Gerontology rankings: The "College Choice" website has ranked the Iowa State University gerontology program. Iowa State was ranked #7 among the Best Master's in Gerontology Degree program and #4 among the Best Online Master's in Gerontology program. ISU was also ranked #6 among the Most Affordable online Master's in Gerontology program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.