College of Human Sciences Computation Advisory Committee is calling for proposals by September 3 for developing innovative uses of technology that improve instructional programs and enhance the learning environment within the college. Collaboration among College of Human Sciences academic programs and units is encouraged. A total of $200,000 in funds are expected to become available for this purpose. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1410 or

April 12, 2018

Apply for one of 500 full-time positions or internships posted on CyHire requesting CHS students: CyHire currently has almost 2,000 postings for full-time positions or internships, including close to 500 that are specifically requesting College of Human Sciences students. The college's career services office continues to work with students on comprehensive searches and interview preparations. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director at 515-294-3708 or

April 10, 2018

Submit comments on the CHS Strategic Plan draft by 5 p.m., April 24: A draft of the 2018-2023 College of Human Sciences Strategic Plan is available for review. All College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to comment on the plan draft through Tuesday, April 24 at 5 p.m. Leadership in the plan's development came from co-chairs Lorenzo Baber and Birdie Shirtcliff, Eric Brown, Sarah Francis, Laura Jolly, Jenn Plagman-Galvin, Deb Power, Sarah Wilson, and Barbara Woods. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or

Help your club officers and student achievers get recognized in Merit: As your student organization elects its officers, awards honors from competitions, or initiates new members, help them receive recognition by way of a Iowa State's Merit system. Send each student's name, ISU email address, and their achievement to Cathy Curtis, in spreadsheet format if possible, and she'll see that a news release will go out to their hometown newspapers, local elected officials, and high schools. They will also be recognized online in the Merit pages, in social media, and more. If available, you can also include one-three group photos. More».
For more information, contact Cathy Curtis in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or

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