Iowa State University alumna LuJing Johnson receives Fulbright

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Iowa State University alumna LuJing (Lulu) Johnson will travel to Korea in January, with a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Jarrel Johnson named 2020 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellow for education inclusion research

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Jarrel Johnson, a doctoral candidate in the School of Education at Iowa State University, has received a prestigious $27,500 fellowship to support his research on inclusion of queer and trans* students at public historically black colleges and universities. 

Johnson has been named a Dissertation Fellow by the National Academy of Education and the Spencer Foundation. The highly competitive program aims to identify and support the most talented researchers conducting dissertation research related to education.

Jolly reappointed as Human Sciences dean

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Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences, has been reappointed to a second five-year term.

Researchers to study impact of natural settings on well-being of people in institutionalized settings

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Iowa State University associate professors Tricia Neppl and Julie Stevens will combine expertise in stress, trauma, and design to study the impact of natural settings on the physical and psychological health of people in institutionalized settings.

Clayton Johnson to direct student services in Iowa State University College of Human Sciences

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Clayton Johnson has been appointed director of Human Sciences Student Services, beginning July 1.

Belange Mutunda uses entrepreneurship for fashion business Belange Handmade

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An affinity for handmade fashion helped Belange Mutunda start her own business. Iowa State University helped her master the sewing machine, channel her entrepreneurial spirit, and shape a vision for the future of the company.

Jacob Meyer featured for advice on light activity and sleep in Iowa State University’s News Service article

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Jacob Meyer, assistant professor in kinesiology, was featured in Iowa State University's News Service article; encourages people to participate in light physical activity to break up long periods of sedentary time, as well as maintaining healthy sleep patterns.

2020 faculty and staff honored with college’s awards

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See which outstanding College of Human Sciences faculty and staff members have been honored with 2020 a from the college. Every spring the College of Human Sciences recognizes outstanding faculty and staff achievements by conferring honors and awards. View this year’s award recipients.

Watch the Spring 2020 Virtual Convocation online

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The Spring 2020 College of Human Sciences Convocation video is now available to the public. The Convocation includes greetings from the Dean of the College, comments by student speakers, brief remarks from department chairs, and individual recognition of each graduating student.

College of Human Sciences students unveil innovations, earn awards at E-Showcase

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Student innovators pitched proposals they developed for new entrepreneurial ventures or innovations for small business consulting projects. Awardees were selected and recognized in a live video broadcast on May 1. The College of Human Sciences congratulates these student entrepreneurs, and all students who participated in the 2020 CHS Entrepreneurial Showcase.