Iowa State University alumna LuJing Johnson receives Fulbright

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Iowa State University alumna LuJing (Lulu) Johnson will travel to Korea in January, with a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Agbemafle Named Emerging Leader in Nutrition Science Finalist

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Isaac Agbemafle
Food Science and Human Nutrition graduate student Isaac Agbemafle has been named an Emerging Leader in Nutrition Science Finalist.  The program of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators.

Clayton Johnson to direct student services in Iowa State University College of Human Sciences

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Clayton Johnson has been appointed director of Human Sciences Student Services, beginning July 1.

Pappas Awarded Postdoctoral Scholar Seed Grant

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Colleen Pappas
Dr. Colleen Pappas, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition under Dr. Auriel Willette, has won a 2020 Postdoctoral Scholar Seed Grant Award from Iowa State University.  These grants provide postdoctoral scholars research funding in the role of a principal investigator, while giving them an opportunity to develop independent research.

Researchers’ Study Named Editor’s Choice

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Dr. Manju Reddy, Graduate Student Amanda Bries
A bouillon cube added to food not only adds rich flavor, but it can also aid the body in better iron absorption.  Research by Iowa State University professor Dr. Manju Reddy and graduate student Amanda Bries found that bouillon cubes fortified with iron-enriched A. oryzae improved the iron absorption better than bouillon cubes fortified with FePP (the traditional iron fortificant).  A. oryzae is a koji fungus that has been used for centuries in the fermentation of soy and rice products.

2020 faculty and staff honored with college’s awards

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See which outstanding College of Human Sciences faculty and staff members have been honored with 2020 a from the college. Every spring the College of Human Sciences recognizes outstanding faculty and staff achievements by conferring honors and awards. View this year’s award recipients.

Watch the Spring 2020 Virtual Convocation online

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The Spring 2020 College of Human Sciences Convocation video is now available to the public. The Convocation includes greetings from the Dean of the College, comments by student speakers, brief remarks from department chairs, and individual recognition of each graduating student.

We are proud of our FSHN graduates!

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FSHN graduates, we are so proud of you and the work you've done and the work you will do in the future. Sorry we can't celebrate in person, but we wanted to share our wishes with you.

Dawn Hales fulfills lifelong dream of earning BSN, graduating from Iowa State

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This weekend, Dawn Hales will have achieved her twofold dream: She’ll be an Iowa State University alumna and she will finally have her bachelor of science in nursing. At 63 years old, her formal education is finished, but she will “never stop learning.”