Searching for connection between egg consumption and athletic performance

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Graduate student Hilary Green conducted a year-long pilot study to look at the effect of egg consumption on inflammatory markers among female gymnasts.

Three College of Human Sciences students earn 2019 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award

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Three College of Human Sciences students are among the seven students the Iowa State University Alumni Association will recognize with the 2019 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award this spring.

What you eat could impact your brain and memory

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Assistant Professor Auriel Willette and his team of researchers analyzed data and discovered a satiety hormone that, at higher levels, could decrease a person’s likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

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.