New GRAMMY Museum grant will boost Iowa State’s Parkinson’s disease researchPosted on
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 8, 2017) — The GRAMMY Museum Grant Program announced today that more than $200,000 in grants will be awarded to 14 recipients in the United States to help facilitate a range of research on a variety of subjects, as well as support a number of archiving and preservation programs. Research projects include an Iowa State University study that will investigate the effects of group singing therapy on people with Parkinson's disease.
Londonfest takes best of show at Entrepreneurship ShowcasePosted on
Six Iowa State University students who planned the first-ever Londonfest celebrating British culture in downtown Ames captured top honors at the 14th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase, held Thursday in LeBaron Hall.
College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at spring convocationPosted on
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of nearly 450 graduating students in a series of events on May 5 and 6.
Dean and Dean’s Chair Laura Dunn Jolly and department chairs will individually recognize students receiving bachelor’s degrees at the college’s undergraduate convocation, 2 p.m. Friday, May 5 at Hilton Coliseum. A livestream of the event will be available online. A reception for graduating students at all levels will immediately follow the college convocation, at about 3:30 p.m. in the first-floor lobby of the Scheman Building.
The all-university commencement ceremony is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Jack Trice Stadium.
Iowa State University higher education scholars show leadership at CSCC meetingPosted on
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.
Greder named Rossmann Manatt awardee, to present public lecture on health and educationPosted on
Latino families in Iowa are gaining information and opportunities to improve their health and well-being, thanks in part to an Iowa State University associate professor in human development and family studies who serves as a human sciences state specialist in family life.
Kimberly Greder received the 2016 Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award for demonstrating exceptional creativity and productivity in scholarship, teaching, and service. She works with communities across Iowa to connect Latino immigrant families with resources to bring education through building trust.
Two from Iowa State receive higher education awardsPosted on
Two Iowa State education faculty received awards in March from ACPA-College Student Educators International. John Schuh, who has served as professor and chair of educational leadership and policy studies, received ACPA’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Rosemary Perez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, was honored with ACPA’s Emerging Scholar Award.
College devotes more than $200,000 to help unpaid interns and student teachersPosted on
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships over the past two years to assist students gaining work experience through unpaid internships and student teaching experiences.
The Fashion Show receives its largest endowmentPosted on
A $100,000 gift from Ana Hays McCracken, a 1984 Iowa State University graduate in fashion merchandising, is the largest endowment received to date by The Fashion Show at Iowa State University.
Peterson named to new professorship in early childhood development and educationPosted on
Carla Peterson, an associate dean of the College of Human Sciences and a professor in human development and family studies, will improve services to families across Iowa with the assistance provided through a new endowed professorship to her research.
The Nancy Rygg Armbrust Professorship in Early Childhood Development and Education is funded by a private gift from Nancy (’73 B.S., food science and human nutrition) and Scott (’75 D.V.M., veterinary medicine) Armbrust.