Antioxidant SOD1 puts up fight, loses battle against toxic tau protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease

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New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease. The antioxidant, superoxide dismutase or SOD1, improves cognition, but an Iowa State University research team found SOD1’s protective benefits dramatically weaken when levels of tau proteins – a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease – increase.

Vote June 3-14 for Iowa State University’s official tartan plaid

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Members of the Cyclone Nation can cast their ballots to choose the very fabric of Iowa State University — an official tartan plaid. A variety of products ranging from neckties and scarves to tote bags and blankets will be produced from the tartan fabric.

Exchange program exposes German dietitian to American dietetic practices

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Nathalie Neumann, a dietetic student from Germany, spent the month of April in Ames taking part in the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Global Nutrition Exchange.

College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at spring convocation

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The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of the graduating class of spring 2019 in a series of events on May 9-11.

Students and alumni to meet prospective employers at Big 12 Virtual Career Fair

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Iowa State University students and alumni seeking internships and jobs will meet up with prospective employers during the Big 12 Virtual Career Fair, March 27, 2019.

Teacher Education Career Fair at Iowa State University connects students with future employers

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With growing attendance and a new partnership with the Heartland Area Education Agency, the Teacher Education Career Fair at Iowa State University is connecting more future teachers to meet the needs of more school districts.

‘We’re creating experiences’: how The Meeting Room prepares event planners for the future

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The Meeting Room, a lab space for event management students, is helping students use the latest technology effectively and confidently in event and meeting settings.

Three College of Human Sciences students earn 2019 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award

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Three College of Human Sciences students are among the seven students the Iowa State University Alumni Association will recognize with the 2019 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award this spring.

Ashley Jones pursues her passion for entrepreneurship

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Instead of sending out resumes when she graduates this spring, Ashley Jones will continue to build the online business she started while at Iowa State University.

Jenny Junker awarded $35,000 scholarship at YMA gala in New York City

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Jenny Junker, senior in apparel merchandising and design, was awarded a $35,000 scholarship at the YMA gala in New York City, Jan. 6. This scholarship was the evening's highest honor from the national apparel organization.