SPIT lab continues to expand research on puberty, hair analysis

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The Stress Physiological Investigative Team (SPIT) Laboratory is working to develop an understanding of the changes that occur during puberty, as well as reasons why there is a lack of research on puberty in understudied populations.

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.

Moderate muscle strength shows decreased risk for type 2 diabetes, research shows

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A recent research study by DC Lee, associate professor of kinesiology, shows that moderate muscle strength can lead to decreased risk for type 2 diabetes in adults.

Alumnus Michael Nettles receives award from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine

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Iowa State University alumnus Michael Nettles has received the Dr. John Hope Franklin Award from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. Nettles is senior vice president and the Edmund W. Gordon Chair of the Educational Testing Service's Policy Evaluation and Research Center.

Mission Inclusion promotes curriculum that examines inclusion, equity, representation

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What Iowa State University faculty and staff learned from the first yearlong "Mission Inclusion" seminar in 2017-18, and how they are going to alter their approaches going forward.

Jane and Chuck Olsen champion inclusion through giving

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Jane and Chuck Olsen detail how they embrace and support diversity in their personal lives and how diversity played an important role in establishing their new scholarship at Iowa State University.

‘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.

Iowa State events planned to shed light on body image issues, eating disorders

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Sarah Thompson, a writer, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, will deliver the keynote lecture, “But You Don’t Look Like You Have an Eating Disorder…,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Memorial Union Sun Room.

‘White Fragility’ author will discuss racism, social justice while at Iowa State

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A scholar on race issues, particularly how white Americans deal with race and privilege, is coming to Iowa State University.

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.