FSHN alumna named director of football nutrition for Iowa State

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Rachel Lukowski ('17 diet & exercise) has been hired into a newly created position of Director of Football Nutrition at Iowa State.

College of Human Sciences to recognize graduating seniors at fall convocation

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The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will recognize the accomplishments of graduating students on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 20-21.

First class of nursing students to graduate from Iowa State

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For the first time in Iowa State’s history, a group of graduating nursing students will walk across the stage and accept their diplomas during the university's commencement ceremony Dec. 21, 2019.

Changes in the immune system explain why belly fat is bad for thinking

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Iowa State researchers have found for the first time that less muscle and more body fat may affect how flexible our thinking gets as we become older, and changes in parts of the immune system could be responsible.

Getting the most protein out of legumes and oilseeds

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Bibek Byanju and Mahfuz Rahman, under the direction of Associate Professor Buddhi Lamsal, have been using high-power sonication to extract protein from defatted soybean flakes and flour. Conventional methods allow 50 percent of the protein to be extracted, but the researchers hope to extract closer to 70 percent with their method.

Willette ranked among top experts worldwide in neurodegenerative diseases

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Auriel Willette, assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, has been named one of the top 1 percent of more than 241,000 biomedical researchers in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, as determined by Expertscape.

Savencia Cheese USA establishes scholarship to honor first woman to receive dairy science degree from Iowa State University

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Savencia’s $50,000 commitment will create an endowed scholarship at Iowa State, providing support to outstanding students majoring in dairy or food science with consideration for those interested in cheesemaking.

Iowa Board of Regents proposes $55 million College of Human Sciences building project

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A project to replace LeBaron Hall and renovate portions of MacKay Hall is Iowa State University's top capital priority for the 2020 legislative session. The $55 million project will feature flexible state-of-the-art spaces for high-impact learning, teaching, and outreach. The Board of Regents funding request to the Iowa Legislature included $30 million in state funds allocated over three years for the project. Private fundraising is already underway.

Pre-Health Programs Within the College of Human Sciences

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Today's cutting edge medical professionals and researchers understand that healthy eating and regular physical activity are vital for disease prevention and helping people thrive. No wonder so many successful health professionals get their start as Kinesiology and Health or Nutritional Science majors at Iowa State University.

Borlaug Poster Competition award winners

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The winners of the 18th Annual Norman Borlaug Lectureship Poster Competition were named Oct. 14.