Checking out STEM at the local library

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Ames families can soon go to the library to check out kits made by Iowa State University students that contain hands-on activities aimed at teaching young children more about science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and literacy.

College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at spring convocation

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The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of nearly 650 graduating students in a series of events on May 4 and 5.

Iowa State University to offer master’s degree for dietitians

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A new master’s degree at Iowa State University will allow registered dietitians to earn their graduate degrees ahead of the national deadline of Jan. 1, 2024, while advancing their knowledge and competitiveness in the field.

Studying abroad inspires student’s winning fashion show collection

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A collection of garments designed by Katrina Pedrick, "On the Fringe," took Best in Show at The Fashion Show 2018 at Iowa State University. Pedrick’s collection was among more than 125 student-designed garments featured at the show, which is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation.

Experience of black doctoral students underscores need to increase diversity in STEM fields

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The danger and risk of riding out a storm is symbolic of the decision black men make to pursue a graduate degree in engineering. They do so knowing they will face challenges, but the barriers described by black men who shared their experiences as part of a six-year study show how race was a greater obstacle than they expected.

Fashion show at Iowa State features athletic wear, garments inspired by Greece

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Sarah Waigand's collection of activewear and Katrina Pedrick's collection inspired by her trip to Greece are among more than 125 student-designed garments that will be featured April 14 in The Fashion Show at Iowa State University.

Iowa State University celebrates remodeled home for promoting physical activity and healthy living

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A ribbon cutting will be held April 13 to celebrate completion of a $7.4 million renovation of the Barbara E. Forker Building at Iowa State University.

Bridging academia and industry in hospitality and event management

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Hospitality and event management students and faculty from around the world will convene with industry professionals at the 3rd annual Central CHRIE (Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education) Federation regional conference, hosted by Iowa State at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames.

Human scientists among undergraduates to present research at national conference

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Two College of Human Sciences undergraduates are among 51 from Iowa State who will present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 4 to 7 in Oklahoma.

Iowa State University research links racial discrimination, depression

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Iowa State University researchers have linked neighborhood-level discrimination and clinical depression in African-American women.