ISU Extension and Outreach article offers tips to protect against Equifax data breach: Suzanne Bartholomae, a state extension specialist in family finance and an assistant professor in human development and family studies, was featured in an article by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach about the Equifax data breach. The article offers suggestions for those who are unsure about whether or not their personal information has been compromised. According to Bartholomae, the first step to ensuring that a person's financial information is safe is to check Equifax's website.
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Clinton Gudmunson, Wen Chang featured in Faculty Focus videos: Clinton Gudmunson, an associate professor in human development and family studies, and Wen Chang, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, 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.
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Iowa State researchers leading initiatives to improve rural health

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More than a million Iowans are at an increased risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or a stroke simply because they live in a rural area. National Rural Health Day on Nov. 16 aims to reduce the gap in rural and urban health outcomes – something Iowa State University researchers Sarah Francis, Kimberly Greder, and Jennifer Margrett are directly and indirectly doing through their research and ISU Extension and Outreach initiatives.
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.
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Eulanda Sanders and Barbara Woods selected for 2018 Women Impacting ISU calendar: The Carrie Chapman Catt Center today announced the 12 women who will be recognized in the 2018 Women Impacting ISU calendar for their leadership and making a difference at Iowa State. Two of the honorees are from the College of Human Sciences: Eulanda Sanders, professor and chair of apparel, events, and hospitality management; and Barbara Woods, special projects manager for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach who's also an adjunct associate professor in human development and family studies. The 2018 calendar will be officially unveiled during a reception recognizing the 12 honorees from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the Sun Room/South Ballroom of the Memorial Union. The program will begin at 4 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. During and after the reception, copies of the calendar will be distributed for free.
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New overseas programs to help students engage in high-impact learning

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Students in the College of Human Sciences will have four additional opportunities to study abroad next summer.
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.
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Learning two languages does not limit academic potential for Head Start students

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Not all dual-language learners are at risk academically, but as a group, these students are often labeled as such, despite differences in their English skills. A new Iowa State University study found as dual-language learners gained English proficiency, they had significant growth in cognitive and academic development, eventually outperforming students who only spoke English.
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.
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Kim Greder, Elizabeth Stegemöller featured in Faculty Focus videos: Kim Greder, associate professor in human development and family studies and a state specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, and Elizabeth Stegemöller, assistant professor in kinesiology, 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.
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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.
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Lee builds resiliency among aging Iowans through relationship research, outreach

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Jeong Eun “Jel” Lee leverages the power of relationship research and outreach to help individuals age well.
Britta Becker, Carlee Cutler, Casey Even, Elena Foster, Emily Ramm, Sydney Swanson named to 2017 Cardinal Court: Of the 11 students named to Iowa State University's 2017 Cardinal Court last week, six students are from the College of Human Sciences. Britta Becker, senior in family and consumer sciences education and studies; Carlee Cutler, senior in kinesiology and health; Casey Even, Elena Foster, and Emily Ramm, seniors in elementary education; and Sydney Swanson, senior in child, adult, and family services, were all recognized at the homecoming pep rally on Oct. 27, 2017.
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College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarship recipients recognized

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The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences celebrated student scholarship recipients and donors on Oct. 13 at the annual scholarship recognition event in the Scheman Building.
Human sciences specialist Malissa Rader discusses online child care course in extension article: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a two-part online course starting Nov. 1 through the Eco-Freindly Child Care program. According to Malissa Rader, a human sciences specialist in family life, this national program aims to create healthier children by working to reduce environmental health hazards found in child care facilities.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Award-winning Iowa State research, outreach poised to combat opioid misuse, other health challenges

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Iowa State University researchers are battling America’s health challenges, including opioid misuse, through award-winning outreach initiatives.

Laboratory School increases child wellness, education with local foods

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An ISU Child Development Laboratory School partnership with Good Earth Student Farm is bringing more locally grown food to the school’s children.
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.
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Human development and family studies graduate student Leslie Dooley awarded 2017 Kathleen W. McCartan Award: Leslie Dooley, a graduate student in human development and family studies, recently received the 2017 Kathleen W. McCartan Award from the Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children. This award is given in memory of Kathleen McCartan, who was a leader in the field of personnel preparation, a previous Iowa State University professor, and an involved member of the Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children. The Kathleen W. McCartan award is given to an undergraduate or graduate student who has made significant contributions through service to the field, community, and professional organizations.
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CHS Rising Star intern Emily Bormann featured in ISU Extension and Outreach video: Emily Bormann, a senior in family and consumer sciences education and studies, worked as a Rising Star intern in northwest Iowa developing local foods programming and youth programming for Woodbury, Plymouth, and Monona counties. In a video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Bormann talks with John Lawrence, the interim vice president for extension and outreach, and Bob Dodds, the assistant vice president for county services, about her summer internship experience as a rising star.
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Carol Cordell, Donna Donald, Tera Jordan, Tera Lawson, Carl Weems receive University Awards: Five College of Human Sciences faculty and staff members were recognized on Sept. 25 at Iowa State University's annual awards ceremony. Carol Cordell, an academic adviser in kinesiology, received the Regents Award for Staff Excellence, which recognizes outstanding university citizens for their significant service to the university or the state of Iowa. Donna Donald, a field specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, received the Award for Distinguished Service in Extension. This is the highest award bestowed on an Extension professional, and recognizes sustained distinguished performance and educational contributions. Tera Jordan, assistant professor in human development and family studies, received the Award for Inclusive Excellence, a newly established award that recognizes P&S staff who have advanced the university's mission of diversity, equity and inclusion beyond their usual job responsibilities. Tera Lawson, program coordinator for the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching in the School of Education, received the Professional and Scientific Council Award for her contributions and achievements both inside and outside of Iowa State. And Carl Weems, professor and chair of human development and family studies, received the Award for Early Achievement in Departmental Leadership for his impact as department chair during the first three years of his role.
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College of Human Sciences publishes September HS Matters Online: Learn more about Human Sciences Week 2017. Read and watch videos about some of our new and returning faculty members. And see what's new with our research and outreach activities in the September HS Matters Online, the college's e-newsletter for alumni.
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Lohman named associate dean for research and graduate education in Iowa State University College of Human Sciences

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Brenda Lohman will serve as the College of Human Sciences' associate dean for research and graduate education, effective Oct. 1.

Lee draws economic insights from US tax, health care policy

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Daeyong Lee uses data related to consumers’ health care decisions to peer into families’ financial stability.