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 the graduating class of fall 2018 in a series of events on Dec. 14 and 15.

Three FSHN alumnae presented Alumni Impact Award

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Three graduates of the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition were presented the 2018 Alumni Impact Award to recognize the accomplishments they have made in the field of food science and human nutrition. The awards were distributed at the eighth annual Celebration Banquet, held Oct. 25, at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center.

Rodent model tested to study effects, treatment of E. coli

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Assistant Professor Melha Mellata and her team of researchers from Iowa State University have discovered that mice with a limited number of normal bacteria in the gut can be infected with enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) for research purposes.

Iowa State University researcher developing new industrial uses for wax made from soybean oil

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Researchers at Iowa State University are developing wax from soybean oil that would share many properties of paraffin wax but would also be biodegradable.

Entries being accepted for the Norman Borlaug Lecture Poster Competition

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Students are invited to enter poster abstracts to the Norman Borlaug Lectureship Poster Competition and display preceding the Borlaug Lecture

Wen named interim director for Center for Crops Utilization Research at Iowa State University

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AMES, Iowa — Zhiyou Wen has been named the interim director of Iowa State University’s Center for Crops Utilization Research.

Season of success for summer internships

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Nearly 400 College of Human Sciences students are using this summer to gain knowledge, skill, and experience in their field through an internship.  Internships, student teaching placements and other practicums are essential to the learning process at Iowa State, whether they are close to campus or around the world.

Post-doc accepted into competitive fellowship

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Angelica Van Goor, a post-doctoral researcher in Assistant Professor Melha Mellata’s lab, has been accepted into an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship.

Micro-creamery coming to Iowa State University

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The first phase of Professor Stephanie Clark's plan to open a creamery at Iowa State will come to fruition this fall with the opening of a micro-creamery in the Center for Crops Utilization Research pilot plant, located within the Food Sciences Building.

Iowa State team wins worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge

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An Iowa State team of graduate students earned first place honors in the 2018 Food Solutions Challenge on May 20 for its proposal to improve the shelf life of cassava, which is a staple food in Africa and can rot within three days after harvest.