Faculty Focus is a series of videos profiling faculty members who work in the School of Education at Iowa State University. The series gives students, graduates, future students, parents, and educators in Iowa and throughout the world a chance to get to know the faculty and learn something new about them.
The School of Education prepares educators to lead classrooms, schools, colleges, and professional development programs - by developing student-centered learning environments that promote deep thinking and far-reaching understanding.
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition students and faculty promote health and well-being through food and nutrition. They are on the cutting edge of interdisciplinary research such as nutritional relationships in cancer, diabetes and obesity, and the development and production of new food products that promote health and prevent disease. The department is administered by the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Human Sciences.
Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management or, AESHM, is composed of three majors: apparel, merchandising, and design; event management; and hospitality management. Within each program, students gain skills and knowledge to help them succeed in the real world. The Fashion Show and the Entrepreneurship Showcase are events put on by this department.
From the very young to the very old, students in human development and family services help populations reach their full potential, despite life's challenges, such as addiction, abuse, aging, chronic illness, immigration, and special needs.
The Department of Kinesiology at Iowa State University strives to promote health and well being by creating and disseminating knowledge about physical activity and healthy living to improve the lives of citizens of Iowa, the United States, and the world. The expertise and interests of our nationally recognized faculty are diverse and reflect biomechanical, pedagogical, physiological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives of physical activity, exercise, and health.
In the College of Human Sciences, we are driven by a passion to help people. We study every aspect of their daily lives, whether it's how they learn, how they eat, or how they exercise. How they spend money. How they vacation. How they stay well. Even how they dress. We help people expand their potential. Welcome to our world.
Research from the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences is shared with citizens from all walks of life through extension and outreach activities. It's one more way the College of Human Sciences makes Iowa State University know-how expands the potential of individuals, families, and communities.