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.
Iowa State well-represented at Omaha Fashion WeekPosted on
Three Iowa State University fashion designers are among 17 who will show their collections next week at the Midwest’s premier fashion event that is also the nation’s fifth-largest.
Iowa State professor to lead ‘transformative’ NSF projectPosted on
Brian Burt, an assistant professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of a five-year, $569,702 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, which supports early career development activities of teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.
The grant will support Burt’s research on leveraging learning and engineering identity to broaden participation of black males in colleges of engineering.
Iowa State shines at international gathering of science teacher educatorsPosted on
Iowa State University will showcase its expertise and leadership in science teacher education at a gathering this week of 500 science teacher educators from across the nation and world.
The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) will hold its 2017 international conference, Jan. 12 to 14 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. It’s a chance for those who prepare science teachers — from colleges both big and small — to network, present scholarly papers and posters, and attend professional development workshops aimed at informing their work and improving the preparation of science teachers.
Three human sciences women featured in 2017 calendarPosted on
Three women in human sciences are being recognized for making a difference at Iowa State University.
Ann Gansemer-Topf, an assistant professor in the School of Education; Margaret Van Ginkel, a hotlines coordinator and human sciences specialist in family finance; and Britney Williams, a senior in kinesiology and health; are among 12 women featured in the 2017 Women Impacting ISU calendar.