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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week Is March 22-28
(Posted on 3/23/2015)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa.
State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Set for March 26-27
(Posted on 3/17/2015)
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa gives students real value with deep, long-lasting relationships that students build with judges, professors and science and technology industry professionals.
2015 'Friends of Extension' and ISU Extension and Outreach Staff Members Honored
(Posted on 3/13/2015)
The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s honor society, recognized three Friends of Extension during Epsilon Sigma Phi’s annual awards ceremony March 10 at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.
Volunteers Come Together to Improve 4-H Programs
(Posted on 2/19/2015)
More than 80 participants attended the 2015 State 4-H Volunteer Retreat at Iowa State University. Volunteers, staff, parents and intermediate and senior 4-H members came together to share ideas and learn about innovative curricula to improve 4-H Youth Development programs.
Eco Family Project Starts March 19
(Posted on 2/4/2015)
Iowans will learn how to maximize their resources and share their extras during the 2015 Eco Family Project from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Registration is now open for the project, which begins March 19 and runs through June 11.
Iowa Children Are Engaged with STEM, 4-H and FIRST LEGO League
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
Across Iowa, science, technology, engineering and math activities – also known as STEM -- are engaging 4-H members and schoolchildren. STEM is enriching their lives and connecting them with science in a fun way with activities like FIRST LEGO League. 
4-H, Positive Youth Development Featured in International Journal
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
Children and youth learn best when they learn through experience. This positive youth development is the essence of 4-H and is featured in the international research journal Reclaiming Children and Youth.
Iowa Youth Joins National 4-H Council's Healthy Living Management Team
(Posted on 12/22/2014)
Iowa 4-H’er Allison Lansman, Fort Dodge, has been chosen by National 4-H Council to join its healthy living management team as a healthy living youth ambassador. She is a junior at Iowa State University.
4-H Robotics Training for Volunteers in January
(Posted on 12/11/2014)
A Master Volunteer Robotics Training session is coming to northwest Iowa for adults with a desire to lead youth in robotics experiences. This 4-H STEM opportunity is Jan. 24 in Storm Lake.
Iowa Delegates to 2014 National 4-H Congress Announced
(Posted on 11/24/2014)
Twenty-one 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2014 National 4-H Congress Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in Atlanta, Ga.

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