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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 17:03

Iowa State University and USA Boxing’s Parkin-A-Punch program is a semifinalist for The Encore Prize: Generation to Generation Challenge. The public can vote for Parkin-A-Punch once per day through Aug. 31 and help this project advance to the final stage of judging.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 14:25

Elizabeth Stegemöller, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Iowa State University, established singing classes for people with Parkinson's disease. An upcoming music festival and concert will not only highlight the clients’ musical talents, but also celebrate the strength they have built through song.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:09

Reading and talking to children, even infants and toddlers, is a good way to increase their language skills, says Joy Rouse, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 15:10

Three new projects from Iowa State University will bring human sciences research to Black Hawk, Polk and Jefferson counties through the Engaged Scholarship Funding Program. University researchers will partner directly with these county extension councils on projects that focus on engagement, translate research into practice, and involve and benefit Iowans, their families and communities.

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 09:25

A positive perspective and some advance planning can help parents make a smooth transition from a full house to an empty nest, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 13:20

There's more to financial wellbeing than managing money. Iowans can explore their sense of financial wellbeing during “What about Me? My Wellbeing,” a workshop series from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:24

One of the challenges faced by people in caregiving situations is dealing with changes that occur in those relationships. “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a series of classes from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps caregivers learn how to handle the changes and resulting transitions.
 

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 13:29

Making the decision on when to leave a child home alone can be challenging. Parents should consider their child’s maturity level as well as the neighborhood environment and their own flexibility, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 11:48

Kimberly Greder received the 2016 Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award for demonstrating exceptional creativity and productivity in scholarship, teaching and service. She works with communities across Iowa to connect Latino immigrant families with resources to bring education through building trust.