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.

Iowa State University Teacher Education Career Fair connects students and alumni with over 70 key employers

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Iowa State will be holding its annual Teacher Education Career Fair from 1-4 p.m. on March 2, at the Iowa State Alumni Center. The fair is open to the general public, and preregistration is not required. Attendees at the fair will be able to interact with representatives from over 70 school districts, and enhance their networking and professional communication skills. This is a great opportunity for students to participate and come away feeling more prepared for their futures in the education field.

Maria Alcívar Zúñiga honored by AAC&U for efforts to empower Latinx families

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Maria Alcívar Zúñiga
Maria Alcívar Zúñiga is a doctoral student in human development and family studies who is committed to improving the lives of immigrant families in the U.S. through policy change and research awareness. ISU News Service published a feature article on Maria to recognize her for her outstanding research and advocacy work.

College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at fall convocation

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The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of graduating students on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21.

First class of nursing students to graduate from Iowa State

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For the first time in Iowa State’s history, a group of graduating nursing students will walk across the stage and accept their diplomas during the university's commencement ceremony Dec. 21, 2019.

Iowa State adapts athletic training program to meet new national standards

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Iowa State University has created the master's of athletic training program to set apart their future athletic training students in the career field, using experienced athletic trainers to teach while giving students diverse clinical training experiences.

Kinesiology and health students energize Iowa Special Olympics tournament

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For years, members of the Iowa State University Kinesiology and Health and Physical Education clubs have volunteered at the Special Olympics volleyball tournament held annually on campus in the Forker building.

Brewed coffee grounds offer sustainable clothing dye

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Iowa State University researchers have found a natural way to add color to clothing using the leftover grounds from your daily cup of coffee. The textile industry uses more than 2 million tons of chemicals and synthetic dyes annually, which is why researchers are interested in finding sustainable alternatives.

Human Sciences entrepreneurs pitch ideas at the Iowa State Fair Saturday

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A number of the College of Human Sciences' entrepreneurs presented their business ideas in The Great Iowa State Pitch Off: STANDING InnOVATION! exhibit at the Iowa State Fair this week. The seven finalists representing the college will compete again Saturday, August 17 starting at 12:30 p.m.