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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 10:38

Iowa State University is working to ensure that child care centers and homes, preschools, and after-school programs across the state are healthy and safe for all children. An online course developed by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach has provided training to 23,640 Iowa child care providers and early childhood teachers since September 2016.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 08:50

Whether they are together as a couple or apart, when parents have a healthy relationship with each other, their family is more likely to be stable and their children have a greater opportunity to flourish, says David Brown, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 11:46

Barbara Woods, special projects manager for Human Sciences Extension and Outreach and an adjunct assistant professor in human development and family studies, is among 12 women featured in the 2018 Women Impacting ISU calendar.

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 14:29

During the holiday season, instead of giving gifts that need to be purchased, consider giving gifts of experience -- sharing a skill or offering a helping hand, says Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 09:28

2017 has been a challenging year for farmers and 2018 may be similar. Crop profit margins are tight once again, as more farms face cash flow and working capital constraints. But farmers and their families don’t have to deal with the stress by themselves, says Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator of Iowa Concern, a program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:46

A Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Leader Training is scheduled for Jan. 24-25, 2018, to equip class leaders to co-lead programs for caregivers of adults with chronic conditions and caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 13:56

Iowa State has begun to offer research-based financial education classes to residents of the Meskwaki Nation — a community it's been trying to reach for years — with care and attention given to learning the culture, building relationships and developing trust.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 07:57

As the holiday season quickly approaches, holiday stressors tend to sneak up as well, says Dawn Dunnegan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She offers tips for taking control of time and money commitments during the holidays.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:42

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering two online series for early childhood professionals interested in becoming endorsed as an Eco-Healthy Child Care® program. The first series begins Nov. 1, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.