Belange Mutunda uses entrepreneurship for fashion business Belange Handmade

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An affinity for handmade fashion helped Belange Mutunda start her own business. Iowa State University helped her master the sewing machine, channel her entrepreneurial spirit, and shape a vision for the future of the company.

College of Human Sciences students unveil innovations, earn awards at E-Showcase

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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.

College of Human Sciences to celebrate graduating seniors at spring convocation 2020

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Six students will receive special honors as the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences celebrates the accomplishments of graduating seniors at the Spring 2020 Convocation. The virtual event is available on demand beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 8 virtually at hs.iastate.edu/isu-graduation-chs-convocation.

Dawn Hales fulfills lifelong dream of earning BSN, graduating from Iowa State

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This weekend, Dawn Hales will have achieved her twofold dream: She’ll be an Iowa State University alumna and she will finally have her bachelor of science in nursing. At 63 years old, her formal education is finished, but she will “never stop learning.”

Iowa State University students making STEM learning enjoyable for children of all ages

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Iowa State University students taking The Teaching of Science (EDUC 449), or Teaching Science in the Primary Grades (EDUC 439), with Sara Nelson, extension program specialist in the school of education, are developing eight Checkout STEM kits. These kits provide children and their families with hands-on learning experiences about topics within the technology, engineering, mathematics and literacy fields.

College of Human Sciences Honors students complete capstone research

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Undergraduate students in the College of Human Sciences are adding to the world's scientific knowledge as they complete their Honors program capstone research projects.

The Honors program offers impact-filled experiences for high-achieving students through enriched coursework, expanded professional development, and collaborative research efforts.

Iowa State future teachers and area schools offer innovative learning through technology internship

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Iowa State University partners with Roland-Story, Colo-Nesco, and Gilbert school districts for a mutually benefical internship partnership. Iowa State's Caroline Aldrich and Dani Schon, seniors in elementary education, contribute to innovative technology implementation in the classroom during their technology internship. Caroline Aldrich is an intern at Zearing Elementary school in Colo-Nesco school district, and Dani Schon is an intern at Roland-Story Middle School in Roland-Story school district.

Help available for Iowans navigating new financial challenges

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ISU Extension and Outreach’s family finance program specialists are providing one-on-one financial conversations with Iowans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Iowa State to keep classes online for remainder of semester

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Iowa State University will continue with virtual instruction for the remainder of the spring semester to protect the health and safety of students, faculty and staff. The university remains open, but there are changes in the delivery and availability of campus services and programs.

Maintaining mental health and well-being while social distancing or self-isolating

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Iowa State University Student Wellness health promotion coordinator Carrie Giese discusses how to stay active and connected while practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak.