College of Human Sciences students unveil innovations, earn awards at E-ShowcasePosted on
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.
School of Education implements ‘design thinking’ modules to stimulate innovationPosted on
Learning technologies students in the School of Education are using “design thinking” to instill an entrepreneurial mindset into their teaching. New learning modules recently implemented in their classrooms — which involve a process of empathizing, defining, ideating, prototyping, and testing — encourage future teachers to use innovative problem solving in classrooms using technology.
Brewed coffee grounds offer sustainable clothing dyePosted on
Iowa State University researchers have found a natural way to add color to clothing using the leftover grounds from your daily cup of coffee. The textile industry uses more than 2 million tons of chemicals and synthetic dyes annually, which is why researchers are interested in finding sustainable alternatives.
Human Sciences entrepreneurs pitch ideas at the Iowa State Fair SaturdayPosted on
A number of the College of Human Sciences' entrepreneurs presented their business ideas in The Great Iowa State Pitch Off: STANDING InnOVATION! exhibit at the Iowa State Fair this week. The seven finalists representing the college will compete again Saturday, August 17 starting at 12:30 p.m.
Accountability sessions give ISU student startups time to set benchmarks, course-correctPosted on
Ryan True is one of 20 students and alumni participating this summer in CYstarters, a 10-week accelerator program that provides the funding, resources, and accountability to grow business startups. True's business, Full Circle Wellness, aims to help older adults stay healthy.