Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 15:17
From June 27 through July 1 and July 4-8, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., will celebrate USDA’s heritage as well as the land-grant university legacy. The connections and partnerships that have flourished because of USDA and land-grant institutions like Iowa State University continue to have far-reaching impacts on quality of life.
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 10:29
Through a new program called Communities to Community (C2C), ISU Extension and Outreach will enter into partnerships with up to five Iowa communities in different areas of the state. The C2C program will offer a two-year schedule of bundled design, educational, business and leadership development services available through the Community and Economic Development unit and the ISU College of Design.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 12:35
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering an opportunity to learn about the people and culture of Guatemala. A nine-day travel seminar to Guatemala in January provides comprehensive learning about Guatemalan life, culture, history and sustainability.
Monday, May 7, 2012 - 10:05
Iowa State University will serve as the north central hub for the new Governor's STEM Advisory Council. The goal of the six regional hubs is to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and economic development across Iowa.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 15:31
Based upon the newly released data for 2012 Mother's Day retail sales by the National Retail Federation (NRF), Ron Prescott projects that Iowa retailers should see an increase in sales.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 10:41
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will participate in the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., this summer.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 14:25
Iowans can make their voices heard about creating a more vibrant food system at the Iowa Local Food Summit April 3. The summit will include conversations and workshops about how to meet the goals outlined in the Iowa Local Food and Farm Plan, developed by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture in response to state legislation passed in 2011.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 10:24
Going green to create a more sustainable home or community doesn’t happen overnight. According to two Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists it takes thought and action, and they have tips to get families and communities moving in the right direction to healthier lifestyles, economies and environments.
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 14:17
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has begun a trend in southeast Iowa aimed at enhancing economic development and quality of life by partnering with Iowa communities. The effort has yielded three shared positions specializing in community and economic development, most recently Charles "Chuck" Betts in Keokuk.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 15:18
The rich culture and interesting lifestyles of Iowa’s most unique communities await participants in the Road Scholar program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The 2012 travel schedule includes tours of Iowa’s uncommon utopian communities, historic towns along the Upper Mississippi River and a four-state tour along the Missouri River.