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New overseas programs to help students engage in high-impact learning

Students in the College of Human Sciences will have four additional opportunities to study abroad next summer.

Apparel, events, and hospitality management will offer two programs: one in Taiwan and Japan, and another in the Czech Republic. Human development and family studies will offer a program in Denmark, and the School of Education faculty will offer a program in western Europe.

Prince brings passion to teaching, advocacy for students with disabilities

Angela Prince is preparing future teachers for success with students in special education.

The new assistant professor in the Iowa State University School of Education focuses her research on behavioral discrepancies and special education legal and policy issues.

Sparking conversations and awareness to bring about change

Iowa State University faculty members are working with Ames students, teachers, and administrators to help the school district address academic achievement gaps and other racial disparities — creating a more inclusive environment through research, conversations, training, and awareness.

College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarship recipients recognized

The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences celebrated student scholarship recipients and donors on Oct. 13 at the annual scholarship recognition event in the Scheman Building. 

Iowa State partners with third-graders to stage ‘maker theater’

Ames, Iowa — Third-graders at Edwards Elementary School on Friday combined lessons in literacy and geometry to stage a theater using sets and scripts developed with the help of Iowa State University students.

Improving teaching and learning in large lecture classes

As a college student, Michael Brown recalls sitting in those large lecture classes that everyone is required to take.

“When I took those classes, I did terribly in them,” he said. “I like math. I use statistics extensively in my research. But I did terribly in the first college stats class I took because I felt lost amidst the hundreds of students in the room.”  

Today, as a new assistant professor in the Iowa State University School of Education, Brown is working to transform that model.

Iowa State professor’s book about critical theory selected as critics’ choice

An Iowa State University professor is receiving top accolades for writing a book that provides a historical look at the intersection of education, social justice, and radical political movements.

New professor specializes in serving students with emotional and behavioral disabilities

With a background in international relations and a master’s degree from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, Soo Ahn was recruited to work with federal intelligence agencies in Washington, D.C.

Human scientists celebrate passion for helping people

A weeklong celebration of the College of Human Sciences will this year showcase how the college’s people and programs are joined by a common bond of helping others.

Doran to help colleges better serve growing Latino population

As Iowa continues to experience tremendous growth in its Latino population, Erin Doran will be at the forefront of helping colleges to better serve these students — and ensuring that they succeed.