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Mother, son to graduate together from Iowa State University
The School of Education’s sixth cording ceremony will include a mother and son graduating from Iowa State at the same time.
Iowa State to showcase research about authentic food at international hospitality conference
Iowa State will co-host an international conference for graduate students in hospitality, Jan. 3 to 5 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Honors student in kinesiology produces new children’s book
A children’s book written by a kinesiology student aims to reduce the fear and anxiety children have when going to the doctor.
Iowa State provides training, support for new school business officials
Iowa State has the only program approved by the state to provide new school business officials with training required by law.
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College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at fall convocation
Iowa State University’s College of Human Sciences will recognize nearly 300 graduating students in a series of events on Dec. 15 and 16.
Baker shapes student learning through studies in motivation
Amanda Baker studies motivation and the ways college students engage in collaborative activities that challenge the way they think.
Iowa State researchers leading initiatives to improve rural health
Iowa State researchers are working to reduce the gap in rural and urban health outcomes.
New overseas programs to help students engage in high-impact learning
Students in the College of Human Sciences will have four additional opportunities to study abroad next summer.

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Clinton Gudmunson featured in Faculty Focus video

Clinton Gudmunson, associate professor in human development and family studies, was recently featured in a Faculty Focus video by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».
For more information, contact Ryan Riley in administration at 515-294-0866 or rbriley@iastate.edu.



Mariah Nichols reaffirms her major with an on-campus job in student profile
Mariah Nichols can't wait to use her financial counseling and planning degree to help people manage their finances. In addition to working and studying, Mariah enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, and participating in clubs. More».

Christine Lippard, Tong Wang featured in Faculty Focus videos
Christine Lippard, assistant professor in human development and family studies, and Tong Wang, professor in food science and human nutrition, were recently featured in Faculty Focus videos by the College of Human Sciences. The clips highlight human scientists at Iowa State University. Visit the college's YouTube channel to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».

Jon Ordonio narrows career goal after studying abroad in student profile
Jon Ordonio strives to join UNESCO and teach children around the world. When Jon isn't preparing to be a teacher, he attends club meetings, learns dance moves on YouTube, and reads the newest version of a Japanese light novel. More».

Haley Appel networks through Human Development and Family Studies Club in student profile
Haley Appel's career goal is teaching in a child care facility of K-3. Until she earns her degree, she thrift shops, spends time at Cafe Diem, and hangs out with her friends. More».

Human Development and Family Studies graduate student Hardeep Obhi awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship:
Hardeep Obhi, a graduate student in human development and family studies, has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship. Obhi will receive funding for her project entitled "Biopsychosocial Reserves and Dementia: Identifying Life-span Protective Factors" in part by this fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. More».

Alliance for Iowa State highlights Richard Spoth, research combating substance misuse

Richard Spoth, the director of Iowa State's Partnerships in Prevention Science Institute, was featured in Alliance for Iowa State for his work studying how to curb the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. Spoth researches the effect of community-based programs on opioid drug misuse among youth. Most recently, Spoth and his colleagues published the Promoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience, or PROSPER, model study in this month's edition of Psychological Medicine. More».



Human Development and Family Studies graduate student Hardeep Obhi awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Individual Predoctoral Fellowship

Hardeep Obhi, a graduate student in human development and family studies, has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship. Obhi will receive funding for her project entitled "Biopsychosocial Reserves and Dementia: Identifying Life-span Protective Factors" in part by this fellowship from the National Institutes of Health. More».



Megan Wallace turns passion for childcare into a career plan in student profile

When Megan changed her major to child, adult, and family services after her freshman year, she knew it was the right choice. She enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and going out to eat with friends. More».



Jeanne Dyches, Megan Gilligan, Auriel Willette latest to be featured in Faculty Focus videos

Jeanne Dyches in the School of Education, Megan Gilligan in human development and family studies, and Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition are three of the latest human scientists to be featured in the College of Human Sciences' Faculty Focus videos. Visit our YouTube page to see all Faculty Focus videos. More».



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