Embracing diversity to shape distinctive career trajectories

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Studying abroad exposes Iowa State students to different cultures and experiences, helping them grow and become more prepared for a diverse and international work force.

Kin Collective builds community to overcome isolation

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The Kin Collective reduces isolation among students of color and provides a safe space to share life's ups and downs.

Iowa State University teacher education student, Project SEARCH interns learn from each other

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Working with Project SEARCH interns, a program that aims to secure competitive employment for people ages 18 to 30 with disabilities, helped Sarah Brangoccio grow as a person.

Inclusion works

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Employers are seeking job candidates who embrace diversity and inclusion, which intensify learning and achievement.

First-generation student finds ‘home’ at Iowa State, future in kinesiology

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Soccer is a huge part of Alejandro Martinez’s culture and his family, and it was his own soccer injuries at South Tama County High School – as well as words of wisdom from the athletic trainer who helped him recover – that led him to Iowa State University’s kinesiology and health program.

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 the graduating class of fall 2018 in a series of events on Dec. 14 and 15.

Haley Haskell applies learning technologies skills in unexpected places

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Haley Haskell, senior in elementary education, has used her learning technologies minor to work with a physical education class at an Ames school, and learned the different ways technology can be used across the K-12 curriculum.

Sketchnoting pushes students to learn, retain information differently — particularly in STEM

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As students learn sketchnoting — a new method of note-taking — Ann Gansemer-Topf, an associate professor in the School of Education, studies what they learn from the novel note-taking approach.

Branstad scholarship recipients discuss education with state leaders

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ISU Branstad Scholarship recipients discussed their career goals, academic preparation, and statewide education issues with Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg at the Iowa State Capitol.

Vanessa Espinoza finds purpose in giving back to the Latinx community

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Vanessa Espinoza, a graduate student in the School of Education, will be the first recipient of the Latinx Youth Leadership Award from the Iowa Commision of Latino Affairs. Espinoza has been active in helping elevate Latinx youth during both her high school, undergraduate, and graduate education.