Iowa State University Extension and Outreach article spotlights "Science of Parenting" blog: An article published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discusses the importance and value of communicating respectfully and calmly during parenting. According to Lori Hayungs, a human sciences specialist in family life, the "Science of Parenting" blog by ISU Extension and Outreach shares and discusses research-based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.
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College of Human Sciences publishes February HS Matters Online: The February edition of HS Matters Online was recently published to 34,200 subscribers, as well as to Facebook and Twitter. Read about a kinesiology outreach program that travels to Ames-area elementary schools, The Fashion Show's crowdfunding efforts to raise $25,000, and the opportunities that pre-health professions students are pursuing on campus.
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Gina Lee attributes career path to her father in student profile: After earning her master's degree and Ph.D. in gerontology, Gina Lee wants to work at a research institution.
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Lauren Stratton shares gerontology research in student profile: Lauren Stratton sees herself doing research, programming, and/or policy work for an organization devoted to helping older adults and their caregivers after graduation.
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Vanessa Kime promotes Academic Program for Excellence in student profile: Vanessa Kime wants to use her degree in elementary education to teach all over the world.
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Inside Iowa State features Rosie Perez in article on addressing achievement gaps: Inside Iowa State on Feb. 15 published an article highlighting Rosie Perez, an assistant professor in the School of Education, and her suggestions for how to address racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps at Iowa State. At a symposium held Feb. 5, faculty and staff engaged in a discussion about ways to better support racially minoritized and low-income student success.
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Hardeep K. Obhi keeps her future career options open in student profile: Hardeep Obhi hopes to work as a researcher who studies healthy aging after she graduates. For now, Hardeep spends her free time with family and friends, watching TV and movies, or learning about other cultures.
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Iowa State University homepage features Elizabeth Stegemoller's neuroscience research, outreach: The feature showcases Stegemoller's work alongside those with Parkinson's disease to improve individuals' vocal control, swallowing, and breathing through music. Stegemoller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, is a music therapist with a doctorate in neuroscience.
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Hannah Dannewitz stands out in the on-campus gerontology graduate major program in student profile: Hannah Dannewitz looks forward to working in long-term care administration after she graduates. Until she enters the industry, she enjoys spending time cooking, binge watching TV, and spending time with her dog, Kaia.
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Peiyi Lu broadens her knowledge through interdisciplinary study in student profile: Peiyi Lu hopes to use her doctorate in gerontology to be a researcher after she graduates. For now, Peiyi enjoys spending her time exercising, watching TV, and traveling.
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Katie Anthony pursues her passion in gerontology doctoral program in student profile: Katie Anthony wants to be a professor at a research institution to continue researching and teaching. When she isn't balancing the many responsibilities of a Ph.D. student, she enjoys reading and traveling back to her hometown to see her family and her dogs.
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Honors student in kinesiology produces new children’s book

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Kinesiology student Carlee Cutler wrote a children’s book, “ABC It’s All Medical to Me,” as her honors project that will be presented from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Durham Great Hall of the Memorial Union.
Chloe Steffensmeier continues her passion at Iowa State in student profile: Chloe Steffensmeier hopes to one day use her master's degree in gerontology to work for the Department on Aging. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.
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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.

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.
Peter Martin awarded 2017 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award: Peter Martin, a University Professor in human development and family studies, was recently awarded the 2017 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award from The Gerontological Society of America behavioral and social sciences section. The award honors Martin for articulating a novel perspective or synthesis that addresses significant gerontological challenges. Martin will formally receive his award and deliver a lecture in November 2018 at the annual GSA meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Iowa’s rural centenarians help unlock the secrets to aging well

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A team of College of Human Sciences researchers are peering into the secrets of living and aging well. By studying lives well-lived, they’re addressing global challenges affecting people’s health.

Summer internships provide springboard to careers

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More than 100 apparel, merchandising, and design students secured internships this summer, many in New York City. Six athletic training students are interning with the National Football League. And several graduate students in human development and family studies acquired prestigious internships in Washington, D.C.

Margrett named American Psychological Association fellow

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Jennifer Margrett, who serves as an associate professor in human development and family studies and directs Iowa State University’s interdepartmental gerontology program, has earned fellow status in the American Psychological Association.

4-H alums credit youth program with launching human sciences careers

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For a number of 4-H alumni, a commitment to community service and a desire to use skills developed in 4-H led them to pursue human sciences careers.

Research internship gives undergraduates hands-on experience working with prestigious faculty

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Iowa State undergraduates who participate in research through opportunities such as the Rosenfeld internship can work with prestigious faculty, prepare for graduate school, and gain invaluable experience for their future careers.

On-campus graduate program in gerontology begins with four students

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Four on-campus students pursue advanced degrees in gerontology during the program’s first semester on campus.