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Transforming teachers’ learning environments with emerging technologies

Evrim Baran, an Iowa State University alumna known worldwide for applying technology to improve teaching and learning, returned to Iowa State this spring as a faculty member.

Baran, who received her doctorate from Iowa State in 2011, joined the School of Education as an associate professor in educational technology. Her research brings together educational technology, teacher education, and human computer interaction (HCI).

Changes needed to help Latina/o students succeed in developmental education courses

A disproportionate number of Latina/o students who take developmental education courses never pass and advance to college-level courses. That's why Erin Doran, an assistant professor of education, has developed a framework to better serve Latina/o students needing extra preparation.

Hurricane relief with love, from Iowa State

When Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston metropolitan area last fall inflicting $190 billion in damage, the staff and students of Iowa State University’s Teacher Education Services knew they had to help.

Iowa State has had a close working relationship with the Aldine Independent School District in Houston for 27 years.

Iowa State University to offer internships campuswide to young adults with disabilities

Iowa State University will this year expand a program that helps young adults with disabilities gain hands-on work experience — continuing the university’s leadership with an international program that hasn’t seen many internship sites in higher education.

First ISU 4U cohort applying for fall 2018 admission

Denisse San Elias was in the eighth grade when Iowa State University made a promise to her and every student at King and Moulton elementary schools in Des Moines. Five years later and now a senior at East High, San Elias is realizing the significance of that promise. She is part of the first cohort of ISU 4U Promise students who will attend Iowa State in the fall. So far, 15 have been accepted. A majority of the 22 eligible students, including San Elias, qualify for a 100 percent tuition award.

Alternative breaks offer opportunity for service learning

A future teacher, dietitian, and event planner in the College of Human Sciences who have a passion for helping others are among 17 students from Iowa State University who spent part of their winter break assisting those in need.

Mother, son to graduate together from Iowa State University

The School of Education’s sixth cording ceremony this Friday will include a mother and son graduating from Iowa State University at the same time.

Honors student in kinesiology produces new children’s book

A new children’s book written by an Iowa State University student aims to reduce the fear and anxiety that young children can have when going to the doctor.

Iowa State provides training, support for new school business officials

They’re the people behind the scenes responsible for billions of tax dollars to support Iowa students, teachers, and families.

And for the past five years, Iowa State University has played a key role in providing new school business officials (SBOs) with the training, mentoring, networking, and support needed to effectively do their jobs.

College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at fall convocation

The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of nearly 300 graduating students in a series of events on Dec. 15 and 16.