Brenda Lohman named associate dean for research and graduate education in Iowa State University College of Human Sciences

Brenda Lohman, professor and director of graduate education in the Iowa State University Department of Human Development and Family Studies, will serve as the associate dean for research and graduate education in Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, effective Oct. 1. (more…)

Human scientists celebrate passion for helping people

A weeklong celebration of the College of Human Sciences will this year showcase how the college’s people and programs are joined by a common bond of helping others. (more…)

Students pair with professors to research food safety, food security, childhood obesity

An eight-week program this summer paired undergraduate students with Iowa State professors in food science and human nutrition to conduct research related to food safety, food security, and childhood obesity. The Cyclone Scholar Summer Research Program, directed by assistant professor Shannon Coleman, is open to any college-aged student interested in the area of food science and human nutrition. This year’s program attracted students from as far away as New York, Arizona, and Georgia. (more…)

More human sciences faculty engage in extension and outreach

Three new projects from Iowa State University will bring human sciences research to Black Hawk, Polk, and Jefferson counties through the second year of the Engaged Scholarship Funding Program, a partnership between ISU Extension and Outreach and the College of Human Sciences. (more…)

Students travel to China as college grows international presence

Iowa State University is growing its presence in China and sparking new relations with India. (more…)

Summer internships provide springboard to careers

At least 345 College of Human Sciences students are putting their learning into practice this summer and gaining valuable work experience through internships in Iowa and across the globe. (more…)

Students to showcase jacket with solar panels that charge electronics

An Iowa State University team of apparel and engineering students will next week showcase a hiking jacket that uses solar energy to charge electronic devices at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Sustainable Design Expo in Washington, D.C. (more…)

Apparel and engineering students partner to develop wearable electronics

Iowa State University apparel, merchandising, and design students partnered with engineering students this semester to develop "wearable electronics." (more…)

Iowa State University higher education scholars show leadership at CSCC meeting

Iowa State University School of Education scholars presented more than 16 percent of the papers delivered at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, which drew participants from more than 75 colleges and universities. The students and faculty members from Iowa State also returned to the Ames campus with three awards and the council’s next president. (more…)