Iowa State University joins Carnegie Project to transform education doctorate

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The Iowa State University School of Education has joined the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, a consortium of leading universities that are working together to improve professional preparation in education at the highest level.

Alumnus Michael Nettles receives award from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine

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Iowa State University alumnus Michael Nettles has received the Dr. John Hope Franklin Award from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Nettles is senior vice president and the Edmund W. Gordon Chair of the Educational Testing Service's Policy Evaluation and Research Center.

Mission Inclusion promotes curriculum that examines inclusion, equity, representation

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What Iowa State University faculty and staff learned from the first yearlong "Mission Inclusion" seminar in 2017-18, and how they are going to alter their approaches going forward.

Jane and Chuck Olsen champion inclusion through giving

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Jane and Chuck Olsen detail how they embrace and support diversity in their personal lives and how diversity played an important role in establishing their new scholarship at Iowa State University.

Embracing diversity to shape distinctive career trajectories

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Studying abroad exposes Iowa State students to different cultures and experiences, helping them grow and become more prepared for a diverse and international work force.

Kin Collective builds community to overcome isolation

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The Kin Collective reduces isolation among students of color and provides a safe space to share life's ups and downs.

Iowa State prepares scholar who researches sexually diverse adults

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While at Iowa State University, Ashley Taylor received support from to survey 700 Iowa State students who identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or part of another sexual minority for her dissertation while also being presented with professional opportunities outside of ISU.

Iowa State University teacher education student, Project SEARCH interns learn from each other

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Working with Project SEARCH interns, a program that aims to secure competitive employment for people ages 18 to 30 with disabilities, helped Sarah Brangoccio grow as a person.

First-generation student finds ‘home’ at Iowa State, future in kinesiology

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Soccer is a huge part of Alejandro Martinez’s culture and his family, and it was his own soccer injuries at South Tama County High School – as well as words of wisdom from the athletic trainer who helped him recover – that led him to Iowa State University’s kinesiology and health program.

Human Development and Family Studies chair Carl Weems named APS fellow

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Human development and family studies professor and department chair Carl Weems has been named a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, a mark of excellence from the leading international organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology. Weems's research focuses on how traumatic experiences affect brain development in children and adolescents.