Iowa State professor on team using big data to aid rural economic developmentPosted on
An Iowa State University professor is on a team of researchers using “big data,” or extremely large data sets, to match rural communities with businesses that would have the best likelihood of success in specific geographic areas.
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.
Human Sciences Week to feature new dean, ways to help othersPosted on
The Iowa State University community will this month have an opportunity to meet the new dean of the College of Human Sciences, learn about living a healthy lifestyle, enjoy cherry pies, and make shoes out of used jeans.
Fellowship to expand opportunities in entrepreneurshipPosted on
A prestigious College of Human Sciences fellowship will soon be used to develop entrepreneurship opportunities for both Iowa State University students and underserved populations in rural Iowa.
Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, is the second faculty member named a Dean’s Faculty Fellow, an honor made possible by an anonymous gift to the College of Human Sciences.
4-H alums credit youth program with launching human sciences careersPosted on
As Iowa teens this week participate in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference at Iowa State University, they’ll pledge their heads to clearer thinking, their hearts to greater loyalty, their hands to larger service, and their health to better living, not only for themselves, but also their communities and beyond.
For a number of 4-H alumni, that commitment to head, heart, hands, and health led them to pursue a career in human sciences.
Apps win top prizes at 2016 Entrepreneurship ShowcasePosted on
Establishing an iconic coffeehousePosted on
What makes a coffeehouse iconic?
Five Iowa State University undergraduate students in Linda Niehm’s AESHM 474-574 Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences class this semester reached out to coffeehouses across the nation in search for the answer.
They’ll be among 101 students presenting their findings from 39 projects at the 13th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in the LeBaron Hall lobby with awards to follow in LeBaron Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.
Event Management Club hopes to inspire students through first Collegiately Creative ConferencePosted on
The Iowa State University Event Management Club is on a mission to inspire and encourage creativity — and empower students’ entrepreneurial spirits — through its first Collegiately Creative Conference.