Iowa State University works to help Main Street thrivePosted on
Twenty Iowa State students are exploring how they can help five Main Street businesses in Jewell succeed. By the end of the semester, the students will provide business owners with a toolkit of recommendations and strategies to improve marketing, branding, and more.
Iowa State professor on team using big data to aid rural economic developmentPosted on
Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management and a Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the College of Human Sciences, 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 there.
Londonfest takes best of show at Entrepreneurship ShowcasePosted on
Human sciences students competed for $1,575 in cash prizes at the 14th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase. Six students who planned the first-ever Londonfest celebrating British culture in downtown Ames captured best of show for a consulting project of an existing business. A proposed restaurant called Second City Eats won best of show for a new business start-up idea.
Human Sciences Week to feature new dean, ways to help othersPosted on
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will come together Sept. 26 to 30 for the second annual Human Sciences Week.
Fellowship to expand opportunities in entrepreneurshipPosted on
Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, plans to extend opportunities in entrepreneurship as the new Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the College of Human Sciences.
4-H alums credit youth program with launching human sciences careersPosted on
For a number of 4-H alumni, a commitment to community service and a desire to use skills developed in 4-H led them to pursue human sciences careers.