Hackmann begins as director of School of Education, inaugural Frances S. and Arthur L. Wallace Professor

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Donald Hackmann was named director of the School of Education and inaugural Frances S. and Arthur L. Wallace Professor in the College of Human Sciences in January. His appointments came into effect July 1.

Tera Jordan’s article republished by numerous news outlets

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HDFS Associate Professor Tera Jordan's article has been republished by a large amount of news sources from across the U.S. They are all listed within this post.

Iowa State University pioneers online event management master’s program

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Iowa State University is leading the way with the world's first Master of Science program in event management. Students will be able to earn their master's completely online.

Antioxidant SOD1 puts up fight, loses battle against toxic tau protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease

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New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease. The antioxidant, superoxide dismutase or SOD1, improves cognition, but an Iowa State University research team found SOD1’s protective benefits dramatically weaken when levels of tau proteins – a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease – increase.

Tera Jordan’s article on declining divorce rate published by The Conversation

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Tera Jordan, associate professor in HDFS, wrote an article published by The Conversation about the decreasing rate of divorce in the U.S.

Vote June 3-14 for Iowa State University’s official tartan plaid

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Members of the Cyclone Nation can cast their ballots to choose the very fabric of Iowa State University — an official tartan plaid. A variety of products ranging from neckties and scarves to tote bags and blankets will be produced from the tartan fabric.

Surface Design Association highlights Ruth E. Carter visit to Iowa State

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Surface Design Association published an article about the visit of Ruth E. Carter, the Academy Award winning costume designer, to Iowa State and the impact her presentation had on attendees.

Exchange program exposes German dietitian to American dietetic practices

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Nathalie Neumann, a dietetic student from Germany, spent the month of April in Ames taking part in the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Global Nutrition Exchange.

College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at spring convocation

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The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of the graduating class of spring 2019 in a series of events on May 9-11.

Investing in sustainability helps dietetic interns decrease food waste

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Erin Bergquist, associate professor of teaching in the Dietetic Internship Program, is helping dietetic interns learn about sustainability and food waste, and increase people's access to safe, nutritious food.