Fall semester technology requirements for students

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Students, make sure you're set for fall with a laptop or similar device. Learn recommendations for your major, find out about financial resources, and sign up for the ISU Laptop Loaner Program by August 27.

Iowa State University alumna LuJing Johnson receives Fulbright

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Iowa State University alumna LuJing (Lulu) Johnson will travel to Korea in January, with a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Jarrel Johnson named 2020 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellow for education inclusion research

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Jarrel Johnson, a doctoral candidate in the School of Education at Iowa State University, has received a prestigious $27,500 fellowship to support his research on inclusion of queer and trans* students at public historically black colleges and universities. 

Johnson has been named a Dissertation Fellow by the National Academy of Education and the Spencer Foundation. The highly competitive program aims to identify and support the most talented researchers conducting dissertation research related to education.

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.