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February 21, 2019

Save the date for National Institutes of Health Proposal Workshop: Save the date on April 17 for a one-hour seminar about National Institutes of Health funding mechanisms, common things to know, available tools, and more. Norbert Tavares, program manager at the NIH-NCI Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives and an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, will present the workshop. Hosted by the ISU Office of the Vice President for Research. Time of day and other details TBA. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Vice President for Research Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-6344 or vpr@iastate.edu.

February 20, 2019

Apply to attend the Okoboji Entrepreneurship Institute: At the Okoboji Entrepreneurship Institute, students participate in an advanced study of entrepreneurship that includes an entrepreneurial simulation, seminars with successful entrepreneurs, networking and mentoring to enhance their understanding of entrepreneurship opportunities in Iowa, and a little bit of fun too. The Okoboji Entrepreneurship Institute goes from August 4-8, 2019. Applications are due by March 25. More».
For more information, contact The Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship at Iowa State University at 515-296-6532 or info@isupjcenter.org.

February 19, 2019

Apply online by March 1 to leave your mark as a College of Human Sciences Student Ambassador: CHS Student Ambassadors leave a lasting impression on prospective students. Sign up now to share your enthusiasm for Iowa State and help others learn what's in it for them.
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For more information, contact Breanna Kixmiller in the College of Human Sciences at hsrec_bree@iastate.edu.

Sign up to present at ISU Research Day: The future of science depends on raising appreciation for researched-based information. Sign up by Feb. 28 to share your work at ISU Research Day.
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For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7802 or blohman@iastate.edu.

February 18, 2019

Attend Rebecca Hasson's "Using Insights from Behavioral Economics to Address Physical Activity Disparities" lecture on Mar. 28: Rebecca Hasson is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan. Hasson studies the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in obesity among children and adolescents, and the behavioral, biological, and socioeconomic factors that contribute to these disparities. More».
For more information, contact Lectures Program in Other at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.

February 15, 2019

Fashion Suburbia: Dressing the Family in Mid-Century America: Join speaker Jennifer Farley Gordon, who has a doctorate in apparel, events, and hospitality management, in exploring the way that clothing style and clothing consumption factored in post-war America. This event is in conjunction with the "Designed for a Modern Life" joint exhibition by the Textiles and Clothing Museum and the Christian Petersen Art Museum. The exhibit will be open for thirty minutes before and after the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.

February 11, 2019

Apply for Heddleson Junior Faculty Grants by March 4: Junior faculty members from any academic program within the College of Human Sciences are invited to apply for a Heddleson Junior Faculty Grant. Ranging from $1,800 to $3,600, these grants were established to encourage new faculty members to incorporate Human Sciences Extension and Outreach efforts into their projects that are targeted at families in Iowa counties. To apply, email a proposal and letter of support to Anthony Santiago at ads@iastate.edu by 5 p.m. on March 4. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.

Students: Apply for Heddleson Summer Internship by March 4: Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is offering paid summer internship experiences for students. The internships are designed to provide students with hand-on work with educational programming and delivery, and prepare them for careers in ISU Human Sciences Extension and Outreach or community outreach. Apply online by 5 p.m. on March 4. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.

Come to the College Wide Faculty-Focused Workshop on FMDA/FMLA: What is FMLA/FMDA? What type of events qualify? Come to the College Wide Faculty-Focused Workshop on FMDA/FMLA on Monday, March 4 from 11 a.m. to noon in MacKay Hall Room 001 to find out what benefits it provides faculty members. Panelists include Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Leslie Ginder and Brenda Lohman. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in administration at 515 294 7804 or blohman@iastate.edu.

Apply for a Rosenfeld Undergraduate Research Internship by March 1: Applications are now available online for the Louise Rosenfeld Undergraduate Research Internships that will occur this summer. These internships are open to any student with a major in the College of Human Sciences and pay $10/hour for students who work 120 hours a semester alongside a faculty member on a research project. Apply early, as conversations with faculty about potential research opportunities are part of the new application process.
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For more information, contact DeAnn Barnes in administration at 515-294-7800 or dhbarnes@iastate.edu.


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