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.

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.

AMD students design clothing to accommodate child with cancer

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Apparel, merchandising, and design students design accommodating dresses for four-year old Aila to wear during her cancer treatments.

Iowa State University pioneers online event management master’s program

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Iowa State University is leading the way with the world's first Master of Science program in event management. Students will be able to earn their master's completely online.

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.