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New Iowa State Professor Gets Latino Students Excited about Education
(Posted on 8/25/2015)
Julio Cammarota has a track record of engaging Latino high school students in research about race, racism and ethnic identity. Iowa State's new associate professor of multicultural education in the School of Education also is an ISU Extension and Outreach specialist, helping to enhance research-based education in all of Iowa’s 99 counties. 
Heddleson Summer Internship Participant Morgan Bahl Shares Her Experience
(Posted on 8/21/2015)
In this video Morgan Bahl, a junior in nutritional science, describes her Heddleson Summer Internship experience.
Science of Parenting: When a Grandparent Has Dementia
(Posted on 8/12/2015)
When a grandparent has dementia, the grandchildren may not understand why grandma or grandpa is becoming forgetful, mom or dad is stressed out and everything is different than it used to be. However, parents can help their young children and adolescents learn to cope, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 
Turn Teens’ Financial Knowledge into Action
(Posted on 8/3/2015)
Teaching teens about money management is only the beginning of their financial education. They need to apply that knowledge to build the skills that will help them develop positive financial habits. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps make the High School Financial Planning Program available in Iowa.
Making a Difference: Heddleson Intern Raeann Hanlon
(Posted on 7/27/2015)
Iowa State University students are given the opportunity to experience ISU Extension and Outreach through the Heddleson Internship Program. Three students were selected this year to be Heddleson interns, including sophomore in event management and apparel merchandising, Raeann Hanlon.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: What Does It Mean for City Dwellers?
(Posted on 7/20/2015)
SDSU Extension veterinarian Russ Daly answers questions on what urban citizens should know about highly pathogenic avian influenza.  This article is part of a cooperative effort of ISU Extension and Outreach, SDSU Extension and University of Minnesota Extension to provide resources for families struggling with the human challenges brought on by avian influenza.
'Mid Life and Beyond' Offers New Online Learning Opportunities
(Posted on 7/20/2015)
The “Mid Life and Beyond” program has been working with Iowa communities for the past four years to help provide aging Iowans and their communities with the best resources and information. This program is different from a specific curriculum because it is primarily an interactive discussion among people about their community. 
Diminishing Hunger Is a Topic at International Master Gardener Conference
(Posted on 7/17/2015)
The conference theme “Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland” will include a keynote presentation focused on accessing fresh produce through the AmpleHarvest.org Campaign
Dealing with Stress from Unexpected Changes Takes Time
(Posted on 7/13/2015)
Avian influenza has increased the stress that many Iowa families are facing. Dealing with the stress from unexpected changes such as job loss or financial uncertainty can be slow and painful, but is possible, says a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Cathann Kress Receives 2015 Spirit of Crazy Horse Award
(Posted on 7/9/2015)
Cathann Kress, Iowa State University vice president for extension and outreach, has received The 2015 Spirit of Crazy Horse Award from Reclaiming Youth International and the Starr Global Learning Network. Kress joins a long list of leaders in research, policy and practice whose contributions have advanced work with children and youth.

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